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Lenny's Clam Bar & Resturant

161-03 Crossbay Blvd, Howard Beach, NY 11414
718-845-5100
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Ranked #4 of 37 restaurants in Howard Beach
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Barbecue, Italian, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Fresh Meadows, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Pros I went with my family this evening to Lenny's Clam bar and the food was great. We were a party of 6. The clams were perfect that I had. Also the other dishes were very good and we enjoyed the dinner Cons We called for a 5:00pm reservation and we were seated at 5:20pm that was okay. Then we... More

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Lindsay, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Wonderful service, food, conversation and sense of caring . Our waitress, a teacher by school year...( Science no less) and the bar tender shared the story of the restaurant and the area. You made our cancelled flight a better story. Linda and Stephen

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Colonia, New Jersey
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stopped in while overnighting on our way to Barbados. We were a group of 8 and they were happy to seat us. They came out with water and fantastic Italian bread, I am an Italian brad snob and they one of the top 5 I have ever had. The server came right over to take our drink orders. She... More

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Norfolk, Massachusetts
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Was here on Memorial Day weekend. Had the shrimp marinara. Got 8 large shrimp in a delicous marinara sauce over linguine. Came with a small salad. Service was good despite being busy/crowded. We arrived early so wait not long (10-15 mins). Very busy, bustling restaurant but has excellent food & reasonable prices. Lenny's has become a family favorite when in... More

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We had ate at Lennys clam bar recently and it was awful! The sauce was very hot/spicy even though we asked for the sweet sauce, the waiter did not seem to care, just about getting a tip. The lasagna tasted like it was still frozen; hard and had no taste. The scungilli's were like lead golf balls and made us... More

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Newton, NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

When you live in New Jersey and you find out you have to go pick someone up at JFK, it sometimes makes you feel a little like you're being punished. Make time for a meal at Lenny's Clam Bar & Restaurant, and you won't feel like that anymore. The arugula salad special with glazed walnuts, cranberries and apples ... as... More

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My wife and I eat at Lenny's Clam Bar at least twice a month. The food is always excellent and the service is even better. You can choose sea food, Italian food or ribs and you will be very happy and very full.

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Bayside, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Got sat immediately, though didn't have reservation. Place was crowded, but waiter was very attentive, food and drink very good. Good value, everything excellent

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Go for late lunch, order oysters on shell, very very fresh and tasty(Surprise us with fresh horse radish source). With big party going on, our main courses (Different pasta) have to wait more than half hour to come out. Serving in big bowls, a lots seafood(Shrimp, squid, conch....) but taste just Ok, nothing special. Service can be better.

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St. Augustine FL
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528 reviews 528 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I was looking for a good local place for dinner and everyone I spoke to said Lenny's was good. I stopped in last week with a work colleague. I had the Pizza which was the special and Loren had the fried sole. Both were very good and overall this was a nice find. Prices was reasonable and the service was... More

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