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• American •


E.A.T.S. Social House
27 Carmans Rd, East Massapequa, NY 11758
516-799-3287, http://eatssocialhouse.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
They embrace a more casual vibe, offering vigorous welcomes, generous pricing and such unexpected delights as homemade soups, tuna tartare, and saffron-infused mussels—even a fried egg on your hamburger. Brunch Saturday and Sunday 12-4pm.
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Fresh Hamptons
203 Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Tpke, Bridgehampton, NY 11932
631-537-4700, http://freshhamptons.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
A comfortable local spot with a shabby-chic interior constructed from 200-year-old barn wood. FRESH serves true farm-to-table cuisine featuring local seafood, organic vegetables and poultry, grass-fed beef, raw milk cheeses and many options for vegan food lovers.
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Grillfire
33 Berry Hill Rd, Syosset, NY 11791
516-364-2144, http://grillfiresyosset.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Grillfire is a sophisticated American grill that celebrates a love of food and caters to discerning diners who appreciate high-impact flavors and a well-planned menu. Three locations on Long Island and one in Maryland.
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Jedediah Hawkins
400 South Jamesport Ave, Jamesport, NY 11947
631-722-2900, http://www.jedediahhawkinsinn.com/
$36 and up avg. p.p.
Whether you are looking for an upscale and romantic dining experience in the restaurant, brunch in the solarium or outside on the porch or simply a drink and some casual pub fare in the speakeasy, Jedediah Hawkins is renowned for its genuine hospitality and exceptional food.
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PeraBell Food Bar
69 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
631-447-7766, http://perabellfoodbar.com/
$19 and under avg. p.p.
PeraBell Food Bar take pride in being a neighborhood style restaurant with globally inspired food in a casual yet refined setting. They are the restaurant for every occasion.
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Porters on the Lane
19 Bellport Lane, Bellport, NY 11713
631-803-6067, http://www.portersonthelane.com
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
The taste of Long Island. Fresh local ingredients, fresh local seafood, top rated chef Jesse March. Ambiance is subtle nautical nestled in picture perfect Bellport Village.
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Swallow Restaurant - Huntington
366 New Your Ave., Huntington, NY 11743
631-547-5388, http://www.swallowrestaurant.com/
$19 and under avg. p.p.
Swallow offers the philosophy, “Great food, great service, great atmosphere.” At its two great locations, the menu offers New American small plates such as butternut squash cappuccino soup and mac & cheese made with orzo. Reservations are suggested.

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Swallow Restaurant - Montauk
474 West Lake Dr, Montauk, NY 11954
631-668-8344, http://www.swallowrestaurant.com/
$19 and under avg. p.p.
Swallow offers the philosophy, “Great food, great service, great atmosphere.” At its two great locations, the menu offers New American small plates such as butternut squash cappuccino soup and mac & cheese made with orzo. Reservations are suggested.
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The Bellport
159 South Country Rd, Bellport, NY 11713
631-286-7550, http://www.bellport.com/thebellport/index.htm
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Fine American cuisine for brunch, lunch and dinner by European-trained Cordon Bleu Chef Taylor Alonso and his wife, Patricia Trainor. Highlights include jumbo lump Louisiana crabcakes, buttermilk fried chicken and corn crusted oysters. Also serving prix fixe "Recession Special" each and every monday evening.
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The Palm Court Restaurant & Wine Cellar
Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY 11554
516-542-0700, http://www.thecarltun.com/restaurant_the_palm_court.html
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
The Palm Court is the main restaurant at The Carltun and it has been acclaimed by Zagat's Restaurant Guide as the most beautiful and romantic restaurant on Long Island. Coupled with Wine Spectator magazine's recognition of its wine list as one of the "most outstanding restaurant wine lists in the world," diners have the best atmosphere conceivable for an extraordinary dining experience.
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• Bar & Grill •


