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Blond Restaurant - Miller Place
Blond Restaurant - Miller Place

Blond Restaurant - Miller Place Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://blondrestaurant.com
  • Phone: (631) 821-5969
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Fusion / Eclectic
  • Executive Chef: Sam Nelovic
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Blond Restaurant is available for off-site catering for any occasion, from a simple back yard BBQ to a sophisticated Vineyard wedding. We can create a menu to fit your needs and wants.
  • Private Party Facilities: We are available for private dinning. Our eclectic decor lends itself for any occasion, bridal showers,christening, communion, rehearsal dinner, birthday parties. We can create a menu to fit your needs and wants.
  • Private Party Contact: Sam Nelovic (631) 821-5969
  • Entertainment: We offer live music every Thursday and Friday night for your dinning pleasure.
  • Special Events & Promotions: We offer live music every Thursday and Friday night for your dining pleasure.

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Blond Restaurant - Miller Place
Blond Restaurant is a contemporary American restaurant. Open seven nights a week for dinner only. Executive chef/owner Sam Nelovic offers a three course prix fix menu Sunday, and Tuesday through Thursday, or you could join us on Friday and Saturday nights for chef Sam's 5 course chefs tasting. On Monday night we offer "Free Wine Till Nine" Come and sample 8-10 different wines by the glass with the purchase of a entree (Parties of 5 or more limited to 2 bottles). Join us for happy hour every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5 - 7:30 and enjoy specialty drinks and appetizers. For your dining pleasure we offer live music every Thursday and Friday nights. Reservations are strongly recommended.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "You don't expect a good restaurant to be in a strip mall. This place will surprise you. Excellent service, meals were perfect, with the exception of desert, which was a fondue, not served hot enough. We sent it back, and they returned it the same way. We told them, but nothing was done. That was the 5th star. Very nice dining room, good atmosphere, easy to have a conversation. We will go back, but no fondue."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "It is really a shame this restaurant is tucked away in a strip that does not do it justice. The staff is always friendly and the atmosphere fits into that cozy or romantic mood."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Limited menu but selections were well prepared. Wait staff was very attentive. Accommodated special requests for allergy considerations. Braised rib pasta dish highly recommended."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Went here for a bachelorette dinner party. The place was nice and clean, the staff was really grid dly. Pricing was really good. The food was fantastic. Even the table bread was amazing."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "I came to Blond to take my Mother out for her Birthday it was a special occasion, I have eaten at this restaurant about two years ago and have been raving about it since. The first time I ate here I had 5 hr braised short ribs, was looking forward to it again, viewed the menu on the website prior to returning. Online braised short ribs are still on the menu at the restaurant on the menu it has been taken off. The service was great but the food was horrible. No flavor, I expected more. The salmon was bland, and I ordered a well done steak, that came out med-rare. I would have enjoyed salmon from Fridays instead. I thought everyone would have enjoyed themselves from my last experience instead everyone was disappointed. Worst experience ever."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Very tasty! Calling all foodies! The chef is wonderful and has a great sense of humor. The wine list was well above average and even my kids enjoyed their meals. Blond was a hit..."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Food was superb. Presentation was beautiful. Service and ambiance was perfect."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "As indicated earlier, Blond is a neighborhood gem. The service was excellent as was the food. The decor is beautiful. It was a very pleasant dining experience."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "It's cliche to say, but The food is a feast for the era as well as the palette. We had the gnocchi appetizer and shrimp with hummus appetizer, and the specials and regular menu items were fantastic! Plated beautifully and simply, not skimpy portions, delectable desserts (creme brule trio!!!!). Such a great dinner and we will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I moved from Long Island two years ago, and one of the places I missed most was Blond. I had the opportunity to dine there again on a recent trip, and Blond was as good as ever. The menu is excellent, and the dinners came with soup, salad, and dessert, making Blond an even better value. The service is the best of any restaurant on Long Island."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "This is really not much more than a nice bar with restaurant - perhaps a notch above but not quite what up to what other reviewers raved about. The decor was nice but the noise level was a bit overwhelming with the dining room at near capacity and the wait staff stretched thin. My appetizer was excellent - grilled shrimp over hummus on pita triangles. The main course, herb crusted tilapia, was dry and overcooked though flavorful - perhpas it sat a bit too long waiting for the servers to pick it up from the kitchen. And frankly, the cheesecake just missed though the presentation was nice. Maybe this was just an off night"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Great waitress..the food was good. However Very very pricey for the area!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "We have been going to blond for almost as long as they have been there. The staff and owners are wonderful people and the food is to die for. We love blond and will forever be a customer"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We were two people interested in a place we could have good dining and still converse so we stated up front to staff that we wanted leisurely pace which they respected. Calamari appetizer was not overly breaded, tender, tangy sweet with mild asian seasoning. Grouper mounted on mushroom risotto was outstanding with nuances of truffle oil. It was a generous potion and well presented."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "I had no idea they had a happy hour here; I usually go at night. The menu is right and the price is too. The service was great. I love coming here!"
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Excellent as always, never disappointed my entire family enjoyed everything "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I was very impressed service food and was very good. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We went on a Saturday night. It was very crowded, but since we were there before the crowd arrived, we put our order in early. It took quite a while to get our order, but the food was delicious and beautifully plated. Wine list impressive. Bottom line: small but elegent spot, great food, moderately priced. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "The food and service was exceptional. All 4 of us commented how good our meals were."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "No matter when we dine here we always leave feeling like we have gotten our money's worth and had a wonderful meal to boot. If this restaurant were located in the Village of Port Jefferson, instead of in a strip mall in Miller Place, it would be jam packed all the time. You can't beat the price fix options nor the wine selection. The chef serves absolutely delicious food! It is one of our favorite LI restaurants."
