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Nicky's Clam Bar

99 Maple Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8735
+1 631-665-6621
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (10 reviews)
“cole slaw” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
99 Maple Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8735
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We were catching the Fire Island ferry and just had enough time to grab a burger and drink. What I wanted to do was sit at the bar and eat clams. All afternoon. Until I couldn't eat another thing. And drink their Bloody Mary's. Made...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had a birthday party here for about 18 people. The staff was super friendly but over 3 hours to get out of the place. Some of the food was very good, others couldn't eat their meals. Especially the steaks, all were sent back. The...More

Thank pat s
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Went to lunch with my son, we sat outside the view was fantastic! Staff was great and the food delicious! Great place!

Thank Concetta G
Reviewed 6 August 2017

What a great little place. Excellent, friendly service, the clams and steamers were so fresh and wonderful. Great wine selection as well. Very reasonably priced.

Thank chrysier
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

A fellow at a nearby table said he has been a customer for 40 years. This was only our second visit. Good atmosphere, very good and friendly service. Menu has many fine choices. We tried the calamari and fried shrimp. Both were excellent. This version...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 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 7 May 2017

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

Thank njbl2017
Reviewed 25 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 5 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 7 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
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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
American, Seafood, Soups, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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