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Nicky's Clam Bar

99 Maple Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8735
+1 631-665-6621
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steamers” (6 reviews)
“clams” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
99 Maple Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8735
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food has been excellent here for the past 40 years! always consistent and fresh as can be...had the raw clams and seafood barge! Can't wait to get back there...

Thank sfbmd
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Food is superb surpassed only by the friendly service. You must try the blue cheese dressing. Great martinis too!

Thank njbl2017
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Waiting for ferry, an early dinner at Nicky's. Both had wraps, mine turkey and bride shrimp wrap. Good size with excellent potato salad and Cole slaw sides. Outstanding.

Thank John A
Reviewed 6 September 2016

When I say unusual I mean very rarely do you see clam bellies or Manhattan clam chowder on a menu especially since we don't live near this. The Manhattan clam chowder was just as good as my husband's (don't tell him) with plenty of vegetables...More

Thank Lois D
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Nicky's is a great destination. They have 2 locations but the original is the best. It is small, you need reservations but the food is fresh, delicious and generous. Don't count the calories! Just order the large steamers, fried soft shell crabs and eat. Have...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This is a nice venue .. Providing a nice view, fun and light ambiance. I thought the bar service was efficient. Very spacy . I will definitely be going back !

Thank myspecialks
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Took our 8 year of grandson for a birthday lunch cause he love's seafood. This was one of the places we wanted to try as it's on the water, in Long Island, and you'd think you'd get fresh and tasty seafood at reasonable prices. You'd...More

Thank AllanNCynthia
Reviewed 16 March 2016

excellent..food always very fresh.when in season soft shell crabs best anywhere the new england clam chowder is superb..staff always friendly

Thank sykirshenbaum
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Very over rated restaurant! Very pricey for what they serve. Food acceptable but not really anything to write home about--or recommend. Water view is nice--but there ARE better places with better views. Adequate service but not spectacular. Not a place I frequent regularly; generally only...More

Thank devonlad42
Reviewed 20 January 2016

I love this place. I go there all the time when I am waiting for a ferry. Fantastic environment with even better staff. The food hits the spot every time. Keep up the good work!

Thank bigfish1111
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6 September 2016|
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Response from Lois D | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice any dogs. Yes they have steamers but ran out the night we were there. It's worth a phone call to the restaurant.
6 September 2016|
Response from Michael R | Reviewed this property |
They have awesome steamers, but I have never seen dogs there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
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: +1 631-665-6621
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