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About La Tavola - Sayville

A unique and relaxing dining experience located in the beautiful Sayville Village, highlighting Long Island and fine italian foods and wine. Rooted in traditional family recipes, we explore trends to create an enjoyable experience. La Tavola's staff and chef's will treat you to an "excellent" meal, as rated by Zagat!

183 W. Main Street
Sayville, NY 11782
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 11:30am - 9:30pm, Thursday - Saturday: 11:30am - 10:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Cross Street:
Montauk Hwy

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(631) 750-6900

Website:
http://www.latavolasayville.com/

Entertainment:
Live music Thursday and Friday from 6 until 9 and Saturday 8 until 11.

Catering:
We offer an in house party menu that you can customize for 15- 100 people. In addition, we also cater outside events up to 500 people. Please visit our website www.latavolasayville.com to view our catering menus.

Parking Details:
Located less than a 10 minute walk from Sayville train station on the Long Island Railroad.

Executive Chef:
Joseph DeNicola

Private Party Facilities:
Private room is available for parties of 20 - 40 guests Sunday - Thursday for Lunch or Dinner. Friday & Saturday Lunch and Late Dinner. Options include buffet or sit down. For menu and pricing options please visit our website.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

La Tavola - Sayville Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.7

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (19)
Casual (13)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
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Cozy (10)
Comfort Food (9)
Special Occasion (9)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Worth the Drive (7)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Great for Lunch (6)
Romantic (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Authentic (6)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Fun (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Seasonal (5)
Live Music (4)
Notable Wine List (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Tasting Menu (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Great Beer (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Organic (1)
People Watching (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

They always have great food and great service. Consistently outstanding.

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·Dined 3 days ago

Our visit on Valentine's day was spurred by the restaurants entry into the chowder contest at The Snapper Inn. Although the menu was a price fixed menu for the busy night the variety was more than enough for various tastes. The staff was friendly and accommodating. They even gave us some free dessert wine for putting up with a rocking table. Can't wait to go back to sample their full menu

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Paleo Friendly, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Authentic
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 3 days ago

We went on Valentine's Day so we had to eat off the pre fix menu which stunk since we wanted other food not on the menu, But the food was still great

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Service was great on Valentine's day with a price fixe. Great bussers and waitresses!

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·Dined on February 11, 2018

We had a wonderful time at La Tavola! If I had one criticism, it would be that they need to work on sitting people in a more timely fashion. I had a reservation for 7:30, and was told it would be “a few minutes”. We weren’t seated til 8:00. I suppose in the grand scheme of things it wasn’t a big deal (we wound up having a couple of drinks at the bar) but a reservation should be honored at the time it was made, otherwise why have a reservation at all? Everything that followed afterward was great though - our server was a sweetheart, and the food was delicious.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Romantic, Live Music, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We really enjoyed everything! The food was amazing and the waitress and manger were very accommodating!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Always happy when we come here for dinner. Everyone is so kind and attentive. Best service then A LOT of places we have been to. Invited another couple who has never been and they loved it just as much as us. Food is impeccable, dessert is to die for and just overall always a great experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Gluten Free Options, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Our server Justin was AMAZING and made our dinning experience very enjoyable.

The food was good, but the menu is still the same for so many years, it would be nice for them to updated some things on it.

Also alot of the booths have ripped seats, with duck tape on them and it looks run down, I feel they really need to refresh the place a little.

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Always a good meal at La Tavola, service is always good. We always find everyone to be pleasant and helpful.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We were sat in the back room, with two large parties so the room seemed a bit noisy. We not supplied with a bread basket, but we did not ask for one either. The wait staff was attentive. Over all it was a great night out.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Great food!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Food is amazing, oh do try the sliced duck over polenta, wait staff is second to none

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for a Date, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Reservation was on time, staff courteous and food was fresh and delicious.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2017

This was our seond visit to La Tavola and it was even better than the first. It was Christmas Eve so we were happy that the service was great and it wasn't a noisy, mob scene. My teen daughter had the short ribs with polenta and loved every bite. Our burrata app and calamari were both perfect, too. Overall a great meal in a pretty setting at a friendly neighborhood restaurant.

Tags: Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Excellent food & service

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Santa was there!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Food was excellent. Very friendly staff & management.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Food and service were very good. Wine selection was OK
Music was loud but I like the cozy feel of the place

Tags: Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2017

La Tavola has consistently superior food and service. We shared a special appetizer of crab legs oreganata. I would have gladly finished another order. Also shared their calamari which is always light and crispy with two terrific dipping sauces. everyone was very happy with their dinners. I had the scallops, which I order frequently. My friend had a special roast duck with honey and my other friend had a lobster BLT. Desserts are also a must-have. Try the house-made biscotti. Yummy.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Fun
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 30, 2017

This was my second visit to the restaurant and it was another good experience. Nice menu a broad selection of entrees. We had a group of 7 and everyone found something they liked. Definitely will go back.

