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What’s the first restaurant you’ll dine in when it reopens?

Lorena and Charlie Mullen from Huntington enjoy food

Lorena and Charlie Mullen from Huntington enjoy food and drinks at F.H. Riley's in Huntington. Credit: Yvonne Albinowski

Takeout is nice, but let’s face it, nothing beats consuming an actual meal in an actual restaurant. Sooner or later that will be possible again, and when it is, where’s the first place you’re going to dine out? And what’s the first thing you’re going to eat?



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In Port Jefferson its a tossup.

Jeff M, Port Jefferson

Bens kosher deli

Kayla s, Ronkonkoma

Will be at Vittorio’s in Amityville

Mark White, Massapequa Park

Tiga in port Washington

Jaime Passy, Old Westbury

Morton's in Great Neck.

Sean Gavigan , Wantagh

Elisa’s Italian Restaurant on No. Jerusalem Rd in N. Bellmore.

Bobbie Peters , North Belllmore

Ichibon on Oakdale.

Valerie Schubert, East Islip

Sandbar in Cold Spring Harbor!

Tim Mullen, Laurel Hollow

My wife and I miss fancy sushi including maki (rolls).

Ron Troy, East Northport

Wild Side Organic Bistro & Cafe

Ann Wellander, Farmingdale

Mario onMotor pky Hauppauge

Gerard Pelkofsky , Smithtown

Bacaro’s Massapequa Park

Donna Rosenblum , Merrick

Parlay in Rockville Centre will be the first restaurant we go to after the lockdown ends

Pat Mayberger, VALLEY STREAM

Il Giardino in Aquebogue

Janice Anderer, Southold, NY

Monaghan’s Pub in Rockville Centre Nice people and Great food.

Don n Rosemary DONOHUE , Rockville Centre

Club 14 in East Islip. The best marinated porterhouse!

Richard Proverncher, Smithtown

VESPA Italian Kitchen ~ Farmingdale. Always bellisimo !

Vincenzo Policastro, Farmingdale

King Umberto’s in Elmont. The best stuffed veal chop and seafood salad around!

Bill Calderone , Oceanside

Savinos in Mount Sinai. The food is great & the staff treats you like family.

John Schmidt , Mount Sinai

Oakdale Brewhouse!

Chris Valerioti , Oakdale

None. It is going to be a very very long time before I feel comfortable to be out in a restaurant again.

Bruce Btiwn, Port Jefferson

Six Harbors Brewery in Huntington.

Laraine Tunick , Centerport

Basil Lead Cafe in Locust Valley

Jennifer Ferraro, Locust Valley

Matteo’s Huntington

Janice Shear, Melville


Jeffrey Biscardi CFP, Commack

Anthony’s Luck Duck. The food is outstanding.

Bob Lanza, Garden Ciyu

Toast Coffeehouse in any of their locations!!

Leah Jackson, Coram

Gusto di vino - Seaford

Lynne Burns , Bellmore

The Cheesecake Factory in Lake Grove or Huntington

Gregory Holmstrom, Commack

ITA Kitchen.

Paul Zucker, Bay Shore

Spiro's in Rocky Point!

Jay Oz, Rocky Point

OTTO'S in Freeport.

Lee Drescher, Levittown

Club 14 in East Islip.

John Paga, Quogue

Butera’s in Woodbury!

Meg Urban, Massapequa Park

Venere Restaurant, Westbury. Best Italian food Me & my family have ever had.

Clarice Bahamonde, East Meadow

The Local in Babylon Village. Great pub food and they have a terrific selection of beer/cider.

Kenneth Dillon, Williston Park

Jani's Chinese Restaurant in Hicksville

Nancy Zappala, Farmingdale

Platia. Syosset

Ken Richter , Jericho

Toku Modern Asian

Seth Rose, Freeport

Celebrity diner in Syosset, can't wait to enjoy a delicious breakfast.

Pat Behr, Syosset

Faradays Smithtown

Barbara Pike , Holtsville

Don Peppe in Ozone Park, Queens. Linguine w/ White Clam Sauce!

Brian Seiler, Great Neck

Prost! in Garden City

Joe McDonald, Deer Park

Cafe Baci in Westbury

Donald Levine, Westbury

Miko in Plainview!

Loren Wolfin, Seaford

Bravo! Nader

Jessica Kasten, Smithtown

Toku Modern Asian

Seth Rose, Freeport

Nicky’s On The Bay, Bay Shore

Robert Schaefer, Oakdale

Paces steakhouse

Mary Gomez, Setauket

Bryant & Cooper

Anthony Edelman, Rockville Centre

Uncle Bacala's in Garden City Park. Delicious food in a friendly atmosphere.

Peter Tomao, Garden City


robert busch, new hyde pk

Butera’s in Woodbury !!!!!!

Scott and Meg Urban, Massapequa park

Buteras !!!!

Andrea Taylor , Massapequa

The View

Jennifer Lewis, Oakdale

Rialto Restaurant, Carle Place

Suellen Iannuzzi , Carle Place, NY

Besito in Huntington!!

Jim and Lee, Huntington


Carol Fleischer, Massapequa

Drift 82 in Patchogue!

Elizabeth Berger, Lake Ronkonkoma

La Volpe

Dan Panico, Center Moriches

FRISKY OYSTER in Greenport.

Bob S, Southold


Steve g, Mastic


Wayne Foisy , Moriches

Piccolo In Southdown

Chris Gibbons, Huntington

captain bills...

Howard Rindzuner, stony brook

Yummy Yummy in Long Bech

Marina J, Freeport

Bistro 44

Jeanne Robilotto, East Northport

Changing Times East Northport

David Rosenberg , East Northport

JPauls Oceanside.

Peter Dwyer , Oceanside

Argyle grille and tavern babylon

Lori stropoli, Copiague

Big Daddy’s in Massapequa!

Robin Corcella , Coram

Argyle Grill and Tavern. Feels like home.

Gary stropoli, Copiague

The Tap Room in Patchogue is at the top of my list!!

Skyler DiPalma, Ridge, NY

Vintage in St. James.

Bernadine kinder, Ft. Salonga

Alfredo's,in Ridge.

nick ziino, ridge

Parea for Greek food in Huntington Village.

Eric Kave, Huntington

Ristegios Restaurant Located on Rt 112 In Patchogue

Steven Celauro, Smithtown

Peter Luger in great neck.

Stephen Kahl, Syosset

Porto Fino, Huntington.

Isabel Clowe, Cold Spring Harbor

Taby in Oyster Bay Hamburger Special with onions and mushrooms

Elliot Silverberg , PLAINVIEW