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Latest Cheap Eats restaurant reviews

Price doesn't always equate to quality, and plenty of LI restaurants prove that point with their creative approaches, authenticity and quality ingredients.

Our food staff is always on the hunt for a top-notch meal that comes with a low price tag. Here are the latest Cheap Eats restaurants we've reviewed.

Hatch

Hatch, Huntington: This brunch place is a cheerful
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Hatch, Huntington: This brunch place is a cheerful but loud affair with great cocktails, large portions and a buzzy vibe.

Mithaas

Mithaas, Hicksville: This bright Indian-food cafe next to
Photo Credit: Yvonne Albinowski

Mithaas, Hicksville: This bright Indian-food cafe next to Apna Bazar has an encyclopedic menu that cinches together foods from across India. Start with a dosa and end with a creamy mango lassi for dessert.

Broadway Market

Broadway Market, Rocky Point: This handsome, airy new
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Broadway Market, Rocky Point: This handsome, airy new spot brings comfort food to a new level.

Irving's World Famous Pastrami

Irving's World Famous Pastrami, Woodbury: This new pastrami
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Irving's World Famous Pastrami, Woodbury: This new pastrami eatery comes with a family history and unusual pastrami dishes.

The Inkan

The Inkan, Garden City Park: This charming new
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

The Inkan, Garden City Park: This charming new restaurant-bar brings a taste of Peru to Long Island.

Addy’s BBQ

Addy's BBQ, Elmont: This barbecue joint puts an
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Addy's BBQ, Elmont: This barbecue joint puts an American twist on halal cooking for young people who want a well-made, diet-approved cheeseburger.

Petra Grill

Petra Grill, Carle Place: Culinary pride and passion
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Petra Grill, Carle Place: Culinary pride and passion distinguish this new Middle Eastern restaurant.

Sam’s Sushi Bistro

Sam's Sushi Bistro, Farmingville: At this new sushi
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Sam's Sushi Bistro, Farmingville: At this new sushi spot, there's plenty of raw fish but it's the Chinese-influenced dishes that impress.

Bell's Kitchen & Smokehouse

Bell's Kitchen & Smokehouse, Franklin Square: Bell's offers
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Bell's Kitchen & Smokehouse, Franklin Square: Bell's offers a Nassau born chef's tour of southern food, including fried alligator and a slow-smoked hulking beef rib.

Saigon Casa

Saigon Casa, Port Jefferson Station: At Suffolk County's
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Saigon Casa, Port Jefferson Station: At Suffolk County's only Vietnamese restaurant, adventurous eaters can indulge unfamiliar flavors --- plus signature dishes like pho and banh mi.

Merrick Sea

Merrick Sea, Merrick: This new Chinese restaurant features
Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz-Gordon

Merrick Sea, Merrick: This new Chinese restaurant features two distinct specialties: lobster and Sichuan.

Tum Thai Cuisine

Tum Thai Cuisine, Huntington: This new, reliable spot
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Tum Thai Cuisine, Huntington: This new, reliable spot is an offspring of Tum Thai in Rockville Centre.

Coastal Kitchen & Daiquiri Bar

Coastal Kitchen & Daiquiri Bar, Bay Shore: Downtown
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Coastal Kitchen & Daiquiri Bar, Bay Shore: Downtown Bay Shore has a new destination for food and drink from the owners of nearby Verde Kitchen & Cocktails.

Sempre Fame Gourmet Grill & BBQ Catering

Sempre Fame Gourmet Grill & BBQ Catering, Floral
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Sempre Fame Gourmet Grill & BBQ Catering, Floral Park: This neighborhood eatery serves top-flight barbecue and over-the-top sandwiches.

Barito Tacos & Cocktails

Barito Tacos & Cocktails, Port Jefferson: Hidden on
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Barito Tacos & Cocktails, Port Jefferson: Hidden on top of a Starbucks in Port Jefferson Village, Barito Tacos & Cocktails sets itself apart with unusual offerings in the American Mexican genre.

365 Noodle Bar and Grill

365 Noodle Bar and Grill, Hicksville: This authentic
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365 Noodle Bar and Grill, Hicksville: This authentic Chinese restaurant specializes in the casual eats of Beijing.

