Diners on the outdoor patio of the View restaurant in...

Diners on the outdoor patio of the View restaurant in Oakdale on June 26, 2010, enjoy a wide view the Great South Bay. Credit: John Griffin

At View, overlooking the Great South Bay in Oakdale, a $39 three-course steak prix fixe runs every Friday from 4 to 11 p.m.; a $19 tasting of three wines with unlimited pours is also available.

While the menu changes weekly, this sample should give you an idea of what to expect:

First Course
Amuse Bouche
Kobe Beef Slider
Vermont Cheddar / Applewood Smoked Bacon / Homemade Tomato Ketchup
(St. Francis “Red,” Sonoma County, California)

Second Course
Beef Carpaccio
Satur Farms Field Greens / Parmesan Tuille / Dijon Vinaigrette
Braised Short Rib of Beef
Creamy Black Truffle Polenta / Sweet Eggplant Caponata
(J. Lohr “Falcon’s Perch” Pinot Noir, California)

Third Course
Grilled New York Strip Steak
Potato Gratin / Butter Poached Asparagus / View Steak Sauce
Petite Filet Mignon
Bacon-Gorgonzola crusted Filet Mignon
Garlic Confit Potato Puree / Arrowleaf Spinach / Red Wine Port Sauce
(Hess Select Cabernet Sauvignon, Monterey California)

Wild Berry Cheese Cake or Valhrona Chocolate Bomb

View is at 3 Consuelo Pl., Oakdale, 631-589-2694

The view at View in Oakdale