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Clam Castle

1324 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT - (203) 245-4911
A breezy roadside eatery with a small dining room adjacent to the order windows and picnic tables set back from Route One, Clam Castle has been a significant shoreline source of fried clams and clam chowder for decades.
80% Approval Rating (20 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Onion Rings
fried clams
Lobster Bisque
Lobster Roll
clam chowder
Red Birch Beer

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (2)
Roadfood.com Editor
"This clam castle is in fact a clam shack, and we mean that in the nicest possible way. A breezy roadside eatery with a small dining room adjacent to the order windows and picnic tables set back from Route One, it has been a significant shoreline source of fried clams ..."   [Read More]
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Sam Porter
August 30, 2010
"Roadside fried seafood shacks can be dicey and, mostly, worthy of avoidance. Thusly, I have been successful in avoiding them, but the review for the Clam Castle drew me in since I was in the area visiting family and looking for something casual and good. While I am ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1324 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT
(203) 245-4911

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Summer
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
A lobster roll with irresistible, abundant thin-sliced onion rings, lobster bisque, and red birch beer.  The slaw is great and not too creamy.  The taste of Connecticut on a tray.
"A lobster roll with irresistible, abundant thin-sliced onion rings, lobster bisque, and red birch beer. The slaw is great and not too creamy. The taste of Connecticut on a tray."
Mark Kaupe





The clam is an animal that usually doesn't have much personality; but at Clam Castle, the bivalves seem to be happy critters.
"The clam is an animal that usually doesn't have much personality; but at Clam Castle, the bivalves seem to be happy critters."
Michael Stern


Good ol' stop from camping
"Good ol' stop from camping"
Marc


On a nice summer day, many customers eat outdoors at picnic tables, or in their cars; but Clam Castle also has a small dining room inside. And believe that sign when it says fresh. When you dip a spoon into Clam Castle chowder, you taste the marine sweetness of the ocean.
"On a nice summer day, many customers eat outdoors at picnic tables, or in their cars; but Clam Castle also has a small dining room inside. And believe that sign when it says fresh. When you dip a spoon into Clam Castle chowder, you taste the marine sweetness of the ocean."
Michael Stern



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