Chop Shop Bar & Grill
47 East Main St, Smithown, NY 11787
631-360-3383, http://chopshopbarandgrill.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Chop Shop is the perfect place for casual dining and special occasions. Choose from an extensive wine list and exclusive martini menu before enjoying a variety of sizzling steaks, fresh local seafood, exceptional pasta dishes, seasonal specials and delectable house made desserts.
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Library Cafe
274 Main St, Farmingdale, NY 11735
516-752-7678, http://www.lessings.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
The sophisticated yet casual American bar and restaurant is a Farmingdale mainstay, whose name and décor stem from the historical library that once stood in the location. An approachable pub menu is featured along with the popular “Colossal” martinis.
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Maxwell’s
501 Main St, Islip, NY 11751
631-210-0011, http://www.lessings.com/
$36 and up avg. p.p.
Located in the heart of Islip, this upscale neighborhood bar and kitchen offers moderately priced dishes and innovative drink choices. Pub enthusiasts will be comforted by the rustic décor and Executive Chef Mario Villalobos’ classic American menu.
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Parlay Gastropub
210 Merrick Rd, Rockville Centre, NY 11570
516-442-2600
$19 and under avg. p.p.
A creative, high-quality food menu and extensive craft cocktail and beer list with 40 beers on tap. The Parlay weekend brunch on Saturdays and Sundays will feature a decadent array of sweet and savory items unlike any other in the area.
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Post Office Cafe
130 West Main St, Babylon, NY 11702
631-669-9224, http://www.lessings.com/
$19 and under avg. p.p.
For more than 30 years, The Post Office Cafe has been a favorite gathering spot on Long Island. Not only will you be guaranteed to find exactly the type of outstanding meal and friendly service your're looking for at the Post Office Cafe, but you'll find a restuarant and bar that has the charm and ambiance that "delivers" every time.
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Public House 49
49 East Main St, Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 569-2767, http://www.publichouse49.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Public House 49 puts a modern day spin on the cookie cutter standard of a restaurant with its eclectic American cuisine, handcrafted cocktails and its warmly inviting atmosphere. Indulge in unique and bold flavored combinations of only local farm fresh ingredients. Full menu until 11 and bar menu until 3am every day.
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The Patio
445 South Main St, Freeport, NY 11520
516-623-2980, http://www.patiofreeport.com
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
At The Patio our contemporary American menu complements the upscale yet casual and unique retro-style dining destination. A 3,000 sq. ft. indoor/outdoor patio and lounge sides along our Freeport Inn & Marina. Private events available.
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• BBQ •


Bobbique
70 West Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
631-447-7744, http://www.bobbique.com/
$19 and under avg. p.p.
This is the real deal BBQ joint featuring “blues, bourbon and beer.” This is a place where Harley Hunks and Greg Brady share a platter of some of the finest BBQ in the East and kick back any of over 70 featured ice cold beers.
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• Cafe •


Toast Coffeehouse
242 East Main St, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-331-6860, http://toastcoffeehouse.com/
$19 and under avg. p.p.
Innovative breakfast and lunch café serving up eclectic comfort food with unique twists on classic dishes like pumpkin graham cracker pancakes and butternut squash maple bacon omelets. Open for dinner Thursday-Saturday with a wine bar, craft beer menu, and fondue.
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• Eastern European •


The Park Bistro Restaurant
1635 Great Neck Rd, Copiague, NY 11726
631-464-4445
$19 and under avg. p.p.
Enjoy authentic Eastern European dining during Happy Hours after work. They offer outdoor catering for all your party needs, Polish-style!
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• Eclectic •


