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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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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fried clams” (37 reviews)
“chowder” (28 reviews)
“ipswich clams” (18 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
79 N Long Beach Rd, Rockville Centre, NY 11570-5031
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Reviewed yesterday

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 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Fancy, not at all. Congenial & fabulous staff & food, you bet! OK, so we know that fried anything is not great for you however you only live once & o one eats like this every day. So order your fill of Fabulous fried Ipswich...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We come here ofter and are alrays very happy with our meals, and last week was no exception. The Clam Chower, and the Fried Clams are not to be beat anywhere. Every time we come here we walk out raving about the meal.

Thank lindafisher1976
Reviewed 19 May 2018

the chowder is just excellent. Get a bucket of it. Very tasty, thick, full of clams, tasty I also had fried clams and they were golden brown with no grease on them at all. very delicious. Meal was excellent, food was excellent, service was excellent.

Thank wildwolfen
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Stephen W
18 April 2018|
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Response from joeN7773SL | Reviewed this property |
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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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