Lennys Clam Bar – Four Decades of Great Food

Lennys Clam Bar – Four Decades of Great Food


From Bari Italy to Howard Beach, enjoy some of the best seafood and Italian dishes in the tri state area. The list of celebrities who have visited Lennys continues to grow, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lee Mazzilli, Bono, and Ray Romano! Located at 161-03 Cross Bay Blvd, in Howard Beach, NY this restaurant is a must try for the entire family!


A landmark, since 1974 Lennys Clam Bar has been serving up house made seafood specialties like the scungilli (steamed conch) and fried shrimp.  Seafood specialties include all types of homemade prepared shrimp dishes including shrimp scampi over rice, fried butterfly shrimp, shrimp marinara, and more. There are also a wide variety of other types of seafood, for example, broiled scallops, broiled filet of sole, and crab legs prepared many different ways.


Along with seafood, Lennys serves up delicious Italian food. From their pasta specialties including lasagna, rigatoni fillito di pomodoro, and linguine with red or white clam sauce. If there isn’t enough for you to choose from on the pasta menu, there are Italian specialties also to decide on as well. Here you can go with their homemade veal scaloppini pizziola, chicken francese, chicken oreganata, or eggplant parmigiana.


Last but not least, Lennys also cooks up perfectly smoked BBQ and steak entrees.  From their house specialty baby back ribs, barbecue chicken or shrimp, to their sizzling steak, it can be hard to chose just one item! All dishes are served with cole slaw and french fries, or you can substitute the fries for a baked potato.


Come experience the delicious food and tradition; and read more of the story behind this iconic landmark restaurant, and how Lenny’s first got started!