Who Makes The Best Baked Clams on Long Island?

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A good baked clam is a tough appetizer to beat, but when the mood strikes for this popular seafood dish, which of the many local restaurants that serve it make the best baked clams on Long Island?

Long Islanders voted Salvatore’s of Elmont Pizzeria & Restaurant the Best Baked Clams on Long Island in the 2023 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest!

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.

Salvatore’s of Elmont Pizzeria & Restaurant
is located at 312 Meacham Ave. in Elmont. It can be reached at 516-488-8484 or salvatoresofelmont.com

To find all the other 2023 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest winners, visit bestoflongisland.com, where you can also nominate for your favorite businesses and people in the 2024 contest through August!