Talluci's Pizzeria

Talluci's Pizzeria, Farmingdale: This chic pizzeria impresses with
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Talluci's Pizzeria, Farmingdale: This chic pizzeria impresses with pies, pasta and more.

La Bonita Tacos & Tequila

La Bonita Tacos & Tequila, Coram: La Bonita
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La Bonita Tacos & Tequila, Coram: La Bonita Tacos & Tequila is a cheerful, low-key oasis for Mexican comfort and margaritas.

Spicy Home Tasty

Spicy Home Tasty, Commack: This stellar new Chinese
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Spicy Home Tasty, Commack: This stellar new Chinese restaurant highlights the sophisticated cuisine of Sichuan.

Simply Thai

Simply Thai, Copiague: Simply Thai impresses with authentic
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Simply Thai, Copiague: Simply Thai impresses with authentic cooking and warm service.

Vienna of Roslyn

Vienna of Roslyn, Roslyn: Nightclubs are rarely, if
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Vienna of Roslyn, Roslyn: Nightclubs are rarely, if ever, known for their food -- but this eatery named after the popular Billy Joel tune is not dialing it in.

Elijah Churchill's All-American Barbecue House

Elijah Churchill's All-American Barbecue House, Northport: At the
Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz

Elijah Churchill's All-American Barbecue House, Northport: At the revamped Elijah Churchill's, the kitchen won't win any barbecue competitions, but it's hard not to have a lively evening when a local band is in the house and the bar is well-stocked.

Yum Yum Dumplings

Yum Yum Dumplings, Centereach: This Chinese dumpling shop
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Yum Yum Dumplings, Centereach: This Chinese dumpling shop offers soulful fare at an incredible price.

The Shed

The Shed, Huntington: The Shed may not call
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The Shed, Huntington: The Shed may not call itself a luncheonette, but it has all the hallmarks of a modern one, including a lively active bar.

Everest Himalayan Cuisine

Everest Himalayan Cuisine, Bellmore: Long Island's first Nepali
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Everest Himalayan Cuisine, Bellmore: Long Island's first Nepali restaurant offers peak hospitality.

Pita House

Pita House, Medford: Pita House offers diners Turkish
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Pita House, Medford: Pita House offers diners Turkish food 101.    

The Tavern by George Martin

The Tavern by George Martin, Rockville Centre: This
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The Tavern by George Martin, Rockville Centre: This gastropub resurrection of a previous George Martin restaurant serves up hulking portions of cosseting food in a long, loud, richly toned room.

La Vicharra Grill

La Vicharra Grill, Glen Cove: This spot brings
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La Vicharra Grill, Glen Cove: This spot brings the singular cuisine of Peru to Long Island.

The Local

The Local, Babylon: At first glance, The Local may
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

The Local, Babylon: At first glance, The Local may look like a sports bar -- but this airy spot is turning out some of the best sandwiches on the South Shore, alongside an impressive tap list of mostly European beers.

DJ's Clam Shack

DJ's Clam Shack, Wantagh: North meets South at
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DJ's Clam Shack, Wantagh: North meets South at DJ's Clam Shack, the Wantagh offshoot of the Key West original.

Mamey Taquería

Mamey Taquería, Babylon: Babylon's newest taqueria is a
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Mamey Taquería, Babylon: Babylon's newest taqueria is a tiny, bright spot far from the village's main drag -- and its carnitas tacos are worth seeking out.

Ippon

Ippon, Great Neck: This Japanese restaurant offers much
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Ippon, Great Neck: This Japanese restaurant offers much more than sushi.    

Kebab House

Kebab House, Hicksville: At this Afghan restaurant, the
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Kebab House, Hicksville: At this Afghan restaurant, the food hits that sweet spot between familiar and exotic.

Shiki Asian Bistro

Shiki Asian Bistro, Hauppauge: This Asian-fusion bistro now
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Shiki Asian Bistro, Hauppauge: This Asian-fusion bistro now shacks up in a spot that has housed a few different concepts over the years.

Milan's Brick Oven

Milan's Brick Oven, Hewlett: Milan's Brick Oven brings
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Milan's Brick Oven, Hewlett: Milan's Brick Oven brings extraordinary refinement and warmth to the neighborhood pizzeria.

