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Woodmans Seafood Reviews - essex MAWe are frequently contacted for information to be included in articles for newspapers, magazines and various research. Want to know about fried seafood? Fresh seafood? The history of Woodman’s or why we have the best fried clams? We can even host film crews or assist with stories about Essex, Massachusetts!

We always like to help. Just give us a call and if we can be of assistance we will. Office hours are 9 to 5 Monday through Friday. The direct phone number is 978-768-2537.

If you need assistance on the weekend please ask for Steve, Doug, or Eian Woodman at 1-800-649-1773.

We once set up a trip down the Essex River for a nature show on the BBC! We’ve hosted commercials, TV shows and movies, as well as writers and photographers from all over the world. We enjoy helping the Press.

A Fam Trip can easily be arranged.

July 3, 2016 marked the 100th anniversary of the fried clam. View our press release Woodman’s of Essex Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Fried Clam for more information.

Visit our 100th Anniversary page for more information on our anniversary, and links to our historic timeline and upcoming anniversary events.

Check out our local and national press below, or The Story of the Fried Clam.

If you need “Just the Facts” they can be found at Woodman’s of Essex Facts followed by a list of helpful Story Ideas.

Have fun! We’re proud of our place and our fresh and fried seafood, and seek to live to make it proud.

“I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so his place will be proud of him.”
—Abraham Lincoln

Press Recognition and Stories

Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Traditional New England Clambakes Offer A Few New Twists View Press
Boston Globe (Boston.com)

Boston Globe (Boston.com)

5 Reasons to Visit Ipswich and Essex View Press
Northeastern University Center for Family Business

Northeastern University Center for Family Business

Woodman's Recognized for 100 Years in Business View Press
Better Homes and Gardens - August 2014

Better Homes and Gardens – August 2014

Tasty Trips "Clam Shack Shuffle - Must Stop" View Press
Cape Ann Magazine - Summer 2014

Cape Ann Magazine – Summer 2014

100 Years of Woodman's - 5th Generation Now Serving Clams View Press
Celiac Corner

Celiac Corner

A Day in Scenic Cape Ann, MA with (Gluten-Free) Dining at Woodman's of Essex View Press
New England Historical Society

New England Historical Society

The Invention of the Fried Clam View Press
Valley News

Valley News

Summer Journey: Searching the North Shore for the Finest Fried Clams View Press
NoBo Magazine

NoBo Magazine

Small Circumstances Produce Great Events: Woodman's Celebrates 100 Years View Press
Gloucester Times

Gloucester Times

Essex Landmark Marks 100th Birthday View Press