Business lunch spots

Lunchtime at The St. James in Mineola.

(Credit: Newsday/Bill Davis)

These eateries, close to the business centers and courts in Nassau County, are busy midday. So are restaurants in Mineola and Garden City, Hauppauge and Riverhead, and almost every neighborhood where the business schedule has gone from martini-times-three to 24/7.

Popular spots for a business lunch aren't limited to white-tablecloth establishments, either. Everyone from the veteran CEO to the last-hired part-timer might need more than an energy bar at noon.

--Compiled by Peter Gianotti

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    Arturo's in Floral Park. (Jan. ?11, ?2015)

    Arturo's $$$$ | Italian 246-04 Jericho Tpke. Floral Park Casual restaurant serving Italian food. ...

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    BENNY'S RISTORANTE, Westbury WHAT: An Italian restaurant we

    Benny's Ristorante $$$ | Italian, Restaurant 199 Post Ave. Westbury Seamless service and stirring food mark Benny's. Northern and southern Italian dishes are handled with ...

  • Bistro Cassis in Huntington.

    Bistro Cassis $$ | French 55B Wall St. Huntington A bit too American for the streets of Paris, Bistro Cassis is very much at ...

  • Critic rating 3
    Inside Blackstone Steakhouse in Melville.

    Blackstone Steakhouse $$$$ | American, Steak, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi 10 Pinelawn Rd. Melville Beef and seafood are the mainstays of the edibles delivered at this Melville steakhouse where ...

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    Inside Brasserie Cassis in Plainview.

    Brasserie Cassis $$$ | Lounge, Bistros - Brasseries, French 387 S. Oyster Bay Rd. Plainview Vintage ads, tiled floors and a full bar offer a full dining opportunity, with a ...

  • Critic rating 3
    Bryant & Cooper steakhouse in Roslyn

    Bryant & Cooper $$$ | American, Steak 2 Middle Neck Rd. Roslyn Bryant & Cooper ranks among the top all-around Long Island steak houses, straightforward and recommended ...

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    Mixed grill for two at Cafe Buenos Aires

    Cafe Buenos Aires $$$ | Portuguese, Argentine 23 Wall St. Huntington With a spacious bar and sparse decor (punctuated by paintings of couples dancing the tango), ...

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    Diners at Caracalla Italian restaurant.

    Caracalla-TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO FIRE $$$ | Italian 102 Jericho Tpke. Syosset In the formal pastel-hued dining room of this Old World bastion, tuxedoed waiters are friendlier ...

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    Casa Rustica restaurant in Smithtown, a haven for

    Casa Rustica $$$ | Italian 175 W. Main St. Smithtown Compelling, full-flavored, regional Italian cooking and very attentive service define Casa Rustica, a local star ...

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    City Cellar is a colorful American Modern restaurant

    City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill $$ | New American, Wine bar 1080 Corporate Dr. Westbury The brassy City Cellar has become a local magnet for business, politics, socializing and entertaining. ...

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