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Nicky's Clam Bar

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99 Maple Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8735
631-665-6621
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6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
when you have to have fried clams

Get them here. They are fabulous. Do not miss the sweet potato fries either. And then there is the cole slaw. Ya gotta' have it

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2014
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Chicago, IL
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We were looking for amazing local seafood, but didn't want a fancy atmosphere… We were coming from Fire Island Beach and were a bit Beach-worn looking, but it was vacation and we didn't want to miss an opportunity to have some great seafood! Nickys clam bar was perfect! The The location is right where all the boats dock. The walls... More 

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Jericho, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Enter Fire Island ferry terminal and right there is Nick's! Parking is tuff but you learn how to deal with it! Now you enter the "shack" and the real fun begins. Everything is fresh, delicious and plentiful. The steamers are awesome and sweat, fried soft shell crabs are sublime. In fact virtually everything you order is perfect. It is clearly... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We ate hear while waiting for the ferry to Fire Island. The clam salad and lobster rolls were very good. Everything was fresh and flavorful.

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sarya78
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It was mashed lobster and smelled fishy and it was $22. If I wasn't on the ferry I would have given the lobster roll back. I would just stick to fries from them.

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haines falls, ny
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Get them here. They are fabulous. Do not miss the sweet potato fries either. And then there is the cole slaw. Ya gotta' have it

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Mount Sinai, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The view was wonderful the food was very good and the service was fun and happy,We go there every summer with friends and we are never unhappy

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

A little gem hidden amongst the chaos of the Bayshore ferry terminal...you would never know you could have the perfect post-beach meal...we had the homemade seafood bisque and clams areganata...oh baby! Offer a variety of fresh seafood dishes...bar food entrees too. Friendly, casual, authentic....DELICIOUS...A+!

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Bay Shore, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Quaint restaurant near ferry dock. Atmosphere is nautical but limited seating and parking. Take out is always busy and bar is always full. Many waiting for next ferry. I find food is good but most of all I enjoy large portions. Sea food is fresh and desserts are excellent. Is slightly overpriced. All in all good stop for lunch or... More 

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New York City, New York, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

What more could one ask for while waiting for the ferry to Fire Island - Good seafood specialties and full bar. Prefer a "quickie", try the fried flounder sandwich and a Stella.

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Liverpool, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Best thing about Nicky's is the view....without a doubt. If price isn't an issue, this is a nice spot to eat, have a drink and watch the boats come and go....great people watching, too. They do not offer a lunch menu, so lunch portions are huge. The food is good; service is excellent. It's just overpriced....even for Long Island standards.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 99 Maple Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8735
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Bay Shore
  • Phone Number: 631-665-6621

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:30 pm

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