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Chachama Grill
Chachama Grill

Chachama Grill Details

  • Dining Style: Home Style
  • Website: http://www.chachamagrill.com
  • Phone: (631) 758-7640
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm;
    Dinner: Sunday Thru Thursday 5:00pm - 9:30pm
    Friday & Saturday 5:pm -10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Elmer Rubio
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Route 101
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Chachama Grill
Chachama Grill is a New American restaurant located in East Patchogue.
"friendly warm atmosphere & amazing service. Our menu is diverse focusing on freshness and simplicity .Featuring an extensive selection of wines by the glass & bottles & our superb cocktails .

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Diner Reviews
  • "Never had a bad meal at this restaurant. Highly recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "The cuisine, courteous, friendly and wonderful staff are absolutely outstanding!!! This is not only a neighborhood gem...it is a Long Island gem!!!"
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "From the moment we walked in the door the evening was an absolute pleasure starting with the attentive manager, knowledgeable server and the entire staff. Every single food item we ordered from appetizers to main dishes was superb. My husband had the duck and I had the seared tuna with wasabi mashed potatoes. My desert of the warm rice pudding was one of the best deserts I have ever had! I eat out quite frequently and I am extremely critical of little details (napkins, cleanliness of my table while and after eating, server attentiveness) Chachama Grill exceeded all of my expectations and I would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a superb dining experience. You will not be disappointed!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Great food, loved everything we had!! Brought our 6 year old daughter and she loved everything as well."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Needed to help a decidedly sophisticated friend celebrate her birthday and used Zagat to help me find this gem. Food and service were excellent and prepared in an outstanding manner. Each item appetizer, entrée, dessert had an extraordinary preparation. Room was tastefully decorated. Service was attentive and thoughtful. Would have given everything 5 stars if I had not had to exchange a poor lobster bisque for a fantastic fried oyster appetizer; if there were a little more separation from the bar, and if the charming host had not seated one couple right next to us in an otherwise open dining room. However, 99% of restaurants on Long Island would not have come close to this otherwise superior restaurant in taste, presentation, or service."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "A very enjoyable dinner . The lobster Bisque was great as was the Seafood Risotto. Everyone liked there food from Steak to chicken and Seafood. One minor thing I found the Oyster Appetizer was very bland needs more seasoning. It would have been perfect but they did not have the NA beer that was on the menu or the Warres Port. Hope when we go back they will have them."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "LOVE LOVE LOVE the ribeye! Amazing steak. Staff is always so nice and welcoming."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "All Around A Great Dining Experience. We are "Food Snobs" who Dine in Manhattan often and it was a pleasure to find a neighborhood restaurant without the hype and foo-foo she-she that sometimes goes with eating in the "Big City""
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "I had wanted to try Chachama Grill for a while as I had heard great things about it. I went there for my birthday dinner this past weekend and was extremely impressed. From the moment we walked in to the moment we left we experienced impeccable service from each member of the staff. Our appetizers, entrees, drinks were all outstanding, perfectly cooked and plated beautifully. I will definitely be back. If you haven't been this is a must try!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Chachama is always delicious. We had my birthday dinner here and everyone had a great time. The food was terrific as usual. I would definitely suggest going to this restaurant. Sunday thru Thursday prixe fix menu is such an amazing deal."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "We are so excited each time we plan to go to The Chachama Grill. Always love the food and the way the food is presented is just marvelous. Can't wait to go again."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "We have been to Chachama Grill 3 times in the past two months. That alone tells you that this place has excellent, creative food. Don't let its location in a strip mall put you off. The food is first class and reasonably priced. The wait staff is attentive. I can't wait to try out their Steak Night and their Latin Night specials."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "The food is impeccable and the service outstanding!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Had a good experience at Chachama Grill. Entree of grilled shrimp was perhaps the best shrimp dish I have ever enjoyed. Combination of the shrimp and sauce was delicious. Nothing remarkable about the spinach salad .. somewhat bland. Service very good and we enjoyed a leisurely dinner. Had creme brulee for desert and it was as expected. In total would recommend this restaurant. I did find it a little pricey."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Food and service are great! Never disappointed. If you enjoy good food this is a place to try."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We spent our 30th anniversary at Chachama last evening, enjoying the summer lobster bake. As always, the food and service were exemplary. We also enjoyed the "anniversary waltz" with our dessert. Chachama never fails to meet the highest standards!!"
