Best American Restaurants in Long Island

Highway Restaurant and BarHighway Restaurant and Bar
(355)
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American | East Hampton, Long Island / Hamptons
Coach Grill & TavernCoach Grill & Tavern
(94)
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American | Oyster Bay, Long Island / Hamptons
Heirloom TavernHeirloom Tavern
(656)
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American | Glen Head, Long Island / Hamptons
Prime: An American Kitchen & Bar, Huntington, NYPrime: An American Kitchen & Bar, Huntington, NY
(3750)
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American | Huntington, Long Island / Hamptons
Vine Street CafeVine Street Cafe
(865)
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American | Shelter Island, Long Island / Hamptons
Cove Hollow TavernCove Hollow Tavern
(72)
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American | East Hampton, Long Island / Hamptons
The Jamesport Manor InnThe Jamesport Manor Inn
(1241)
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American | Riverhead, Long Island / Hamptons
George Martin The OriginalGeorge Martin The Original
(1491)
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American | Rockville Centre, Long Island / Hamptons
OHK Bar & RestaurantOHK Bar & Restaurant
(1138)
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American | Huntington, Long Island / Hamptons
Swallow RestaurantSwallow Restaurant
(611)
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American | Huntington, Long Island / Hamptons
SandbarSandbar
(638)
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American | Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island / Hamptons
Almond - BridgehamptonAlmond - Bridgehampton
(875)
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American | Bridgehampton, Long Island / Hamptons
Sullivan's QuaySullivan's Quay
(49)
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American | Port Washington, Long Island / Hamptons
Mill Pond HouseMill Pond House
(1713)
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American | Centerport, Long Island / Hamptons

Best Italian Restaurants in Long Island

The TrattoriaThe Trattoria
(744)
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Italian | St. James, Long Island / Hamptons
King Umberto RestaurantKing Umberto Restaurant
(709)
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Italian | Elmont, Long Island / Hamptons
Trattoria DiMeoTrattoria DiMeo
(311)
$$$$
Italian | Roslyn, Long Island / Hamptons
Sant Ambroeus - SouthamptonSant Ambroeus - Southampton
(93)
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Italian | Southampton, Long Island / Hamptons
Tutto Il Giorno - SouthamptonTutto Il Giorno - Southampton
(154)
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Italian | Hamptons, Long Island / Hamptons
La Ginestra - NYLa Ginestra - NY
(174)
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Italian | Glen Cove, Long Island / Hamptons
Ciro's Italian Restaurant - Kings ParkCiro's Italian Restaurant - Kings Park
(408)
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Italian | Kings Park, Long Island / Hamptons
Cipollini Trattoria and BarCipollini Trattoria and Bar
(773)
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Italian | Manhasset, Long Island / Hamptons
Uva RossaUva Rossa
(445)
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Italian | Malverne, Long Island / Hamptons
Piccolo Restaurant of HuntingtonPiccolo Restaurant of Huntington
(830)
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Italian | Huntington, Long Island / Hamptons
Il Luogo RistoranteIl Luogo Ristorante
(712)
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Italian | Rockville Centre, Long Island / Hamptons
Andrea's 25 of CommackAndrea's 25 of Commack
(726)
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Italian | Commack, Long Island / Hamptons

Popular restaurants in New York Area

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HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar
(391)
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Contemporary American | Edgewater
Serafina 105
(110)
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Italian | Upper West Side
Shaking Crab - Upper West Side
(124)
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Cajun | Upper West Side
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in New York City

