Beach Hut at Venetian Shores
850 Venetian Blvd. Lindenhurst, NY 631-956-0066
Beach Hut at Venetian Shores has outdoor seating at picnic tables and casual food right off the beach. The bar and grill offers frozen tropical drinks, snacks and an upgrade to typical beach fare -- clams, shrimp, crab and more. There are weekly Lobster Fests (call ahead for nights) when you can get a 1¼-pound lobster for $17, and drink specials starting at 5 p.m. Live bands provide entertainment every night of the week during the summer.Hours: 8 a.m.-beach close, from Memorial Day to Labor Day.