Luxury Dining on Long Island

Posted on February 25th, by admin in Lifestyle.

Luxury Dining on Long Island

Steak may seem difficult to mess up, but once you have a truly amazing piece of beef you can never go back. Although there is a row of steak houses along Northern Boulevard on the north shore of Long Island, not all of them are the same. Peter Luger Steakhouse serves one the best steaks (and creamed spinach and home fries) in New York, and the steak sauce the restaurant makes is fantastic. Just make sure to bring cash, because credit cards are not accepted. (Porterhouse for two: $95.50)

Peter Luger Steakhouse
Long Island: 225 Northern Blvd., Great Neck, New York
Brooklyn: 178 Broadway, Brooklyn, New York

Situated on the water in Huntington with beautiful views of sailboats and sunsets, Prime has an enormous outdoor deck with its own bar. With offerings of a sushi bar, multiple of cuts of steak, and tons of seafood, you can’t go wrong. Make sure to start with the gnocchi appetizer, it’s out of this world! (Gnocchi: $13; Starch/vegetable: $10; Entrees: $25-$88)

117 North New York Ave., Huntington, New York

Other great choices for steak are Bryant & Cooper and Tellers Restaurant.

Bryant & Cooper
2 Middle Neck Rd., Roslyn, New York

Tellers Restaurant
605 Main St., Islip, New York

Sometimes it’s nice to go to an “American,” or modern restaurant, one with an eclectic menu that can fulfill any patron’s needs.  Hendrick’s Tavern recently took over the old, classic George Washington Manor. With multiple bars and a large dining room, this sprawling space with exposed beams and black-and-white photos on the walls is as much about the décor as the meal. It may at first glance appear to be a steakhouse, but with a delectable macaroni and cheese and savory creamed corn with white truffle, there’s something for everyone. (Macaroni and cheese: $12.50; Creamed corn: $9; Bone-in rib-eye for two: $110)

Hendrick’s Tavern
1305 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn, New York

Four Food Studio & Cocktail Salon may turn into a hotspot dance club at night, but in the early evening it is one of the best dining experiences around. With cozy couches on the outdoor patio and multicolored lights playing on the white furniture, the atmosphere is as enjoyable as the wines and seasonally-changed menu. With the cotton candy served with your check, the meal gets more exciting with each passing minute. (Flatbreads: $14; Entrees: $16 to $37)

Four Food Studio
515 Broadhollow Rd., Melville, New York

Asian Fusion cuisine has become as mainstream as burgers and fries over the past few decades. Many of these restaurants are not fine dining experiences. However, Nisen Sushi works hard to erase that stigma. The beautifully crafted sushi rolls are works of art, the kobe meatball appetizer is one-of-a-kind, and there are tons of sake options. Just make sure to save room for the fried Oreos for desert, and order a pot of tea, if only to see the impressive pot, cup, and spoon. (Specialty hand rolls: $18-20; Kobe meatballs: $14; Entrees: $28-$34)

Nisen Sushi
7967 Jericho Tpke, Woodbury, New York