We know a thing or two about snagging a table. See the spots that are hardest to get into.
Sushi Ginza Onodera - NYCSushi Ginza Onodera - NYC
186
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Sushi | Midtown East, Manhattan
AteraAtera
597
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Contemporary American | TriBeCa - Downtown, Manhattan
CoteCote
106
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Steakhouse | Chelsea, Manhattan
The Polo BarThe Polo Bar
450
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American | Midtown East, Manhattan
BalthazarBalthazar
5668
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French | SoHo, Manhattan
DanielDaniel
5353
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French | New York, Exclusive
ZenkichiZenkichi
1283
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Japanese | Williamsburg, Brooklyn
WestlightWestlight
651
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American | Williamsburg, Brooklyn
El CortezEl Cortez
8
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Mexican / Southwestern | Bushwick, Brooklyn
La VaraLa Vara
595
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Spanish | Cobble Hill, Brooklyn

Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in New York City

The top restaurants in the city, according to our savvy dining experts.
MareaMarea
7071
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Italian | Midtown West, Manhattan
UplandUpland
1951
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Contemporary American | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Le CoucouLe Coucou
2001
$$$$
French | SoHo, Manhattan
BalthazarBalthazar
5668
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French | SoHo, Manhattan
CosmeCosme
2162
$$$$
Contemporary Mexican | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Empellon MidtownEmpellon Midtown
610
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Contemporary Mexican | Midtown East, Manhattan
Gramercy TavernGramercy Tavern
7723
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American | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60thAvra Madison Estiatorio on 60th
1229
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Mediterranean | Midtown East, Manhattan
ABC KitchenABC Kitchen
6334
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Contemporary American | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Boulud SudBoulud Sud
5108
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Mediterranean | Lincoln Square, Manhattan
Minetta TavernMinetta Tavern
2204
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French | West Village, Manhattan
MaialinoMaialino
3990
$$$$
Italian | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
The ClocktowerThe Clocktower
1104
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English | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
EstelaEstela
440
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Contemporary American | SoHo, Manhattan
The Lobster ClubThe Lobster Club
138
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Japanese | Midtown East, Manhattan
ABC CocinaABC Cocina
2308
$$$$
Tapas / Small Plates | Union Square, Manhattan
Ai FioriAi Fiori
3923
$$$$
Contemporary European | Midtown West, Manhattan
Flora BarFlora Bar
387
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Seafood | Upper East Side, Manhattan
Estiatorio Milos - NYEstiatorio Milos - NY
4709
$$$$
Seafood | Midtown West, Manhattan
NixNix
1275
$$$$
Vegetarian | Greenwich Village, Manhattan

The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in New York City

Whether it’s a margherita pizza or sashimi you seek, here are the best places by cuisine type, according to our tastemakers.
MaialinoMaialino
3990
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Italian | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Gramercy TavernGramercy Tavern
7723
$$$$
American | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Le CoucouLe Coucou
2001
$$$$
French | SoHo, Manhattan
Estiatorio Milos - NYEstiatorio Milos - NY
4709
$$$$
Seafood | Midtown West, Manhattan
THE GRILLTHE GRILL
293
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Steakhouse | Midtown East, Manhattan
Boulud SudBoulud Sud
5108
$$$$
Mediterranean | Lincoln Square, Manhattan
CosmeCosme
2162
$$$$
Contemporary Mexican | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Buddakan NYBuddakan NY
11638
$$$$
Chinese | Meatpacking District, Manhattan
15 East Restaurant15 East Restaurant
984
$$$$
Sushi | Union Square, Manhattan
La VaraLa Vara
595
$$$$
Spanish | Cobble Hill, Brooklyn
JUNGSIKJUNGSIK
1149
$$$$
Korean | TriBeCa - Downtown, Manhattan
The Bombay Bread BarThe Bombay Bread Bar
376
$$$$
Indian | SoHo, Manhattan
NixNix
1275
$$$$
Vegetarian | Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Somtum DerSomtum Der
192
$$$$
Thai | East Village, Manhattan
Llama InnLlama Inn
118
$$$$
Peruvian | Williamsburg, Brooklyn

