Finding a good restaurant with a water view can be surprisingly hard on Long Island. It's as if proximity to water dilutes the quality of the food. But there are exceptions. Here are three.
A good-looking restaurant with a serene, waterside location, Prime has all kinds of appeal. Prime excels with steaks and seafood. Porterhouse, filet mignon, strip steak, rib eye, all recommended. Same for shellfish cocktails, lobsters, sushi rolls.
3 Consuelo Place, Oakdale
This one is aptly named, facing Great South Bay. Look for the tuna tartare, crab cocktail, Cantonese lobster with ginger-soy sauce, pepper-crusted yellowfin tuna, grilled Montauk swordfish, snail-shell shaped pasta with Dungeness crab, Beijing duck tacos.
1362 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn
A relative of Bistro Cassis in Huntington, Bistro Citron in Roslyn adds a pond-side location. Good steak frites, steak au poivre, frisée salad, roasted chicken for two, sole meunière, a Saturday special of braised short ribs and a Sunday coq au vin.