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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 good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fried clams” (42 reviews)
“chowder” (30 reviews)
“ipswich clams” (20 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
79 N Long Beach Rd, Rockville Centre, NY 11570-5031
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I hadn’t been here in 20 years because I moved too far away... I was in the area and so glad I stopped in! The food is still as wonderful as it ever was!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Suzi B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Best Fried Clams period. Whether you enjoy strips or bellies Bigelow's can not be beat. Cash only.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hungry_brucec
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

I enjoy Bigelow's but only go with out-of-town guests who want to check it out. A bowl of soup, fish sandwish and soda should not cost $25 for lunch at lunch counter. Also, I don't understand why credit cards aren't accepted.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank howardb83
Reviewed 7 November 2018

It is not fancy but the quality is excellent the idea of siting at the counter is different. I go there for the fried clams, oysters and the clam chowder. NEVER been disappointed. I have been going for over 30 years. Forget the diet it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rlbelvedere
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

A great way to enjoy a beautiful Sunday lunch. New England fried clams. The best Fried Clams on Long Island. We had a great lunch with my cousins and the clams and shrimp were the best. Great food. Great family great fun.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BILL D
Reviewed 22 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pat C
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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.

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank deborah0706
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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