Long Island is in its prime.

Newsday restaurant critic Peter M. Gianotti notes that there "have never been as many excellent red-meat restaurants in either Nassau or Suffolk as there are today."

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Considering it's easy at many houses of steak to pay in excess of $100 per person, it was time to dig into the beef and suss of the best of the best.

Check out the top 10 steak houses on LI per our critics. (App users, click on the link above to view.)