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Bigelow's New England Fried

79 N Long Beach Rd, Rockville Centre, NY 11570-5031
+1 516-678-3878
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fried clams” (37 reviews)
“chowder” (28 reviews)
“ipswich clams” (19 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
79 N Long Beach Rd, Rockville Centre, NY 11570-5031
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Reviewed yesterday

We treat ourselves to Bigelow's about once a month. We usually share a bowl of New England Clam Chowder and a platter to fried clams (with maybe a half order of fried shrimp or fish). It's delicious. It's plentiful. It's quick. The staff is friendly...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been a very popular place in our town for so many years . Sitting at a bar to eat is just not for me. The food was good, but mostly fried, the kind that is best for me not to eat. Many others...More

Thank maryaba164
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This place has been here a long time so it must be good! It still has the old fashioned eating counter with built in bar stools. There are no tables. They specialize in fried seafood especially their Ipswich clams but there are also grilled options....More

Thank lorimlang
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Just yummy and decadent, they really know how to fry their seafood. And the seafood is still tender and juicy. Only counter service and its great when customers cooperate and scotch together to fill in all empty seats.

Thank srcesq
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Tried lunch here with my husband and was disappointed that we didn't try it sooner. Be prepared to sit at the counter and be amazed at how perfectly fried any of the fish is. Tasted perfect! Got to watch them fill bowls of chowder to...More

Thank deborah0706
Reviewed 28 July 2018

I've been looking for New England style fried ipswich clams in New York for 50 years! I finally found it in a very interesting location. Bigelows is in a little house off the side of sunrise highway opposite the Rockville Center Rail Road station. If...More

Thank wedgeclose
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We always order the clam strips and and the fried flounder. Very fresh. French fries are plentiful and done just right. Even the grilled fish is excellent. Portions are large. They are always crowded and I recommend calling in the order and picking it up...More

Thank Sheryl S
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I have been a customer for 20 years and it has the best soups, fish, and clams I have ever had. Service is always friendly, fast and efficient.

Thank tearc79
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Longing for my New England clams My wife and I ventured to To the south shore to a place called Bigelows. Wow what great place. The best fried Ipswich clams south of The Long Island sound.. My wife had the fried shrimp and a soft...More

Thank BILL D
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

What a find! My husband has been talking about trying this place for ages since he sees it from the train. The world would be a better place if all other businesses should take hospitality lessons from Bigelows. They were so nice when we went...More

Thank AGracey
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Stephen W
18 April 2018|
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Response from joeN7773SL | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have a few small booths like I said just a Few
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 N Long Beach Rd, Rockville Centre, NY 11570-5031
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Rockville Centre
  • Phone Number: +1 516-678-3878
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