Stone Creek Inn

405 Montauk Hwy. East Quogue, NY 631-653-6770

Stone Creek Inn in East Quogue serves New

(Credit: John Griffin)

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Type: New American, Mediterranean, French Special features: Business lunch, Early bird/prix-fixe deals Price range:

$$$ (Expensive)


Sunny and handsome, Stone Creek Inn is a conversion of an early 1900s residence. Tables are dressed in crisp, white cloth, and the main room features a fireplace set to warm the chill from Quogue's winter air. Here, Christian Mir pulls off a Mediterranean-New American reverie.







The tuna tartare is served at the Stone

The tuna tartare is served at the Stone Creek Inn on 405 Montauk Highway in East Quogue, September 5, 2009. (Credit: /Photo by John Griffin)


Sunny and handsome, Stone Creek Inn is an essay in white and a masterful conversion of an early 1900s residence.

The place is defined, however, by the refined cooking of Christian Mir and the well-run dining room of Elaine DiGiacomo.

The food is a beguiling blend of French and Mediterranean, with new American accents.

Some of the fine appetizers are tuna tartare, surrounded by a smoked-salmon skyline; lobster salad with fennel, basil and orange; and a super, cool crabcake.

Main courses may include an herbaceous rack of lamb; seared duck breast with a fennel-honey lavender sauce; and oven-roasted monkfish in sage broth.

The berry napoleon and the creme brulee ars stellar ways to end the meal.

Tuna: Chef Christian Mir's elegant, subtle yellowfin tuna tartare is tossed with ginger, chives and soy sauce, and capped with a flourish: "wasabi caviar," or flying-fish roe, coated with what's often called Japanese horseradish. It's one of our 10 favorite tuna dishes on Long Island.

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