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Best American Restaurants in St. James


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A photo of Vintage Prime Steakhouse restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • St. James
Booked 15 times today
Vintage Prime Steakhouse, located in Long Island, NY, is renowned as one of the finest steakhouse restaurants in the area. Patrons consistently praise its exceptional service, beautifully prepared dishes, and cozy ambiance. Regulars deem it as the best steakhouse on Long Island and highly recommend it for special occasions. As one review states it's "the best steak" in the region, with many patrons highlighting the ribeye and T-bone steaks as particular standouts. With over a decade in operation, Vintage Prime Steakhouse clearly knows how to deliver an exceptional dining experience. As a diner succinctly put it, the restaurant offers a "great steak" and "great staff", making it a must-visit spot for steak enthusiasts.
A photo of H2O: Seafood & Sushi restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Smithtown
Booked 31 times today
H2O: Seafood & Sushi is highly recognized for its excellent seafood cuisine. Reviewers consistently praise the freshness and quality of the dishes, especially noting the perfection of the lobster and flounder. It is also appreciated for offering not only top-grade seafood but also superb sushi, described as always fresh. The service is commended as attentive and knowledgeable, with several shout-outs to servers Ryan, Janine, and Ernest. Patrons mention returning for the Wednesday wine dinner, signifying an overall love for both the food and atmosphere. The reviews conclude that H2O: Seafood & Sushi is the go-to place for an unforgettable seafood experience, regardless of the occasion.
A photo of Chop Shop Bar & Grill restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Smithtown
Booked 10 times today
Chop Shop Bar & Grill offers an exceptional American cuisine experience with its consistently great food and service. Customers particularly laud their surf and turf, short ribs, and lamb dishes, highlighting the brilliant combination of classical and experimental tastes. Their Thai shrimp with peanut sauce and bone-in ribeye are also cited as 'fantastic' meals at fair prices. The establishment further gains merit for its comfortable and classy ambiance, perfect for all occasions. Its consistency over the years, from the vibe to the food and the excellent service, makes it a highly recommended and favorite go-to spot. The restaurant continuously exceeds diners expectations, assuring that they'll be back for more.
A photo of The Garden Grill restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Smithtown
Booked 4 times today
The Garden Grill is a Historic Landmark Circa 1873, established in 1993. With American classic home-cooked techniques, soups and sauces slow simmered from home-made stock, and the freshest seafood delivered daily - filleted by our chef. Featuring Certified Angus Beef, our steaks and chops are hand-cut everyday in our kitchen.Our daily menu is nostalgic without being old fashioned. Contemporary, bold flavors bring updated tastes to timeless favorites. From weekly and holiday specials to on and off-premise catering, The Garden Grill is sure to make your dining experience special. The Garden Grill upholds its prestige and distinction by serving the highest quality dishes with freshest ingredients we can find. We also serve an array of fresh and delicious dishes for on and off-premise catering, customizable to your next event's needs. Additionally, The Garden Grill serves as a great place for you and your family, with live music events, seasonal specials and events to enjoy!
A photo of Mirabelle Restaurant and Tavern at the Three Village Inn restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Stony Brook
Booked 12 times today
Mirabelle Restaurant and Tavern at the Three Village Inn offers first-rate Contemporary American cuisine. As depicted by countless reviews, their service and food has won the hearts of many. Customers are particularly fond of their unique dishes with reviews saying, "the cod special tasted like love and butter and earthy flavors, perfect for a winter dish" and "duck was RIDUCKULOUS". The restaurant also caters to different dietary preferences, with one customer stating they offer "so many Pescatarian choices". The staff is highly praised for their exceptional service, patience, and attentiveness, enriching the overall experience. The charm of the setting, complete with a cozy fireplace, adds to the appeal. The customers' satisfaction is reflected in their commitment to return, proving Mirabelle's status as a beloved destination for Contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Smithtown Pasta House restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Smithtown
Booked 9 times today
Located in New York, Smithtown Pasta House is lauded widely for its exceptional Italian cuisine. Multiple reviews cherish the restaurant's "delicious", "amazing", and "excellent" food. It appears to offer a fusion of traditional Italian recipes with a unique spin which heightens their appeal. Patrons have mentioned "outstanding" dishes such as the baked clams, meatballs, shrimp parmigiana with vodka sauce, and their special bronzino. The moderate prices and good portions are also much appreciated. Complimenting the quality of dishes, reviewers consistently commend the excellent service provided by their staff members Gianna, Sue, and Lou. Given these praises, Smithtown Pasta House is definitely a go-to Italian restaurant for many.
A photo of Ruth's Chris Steak House - Lake Grove restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Lake Grove
Booked 16 times today
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Lake Grove is highly praised for its exceptional Steakhouse cuisine. The restaurant has garnered numerous rave reviews for its consistent quality of food, notably the "beefy, moist, tender" steaks that some claim to be "the most flavorful" and "the best tasting steaks anywhere" on Long Island. Not only are the steaks and other dishes commendable, but the service also stands out with many reviews highlighting the attentive and friendly staff. It's not just a restaurant for many patrons, but a favorite go-to place for special occasions. They have upheld their reputation over the years, with some customers having been fans for over 30 years and continue to have high expectations met at this location.
A photo of Bliss Restaurant restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Stony Brook
Booked 10 times today
Bliss Restaurant is consistently praised for its delicious American cuisine. Customers rave about the excellent service, large portion sizes, and the freshness and quality of the cuisine, with dishes like double-thick pork chops with caramelized apples and braised short ribs getting specific mentions. The culinary creativity is also a strength, with the chef's "specials menu" being described as "exquisite". Regular patrons describe Bliss as their "go to date night restaurant", attesting to the overall dining experience offered. Moreover, the attentiveness of the staff, notably servers Jennifer and Ron, regularly receive high praise. With its outstanding food and service, Bliss never disappoints.
A photo of Bull Smith's Tavern restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Smithtown
Booked 20 times today
Step into a piece of local history at Bull Smith's Tavern, a soon-to-open culinary gem paying homage to Smithtown's legendary founder, Richard "Bull" Smith. As the heart of the town's dining scene, our American cuisine celebrates tradition with a modern twist, promising a dining experience that marries classic flavors with contemporary flair. Get ready to embark on a gastronomic journey where each dish tells a story of heritage and innovation, all served in a welcoming atmosphere that feels like home. Stay tuned for the grand opening of Bull Smith's Tavern, where the spirit of Smithtown comes alive through every delicious bite.
A photo of Cafe Red of Kings Park restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Kings Park
Booked 5 times today
Cafe Red of Kings Park is highly praised for its Contemporary American cuisine that never disappoints. Reviewers consistently highlight the restaurant's creative dishes, which range from appetizers like arancini and shrimp tempura, to main courses like seafood specialities, steak, and pasta. They note the excellent service, delicious food, and terrific drinks, with favourites including the salmon and the harvest salad. In fact, some even consider it the best salmon they've ever had. Guests appreciated the chef's craftsmanship and the attentive, warm, and friendly staff, recommending the shrimp curry, osso bucco, and bread pudding in particular. Cafe Red's successful fusion of traditional and modern elements has made it a treasured spot among locals and visitors alike.
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