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Vincent's Clam Bar

4.6
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442 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Come see for yourself what everyone is talking about as The Spirit of Little Italy awaits you at Vincent’s Clam Bar in Carle Place Long Island.
Vincent’s is brimming with energy and fun as diners are welcomed nightly by Vincent’s warm and friendly staff.
We have an array of salads, pastas, seafood & Italian specialties, the menu at Vincent’s is as diverse as it is delicious. Oversized portions of innovative and creative dishes as well as traditional favorites makes Vincent’s the ultimate “foodies” destination. Homemade desserts are always a good choice.
So whether you’re looking to enjoy an authentic home cooked Italian meal or the perfect place to celebrate any special occasion or event The Team At Vincent’s looks forward to being a part of it.
**We will do our very best to accommodate all Special Requests but unfortunately cannot guarantee them.
**If you did not see a time available or for larger parties please call the restaurant for the best accommodation available.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Clean menu provided to every guest
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 442 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.7
Food
4.5
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.5
Value
Noise · Moderate
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Best place for Italian food on Long Island

SG
vipSteveG
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Another great meal

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HattieS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

First time at Vincent's and it will not be my last. Absolutely LOVED it!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

Great food as usual! Awesome service.

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garyf
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Nick was our waiter and from the moment he came over till the end he was excellent. The food was great

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Great food. They removed some of the tables so you are not so close to other tables

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

It's a great place, food is good. Its always very busy

EC
EileenC
Miami
1 review
Dined on 5 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything is delish and consistent every time! Can’t go wrong here...

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 5 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Excellent service and food as always. Fantastic Italian cuisine! Got quite hectic toward the end of our meal, but still a favorite. I will definitely be back!

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EmiliaB
1 review
Dined on 4 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing like always, all time favorite restaurant. The service is astonishing as well

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KathleenF
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food,atmosphere and service was excellent. We will go back and back and back 😊

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PaulK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall2Food3Service3Ambience1

Food ok overuse of garlic. Not very clean ceiling tiles are filthy. Poor manners by management. Clearing dishes while still eating and rushed us out during dessert. Definitely will NOT go back especially after telling them of the poor experience and they really didnt care.

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Cazy23
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Italian food was amazing. My whole party loved I Highly recommend again. N again

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

Excellent food but too noisy to have normal conversation.

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Populaar
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Food was fantastic and there was live music the night we were there.

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FJean
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service was good for a Saturday evening. The food is always amazing

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Morgan
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Great waiter. Unfortunately cannot remember is name . Full of energy and spunk.

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Mrs254
New England
8 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This is our 3rd or 4th time back. We come every time we visit my daughter on Long Island. The food, service and atmosphere are always outstanding!!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food!

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vipSusiewantagh
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

We made a reservation on Open-table and glad we did. The restaurant was full. We were seated within ten minutes. Our waiter Nick was so attentive and our food came out quickly. Delicious

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AlexP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

We were called for a table 15 minutes before the reservation time. Seating accommodations were acceptable given the demand at the time. The waitress came promptly and was very welcoming. The food was good and enjoyed by all 3 guests. We left satisfied. We will certainly return.

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vipkgerasimovich
New York Area
61 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

Always a fun time with great food. Service can be slow when crowded, but they do their best.

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WOODLYNEP
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

The food was delicious but service was subpar. I guess they were really busy. Made reservation for 9:00 bt we werent seated until 9:30pm.....

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our first visit to Vincent’s. Great food, great service and portions!! We had a great experience and our waiter was awesome!!!!

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TimothyB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

the seafood is always fresh, the sauce is one of the best and they have a Great selection.The only downside is the noise and some servers are truly Amateurs. Also very tight seating but worth it because the portions are super Huge

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KristinaS
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Other than the 40 minute wait when we had an appointment, it was a great night!

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Patricia
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall1Food3Service1Ambience1

I've beeb going to Vincent's for about 16 years and the quality has gone down. My husband and I were excited to finally get a date night for Valentine's day, but sad to say it was ruined. The waiter didn't bother to explain any specials nor did he offer any of the Valentine's day items advertised on their facebook page. The dish I ordered used to be served with a side dish of pasta. When i asked for rigatoni the waiter gave me a look and said it didnt come with that. My strawberry martini was incredibly sweet, thick and tasted artificial. I couldn't even finish it and I didn't want to send it back especially on such a busy night. The house made mozzarella used to come as 4 or 6 triangular pieces with a side of marinara. Now it is served as 3 blobs covered in sauce. I could not wait to order my fave from this place, italian cheesecake with raspberry drizzle. Well, they dont carry cheesecake anymore. In fact none of their desserts seemed appealing as they used to. There were so many people waiting to be seated that you could feel the hawk eye on you as you eat. I understand it gets crowded , but our meal felt incredibly rushed. We asked the waiter for napkins and he okayed us to death and never brought them over. The only kind person working there is a bus boy I recognized from years ago. He was very attentive even though he was running around. The only time the waiter seemed to care is when it was time to pay the bill. We used to love this place, but the quality has seriously diminished. Hoping my husband and I can get a sitter for a do over.

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JenniferA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Valentines dinner—
Service great! and food hot and delicious!!:-))

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fresh seafood!

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vipBrettcsp
New York Area
84 reviews
Dined on 11 February 2020
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience4

I have been a regular here for over 20 years. Tonight was not a good night from the attitude of the hostess and the banter back and forth on the radios about the table. That set the stage and it spiraled downward from there. Food and service were well below expectations.

SG
vipSteveG
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 9 February 2020
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience4

Another great meal at the Clam Bar!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall3Food5Service5Ambience5

I listed that it was a birthday and nothing was done for it, no singing anything like that.

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vipBrunchie
Philadelphia
53 reviews
Dined on 3 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Good food and service. Lots of menu choices.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service & food was amazing! Vincent’s does not disappoint. Family friendly as well.

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dnickl01
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best place for Italian Sunday dinner, especially when u don't feel like cooking yourself. Go early before 7 to experience live entertainment featuring Sinatra's classic hits. Make reservations to avoid long waiting times.

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Alli
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Tommy was our waiter and went above and beyond for us! Everything was excellent.

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vipGinnyG
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

We normally have a great time at Vincent’s, but during our last visit we had a terrible waiter. He brought the wrong meal for my husband, forgot when we asked for more bread, and was just careless and inattentive overall. We love Vincent’s but maybe we need a break after this last visit. We just got the impression that he didn’t want to be there and it left us feeling anxious to leave

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JaymieE
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

I come here often but was a bit disappointed with our seats. I made a reservation and our seats were right by the front door so it was cold for the most part. The waiter also forgot to bring out some of the dessert I ordered. I love this place but I was a bit disappointed this time.

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vipTourist
Tampa
8 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The sauce is the best and it is great value

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I had been there many times and it’s one of my favorite casual place to go with friends and family. The food is great, I had pasta with veggie on top and my in-laws wants to try oyster and they enjoyed it. It’s little noisy but enjoyable. The staff is very friendly and service is great too. If you have never been there than it’s must go place to eat. I am sure you will love it😊

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Vincent's Clam Bar offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (516) 742-4577.

Vincent's Clam Bar is rated 4.6 stars by 442 OpenTable diners.

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