Seafood lovers, rejoice! The Deck at Island Gardens offers a tantalizing array of clam dishes that are sure to wow your taste buds. From classic clam chowder to innovative seafood creations, our menu has something for everyone. In this article, we will explore 10 clam dishes that will leave you craving for more.

1. Clam Chowder

Start your culinary journey with a bowl of our creamy clam chowder. Made with fresh clams, potatoes, onions, and bacon, this hearty soup is the perfect comfort food on a chilly day. Pair it with a crusty bread roll for a satisfying meal.

2. Clams Casino

Indulge in the decadent flavors of our clams casino. Baked with breadcrumbs, butter, garlic, and bacon, these savory appetizers are a crowd favorite. The crispy topping adds a delightful crunch to the tender clams, creating a harmonious balance of textures.

3. Linguine with Clam Sauce

For a taste of Italy, try our linguine with clam sauce. This classic pasta dish features al dente noodles tossed in a savory broth infused with fresh clams, garlic, white wine, and herbs. The briny sweetness of the clams complements the fragrant garlic and wine, resulting in a dish that is both comforting and elegant.

4. Clam Bake

Experience a traditional New England clam bake at The Deck at Island Gardens. Our version includes steamed clams, lobster, corn on the cob, and red potatoes, all cooked together in a pot with seaweed to infuse the seafood with a subtle briny flavor. This communal meal is perfect for sharing with friends and family.

5. Clam Stuffed Mushrooms

For a sophisticated appetizer, try our clam stuffed mushrooms. The earthy flavor of the mushrooms pairs beautifully with the sweet, briny taste of the clams. Topped with breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese, these bite-sized treats are bursting with umami goodness.

6. Clam Linguine

Satisfy your pasta cravings with our clam linguine. Tender clams are sautéed in a garlic and white wine sauce, then tossed with al dente linguine to create a simple yet flavorful dish. Fresh parsley and lemon zest add a bright, citrusy finish to this seafood pasta.

7. Clam Fritters

Crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside, our clam fritters are a delightful appetizer or snack. Made with a light batter and chopped clams, these fried morsels are perfect for dipping in tartar sauce or cocktail sauce. Enjoy them hot and fresh for maximum flavor.

8. Clam and Corn Chowder

Upgrade your clam chowder experience with our clam and corn chowder. The addition of sweet corn kernels adds a pop of freshness to the rich, creamy soup. Each spoonful is a harmonious blend of flavors and textures that will warm your soul.

9. Clam Dip

Looking for a crowd-pleasing party snack? Our clam dip is the answer. Creamy and savory, this dip is made with cream cheese, sour cream, chopped clams, and seasonings. Serve it with crackers, chips, or crudité for a tasty and easy-to-make appetizer.

10. Clam Tacos

For a fun twist on traditional tacos, try our clam tacos. Grilled clams are nestled in warm corn tortillas and topped with fresh salsa, avocado, and cilantro. The combination of smoky, briny clams with vibrant, zesty toppings creates a flavor explosion in every bite.

In conclusion, The Deck at Island Gardens offers a diverse selection of clam dishes that are sure to delight seafood enthusiasts. Whether you prefer classic preparations or modern interpretations, our menu has something for everyone. Visit us to experience the best clam dishes in a stunning waterfront setting. Bon appétit!


Q: Can I make a reservation at The Deck at Island Gardens?

A: Yes, we recommend making a reservation in advance to ensure availability. You can book a table on our website or by calling us directly.

Q: Are there vegan or vegetarian options available at The Deck at Island Gardens?

A: While our focus is on seafood dishes, we do offer some vegan and vegetarian options on our menu. Please inform your server of any dietary restrictions when dining with us.

Q: Do you offer outdoor seating at The Deck at Island Gardens?

A: Yes, we have a beautiful outdoor deck overlooking the water where you can enjoy your meal al fresco. Outdoor seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Q: What is the dress code at The Deck at Island Gardens?

A: We recommend smart casual attire when dining at our establishment. Feel free to dress up for a special occasion or keep it casual for a relaxed meal by the water.

Q: Can I host a private event at The Deck at Island Gardens?

A: Yes, we offer private event spaces for weddings, corporate events, and special occasions. Please contact our events team for more information on hosting your event with us.

For more information about The Deck at Island Gardens and our menu offerings, visit our website at We look forward to welcoming you to our waterfront dining destination.