Fargiano's in East Islip is a modest-looking pizza-pasta house, with red and white checked tablecoths and small seating. But its dishes are skillfully prepared and often delicious. Though there is a lag between courses, your meal here is well worth the wait.

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Tasty spaghetti and meatballs is served at Fargiano's Pizza & Pasta in East Islip.

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Fargiano's Pizza & Pasta, a modest-looking pizza-pasta house in East Islip.

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A blackboard welcomes diners to Fargiano's Pizza & Pasta in East Islip.

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Chef Richard Desmond is known as "The Singing Chef" at Fargiano's Pizza & Pasta in East Islip.

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Veal stuffed with sausage and fresh mozzarella over house-made rigatoni is a special at Fargiano's Pizza & Pasta in East Islip.

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Richard Desmond's spinach soup is filled with delicate and delicious Parmesan dumplings at Fargiano's Pizza & Pasta in East Islip.

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Fresh tomato and mozzarella pizza at Fargiano's Pizza & Pasta in East Islip.

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Several types of pizza slices are served at Fargiano's Pizza & Pasta in East Islip.

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Chef Richard Desmond's pumpkin tiramisu is boozy, airy and autumnal at Fargiano's Pizza & Pasta in East Islip.

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