Top tuna dishes

Seared tuna salad is sprinkled with black and

(Credit: Photo by John Griffin)

Long Island chefs have made tuna a restaurant staple as familiar to diners as stuffed flounder. The big fish swims into sushi and seviche, tartare and carpaccio; it's in pastas and in burritos, it's peppered and seeded, it's all over the menu.

From today's catch, here are some popular preparations and where you'll find them, rare and done well.

--Compiled by Peter Gianotti

  • 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 ...

  • The tuna seviche is served at Chachama Grill,

    Chachama Grill $$$ | New American 655-8 Montauk Hwy. East Patchogue Adventurous New American in East Patchogue serving one of our 10 favorite tuna dishes on ...

  • Critic rating 2.5
    Fishbar in Montauk.

    Fishbar on the Lake $$$ | American, Seafood 467 East Lake Dr. Montauk The water view complements the cooking at Fishbar, a sunny, informal perch for warm days ...

  • Critic rating 2.5
    H2O Seafood & Sushi restaurant, located on Main

    H2O Seafood & Sushi $$$ | New American, Seafood 215 W. Main St. Smithtown H2O Seafood & Sushi hits the high-water mark. The updated H2O Seafood Grill is a ...

  • Critic rating 4
    Mirabelle restaurant is located in the Three Village

    Mirabelle Restaurant $$$ | New American, French 150 Main St. Stony Brook Casual restaurant serving upscale American food. ...

  • Tuna and toro, the fatty tuna underbelly, at

    Mumon Japanese, Sushi, Seafood, Asian fusion 1300 Franklin Ave. Garden City Fatty tuna, or toro, served pristinely and perfectly: lush, rich, essential - the purist's choice. ...

  • Critic rating 3
    Stone Creek Inn in East Quogue serves New

    Stone Creek Inn $$$ | New American, Mediterranean, French 405 Montauk Hwy. East Quogue Sunny and handsome, Stone Creek Inn is a conversion of an early 1900s residence. Tables ...

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