New York City’s 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

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The ModernThe Modern
4384
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Contemporary American | Midtown West, Manhattan
Nougatine at Jean GeorgesNougatine at Jean Georges
6123
$$$$
French | Midtown West, Manhattan
CookshopCookshop
5015
$$$$
American | Chelsea, Manhattan
Raoul'sRaoul's
1611
$$$$
Contemporary French | SoHo, Manhattan
Keens SteakhouseKeens Steakhouse
8779
$$$$
Steak | Midtown West, Manhattan
Quality MeatsQuality Meats
6724
$$$$
American | Midtown West, Manhattan
Gotham Bar and GrillGotham Bar and Grill
8862
$$$$
Contemporary American | Union Square, Manhattan
Casa LeverCasa Lever
1155
$$$$
Italian | Midtown East, Manhattan
Mercer KitchenMercer Kitchen
4797
$$$$
American | SoHo, Manhattan
Buddakan NYBuddakan NY
11638
$$$$
Chinese | Meatpacking District, Manhattan

Treat your taste buds: Explore Long Island restaurants.

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Jewel by Tom SchaudelJewel by Tom Schaudel
1566 reviews
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Contemporary American | Melville, Long Island / Hamptons

Our first impression walking into the restaurant was a hostess to take a minute or two to acknowledge that we were standing there. A simple "Hello. I'll be with you in a moment" would suffice. After that we had an amazing experience. Our waitress was very nice and attentive. The mussels appetizer was so good as well as the flourless chocolate espresso cake. More

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Red Salt Room by David BurkeRed Salt Room by David Burke
123 reviews
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American | Garden City, Long Island / Hamptons

We had an extraordinary dining experience here. Although we ordered from the LI Restaurant Week prix fixe menu, the quality of the appetizers, entrees and desserts was top shelf. The cocktails were superb and the maple bacon on a string appetizer is a must-have. Looking forward to a return dinner soon. More

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Mim’s Restaurant - RoslynMim’s Restaurant - Roslyn
1062 reviews
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American | Roslyn, Long Island / Hamptons

I really did not get the full experience because I chose the restaurant week menu. I had the duck and it was okay, nothing special! I will definitely go back, however, and order from their regular menu. It looks pretty good! Overall, I liked the place and looking forward to trying other appetizers and entrees. More

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Ara Greek Kitchen & BarAra Greek Kitchen & Bar
102 reviews
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Greek | Commack, Long Island / Hamptons

Really enjoyed the meal and had great service! Good ambiance. Baklava was delicious. More

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Dopo La Spiaggia - East HamptonDopo La Spiaggia - East Hampton
253 reviews
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Italian | East Hampton, Long Island / Hamptons

My fiance and I were very pleasantly pleased with our dining experience at Dopo La Spiaggia. We have been looking for good food options in East Hampton and found a few, but the ambiance here was by far our favorite. The food was fantastic, and the service somehow exceeded it! The food is a bit over-priced - especially the salads. However, we really enjoyed it all around and will be coming back for sure. More

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Specials at top restaurants in Long Island / Hamptons

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Oniro TavernaOniro Taverna
159 reviews
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Mediterranean | Woodbury, Long Island / Hamptons

Came with my wife for a quiet dinner, with Liz as our server. Liz and our food were great, and would have been 5 starts across the board if not for a couple of dining pet peeves I have. Hate it when dishes are collected before everyone is done eating, especially when there is only 2 of us. And there was this busboy, only she was a woman, who literally asked me if she could take away my espresso after having one sip. She may have tried to take things away from the table 17 times, whcih we both found bothersome and kind of over kill. More

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Gatsby's LandingGatsby's Landing
365 reviews
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Contemporary American | Roslyn, Long Island / Hamptons

Came to Gatsby's Landing with my husband for our anniversary lunch and completely enjoyed the experience. The food was absolutely wonderful. We ordered the 3 course lunch and all of the food was delicious. Our server, Marcus was excellent and the view was calming and beautiful. It was exactly what we needed. We would definitely come back again. More

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Baker & coBaker & co
261 reviews
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Italian | West Village, Manhattan

