These Long Island restaurants serve salads worth ordering.
Prasini, horiatiki and dakos salads at Herb & Olive
A trio of traditional Greek salads at Herb & Olive in Manhasset, clockwise from top: the prasini ("green") salad, a pile of delicate shreds of romaine and dill, the lettuce-less horiatiki ("village") salad of chopped cucumbers, red onions, tomatoes and feta, and the dakos salad, dampened barley crackers covered with grated tomatoes, crumbled feta and dehydrated olives.
Wedge salad shaker at 317 Main Street
The wedge salad shaker at 317 Main Street in Farmingdale features a wedge of lettuce delivered in a sealed jar with chunks of cheese, crumbles of bacon, onions, tomatoes and dressing. It's shaken and plated tableside.
BBQ beef salad at Rangsit 11
The BBQ beef salad, which features sliced steak, red onion, cucumber, tomatoes, scallion and cilantro in a chili paste lime dressing, is utterly delicious at Thai restaurant Rangsit 11 in Hicksville.
Grilled calamari salad at Grasso's
A tender, grilled calamari salad is boosted by capers, red onion, and Kalamata olives at Grasso's in Cold Spring Harbor.
Larb gai at Ra-Cha Thai Cuisine
Larb gai, a fiery, ground-chicken salad with mint, cilantro, shallots and roasted rice, is served at Ra-Cha Thai Cuisine in Huntington.
Kupus salata at Konoba
Definitely order the kupus salata, a shaved cabbage salad made with roasted hazelnuts, Parmesan and red wine vinaigrette, at Konoba in Huntington.
Beets and kale salad at The Harrison
A salad of roasted beets and baby organic kale with crispy warm goat cheese, candied walnuts and truffle vinaigrette is served at The Harrison in Floral Park.
Wedge salad at Talluci's Pizzeria
The wedge salad at Talluci's Pizzeria in Farmingdale features an entire head of romaine lettuce, showered with crumbled blue cheese, chopped bacon and tomato.
Fatush salad at Rothchilds Coffee & Kitchen
The tasty fatush salad at Rothchilds Coffee & Kitchen in Great Neck features tomatoes, olives, red onion, radish, fresh herbs, olive oil and feta cheese.
Kale Caesar salad at Henley's Village Tavern
Kale Caesar salad, showered with hard-boiled egg and shaved Parmesan cheese, sheds all vestiges of bitterness at Henley's Village Tavern in Brightwaters.
Nicoise salad at The Craft House
This clever riff on a Nicoise salad that subs rosy-pink duck breast for tuna is an enticing autumn switcheroo at The Craft House in Freeport.
Watermelon salad at Meta Osteria & Barra
Spicy capicola, candied walnuts and Gorgonzola cheese spark the watermelon salad at Meta Osteria & Barra in Oceanside.
Beet salad at The Gourmet Whaler
The ample, artfully arranged beet salad at The Gourmet Whaler in Cold Spring Harbor brings together roasted red and golden beets, goat cheese, candied walnuts and baby arugula with a red wine vinaigrette.
Sicilian salad at Il Giardino
The Sicilian salad of oranges, fennel, olives, asparagus, string beans and potatoes is bright and refreshing at Il Giardino in Aquebogue.
Grilled octopus salad at Catch Oyster Bar
Grilled octopus salad features tomato, onion and potato slices on greens at Catch Oyster Bar in Patchogue.
Lobster Cobb salad at The Wild Goose
The lobster Cobb salad at The Wild Goose in Port Washington is a twist on an American classic with a large hunk of lobster on top and chunks laced throughout.
Roasted beet salad at Yiasou Yeeros
The roasted beet salad at Yiasou Yeeros in Plainview is topped with feta cheese and walnuts.
Iceberg wedge salad at St. James Public House
An iceberg wedge salad is topped with crumbled Gorgonzola, bacon lardons, blue cheese dressing and a tangle of fried onions at St. James Public House.
Rucola salad at Naples Street Food
Rucola salad at Naples Street Food in Franklin Square has arugula, cherry tomatoes, artichoke and Parmesean with a lemon vinaigrette.
Grilled Montauk squid salad at Lulu Kitchen & Bar
A salad of grilled Montauk squid is tumbled with greens and dressed with a gingery citrus dressing at Lulu Kitchen & Bar in Sag Harbor.
Baby beet salad at The Brixton
Baby beet salad, featuring red and gold, diced and shaved beets, topped with pistachios and goat cheese and anchored by arugula in a tart vinaigrette, is a winner at The Brixton in Babylon.