If you want to eat by YMCA Boulton Center

The Pie at Salvatore’s is located off Main

The Pie at Salvatore’s is located off Main Street in Bay Shore. They serve heroes, pasta, soups and salads, but are mostly known for their wide variety of pizzas. (Dec. 7, 2012) Photo Credit: Elaine Vuong

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Dinner and a show?

Don't even think about moving your car. All of these dining spots are mere steps away from the YMCA Boulton Center in Bay Shore.



41 E. Main St., 631-539-7183

Jackie Sharlup, chef-owner of this plush and romantic spot, offers fare that's health-oriented and, often, vegetarian-friendly. Choose among such dishes as a combo of Mediterranean spreads, sesame-crusted tofu and baked salmon cakes. (Moderate to expensive)


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19 W. Main St., 631-206-3000, smokinals.com

The porcine decor is whimsical, the BBQ serious at Al Horowitz's house of 'cue. There are slow-smoked baby backs,

St. Louis ribs, brisket, chicken and even a Caesar salad topped with pulled pork. (Moderate)


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AJI 53

53 E. Main St., 631-591-3107, aji53.com.

Neon lights and techno music define this hip Asian spot where sushi chefs and kitchen crew perform with skill. Winning choices: the heart-shaped Valentine roll, rock shrimp tempura and miso black cod. (Moderate to expensive)



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120 E. Main St., 631-206-1060, salvatores coalfiredpizza.com/thepie

You'll find beautifully blistered coal oven pizzas as well as pastas and salads at this offspring of a collaboration between Salvatore's Coal Oven Pizza in Port Washington (recently cited as the maker of L.I.'s best pizza) and The Pie in Port Jefferson. (Moderate)



25 W. Main St., 631-666-6696

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An amazing chicken coconut soup as well as a nicely turned out array of curries and stir-fries are the draws at this minimalist-decor Thai. (Moderate)

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