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We all know it: Woodman’s of Essex is straight-up awesome. Thanks to the vision of “Chubby” and Bessie Woodman, the North Shore is home to the first and best damn fried clams in the world! Not only do their lunch and dinner menus satiate with clam chowder, fresh lobster, and steamed clams, but their clambakes, barbecues, catering services, and online seafood for purchase make local news time and again. • Woodman’s of Essex Menu