2023: Long Islanders Voted Salvatore’s of Elmont Pizzeria & Restaurant Best Baked Clams!
Salvatore’s of Elmont Pizzeria & Restaurant
312 Meacham Ave, Elmont
(516) 488-8484 – salvatoresofelmont.com
Long Island has no shortage of Italian cuisine. But when you find a place with truly authentic and delicious Italian food, chances are you’ll never go anywhere else. Salvatore’s of Elmont Pizzeria and Restaurant has just that. Every dish is made with fresh ingredients and the kind of care usually reserved for family meals — because at Salvatore’s, your part of the family. Their menu features everything from crowd-pleasing classics to traditional Italian deep-cuts that would make Nonna proud. They even have desserts like tartufo, zeppoles, and fresh-filled cannolis. Perhaps best of all are their baked clams oreganata — fresh littleneck clams stuffed with a blend of herbs and breadcrumbs. This authentic appetizer simply can’t be beat.
2022: Long Islanders Voted Vincent’s Clam Bar Best Baked Clams!
Vincent’s Clam Bar
179 Old Country Rd, Carle Place
516-742-4577 – vincentsclambar.com
Looking for a delicious baked clam? The best ones you can find on Long Island are at Vincent’s Clam Bar. When you peruse Vincent’s Clam Bar’s appetizer menu, your eyes will immediately go to the Baked Clams Oreganato, which are opened and breaded whole clams, served with lemon and seasoned to perfection. It’s the perfect appetizer to share on a night out, though let’s be honest, when you take a bite out of Vincent’s Clam Bar’s baked clams, you’ll want to keep them all for yourself. Looking to cater an event? No worries, the baked clams are on the catering menu as well, so you can be ready to wow the crowd with the best baked clams on Long Island.