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Best American Restaurants in West Islip


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A photo of Besito Mexican - West Islip restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • West Islip
Booked 31 times today
Besito Mexican in West Islip boasts of offering one of the best Mexican cuisines in the area. The restaurant showers customers with an expansive menu of authentic Mexican flavors, including a stunning variety of Margaritas, Cocktails, Tequila, Wines & Beers, perfectly complementing their delectable food offerings. Testimonials from patrons highlight the excellent service, the quality, and taste of the dishes as key factors for their repeated visits. One customer noted, "Great service and some of the best Mexican food out there!! I was just in San Diego and Austin, Tx and nothing compared!" Another added, "Excellent and authentic Mexican cuisine. Best of any food of this kind in New York! Delicious and enjoyable. Drinks too!" There's no doubt that Besito Mexican serves a satisfying and memorable dining experience.
A photo of The James restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Babylon
Booked 44 times today
Welcome to The James, an elegant restaurant that boasts two spacious floors, a large bar, and impeccable service.At The James, we have built a menu that you can proudly look upon as your favorite local restaurant, with a design and ambiance that will impress for all special occasions. Our chefs prepare locally sourced seafood, fresh pastas, and USDA Prime-grade steaks from the finest and freshest ingredients. Tantalize your tastebuds with intriguing and fun new dishes.
A photo of The Lakehouse restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Bay Shore
Booked 48 times today
The Lakehouse, a contemporary American cuisine restaurant, is praised for its exemplary dining experience. It garners consistent acclaim for its succulent Berkshire Pork Chops and Halibut, expertly crafted by Chef Andrew. Its diverse menu, focusing on new American and seafood, features remarkably executed dishes such as marinated skirt steak with gorgonzola butter and herbed fries or the perfectly cooked venison. Beyond the cuisine, the ambiance of the restaurant is equally appreciated, with diners lauding its beautiful setting overlooking the Great South Bay. Despite occasional remarks about portion sizes and busy reservation lists, the overall consensus from reviews reflects The Lakehouse's commitment to top-notch food and service, solidifying its reputation as one of the best restaurants on Long Island. Whether for a casual lunch, romantic date night, or special celebration, The Lakehouse is an essential spot for lovers of contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Salt and Barrel restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Bay Shore
Booked 36 times today
Salt and Barrel, a restaurant renowned for its excellence in contemporary American cuisine, comes highly recommended by patrons for its outstanding service, amazing food, and vibrant ambiance. Customers particularly rave about the restaurant's fantastic seafood, especially the Tigre oysters, sea bass and lobster rolls. Their oyster selection, gleaned from the finest offerings around the US, has proven to be a favorite, described as 'out of this world delicious'. Whether you're dining in for a cozy family dinner or looking for a lively bar scene, their diverse menu and exquisite servings never fail to impress. Patrons particularly commend the attentive and professional service. Whether it's excellent recommendations, perfect timing or even accommodating last-minute reservation changes, Salt and Barrel puts service at the forefront. The combination of a warm, inviting ambiance, delicious contemporary American fare, and impeccable service make this restaurant a sterling choice.
A photo of Tres Palms Coastal Dining restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Babylon
Booked 26 times today
Tres Palms Coastal Dining is a gem in the heart of Babylon, offering an authentic American coastal dining experience. According to numerous reviews, the restaurant is celebrated for its delectable food, excellent service, and spectacular water views. The Tres Palms Salad with grilled shrimp is recommended as 'light, satisfying, and divine'. The Tuna steak is reported to be prepared to perfection. The eating place boasts a lovely Key West atmosphere with friendly servers and a pleasant ambiance. Despite being a residential neighborhood, the restaurant draws in guests with its fantastic waterfront location and views of the great South Bay and Fire Island lighthouse. Quotes from reviews attest that the food and service are 'always amazing' at Tres Palms Coastal Dining.
A photo of Whalers restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Bay Shore
Booked 56 times today
Whalers restaurant offers a brilliant rendition of Contemporary American cuisine. Perched by the water, patrons relish the ambiance paired with an outstanding service. The menu offers a diverse range of dishes with reviews highlighting the mussel appetizer's exquisite broth, the delicious seafood paella, the creamy crème brûlée, the perfectly cooked scallops, and the heavenly lobster mac and cheese. The restaurant creates an ideal summer vibe with pleasant staff interactions and beautiful views. Whalers also prides itself in offering vegetarian options, with the cauliflower dish being a delightful surprise. Reviewers mentioned the neat, clean atmosphere and attention to detail that made their dining experience unforgettable. Whether it's the light dressing on the watermelon salad, the spicy twist on the short ribs, or the moist and flavorful coconut crusted cod, Whalers undoubtedly delivers a memorable culinary experience.
A photo of ITA Kitchen restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Bay Shore
Booked 23 times today
ITA Kitchen is an Italian restaurant highly praised in numerous reviews for its delightful cuisine and exceptional service. Diners describe their dishes as "amazing," "outstanding," and even the best Italian food they've ever had on Long Island. The restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating, with both options offering a great ambiance and beautiful decor. Staff members are frequently recognized as polite and attentive, significantly enhancing the dining experience. The menu includes a variety of vegetarian and vegan options, with most visitors stating they can't wait to return. ITA Kitchen evidently offers an elevated Italian dining experience, indicative of its reputation and popularity.
A photo of Captain Bill's restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Bay Shore
Booked 26 times today
Captain Bill's restaurant is highly praised for its excellent seafood cuisine. Reviewers consistently mention the freshness and outstanding preparation of the seafood. The "surf" is always fresh and perfectly prepared according to one patron who has been going there for more than 50 years. Menu highlights include the Seafood Tower and the Broiled Seafood Platter which never disappoints. The location of the restaurant, right on the water, adds to the appealing ambiance, providing a beautiful harbor view especially during outdoor dining. The service is also frequently commended, with many visitors promising to return. From the quality of food and service, it is clear why Captain Bill's is a beloved seafood destination.
A photo of Butera's Restaurant of Bay Shore restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Bay Shore
Booked 25 times today
Butera's Restaurant of Bay Shore is highly recommended for its outstanding and authentic Italian cuisine. Consistently praised by customers in their reviews, this restaurant offers traditional Italian dishes and unique, delicious creations that are hard to find elsewhere. Whether it's hearty eggplant, pork chop, or baked clams, the food is prepared to perfection, and presented with flair. Many customers have deemed Butera's as their preferred place for Italian cuisine locally, and frequently express their anticipation for the next visit. The exceptional service, large portions, and great ambience also contribute to the overall dining experience. The restaurant further impresses with its attention to customers, with the owner taking the time to greet patrons and ensure their satisfaction.
A photo of The Linwood Restaurant and Cocktails restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Bay Shore
Booked 18 times today
The Linwood Restaurant and Cocktails is a celebrated establishment renowned for its contemporary American cuisine. The restaurant consistently receives high praises from customers for its excellent food and service. Patrons appreciate the imaginative menu featuring a variety of flavors and ingredients. They especially love the grilled octopus and mussels in white wine sauce, citing them as delicious and satisfying. The staff is commended for their friendly and attentive service, ensuring a top-notch dining experience. Furthermore, The Linwood is recognized for its unique and tasty drinks, as well as its comfortable and appealing ambiance. It's hailed as a neighborhood gem and a favorite dining spot by many.
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