New Hampshire July 09, 2017
You’ll Find The Most Delicious Fried Clams At These 9 New Hampshire Restaurants
On a hot, sweaty summer day, there’s something so satisfying about salty, crispy fried seafood. Fried clams are practically their own food group in New England, and there are plenty of places serving them up to choose from. We think these 9 spots have some of the best fried clams you can dream of!
1. The Lobster Boat, Merrimack
The Lobster Boat has three New Hampshire locations, each of which serves up delicious fresh seafood and delicious fried clams. Try their onion rings too! The Merrimack restaurant is located at 453 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH.
2. Clam Haven, Derry
Clam Haven's name tells you right up front that the fried treats are their specialty! They offer great combo plates so you can have the clams with scallops, calamari, or a number of other choices. Try the clams and scallops combo! Find them at 94 Rockingham Rd, Derry, NH 03038.
3. Markey's Lobster Pool, Seabrook
Markey's Lobster Pool is a New Hampshire classic - and for good reason. Their versions of every kind of seafood are summer perfection. Try it for yourself at 420 State Rt 286, Seabrook, NH 03874 .
4. Cremeland, Manchester
Cremeland may sound like an ice cream shop (and it is!) but it's so much more. It's a seasonal drive in that serves up great fast food, including all types of fried seafood. Get the seafood combo plate, with clams, scallops, shrimp, and haddock, at 250 Valley St Manchester, NH, 03103.
5. Pop's Clam Shell, Alton Bay
Take a seat at the picnic tables outside this little spot and dig into the huge portions of fried goodness. You'll find them on Rt 11, Alton Bay, NH 03810.
6. Dipsy Doodle Dairy Bar, Northfield
Another classic seafood and ice cream spot, Dipsy Doodle is the place to go for a tasty whole fried clam plate followed by a classic sundae. Try this great combination at 143 Park Street Northfield, NH.
7. Petey's Summertime Seafood and Bar, Rye
This Rye favorite has incredible seafood of every type, and great drinks. Belly up for a rum punch and some whole clams and you'll be a very happy camper. You'll find them at 1323 Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH 03870.
8. The Beach Plum, Portsmouth
With locations in Portsmouth, Epping, and North Hampton, the Beach Plum serves delicious seafood in a fun, friendly environment. The Portsmouth location can be found at 2800 Lafayette Rd Portsmouth, NH 03801.
9. The Ice House, Rye
This seasonal spot in Rye has indoor and outdoor seating and great fried seafood. Try it at 112 Wentworth Road
Rye, NH 03870.
Where’s your favorite spot to get fried clams?