Robke's Country Inn

Robke's Country Inn, Northport: Robke's Country Inn has
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Robke's Country Inn, Northport: Robke's Country Inn has been serving up Italian classics for decades, but a new audience is discovering its huge portions, heavy pours and rollicking vibe.

Ben's Crab

Ben's Crab, Oceanside: An Indonesian immigrant, who fell
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Ben's Crab, Oceanside: An Indonesian immigrant, who fell in love with Lousiana style seafood in a bag, is sharing it with Long Islanders.

Grain House

Grain House, Uniondale: This student-friendly authentic Chinese restaurant
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Grain House, Uniondale: This student-friendly authentic Chinese restaurant has set up shop in the old BurgerFi in the heart of Hofstra.

Umberto's

Umberto's, Manhasset: The seventh link in this Long
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Umberto's, Manhasset: The seventh link in this Long Island pizza chain tweaks the formula for success with a chic new look and menu updates.

Cafe Bethel

Cafe Bethel, Freeport: Cafe Bethel features a
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Cafe Bethel, Freeport: Cafe Bethel features a "goliath" taco that immigrated from a small mountain town in the Honduras to this Central American restaurant in Freeport.

Basil Cafe & Restaurant

Basil Cafe & Restaurant, St. James: This resurrection
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Basil Cafe & Restaurant, St. James: This resurrection of the beloved Zar Cafe retains the same charming ambience, with dishes that exude complex layers of spice.

Choopan Grill

Choopan Grill, Selden: Afghan family recipes passed down
Photo Credit: Bruce Gilbert

Choopan Grill, Selden: Afghan family recipes passed down from generation to generation are the highlight at this eatery.

Kabayan Grill

Kabayan Grill, East Meadow: Housed in an former
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Kabayan Grill, East Meadow: Housed in an former Taco Bell, the bright, no-frills Kabayan Grill joins the handful of Filipino eateries on Long Island offering staples such as lechon, sisig, lumpia and siningang.

Swell Taco

Swell Taco, Patchogue: It's all about the surf-centric
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Swell Taco, Patchogue: It's all about the surf-centric vibe at the second location of Swell Taco, an offshoot of the Babylon eatery.

Olde Trading Post Tavern

Olde Trading Post Tavern, New Hyde Park: This
Photo Credit: Yvonne Albinowski

Olde Trading Post Tavern, New Hyde Park: This new neighborhood tavern specializes in old-fashioned hospitality.

Henley's Village Tavern

Henley's Village Tavern, Brightwaters: This new gastropub in
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Henley's Village Tavern, Brightwaters: This new gastropub in the heart of quaint Brightwaters offers craft cocktails, clever twists on bar food and "scratch kitchen" dishes that take advantage of seasonal ingredients and the chef's creative whims.

Tao's Peking Duck House

Tao's Peking Duck House, Glen Cove: Tao's Peking
Photo Credit: Steve Remich

Tao's Peking Duck House, Glen Cove: Tao's Peking Duck House in Glen Cove is one of the few Long Island practitioners of Peking duck service, an imperial-era dish that these days is a national symbol of Chinese cooking.

Margarita's Cafe

Margarita's Cafe, Williston Park: The sixth link in
Photo Credit: Yvonne Albinowski

Margarita's Cafe, Williston Park: The sixth link in a local Mexican mini-chain, Margarita's Cafe in Williston Park is a better place to drink than eat.

Copper Pot Chicken Co.

Copper Pot Chicken Co., Rockville Centre: A fried
Photo Credit: Yvonne Albinowski

Copper Pot Chicken Co., Rockville Centre: A fried chicken dish that originated as special on a steakhouse menu, has been spun off into its own restaurant in Rockville Centre. Copper Pot Chicken Co. features birds that have been bathed in a 24-hour brine, crusted in a mix that include matzo meal and then fried twice so the chicken is extra crisp.

Raju's Egg & Veg

Raju's Egg & Veg, Hicksville: This egg-centric (and
Photo Credit: Yvonne Albinowski

Raju's Egg & Veg, Hicksville: This egg-centric (and eccentric) Indian restaurant in Hicksville is a must-visit for LI vegetarians, and anyone else who loves eggs.

