Long Island is home to a vast array of cuisines spanning the culinary realms of the world. It takes a lot to be crowned Best American/Continental on Long Island. Solid meals, great atmosphere, excellent service are just a few of the many criteria. One thing’s for sure, you’ll want to come back for more and more time and time again. Here are this year’s winners for Best American/Continental on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Shandon Court in East Islip Best American/Continental on Long Island!
115 East Main St., East Islip. 631-581-5678. www.shandoncourt.com
Shandon Court has virtually everything on their menu; from vodka-flamed shrimp, shepherd’s pie, fish n’ chips and filet mignon to lobster risotto, pork osso buco and New Zealand lamb chops. Their delicious food, extensive wine vault and elegant décor make it the perfect place to both hold a catered event and enjoy a special meal.
2. Hemingway’s American Bar & Grill
1885 Wantagh Ave., Wantagh. 516-781-2700. www.hemingwaysgrill.com
Hemingway’s is the perfect place to find fresh seafood, delicious steaks and a vast selection of wines and spirits. Their Sunday brunch buffet is legendary, but any meal ordered here is guaranteed to satisfy.
3. Tellers Chophouse
605 Main St., Islip. 631-277-7070. www.tellerschophouse.com
Tellers has been a fixture on Islip’s Main Street for years, and there’s no wonder. In addition to the delicious food, the contemporary decor in the dining area and a clubby bar and cocktail area make it the perfect place to take a date.