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Long Island restaurants serving great salads

These Long Island restaurants serve salads worth ordering.

Wedge salad at Talluci's Pizzeria

The wedge salad at Talluci's Pizzeria in Farmingdale
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

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.

The Jerry salad at Milan's Brick Oven

The most popular salad at Milan's Brick Oven
Photo Credit: Bruce Gilbert

The most popular salad at Milan's Brick Oven in Hewlett is the Jerry, a refined slaw of Brussels sprouts, kale, radicchio, red cabbage and apples. The sesame-ginger dressing is sweetened with mandarin orange juice, but what puts it over the sweet edge are the dried cranberries.

Watermelon salad at Meta Osteria & Barra

Spicy capicola, candied walnuts and Gorgonzola cheese spark
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Spicy capicola, candied walnuts and Gorgonzola cheese spark the watermelon salad at Meta Osteria & Barra in Oceanside.

Kale Caesar salad at Henley's Village Tavern

Kale Caesar salad, showered with hard-boiled egg and
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Kale Caesar salad, showered with hard-boiled egg and shaved Parmesan cheese, sheds all vestiges of bitterness at Henley's Village Tavern in Brightwaters.

Sicilian salad at Il Giardino

The Sicilian salad of oranges, fennel, olives, asparagus,
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

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
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

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
Photo Credit: Yvonne Albinowski

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
Photo Credit: Yvonne Albinowski

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
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

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
Photo Credit: Yvonne Albinowski

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
Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant

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
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

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.

'WTF' salad at Hush Bistro

The
Photo Credit: Julia Xanthos Liddy

The "WTF" salad is a no-fail choice at Hush Bistro in Huntington. It features gingery tuna tumbled with watermelon, edamame and crumbled wonton, and showered tableside with foie gras "snow."

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