With the wide variety of fantastic restaurants in Long Island, New York, choosing a dinner spot can be a challenge for tourists and locals alike. Below, we’ve selected five of the best restaurants Long Island has to offer.
Waterzooi – Belgian & Desserts
Bringing a selection of flavors from abroad, this French-Belgian restaurant located in Garden City features a range of dishes both savory and sweet. Their popular lobster croquettes or toasted sweet potato gnocchi with andouille sausage pair well with the wide variety of beer and wine available. Be sure to save room for a dessert from their menu spanning cheesecakes, sundaes, and crème brûlée.
Roast Sandwich House – Soups & Sandwiches
A lunchtime staple, a hot soup-and-sandwich combo can be done very well. This sandwich shop, with locations in Hicksville and Melville, does it very well. Their sandwich selection includes braised brisket, crispy chicken paninis, and a 3-cheese (cheddar/swiss/Havarti) grilled cheese. Pair those with a side, like the sweet potato tots, or a soup like the tomato bisque or Yukon gold potato.
Harbor Mist – Brunch & Seafood
Offering a selection of some of the best seafood on Long Island, this restaurant is a staple of Cold Spring Harbor. Their brunch menu includes a selection of classic brunch foods featuring a seafood twist, such as their fantastic seafood crepes. The lunch & dinner menu features such delicious meals as Thai calamari, Sicilian ricotta meatballs, and various crab dishes.
Farm Country Kitchen – Steaks & Local Wine
Situated in the heart of Long Island wine country, this steakhouse has a variety of dishes that can please any palette. From the fresh, flavorful salads to heavier meals like the steak filet or chicken Stella, the entire menu pairs wonderfully with the variety of local wines they carry. You can enjoy your meal in their outdoor seating are, overlooking the Peconic River.
Biscuits & Barbecue – Barbecue & Mac-n-Cheese
One of the top spots for a barbecue on Long Island, this Mineola restaurant boasts some of the most flavorful fried and grilled food you can buy. Their menu features meats like fried chicken, pulled pork, and even alligator sausage, as well as a variety of macaroni and cheese dishes with toppings like jambalaya and pulled pork.
So, how do I get there?
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