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "This was my first dining experience at Blond's and I do not know if I would return. The food and service was outstanding but the NOISE LEVEL was over the top."
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "The meal started with excellent appetizers. I had the pork belly, it was seriously great. The entree was a wonderfully grilled skirt steak with seriously tasty horseradish whipped potatoes and string beans. All delicious. We made room for dessert and enjoyed the entire meal. Make time and visit this great gem in Miller Place."
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "After all these years, Blond is still an amazing food experience. I had not visited in some time and was unsure it would still be as good as I recalled. The frisee salad was as great as I remember. My date and I split the oysters on half shell and the frisee salad. Our server divided up the salad for us on two plates without us asking. Our drinks were made very well and we received them at our table in a very reasonable time, especially for a busy Saturday night. My date and I both had the Mahi Mahi with spinach - very good, but the fish was just slightly overcooked. Their menu was substantial and had a great variety of dishes. The only negative I could really point out is that our bus boy was a little too eager; but can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Good food and nice atmosphere. Was there on a Thursday in March and it seemed like they didn't think it would be busy so they sent a server home. Our waitress was overwhelmed. 20 min for drinks is a bit much. I would still go back because it is a great spot. Please don't let my review dissuade you. If you haven't been, GO."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "The chef is truly amazing, we asked for the chefs tasting menu and we were both pleasantly surprised. The presentation of the food was beautiful and I dine out at least once a month at upscale restaurants but can honestly say the food was hands down the best at Blond. the tuna tartar to the lamb chop to the other amazing creations, everything was cooked spot on. Bravo!!! The chef is amazing and everything was delicious, we will be back there for sure."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Have been coming here since the restaurant opened. It is hard to hear across the table when the place is full. They definitely need sound buffers. Menu has recently changed somewhat with nice additional choices. The food though, was surprisingly not up to the standards that we have come to know from Blond and it took a very long time for our food to arrive. We are hoping this was just an overly crowded and 'off' nite for a routinely excellent restaurant."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Food and service were great.. Drinks could use a little work, had to send one back and I hate to be that person! Tight space and tables are very close . I would recommend."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "The food and service was excellent but I couldn't get past the noise level. It sounded like an echo chamber. I suggest they invest in sound dampeners."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Me and my boyfriend went here for the second time and it was just as wonderful as the first. They make the best chicken florentine soup ever! I mean ever! Although it was not available this time( the soup of the day changes ) we had creamy tomato. The chef makes some killer soups and this one was amazing . The menu has a mix of chicken, beef, seafood and lamb. They have various specials during the week which is great to save money. The ambience is relaxed. Dimly lit and small dining area. The music is a an Afro- jazz/ lounge mix which creates a soothing evening with a slight pop. The food seriously though is amazing. This is a hidden gem and the chef picked the right field.hats off to him and the staff at blond. They have not failed us yet!"
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "My fiance and I tried out Blonde on Valentines day weekend Saturday. The service was very good as well as the look of the restaurant. It was a nice date night without that stuffy feeling, very relaxed and friendly. The bread was great as well as the cocktails and my dinner choice of veal. My only negatives would be the size of the menus compared to the table size. The menu was very large and heavy and heard to place on the table. Also the dessert we had of the trio of creme brulee while very good was cold. Overall we will reurn to the restaurant and would recomend to friends."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "I booked this place for Valentine's Day a week in advance and it was absolutely worth it. My girlfriend and I were promptly seated, welcomed by a friendly waitress who helped us make our choices from drinks to dinner. The martinis were so great. We got the Mahi-Mahi and the Telapia (both of which made me and my girlfriend make uncomfortable noises to the people around us). We were too full for dessert but from what we saw looked delicious. The only negative thing I could say about this place was that the seating was pretty close to each other. We overheard a couples conversation next to us that made us laugh but also realize that they could probably hear everything that we said as well. Overall, fantastic place to impress your date."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I took my husband here for his birthday and we were both very impressed. My husband went to culinary school and he was very impressed with the service. We loved everything about our romantic dinner date at blond. The prices are great considering the quality of food! I will definately be going here again YUMMY!"
    Dined on 2/10/2014
  • "Went on a Saturday night, expecting it to be busy and to have to wait for certain things. Got there on time, were seated right away. Took twenty minutes to come for our drink order. Perhaps the bartender was only one armed because we got first course before our first drink. Food was good, creative and fresh. Normally I would give a higher rating but they had four servers on standing around. If ours was too busy, someone should know enough to come help and get drink order quicker."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "We are never disappointed when we eat at Blond. Love the Frisee salad and the talapia, and oh yes, the yummy martinis."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "I usually really enjoy the food but this time it was a bit off for both my husband. The fish tasty fishy and was a bit dry. The service and wine selection was great. An enjoyable experience despite the disappointing good."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "As usual dinner, drinks, service were terrific. Happy hour is back 5-7 Weds, Thurs, Fri. Sunday - Thursday you can chose pre-fixe- soup, salad, dinner, dessert. The price is based on the cost of your dinner. Mondays BYOB or get free glass of wine with pre-fixe."
    Dined on 1/30/2014
  • "Food and service were both terrific but bring your earplugs. Small venue and 2 large and loud parties turned an enjoyable meal into an ear splitting fiasco. I know a restaurant cannot control the volume of its guests but maybe some partitions or sound absorbing materials on the wall would help. Will definitely go back because the food was that good but maybe I'll wear my ear buds during dinner!"
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "the only negative i can think of is that it closes at 11 sometimes..."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "Don't let the strip mall location put you off this great spot. They make some great specialty martinis and great food. My date and I had a great meal, everything was just right from start to finish. Also the live music was fantastic and really helped make it a special experience. I'm looking forward to coming again soon."
    Dined on 1/9/2014