Located in Williston Park, La Marmite is one of the last of the "le" and "la" dining landmarks, which for decades defined haute cuisine on Long Island. Under new ownership, the familiar northern Italian-French menu has been refreshed and updated, but has kept its gracious and refined style. Come here for the excellent food, stellar service, handsome interior, or all three.

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La Marmite in Williston Park is set to close after 40 years.

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The interior at La Marmite in Williston Park is handsome and refined.

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Diners enjoy their meal in the dining room at La Marmite in Williston Park.

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Customers enjoy continental favorites in the traditional dining room at La Marmite in Williston Park.

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Chef Gregory Kearns works in the kitchen of La Marmite in Williston Park on April 5, 2014.

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La Marmite in Williston Park serves pan-seared red snapper in orange beurre blanc on April 5, 2014.

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Seared diver scallops highlight the appetizers at La Marmite in Williston Park.

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Roasted lobster with creamy morel sauce and English pea puree is a special at La Marmite in Williston Park.

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La Marmite in Williston Park serves a version of gateau Saint-Honore.

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