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Outstanding and creative menu with a wonderful prix fixe with lots of choices. The quail appetizer was perfectly prepared and the prawns were excellent and huge. All sauces are classic yet each is very different. Save room for the delicious desserts. This is my absolute favorite restaurant on Long Island."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "We have been going to Chachama for over 10 years, but our dinner Sunday night was the best meal I have ever eaten, anywhere, EVER! The Tuna carpaccio appetizer was out of this world. From the citrusy bite, to the red sea salt and truffle oil, it was beyond wonderful. Followed up by bacon wrapped monk fish, with a chorizo hash, again beyond wonderful. Finally the hot rice pudding for dessert. OMG, what can I say? The creamy texture and flavors were so well blended, it was the perfect ending to a perfect meal."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The food is excellent and the serves is attentive and friendly."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "This place is unassuming fromthe outside, but very nice once you are in. The food and service here are among the best anywhere."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "great food and drinks, outstanding service ! Nice wine list. consistently on the money"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Very nice spot to lunch with friends. Delicious food and super service. Never felt rushed. A great place for a leisurely lunch and good conversation."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Wish this restaurant was closer to our home. Food is delicious."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "love the place!!! Have been there many times and never disappointed."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We have been dinning at Chachama Grill for many years now. We especially enjoy being there to celebrate special occasions because you can engage in conversations comfortably without needing to raise your voice to be heard. In addition, the dining room size is small. The service is always superb. "
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "We're not chefs, just good home cooks with 4 kids. Hard to find a place we feel monies been well spent. This is one of those places. We were treated like gold and the food is superb. WELL worth the money spent. This was our second visit and again it was absolutely superb!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "From the minute you walk into this "gem" of a restaurant you feel relaxed and special..It starts with greetings and hugs from Helene the hostess..Then the perfectly skilled waitstaff do there job effortlessy all throughout the night. This is all whlle dining on the most incredible food prepared by one of the most amazing chefs in the area...Elmer Rubio!!!! I love, love ,love, this place and cant wait for another superb dining experience there...The dining experience is on "NYC par" and then some..."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "They never seem to disappoint. food is always amazing and service is great. From the moment you step in to the moment you leave, you are treated like they know you. we love this place."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The food, the service, and the atmosphere just can't be beat at this place. We are regulars here and enjoy the food always. Chef Elmer is spectacular and the hostess Helene make everyone feel extremely welcome. This is truly a Manhattan type restaurant in east Patchogue."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "I was looking for something different from the same places we usually go to celebrate mother's day with my Mom. This place lived up to the reviews. Very nice , the staff was very attentive,and the food was amazing. Very unexpected to find such a nice place in a shopping center. When I booked the reservation I was expecting it to be on main street! "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Excellent food and service. My wife and I enjoyed a nice Thursday night meal off their price fixed menu. I would definitely go back."
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "My husband and I absolutely love this restaurant. The staff is always friendly and professional. The ambiance is calm and slightly upscale. The food is SUPERB!!! We have been there for steak night, Latin night and regular menu nights and have never been disappointed with the quality and tastiness of their food. From start to finish, every mouthful is a taste bud's dream. This is by far our favorite restaurant. "
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "We haven't been to chachama in awhile but it was wonderful to see that nothing had changed. The food, service and the entire experience was as good as it always had been. This is a 1st rate restaurant and should be on everyone's top 10 list."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "I have been to the restaurant many times, mostly for lunch, and the food is excellent. The evening we went, there was a wine party going on so part (actually, most) of the restaurant was cordoned off. The space we were left with was very crowded and the waiter seemed a bit overwhelmed. I suggest people be told ahead of time if there is another party going on. This was a business dinner and because of the wine party and the closeness of the other diners, it was not always easy to hear."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "What more can I say. We are never disappointed when we visit Chachama Grill. The food is always amazing, the service outstanding, the atmosphere cozy and inviting! Can't wait to go back!! "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Chachama Grill remains a real pleasure. So many places on Long Island think that they know what they are doing, but are totally pretentious, amateurish, and clueless. THIS restaurant, however, with a simply decorated room and very professional waitstaff, serves deliciously prepared meals with a tiny Latin accent. Their early week prix fixe is a bargain. Dining out should always be this enjoyable!"
    Dined on 5/8/2014
  • "This restaurant is a neighborhood gem. The food was very flavorful and vibrant. A variety of ingredients were utilized by the chef. Every detail was handled explicitly, from the spinach ravioli in beurre blanc to the fresh pasta and meatballs, the food will not disappoint. "
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "While expensive, except for the fact that it was Restaurant Week, the Grill in worth every cent. Each plate arrived exactly as requested. The service was top line and the food wonderful. Great place to stop at after seeing a show at Gateway."
    Dined on 4/30/2014
  • "We have been going to Chachama since it opened, on a regular basis, and have always been very pleased. Elmer and his staff are terrific. The food is always delicious, presented and served beautifully. Their various "special" nights, such as steak, latin, lobster, etc. are always a treat. The people who work there, many since the early days, are very professional and genuinely concerned that you have a wonderful dining experience. It is truly a local gem, for a special occasion or just to treat yourself to a lovely dinner."
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • "I had the price fixe option which was a great deal and the flavors of the food was excellent. I especially liked the flavor and texture of the chilean sea bass. I would go to this restaurant again but I would try it during the warmer months to experience the outdoor patio."
    Dined on 4/28/2014