From Little Italy To Long Island, Vincent’s Clam Bar Stands The Test Of Time

Mar 27, 2020 342

BY: James Murphy

For more than 125 years, Vincent’s Clam Bar has brought a vintage Italian-American dining experience to Westbury. In the last seven years, it has been voted Long Island’s Best Italian Restaurant and Best Overall Restaurant, winning Best Calamari 10 years in a row.

The story of Vincent’s begins in 1894, when Giuseppe and Carmela Siano sold mussels, clams and scungilli out of a pushcart on the streets of Little Italy. Their business became so successful that they eventually moved to a storefront on the corner of Mott and Hester streets where the original store still stands. The two would name the store after their son, Vincent.

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