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Bigelow's New England Fried

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79 N Long Beach Rd, Rockville Centre, NY 11570-5031
(516) 678-3878
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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  • 79
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fast Seafood Made Fresh

Delicious traditional New England style seafood. The flash fried clams are a family favorite and the soups are flavorful! Plan on take out. There is limited counter seating.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
elizak156
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Rockville Centre, New York
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Rockville Centre, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious traditional New England style seafood. The flash fried clams are a family favorite and the soups are flavorful! Plan on take out. There is limited counter seating.

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Thank elizak156
Rockville Centre, New York
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fish so fresh you can almost hear the ocean. Delicious. An informal sit at a counter place where not only is the fish superior, it is served in a patron friendly atmosphere. If you see a waiting line, do wait, it will be well worth your wait.

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Thank Thomas H
Rockville Centre, New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a no frills place with counter service only or takeout. The fried seafood is always fresh and perfectly cooked and the soups are delicious. Food is served on paper plates with plastic utensils. The prices have gone up consistently and are now at about the same price as restaurants with waiter service and finer dining. Because of this... More 

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Thank Websurfer51
Long Island
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307 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Stopped in on a request of a friend. I've passed by this place for years and didn't know what treats were inside. If you like fried belly clams, this is the place to be. We spend a lit of time in Essex County Massachusetts, the clam capitol of the world and these tasty goodies measure up to Farnham's, The Clam... More 

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Thank Road_Maven
New York City, New York, USA
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241 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

New England style fried seafood. The clam bellies are the signature dish and are fried to perfection and accompanied with house made cocktail and tartar sauce. Eat in on a small U shaped counter, so a wait is possible even if all the parking spots aren't taken. Takeout of chowder is popular if the wait is onerous. Staff is friendly... More 

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safetybob
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We love the 11/2 shrimp extremelyfresand tasty. A perfect quick dinner. The service is excellent. Very attetive especially if the place is not busy. If you stay long enough it gets busy

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Thank safetybob
New York
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130 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

Our family loves this fish and chowder joint. Fun old fashioned atmosphere and friendly guys working here. Love the clam chowder, seafood bisque, clams, and shrimp. You will never leave hungry!

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Thank W.H. D
Freeport, New York
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Tiny place with limited seating. Been around forever. Historic property with amazing food. This place has a reputation and lives up to it. Not fancy but one of the best down home good eating places in Nassau county.

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Thank Arthur L
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

To look at this place u would never think it would b good BUT it is GREAT the have all kinds of fried fish and their soups r the best as well u definitely will not b disappointed if u try this place !!! When u go in they have a sit down counter that goes from corner to corner... More 

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Thank harexpert2006
Brooklyn, New York
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This New England Seafood spot is as authentic as you get. The Seafood is Super fresh Super tasty and The Seafood Bisque is The Best In The Country!!! The Grilled Salmon is Outrageous. If you love Fried clams and Fried Everything Seafood I Highly Reccomend take a trip to Rockville Centre LI.

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Restaurant Details

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: (516) 678-3878

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Soups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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