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Clam Digger

1051 Wolcott St., Waterbury, CT - (203) 753-2526
While it admirably performs its primary duty -- to serve excellent eat-in-the-rough seafood -- The Clam Digger also is a source of world-class char-cooked hamburgers and hot dogs.
100% Approval Rating (2 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
King Kong
Fried Dough
Fried Clam Strips
Sweet potato fries
Foot Long Hot Dog
Crab cake
Lobster Roll
Mac and cheese

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (6)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Rock Aronheim, the man who created Doogie's in Newington, breezed into his newest place (operated by Rob Cohen), The Clam Digger of Waterbury, with a fantastic new product from his sausage supplier. "I was going to call it the torpedo," Rock said. "But I like King Kong ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1051 Wolcott St., Waterbury, CT
(203) 753-2526

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
King Kong, dressed, in the foreground. For comparison's sake, that is a mere one-foot hot dog in the background.
"King Kong, dressed, in the foreground. For comparison's sake, that is a mere one-foot hot dog in the background."
Michael Stern





Bacon cheeseburger on a Portuguese roll with lettuce and tomato: a beautiful combination. Double-patty burgers also are available, but the balance of this single would be hard to beat.
"Bacon cheeseburger on a Portuguese roll with lettuce and tomato: a beautiful combination. Double-patty burgers also are available, but the balance of this single would be hard to beat. "
Michael Stern


Fried clam strips at The Clam Digger are a revelation -- worth a try even if you tend to be a whole-belly snob like me.
"Fried clam strips at The Clam Digger are a revelation -- worth a try even if you tend to be a whole-belly snob like me."
Michael Stern


A one-foot hot dog adorned with peppery hot relish. The split-top bun is, of course, grilled on both sides.
"A one-foot hot dog adorned with peppery hot relish. The split-top bun is, of course, grilled on both sides."
Michael Stern


The Clam Digger deserves all the media attention it has gotten.
"The Clam Digger deserves all the media attention it has gotten."
Michael Stern


Sir Clam-Alot watches over the dining room from a corner up front.
"Sir Clam-Alot watches over the dining room from a corner up front."
Michael Stern



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