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“Lobster Mac and cheese”
Review of Nicky's On the Bay

Nicky's On the Bay
Ranked #15 of 140 Restaurants in Bay Shore
Cuisines: Seafood
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Reviewed August 22, 2014

Best meal I ever had. Lobster Mac and cheese.... To die for. Even the chicken wings were awesome. Drink specials, pomegranate vodka special drink, (can't remember the name) went down too easy!! Great band, great service. Great atmosphere! Desserts were awesome, chipwhiches and cinnamon sort of monkey bread with ice cream....

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Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stopped by because of the location. Service was very nice and plenty of waiters around.
Food ranged from the quite ok (seared tuna) to the "meh" (calamari) to 'really?' (Lots of sand in clams made pasta dish unenjoyable); to the downright revolting (seafood soup seriously had color of Pink Slime; and I found a blob of Undissolved flour ...).
And food was expensive even if it had been better.
The view was certainly not worth that experience.

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Reviewed August 19, 2014

We ate here on the suggestion of a friend. The place is right on the water at the very end of a Town Park. You have to pay $5 parking to the town, returnable on your food bill. Free music is another perk, with indoor and outdoor dining. The service was very attentive and the mnu quite extensive. The food quality did not distinguish this restaurant above other seafood restaurants in the area. Mt scallops were overcooked and tough. My wife's flounder filet broiled excessively and not tasty at all. The seafood bisque a signature item was very salty. deserts were good and again not over the top. A nice place to sit out on the dock and listen to some good music but not a quality dining establishment. A bit overpriced as well.

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Thank Tworivertravelers
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Reviewed August 2, 2014

I went here since it is adjacent to the ferry boat dock for Fire Island. the view and scenery are killer since water is only 20 feet away and spectacular view of the Bay water. However, food was just okay. I had a salad (with iceberg lettuce - geez), some fries, an order of steamers (only slightly warm by the time I got them, and 3 Blue Moon drafts (beer and view saved lunch). A couple sitting at an adjacent table had similar remarks. The guy had a seafood salad (complained that tuna salad was inedible) and the wife had a salad with chicken breast (said the breast was too dry).

I still will come back just for the view/scenery and the cold Blue Moons.

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Thank Robert R
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Reviewed July 25, 2014

You are truly on vacation when you enter Nicky's On The Bay!
Fabulous views all around and delicious food (both lunch and dinner)..
we love the fish tacos, especially, at lunch..huge portions at dinner..Nicky is
a very hands-on owner and such a hard worker..he hires wonderful
wait staff, too.. If you are lucky and live on the beautiful, breezy South Shore, you must pay Nicky's a visit..if not, it is worth the drive ...you won't be disappointed!!

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