The dish on Long Island's restaurant and food scene.
Sagamore Hill, the home of Theodore Roosevelt for almost 35 years, has reopened after a three-year restoration and rehabilitation. The Cove Neck landmark is open for tours for $10 per person, with discounts for children and senior citizens.
Before or after your visit, you may enjoy lunch at a restaurant in downtown Oyster Bay, including these four.
WILD HONEY DINING & WINE
President Roosevelt's summer offices once were housed in this corner building. Wild Honey Dining & Wine is a mainly New American spot. At lunch, consider Pine Island oysters, crab-and-lobster meatballs, Cedar Ranch beef burger, pan-seared grouper, crisp Thai-seasoned calamari, Cobb salad.
1 E. Main St., Oyster Bay; 516-922-4690.
CANTERBURY'S OYSTER BAR & GRILL
Lots of Roosevelt imagery is part of the decor at Canterbury's. For lunch, the choices include local clam-and-corn chowder, oysters oreganata, pulled pork sliders, sirloin burger, oyster po'boy BLT, a sliced steak sandwich, fish-and-chips, chopped salads, crabcakes, grilled chicken Caesar salad.
46 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay; 516-922-3614.
This easygoing eatery has lunch fare such as a bacon cheeseburger, onion rings, fried calamari, nachos with beef chili, arugula-and-goat cheese salad, shepherd's pie with ground beef, a Philly cheesesteak, chicken Parmigiana, a pulled pork sandwich, and a Cuban sandwich.
107 South St., Oyster Bay; 516-922-9293.
Fajitas and quesadillas, panini and focaccia, are among the lunchtime attractions at casual Sweet Tomato. You also may pick a tuna melt, grilled cheese with tomato, lobster salad, Cobb salad, wraps, crabcakes. Expect a dozen soups to go with more than 40 panini and wraps.
91 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay; 516-802-5353.