If you are what you eat, then you certainly want to relish food that restores and refreshes the spirit, which is the original French meaning of this appetizing word. If you put the Best Restaurant on Long Island on your menu, you won’t go empty, you’ll be forever fulfilled, and your palate will thank you. We bring you this year’s winners for Best Restaurant on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Peter Luger’s in Great Neck Best Restaurant on Long Island!
255 Northern Blvd., Great Neck. 516-487-8800. www.peterluger.com
The world-renowned steakhouse has been serving only the finest top-quality cuts of USDA meats since 1887, when the place opened in Brooklyn. Long Islanders are nothing short of blessed to host the only other Peter Luger’s in existence, right here in Great Neck. All the meats are selected and dry-aged, just as they are at the original. Nowhere else can carnivores experience the sheer joy of the pure meat nirvana that is Peter Luger’s unparalleled porterhouse.
2. Vincent’s Clam Bar
179 Old Country Rd., Carle Place. 516-742-4577. www.vincentsclambar.com
3. Smokin’ Al’s
4847 Merrick Rd., Massapequa. 516-799-4900. www.smokinals.com