Woodman's of Essex

  • 121 Main Street
  • Essex, MA 01929

Casual, “Eat in the Rough” Seafood
Fried clams, shrimp, fish, chowders, lobster and  steamers.       Price Range $7.50-$27.00         
Yankee Feast Clambake

We Offer
Ample ON-SITE motorcoach parking
GLUTEN FREE fried seafoodand chowders
ADA Compliant restrooms

Best Time to Visit
Open Year Round
Peak Season April-October

in the heart of Cape Ann, conveniently located on Route 133 in scenic downtown Essex.
10 minutes from Gloucester
20 minutes from Salem
45 minutes from Boston

As any seafood lover will tell you, there’s no better place to enjoy traditional Yankee fare than at Woodman’s of Essex, where over 95 years ago the fried clam was invented! Fried clams, fresh lobsters, shrimp, scallops, homemade clam chowder and cole slaw or a good old-fashioned helping of steamed clams—for over 95 years, Woodman’s of Essex has been serving traditional New England seafood to locals and visitors alike. Whether you’re from Boston or Gloucester, Paris or Tokyo, we take pride in serving you the “Best Seafood in America”.

Buses Always Welcome—Whether you’re planning a year ahead of time or just want to drop in, we welcome all buses! If your clients are looking for great seafood, history, and a place where you can “dig in and get messy” then we’re definitely your best spot for creating fun and lasting memories for your clients.

10% discount off restaurant menu prices for bus groups of 25 or more. Includes 1 FREE meal per bus.

Menus available at www.woodmans.com


Hotels / Restaurants / Unique Event Sites
  • Number of Function Rooms or Private Dining Rooms: 2
  • Private Dining Available?:
  • Seated Dinner Cap. for Largest Room: 200
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  • Total Restaurant Dining Capacity: 300
  • Cuisine Type: Seafood
  • Dining Options: Lunch, Dinner
  • Restaurant Price Point: $$ ($15 - $30)

Group Tour Data

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