As cold winter nights push us to stay home, break up the snow-driven monotony with Long Island Restaurant Week, hosted throughout Nassau and Suffolk from Sunday, Jan. 26 through Sunday, Feb. 2.
Over eight nights to try new flavors or catch up on old favorites, participating restaurants offer a prix fixe three-course meal (appetizer, entree, dessert) for the sweet cost of $29.95 per person (excluding beverages; some restaurants might have step-up fees for certain options).
The prix fixe is available on Saturday, Feb. 1 only until 7 p.m.
1. H20 (166 W. Main St., East Islip)
This seafood hot spot offers lobster for both first and second courses, with three sumptuous dessert options for all corners of the sweet tooth.
2. Besito (399 Montauk Highway, West Islip)
Though it’s an extra cost, this authentic Mexican restaurant’s tableside guacamole is worth a try.
3. Captain Bill’s (122 Ocean Ave., Bay Shore)
Luxe dining local, Captain Bill’s offers nearly all its maritime favorites on this special prix fixe menu.
4. La Tavola (183 Main St., Sayville)
Hurry for this special, as La Tavola is making its first appearance in the winter Restaurant Week. Its throwback menu will feature old, southern Italian favorites from La Tavola’s early days.
5. The Fish Store (836 Montauk Highway, Bayport)
A Restaurant Week must as the winner of the Best Fish Market (“Bethpage Best of Long Island”) for more than five years. Its classic, well-portioned Restaurant Week menu is available for the biggest appetites.
6. Snapper Inn (500 Shore Drive, Oakdale)
American favorites encompass the full surf-and-turf menu.
7. Chachama Grill (655 Montauk Highway, East Patchogue)
Unique and fresh menu includes a decadent dessert option of napoleon, chocolate cake or mixed berries.
8. RHUM (13 E. Main St., Patchogue)
Duck empanadas and jerk chicken? Yes, please, to this Caribbean island retreat’s menu.
9. Avino’s (108 S. Country Road, Bellport)
Surprise yourself with the fresh catch of the day, included in the prix fixe for all eight days.