The Brixton

The Brixton, Babylon: At this stand-out Babylon gastropub,
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

The Brixton, Babylon: At this stand-out Babylon gastropub, the food, drinks and design are all raising the bar.

New Fu Run

New Fu Run, Great Neck: Serving the gutsy
Photo Credit: Yvonne Albinowski

New Fu Run, Great Neck: Serving the gutsy cuisine of Northeast China in an elegant, comfortable setting, Great Neck's New Fu Run rewards the adventurous diner.

NY Garden Kabobs

NY Garden Kabobs, Huntington: Tucked away in a
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

NY Garden Kabobs, Huntington: Tucked away in a downtown Huntington alley, NY Garden Kabobs is a tiny oasis of grilled meats and seafoods atop fresh bread.

Crabtree's New York & Main

Crabtree's New York & Main, Huntington: Perched above
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Crabtree's New York & Main, Huntington: Perched above downtown Huntington's main crossroads, Crabtree's New York & Main is a late-night spot with a wide-ranging drinks menu and a caloric roster of gastropub fare.

Clay Oven

Clay Oven, Hauppauge: At Clay Oven, Lubna Habibi
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Clay Oven, Hauppauge: At Clay Oven, Lubna Habibi is pushing the limits of authentic South Asian food that go beyond what we've come to define as such fare with dishes like tandoori chicken wings, pakoras that play on cheese sticks and a lamb meatball curry that falls in the scotch egg family. With most dishes on the menu $10 or less, it's easy to venture outside your comfort zone and leave with a little extra for tomorrow.

Ramen Kyoto

Ramen Kyoto, Bethpage: Ramen Kyoto breaks new ground
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Ramen Kyoto, Bethpage: Ramen Kyoto breaks new ground as Nassau's first ramen specialist, but pulls its punches with timid noodle soups.

Turkuaz Mediterranean Gourmet

Turkuaz Mediterranean Gourmet, West Hempstead: Don't let the
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Turkuaz Mediterranean Gourmet, West Hempstead: Don't let the modest surroundings fool you: This Turkish grocery store is serving up some of the best Middle Eastern food on Long Island. Kebabs, particularly the spicy Adana kebab and the yogurt-and-tomato-sauced Iskender kebab are showstoppers, as are all the three salads based on eggplant.

Wahlburgers

Wahlburgers, Port Jefferson Station: This burger joint at
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Wahlburgers, Port Jefferson Station: This burger joint at the heart of a reality TV show is not the same in real life.

Wildfeast

Wildfeast, Long Beach: This cool, contemporary newcomer rocks
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Wildfeast, Long Beach: This cool, contemporary newcomer rocks Long Beach's main drag.

Kabobshak Mediterranean Grill

Kabobshak Mediterranean Grill, Selden: This Selden eatery serves
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Kabobshak Mediterranean Grill, Selden: This Selden eatery serves stellar Middle Eastern food.

JR El Rodeo

JR El Rodeo, East Moriches: This barebones Mexican
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JR El Rodeo, East Moriches: This barebones Mexican storefront with eight tables offers authentic made-to-order classics like burritos and tacos.

St. James Public House

St. James Public House, St. James: This sleek
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

St. James Public House, St. James: This sleek roadhouse with a lively bar offers beer- and wine-friendly soups, salads, burgers and skillet dinners.

Yiasou Yeeros

Yiasou Yeeros, Plainview: Cooking with care and quality
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Yiasou Yeeros, Plainview: Cooking with care and quality ingredients, this modest Greek takeout spot far outpaces the average gyro joint.

Main Road Biscuit Co.

Main Road Biscuit Co., Jamesport: With ingredients from
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Main Road Biscuit Co., Jamesport: With ingredients from East End farms and coffee from nearby North Fork Coffee Roasters, this is the diner locavores have been waiting for.

5 de Mayo

5 de Mayo, Westbury: 5 De Mayo is
Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz

5 de Mayo, Westbury: 5 De Mayo is a modest strip mall restaurant selling margaritas and generous portions of Tex-Mex dishes. It's especially hopping on mariachi nights.

China Station

China Station, Stony Brook: Huge portions of gutsy
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China Station, Stony Brook: Huge portions of gutsy Northern Chinese chow define China Station, a Stony Brook newcomer that is already a haven for hungry university students.