668 The Gig Shack
782 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954
631-668-2727, http://www.668thegigshack.com/
$19 and under avg. p.p.
668 The Gig Shack splashed onto the Montauk dining scene in 2005. This family owned and operated, beach-chic eatery serves a sophisticated menu featuring global surf cuisine (aka the Montauk version of California cuisine) for lunch and dinner.
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Mosaic
418 N. Country Rd, St. James, NY 11780
631-584-2058, http://www.eatmosaic.com/
$36 and up avg. p.p.
Mosaic offers eclectic ingredients and global techniques in envelope-pushing creations with ingenious twists. Made for the true gastronome, this changing-daily five course tasting menu is an essential stop when going to the east end. Zagat rated—food: 28 service: 27.
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Sangre de Uva
65 N. Village Ave, Rockville Centre, NY 11570
516-766-7899, http://www.sangredeuva.com/
$19 and under avg. p.p.
“Blood of the Grape” is presenting tapas in a different light, making Spain, Cuba and Portugal its top influences. Tapas, all freshly prepared by Chef Patrick Cottrell, are conversational bite size portions exciting to the palate that go great with their extensive list of international, national and local wines.
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That Meetball Place
54 West Main St, Patchogue, NY 11772
631-569-5888, http://www.thatmeetballplaceli.com/
$19 and under avg. p.p.
A place "to meet and have a ball" serving nine types of meatballs, craft beer and an extensive wine list. Happy hour Monday–Friday from 11am–4pm. Late night food available. Now serving Sunday brunch in a rustic, chic environment.

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The Frisky Oyster
27 Front St, Greenport, NY 11944
631-477-4265, http://www.thefriskyoyster.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Imaginative cuisine in a sophisticated, metropolitan atmosphere. The menu changes daily, featuring local ingredients. The wine list is personally selected to complement the menu. Eat in the stylish dining room or at the buzzing bar. Catering available.
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The Melting Pot
2377 Broadhollow Rd, Farmingdale, NY 11735
631-752-4242, http://www.meltingpot.com/location.aspx?q=95
$36 and up avg. p.p.
Fondue is a fun and interactive dining experience—and for more than three decades, The Melting Pot has defined the niche across the American dining scene.
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The Vine Wine Bar
2259 Merrick Rd, Merrick, NY 11566
516-812-7883, http://www.thevinewinebar.com/
$19 and under avg. p.p.
Offering more than 100 wines with most available by the glass. Unpretentious and cozy, perfect for date night or girls night out. They present a small bite menu and decadent desserts. Visit online for upcoming events including live music, psychic night and much more!
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• French •


Le Soir
825 Montauk Hwy, Bayport, NY 11705
(631) 472-9090, http://www.lesoirbayport.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Chef Michaël Kaziewicz and wife Jasia have owned this small restaurant for over 30 years. They serve classic French cuisine and seasonal dishes. Quality food with value in dinner specials Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday. Available for small celebrations.
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Mirabelle Restaurant
150 Main Street, Stony Brook, NY 11790
631-584-5999, http://www.threevillageinn.com
$36 and up avg. p.p.
Discriminating gastronomes rank Mirabelle among the very best on Long Island. The upscale yet unpretentious dining room sparkles like a gem and the service shines. Award-winning chef Guy Reuge's savory dishes like the signature duck Mirabelle emphasize local and organic ingredients.
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• Italian •


