North meets South at DJ's Clam Shack, the Wantagh offshoot of the Key West original.

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The overstuffed Maine lobster roll is filled with a half pound of claw and knuckle meat at DJ's Clam Shack in Wantagh.

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Exterior of DJ’s Clam Shack in Wantagh.

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Interior of DJ’s Clam Shack in Wantagh.

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Interior of DJ’s Clam Shack in Wantagh.

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Owner Paul Riggio is flanked by cook Anthony Gentile, left, and chef Jorge Galvez at DJ’s Clam Shack in Wantagh.

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Garlic-steamed middle neck clams are served with garlic bread at DJ’s Clam Shack in Wantagh.

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New England clam chowder is full of clams and potatoes at DJ’s Clam Shack in Wantagh.

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Fried soft-shell (AKA Ipswich) clams are a specialty at DJ’s Clam Shack in Wantagh.

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Fish tacos are made with either fried (pictured) or grilled mahi mahi at DJ’s Clam Shack in Wantagh.

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