Saravanaa Bhavan

Saravanaa Bhavan, Hicksville: The first Long Island outpost
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Saravanaa Bhavan, Hicksville: The first Long Island outpost of this Indian chain serves a vast array of exotic vegetarian dishes.

Naples Street Food

Naples Street Food, Franklin Square: This modest storefront
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Naples Street Food, Franklin Square: This modest storefront offers great pizzas warmed up by a wood-fired oven and Neapolitan hospitality.

The Cuban

The Cuban, Garden City: Island style meets Garden
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The Cuban, Garden City: Island style meets Garden City in this huge space, where diners sip mojitos and pina coladas and choose among a huge selection of Latin American dishes.

Brunello Italian Kitchen

Brunello Italian Kitchen, Deer Park: Italian-American classics are
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Brunello Italian Kitchen, Deer Park: Italian-American classics are the way to go at Brunello Italian Kitchen.

Blackbird Kitchen & Cocktails

Blackbird Kitchen & Cocktails, Wantagh: Pottery Barn meets
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Blackbird Kitchen & Cocktails, Wantagh: Pottery Barn meets the neighborhood pub at this eatery, with a short menu of simple skillfully prepared dishes.

Vulcano 081

Vulcano 081, Rockville Centre: The Neapolitan-style pizzas and
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Vulcano 081, Rockville Centre: The Neapolitan-style pizzas and pastas are delicious and ambitious at Vulcano 081 in Rockville Centre, an unassuming neighborhood spot.

Splendid Noodle

Splendid Noodle, Stony Brook: Noodles build bridges, and
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Splendid Noodle, Stony Brook: Noodles build bridges, and Splendid Noodle in Stony Brook offers a fine introduction to one of China's under-sung culinary treasures.

Kabul Kabab House

Kabul Kabab House, Westbury: This Afghan restaurant offers
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Kabul Kabab House, Westbury: This Afghan restaurant offers food that is exotic but approachable, a slam-dunk for anyone who likes grilled meat and rice.

Tao's Fusion

Tao's Fusion, Selden: This clean, bright Chinese restaurant
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Tao's Fusion, Selden: This clean, bright Chinese restaurant with lucky cats, orchids and red lantern décor offers a full bar, private dining and a vast menu of regional Chinese dishes.

That Meetball Place

That Meetball Place, Farmingdale: This spacious, two- story
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That Meetball Place, Farmingdale: This spacious, two- story restaurant features rustic decor and a jovial vibe. Meatballs in a myriad of combinations star on the menu.

Gingerbites

Gingerbites, Huntington Station: This Haitian fast casual spot
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Gingerbites, Huntington Station: This Haitian fast casual spot offers interesting dishes and Caribbean hospitality.

Coalhouse Grill

Coalhouse Grill, Baldwin: A Jamaican chef plates up
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Coalhouse Grill, Baldwin: A Jamaican chef plates up rustic food, fresh drinks and creative desserts at this new Baldwin restaurant.

American Beauty Bistro

American Beauty Bistro, Massapequa: This new Spanish tapas
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

American Beauty Bistro, Massapequa: This new Spanish tapas spot features small plates and craft beers in a comfortable dining room.

Crazy Fish Bar & Gill

Crazy Fish Bar & Gill, Port Jefferson: Nautical
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Crazy Fish Bar & Gill, Port Jefferson: Nautical décor and outdoor patios define this new fish-centric restaurant in the heart of Port Jefferson.

Con Sabor a Colombia

Con Sabor a Colombia, Westbury: At Con Sabor
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Con Sabor a Colombia, Westbury: At Con Sabor a Colombia, classic Colombian dishes are served in a bright dining room.

The Crispy Pig

The Crispy Pig, Sea Cliff: This new gastropub
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The Crispy Pig, Sea Cliff: This new gastropub serves Southern comfort food with modern flair.

Vespa Italian Kitchen & Bar

Vespa Italian Kitchen & Bar, Farmingdale: This stylish
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Vespa Italian Kitchen & Bar, Farmingdale: This stylish new trattoria in Farmingdale's burgeoning downtown serves both Italian-American favorites and some Southern Italian specialties.