Cafe Testarossa
499 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset, NY 11791
516-364-8877, http://www.cafetestarossa.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Modern Italian cuisine is what Café Testarossa is. While staying with traditional Italian methods, out team creates fresh in house made pastas and desserts daily. Our focus and commitment from great service to satisfying your appetite is our ambition.
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Capo Ristorante Panino e Vino
49 Covert Ave, Floral Park, NY 11001
(516) 216-5177
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Authentic rustic Italian cuisine in a warm and friendly atmosphere. They serve 30 different wines, paninis, salads, soups and special entrees that change weekly. They offer Italian classics only found at grandma’s house. It is run by in-house chef/owner Paul Capoziello. On and off premises catering available.
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La Tavola Trattoria
183 West Main St, Sayville, NY 11782
631-750-6900, http://www.latavolasayville.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Featuring Long Island and fine Italian food and wine. An intimate dining room and year round outdoor patio offers a beautiful space with a full bar. Drinks and entrée specials change daily. The perfect place for on or off premises catering.
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Mamma Lombardi’s of Holbrook
400 Furrows Rd, Holbrook, NY 11741
631-737-0774, http://www.mammalombardis.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Mamma Lombardi’s has been serving homemade recipes to Long Island for over 40 years. Family owned and operated, they offer authentic Neapolitan cuisine, an award-winning wine list, private party rooms and off-premise catering.
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Pentimento
93 Main St, Stony Brook, NY 11790
631-689-7755, http://www.pentimentorestaurant.net
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Run by chef/owner with 16 years of experience and features housemade pastas, Italian handcrafted beers, seasonal menu, live music, weather-permitting outdoor dining and a kid’s menu.
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Piccolo Mondo Ristorante
1870 East Jericho Tpk, Huntington, NY 11743
631-462-0718, http://piccolomondoli.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Piccolo Mondo means “small world," but offers big taste in authentic Italian cuisine. Their fine dining attracts guests in search of the freshest seafood and northern Italian specialties with extensive wine offerings.
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Ruvo Restaurant & Bar
105 Wynn Lane, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-476-3800, http://www.ruvorestaurant.com
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
They strive to produce the freshest country Italian cuisine with flair. Ruvo highlights Long Island and fine Italian imported food & wine. Rooted in traditional family recipes, they explore current trends to create an enjoyable and memorable experience.

Also located at 63 Broadway, Greenlawn 631-261-7700
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Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
1002 Old Country Rd, Garden City, NY 11530
516-228-5400, http://spuntinowinebar.com/
$19 and under avg. p.p.
Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas is a casual dining restaurant featuring authentic Italian small plates, hand-tossed pizzas and fine wines from around the world, opening this June at The Gallery At Westbury Plaza.
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• Mediterranean •


Z-Pita
217 Main Street, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-476-7510, http://www.zpita.com/
$19 and under avg. p.p.
Located in Port Jefferson Village, Z- Pita is the ultimate Mediterranean fusion restaurant of Long Island. Serving fresh seafood, pasta specialties and fondue seven days a week. Make sure you stop in for a signature martini and specialty drink!
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• Mexican •


Besito Mexican - Huntington
402 New York Ave, Huntington, NY 11743
631-549-0100, http://www.besitomexican.com
$36 and up avg. p.p.
Besito rated “excellent” by the New York Times with its dramatic eucalyptus-beamed ceiling embraces all the flavors and festivity of Mexican cuisine. Tableside guacamole. Offering over 75 tequilas all straight from Mexico. Visit us on Facebook and Twitter.
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Besito Mexican - Roslyn
1516 Old Northern Blvd, Roslyn, NY 11576
631-484-3001, http://www.besitomexican.com
$36 and up avg. p.p.
Besito rated “excellent” by the New York Times with its dramatic eucalyptus-beamed ceiling embraces all the flavors and festivity of Mexican cuisine. Tableside guacamole. Offering over 75 tequilas all straight from Mexico. Visit us on Facebook and Twitter.
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Del Fuego Tex Mex Kitchen & Tequila Bar
429 North Country Rd, Saint James, NY 11780
631-963-6900, http://www.delfuegorestaurant.com/
$19 and under avg. p.p.
The New York Times said, "This hot cantina stands out from the pack." A new Tex Mex concept has fired up its ovens, serving tacos, burritos, homemade guacamole and Mexican specialties. Drinks and dinner specials daily. Over 50 tequilas. Outdoor patio seating.
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Perfecto Mundo
1141-1 Jericho Tpke, Commack, NY 11725
631-864-2777, http://www.perfectomundoli.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Perfecto Mundo specializes in Latin fusion cuisine with an emphasis on seafood. If you desire freshly made guacamole, a frosty margarita, an expertly prepared order of ancho chile-glazed calamari or a grilled Argentinean skirt steak, they deliver the finest Latin cuisine around.
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• Seafood •


