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Mara's Homemade

A bucket of crawfish at Mara's Homemade in

A bucket of crawfish at Mara's Homemade in Syosset. (June 24, 2011) Photo Credit: Yana Paskova

Mara's moved to the Muttontown Plaza shopping center from East Sixth Street in Manhattan. The transition has gone well, informalities and kitschy appointments in tow, turning a barely noticeable storefront into a destination for a crawfish boil, a po'boy and lots more. Get ready to get messy. -- Peter Gianotti

The exterior of Mara's Homemade, at 236 W.
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The exterior of Mara's Homemade, at 236 W. Jericho Tpke., in the Muttontown Plaza shopping center in Syosset. (June 24, 2011)

Patrons linger over their supper at Mara's Homemade,
Photo Credit: Yana Paskova

Patrons linger over their supper at Mara's Homemade, a restaurant at 236 W. Jericho Tpke., Muttontown Plaza shopping center, Syosset. (June 24, 2011)

Executive chef Mara Levi chats with patrons at
Photo Credit: Yana Paskova

Executive chef Mara Levi chats with patrons at her restaurant, Mara's Homemade, in Syosset. (June 24, 2011)

Char-grilled oysters are served at Mara's Homemade, a
Photo Credit: Yana Paskova

Char-grilled oysters are served at Mara's Homemade, a restaurant in Syosset that serves Cajun-inspired cuisine and barbecue. (June 24, 2011)

A waitress chats with patrons at Mara's Homemade,
Photo Credit: Yana Paskova

A waitress chats with patrons at Mara's Homemade, a restaurant in Syosset that serves Cajun cuisine and barbecue. (June 24, 2011)

Patrons dine on char-grilled oysters among other dishes
Photo Credit: Yana Paskova

Patrons dine on char-grilled oysters among other dishes at Mara's Homemade in Syosset. (June 24, 2011)

A bucket for crawfish shells sits beneath a
Photo Credit: Yana Paskova

A bucket for crawfish shells sits beneath a table for diners at Mara's Homemade in Syosset. (June 24, 2011)

The decorations reflect shellfish cuisine at Mara's Homemade,
Photo Credit: Yana Paskova

The decorations reflect shellfish cuisine at Mara's Homemade, a restaurant in Syosset. (June 24, 2011)

Nets filled with oyster shells hang from the
Photo Credit: Yana Paskova

Nets filled with oyster shells hang from the ceiling at Mara's Homemade, a restaurant in the Muttontown Plaza shopping Center in Syosset. (June 24, 2011)

A bucket of crawfish at Mara's Homemade in
Photo Credit: Yana Paskova

A bucket of crawfish at Mara's Homemade in Syosset. (June 24, 2011)

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"Ultimate barbecue platter" is served at at Mara's Homemade in Syosset.

Patrons dine at Mara's Homemade in Syosset. (June
Photo Credit: Yana Paskova

Patrons dine at Mara's Homemade in Syosset. (June 24, 2011)

Beignets served at Mara's Homemade in Syosset. (June
Photo Credit: Newsday / Peter M. Gianotti

Beignets served at Mara's Homemade in Syosset. (June 2011)

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