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)


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)