Canterbury’s Oyster Bar & Grill
46 Audrey Ave, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
516-922-3614, http://www.canterburyalesrestaurant.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Oyster Bay’s revered family restaurant for over 30 years. Something for everyone. A diverse American comfort food menu with the freshest seafood and raw bar. An unsurpassed collection of artisanal-craft tequila, whiskey, bourbon, beer and wine round out the libations. Lunch-dinner-late night-brunch-happy hour Monday to Friday (4-7pm).
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• Steakhouse •


Lombardi’s on the Bay Steakhouse & Seafood
600 South Ocean Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772
631-654-8970, http://www.lombardisonthebay.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
This stunning waterfront site on the Great South Bay joins Long Island restaurants as a big-time steak-and-seafood house, with an Italian accent. (Peter Gianotti, Newsday 2009) Join us for Sunday Brunch.
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Morton’s The Steakhouse
777 Northern Boulevard, Great Neck, NY 11020
516-498-2950, http://www.mortons.com/
$36 and up avg. p.p.
Morton’s, The Steakhouse specializes in classic, hearty fare, serving up generous portions of USDA prime aged beef, succulent seafood, an extensive wine list, and excellent service.
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Polo Steakhouse
45 Seventh St, Garden City, NY 11530
516-877-9385, http://www.gardencityhotel.com/dining.php
$36 and up avg. p.p.
A classic American steak house in the heart of Garden City serving 28-day dry aged, USDA Prime grade steaks, chops and fresh seafood. Sleek black sofas and tufted red chairs offer a modern and sophisticated twist on tradition for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.
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• Waterfront •


Cowfish
258 East Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays, NY 11946
631-594-3868, http://cowfishrestaurant.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Cowfish offers the best waterfront dining in the Hamptons. They serve American classic cuisine kicked up a notch. Their fabulous outdoor setting includes a wooden ship for children and a bar where parents can enjoy fresh signature libations. Plenty of boat parking.
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Gulf Coast Kitchen at the Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina
32 Star Island Road
, Montauk, NY 11954
(631) 668-3100, http://www.montaukyachtclub.com/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
Authentic seasonal cuisine made from locally harvested ingredients, attentive service and a relaxed, seaside attitude with inspiring water views. A serene setting where one can enjoy an unforgettable dining experience.
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La Plage
131 Creek Rd, Wading River, NY 11792
631-744-9200, http://www.laplagerestaurant.net/
$20 - $35 avg. p.p.
La Plage restaurant has been hailed by The New York Times as “The most romantic restaurant on Long Island” and praised by Zagat Survey for its "superb culinary artistry." La Plage is one of Long Island's premier dining destinations, set in a gorgeous beachfront location offering both indoor and terrace seating. Chef and founder Wayne Wadington presents eclectic, creative French-American cuisine featuring fish and produce that is brought in fresh every day.
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Porto Bello Restaurant
1410 Manhanset Ave, Greenport, NY 11944
(631) 477-1515, http://www.portobellonorthfork.com/
$36 and up avg. p.p.
Whether looking for a taste of northern Italy or a variety of carefully selected daily offerings, Porto Bello provides waterfront dining just outside of Greenport. Signature dishes include stuffed veal chop and pan seared chicken over creamy parmesan risotto.
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Rumba
43 Canoe Place Rd, Hampton Bays, NY 11946
631-594-3544, http://rumbarumbar.com/
$19 and under avg. p.p.
A unique combination of island-inspired food, handcrafted rum specialties, waterfront dining and happy staffers ready to serve. Rumba brings you the feeling of an island getaway. Voted best drinks, seafood and caterer in the Hamptons by Dan's Papers.
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View
3 Consuelo Place, Oakdale, NY 11769
631-589-2694, http://www.lessings.com/
$36 and up avg. p.p.
View offers diners the best seafood experience on Long Island year round. A newly revamped destination that now features modern and nautical elegance overlooking the Great South Bay. Seasonal menus, in addition to a sushi bar, focus on local and fresh resources. "Worth It"- Joanne Starkey, New York Times
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