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Vincent's Clam Bar

179 Old Country Rd, Carle Place, NY 11514-1907
+1 516-742-4577
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (44 reviews)
“cannoli” (16 reviews)
“baked clams” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
179 Old Country Rd, Carle Place, NY 11514-1907
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here several times, the portions are huge and the food is top quality and delicious. Great service and very clean!

Thank carolinacnyc77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't go wrong with a meal at Vincent's. The service is great also. Only bad part is not going here enough. Second only bad part, if you are looking for a quiet private dining experience you're in the wrong place ;-)

Thank Rich R
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

A perfect place to have dinner in between dance performances at Adelphi university! The service was awesome, fast and friendly. The warm bread with super yummy oil dipping sauce was so good. Dinner was huge portions and fabulous! We had all different entrees (9 of...More

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Vincent's Clam Bar has some of Little Italy's flavor, even though it is independently owned. Come here for fine Italian-American cooking, very generous portions, sincere and extremely attentive service, and if course, great clams. I was greeted and served as if I were an old...More

Thank Paul4ejjr
Reviewed 8 November 2017

very noisy, tables crowded together, but very much a "neighborhood" vibe. My local clams on the half shell were great; the bread was hot and crusty. Unfortunately, my shrimp scampi was not the highlight of my day. The shrimp were smaller than I expected, although...More

Thank D L
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Tonite my wife and sister in law joined me at Vincent's. Expecting a wait of over an hour we settled at the bar. We were seated in fifteen minutes. Now, that is a good start. My wife was raving about her meatballs and the sample...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Came here with the family a few weeks ago. Had an incredible experience. Can’t believe how packed this place always is. Can’t wait to go back.

Thank PietroRose2829
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Nice vintage establishment...portions were huge and quality good. Lunch pricing was excellent! My favorite part was the house salad!! Amazing! Staff was generally very pleasant.

Thank Emile R
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We were visiting the area for the first time looking at colleges with our daughter. Our hotel referred us here. We had just landed at JFK, checked into our hotel, and came here. The waiter was a friendly young man. Great flavored olive oil on...More

Thank cdouglas254
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This was an absolutely fabulous meal. The service was superb. I'm thrilled that I happen to take the chance and stop in. It's in an unusual location, and a strip mall. But the atmosphere was wonderful and the food was exceptional. I tried a little...More

Thank Erin T
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4 November 2017|
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Response from cdouglas254 | Reviewed this property |
No. Portions are enormous though. One entree could serve 3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 Old Country Rd, Carle Place, NY 11514-1907
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Carle Place
  • Phone Number: +1 516-742-4577
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