Karamba

Karamba, Hampton Bays: Karamba in Hampton Bays offers
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Karamba, Hampton Bays: Karamba in Hampton Bays offers a pan-Latin menu with influences from South American, the Caribbean and Spain. Food arrives to the white tablecloth tables artfully plated in light filled, breezy dining room.

Campagne House

Campagne House, Bethpage: Campagne House in Bethpage is
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Campagne House, Bethpage: Campagne House in Bethpage is an American bistro with Asian, Latin and Italian sprinkled in. Food is served in a rustic, farmhouse-style setting with indoor and outdoor seating.

Smoke Shack Blues

Smoke Shack Blues, Port Jefferson: Smoke Shack Blues
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Smoke Shack Blues, Port Jefferson: Smoke Shack Blues offers traditional pit-smoked barbecue in a modern, industrial setting.

Nelly's Taqueria

Nelly's Taqueria, Hicksville: A hidden gem in Hicksville,
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Nelly's Taqueria, Hicksville: A hidden gem in Hicksville, Nelly's Taqueria serves authentic Mexican street food, starting with tortillas made in-house.

The North Fork Shack

The North Fork Shack, Southold: The North Fork
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The North Fork Shack, Southold: The North Fork Shack in Southold serves fresh fish, lively salads and satisfying sandwiches for eat-in or take-out.

Industry Standard Bar

Industry Standard Bar, Greenport: Chef Greg Ling runs
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Industry Standard Bar, Greenport: Chef Greg Ling runs Industry Standard Bar, a playful Greenport restaurant that sometimes has a "secret menu" accessed through Instagram.

Wild Side Organic Bistro & Bar

Wild Side Organic Bistro & Bar, Oakdale: This
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Wild Side Organic Bistro & Bar, Oakdale: This spot offers warm hospitality as well as wood-fired pizzas, sandwiches and veg-forward fare in a quirky space.

Flour Shoppe Cafe

Flour Shoppe Cafe, Rockville Centre: This bakery cafe
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Flour Shoppe Cafe, Rockville Centre: This bakery cafe serves breakfast for dinner and a great cup of coffee.

LOL Kitchen & Grill

LOL Kitchen & Grill, Centereach: Serving boldly seasoned
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

LOL Kitchen & Grill, Centereach: Serving boldly seasoned Northern Chinese fare, LOL Kitchen & Grill offers destination dining in a modest space.

Beginnings

Beginnings, Atlantic Beach: The literary-themed Beginnings in Atlantic
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Beginnings, Atlantic Beach: The literary-themed Beginnings in Atlantic Beach features an impressive list of cocktails and creative takes on casual fare.

Slurp Ramen

Slurp Ramen, Port Jefferson: A husband-wife team offers
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Slurp Ramen, Port Jefferson: A husband-wife team offers authentic fare at this eatery, including five types of ramen, pork buns and rice bowls.

Off the Block Kitchen & Meats

Off the Block Kitchen & Meats, Sayville: Off
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Off the Block Kitchen & Meats, Sayville: Off the Block offers the convenience of a market and the community of a neighborhood restaurant, with great burgers, sandwiches and beer.

The Rolling Spring Roll

The Rolling Spring Roll, Syosset: The Rolling Spring
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The Rolling Spring Roll, Syosset: The Rolling Spring Roll offers casual Vietnamese fare in Syosset.

AJ’s Gourmet Grilled Cheese Shop

AJ's Gourmet Grilled Cheese Shop, Bay Shore: A
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AJ's Gourmet Grilled Cheese Shop, Bay Shore: A family-run business, AJ's Gourmet Grilled Cheese Shop in Bay Shore offers infinite variations on grilled cheese, and mac and cheese at an affordable price for eat-in or take-out.

Dosa World

Dosa World, Hicksville: Set in a modest strip
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Dosa World, Hicksville: Set in a modest strip mall, Dosa World turns out elegant renditions of Indian fare from around the country.

Toast Coffeehouse

Toast Coffeehouse, Patchogue: A sibling to the Port
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Toast Coffeehouse, Patchogue: A sibling to the Port Jefferson location, Toast Coffeehouse in Patchogue serves breakfast and lunch in a prime location with high turnover and plenty of seating.

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