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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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11:00 am - 10:00 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

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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 1
    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
Most recent review
fried deliciousness

Bigelows is one of Long Island's hidden gems. A real throwback to times way in the past where a bowl of hot chowder and a pile of fried seafood was reason for rejoice. This place is delicious if you are looking for fresh fried seafood.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Joseph B
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Rockville Centre, New York
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English first
Rockville Centre, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Bigelows is one of Long Island's hidden gems. A real throwback to times way in the past where a bowl of hot chowder and a pile of fried seafood was reason for rejoice. This place is delicious if you are looking for fresh fried seafood.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's great fior takeout or in just one or two diners as there is very limited seating .Not inexpensive but high quality.

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Springfield Gardens
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Nothing fancy but the food is sure great. Try tehe clam chowder- a real heary soup to warm you up. Good service in a small but cozy setting. Food is always fresh tasting and well presented.

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New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I love fried cod and shrimp here is delicious. friendly service. casual decor.more of a family place than a date place. Relax and enjoy!

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Rockville Centre, New York
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The very best New England chowder I ever ate on the eastern seaboard!! The fried clam sandwich is crispy, not chewy. Bigelow's is adelightful throwback in time!

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Rockville Centre, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

They do clams like nobody else can. They should stick to that. They seem to try to do too many things, end up over crispy or absorb too much oil. Everything is fried, need to know that in advance! The service is wonderful! Very friendly, thoughtful, concerned that the customer is pleased.

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Valley Stream, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Always enjoy the clams here. Whole belly ipswich clams. Small location, looks same as when it opened. Family run. Cash only.

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New York City, New York
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84 reviews 84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I've had most things on the menu from the fried shrimp and crabcakes to the seafood bisque and new england clam chowder. Everything is always exceptional. I say this spot is a must have on any visit to the area.

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Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

5 stars place. If you like seafood it must try place. The best Clam Chouder soup I had on the east coast. Ipswich clams absolutely amazing !

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great food and fun old fashioned environment. Love the fried strip clams. Could eat them everyday. Take out or eat in!

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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)  >  Rockville Centre
  • Phone Number: (516) 678-3878

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?