Our server, Mathew, was great! More

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Benjamin Steakhouse PrimeBenjamin Steakhouse Prime
454 reviews
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American | Midtown East, Manhattan

Food, atmosphere and most of all service was top notch and probably the best I’ve had from any please I’ve been. We had a 10:45 reservation and actually was running late and they still provided amazing food and service without seeming irritated at all by the late arrival (kitchen closes at 11). I will definitely make it a dinner stop every time I visit NYC. More

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George Martin's Strip SteakGeorge Martin's Strip Steak
1839 reviews
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Steakhouse | East Islip, Long Island / Hamptons

Lovely cozy restaurant with great food and attentive service. Most delicious filet mignon I've ever had! More

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Brunch at Harmony Vineyards catered by Farm to Table Catering by Filomena1. Brunch at Harmony Vineyards catered by Farm to Table Catering by Filomena
98 reviews
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Farm-to-table | St. James, Long Island / Hamptons

Wounderful setting, super friendly staff and great food! Perfect Sunday Brunch. More

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The Trattoria2. The Trattoria
744 reviews
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Italian | St. James, Long Island / Hamptons

Requested Tasting Menu for two without onions, my buddy gets migraines from them. He accommodated and it was delicious. More

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King Umberto Restaurant3. King Umberto Restaurant
709 reviews
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Italian | Elmont, Long Island / Hamptons

Service was exquisite and the food was absolutely delicious from appetizers to dessert! More

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Chachama Grill4. Chachama Grill
1008 reviews
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Contemporary American | Patchogue, Long Island / Hamptons

Outstanding service. One of best anywhere. Friendliest owners. Food was delicious. More

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La Ginestra - NY5. La Ginestra - NY
174 reviews
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Italian | Glen Cove, Long Island / Hamptons

Always great food. Gus is terrific. Food very authentic. Going there for years. Will keep going back! More

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New to OpenTable

Long Island / Hamptons restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
2 Spring2 Spring
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Contemporary American | Oyster Bay, Long Island / Hamptons

2 Spring is an American Brasserie in the heart of Oyster Bay. The restaurant celebrates the essence of mid-century Manhattan, where exceptionally well-prepared food was served in settings that were both sophisticated and unpretentious.

2 Spring combines coastal American cuisine with modern sensibilities, highlighting fresh seafood & premium farm meats. The menu is complemented by an inspired raw bar, small bites, and seasonal produce sourced from Long Island’s North Fork. Our award winning wine list features both classic and little-known wines, peppered with great value and older vintages.

The multi-level restaurant includes a stunning zinc top bar, beautiful views of the town square, and a garden patio for outdoor dining. The incredible space is a a blend of refined and eclectic interior styles with brick lime washed walls, tin ceiling, and mid-century flair. More

Garden Social Beer Garden & KitchenGarden Social Beer Garden & Kitchen
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Beer Garden | East Meadow, Long Island / Hamptons

Our Mission is to create the worlds best Craft Beer Garden and Grill supporting local and regional brewers where customers can relax and enjoy each others company through community, music, food and spirits.More

Polo Lounge at the Westbury ManorPolo Lounge at the Westbury Manor
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Contemporary American | Westbury, Long Island / Hamptons

After enjoying drinks at the large circular bar in Westbury Manor's Polo Lounge, you will be seated in our intimate Dining Room with softly lit tables where you are ensured a unique dining experience. Relax and savor a glass of imported wine and tantalize your taste buds with our continually updated menus and specials.More

The BryantThe Bryant
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American | Huntington, Long Island / Hamptons

Coming Soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!More

piecraft American Kitchenpiecraft American Kitchen
$$$$
Italian | Island Park, Long Island / Hamptons

Welcome to Piecraft American Kitchen!
At Piecarft, we strive to provide you with top-quality ingredients and customization options for everything so you can choose what you want in a trendy, new high-end environment all the while at an affordable price.
There is something for everyone here - from meat lover to a vegan, from a family restaurant to a fun bar vibe at night.More