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 (Tucson)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Outstanding experience! Fabulous food and the service is outstanding! Highly recommend it! We will go back!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

very glad i made a reservation since it turns out there was a big holiday clebration in town that night and place was very busy...........despite that the waiter was friendly and helpful......the food was very good......they had specials and also a good variety of items on menu.........we enjoyed our dinner

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on November 18, 2017

I made mention in my reservation that it was our anniversary. It was clear that they paid attention to that and came by and dropped off two flutes of champagne which was really appreciated. My wife and I have three kids, both work, and we do not have a lot of time together let alone time to go out on a date. It was nice to relax with some champagne and then our bar drinks.

Speaking of the drinks we ordered-I ordered the 'Guns & Rosé' Old-Fashioned. Holy Smokes! It was tasty and that is coming from a Old-Fashioned aficionado. My wife kept it simple with a beer.

Food was great. We started with the crab tots (think of them as mini crab cakes in tater tot form). They came with either a tartar sauce or some sort of aioli (sorry guys can't remember).

I had the Hangar Steak, cooked perfectly at Medium, the green beans it came with as a side were cooked perfectly as well.

My wife had one of their pizzas. The bite I had of it was great!

Our server, Jack, was amiable and attentive while giving us ample time and space to just enjoy each other's company.

Nice job!

Tags: Fun, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Great place, first time here. Something for everyone, and the staff is Excellent! Will definitely be back.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Medium rare steak was blacked probably from an unclean grill. Tasted horrible. They changed my meal to a lobster roll. Lobster was cold and had a few shells in it.

Tags: Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Yum, can't go wrong always yummy!! Great neighborhood gem!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Fun, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

So yummy! Truffle Mac and cheese was the best

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The staff was very pleasant but it appeared they were short staffed. It took quite some time for our dessert to arrive.
I had the shrimp & lobster ravioli with scallops. It was very good & fresh but could have used a more flavorful sauce and more of it. There wasn't enough for each of the 3 scallops & 3 raviolis.
My friend had the rigatoni with the veal meatballs, she said it was very good.

There was a table nearby of 6-8 who were extremely loud which made it difficult to have a conversation at our own table.

I don't see myself going back soon because I not only expect to enjoy the meal and experience but I also look forward to good conversation when I dine out.

Tags: Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

This was our third time visiting . When we went to this restaurant in August for our Anniversary, I was truly blown away. They greeted us with a "Happy Anniversary" when we arrived. They had table cloths on the table, which made it feel special. The service was great and they gave us a free desert because it was our anniversary! This time it was my husband's birthday... No acknowledgement at all... Some how it was not the same as it was in August.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Awesome as always. Went for restaurant week deals. Will definitely be back!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The appetizers my family had (old world meatballs, arancini, & truffle mac&cheese) were great, the garlic infused oil and bread on the table were delicious, and I loved the butternut squash raviolis in kale pesto (very fresh and excitingly seasonally inspired).

Tags: People Watching, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Disabled Access, Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Seasonal, Paleo Friendly, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Always been a fan of La Tavola and was excited to try their Long Island Restaurant week menu. Reservation was easy to make and we were sat quickly. Appetizers were perfectly sized and delicious. Dinner selections were seasonal and very enjoyable. My boyfriend and I had a lovely date night!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Seasonal
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

I had the worst best clams ever. They were in some kind of lemon sauce, (as opposed to the normal white wine sauce) that was absolutely horrible. There was also a decent size piece of shell in one of them I crunched on. I'm still wondering why I didnt send it back.
The pasta dish had lobster in the name, but I was lucky if there was 1 piece in my dish.
Very very disappointed.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Friends and I took advantage of Restaurant Week to try La Travola and we're already trying to plan on when to go back. The food was unique, fresh, and delicious. Try the crab bites! They were on the regular menu but so worth the splurge. The staff was also very friendly, knowledgable and helpful. We went with wine and the bottle came out too warm. They didn't ask questions and were quick to replace it.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Live Music, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Love this restaurant, always wonderful food and service!! But, first time we have been there in the evening since the remodel, it was very noisy, we asked to be seated as far away from the bar as possible. We were seated in the other room and at one point it was even loud in there. Noise level makes it difficult to have dinner conversation.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Steak was not good. But the duck was delicious.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The service was excellent as well as the food. I love the overall vibe at Tav. I will be returning!

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Very nice night great food nice music looking forward to going back

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Organic, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Had a great time! Can't wait to come back and try more great food!

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 6, 2017

As always La Tavola was delicious. We sat on the porch and listened to live music which added to the enjoyable evening. My husband had the Lobster BLT and I had the eggplant with veggies and cheese on ciabatta. Both were very good. Our server Kelsey was outstanding, as were the bus staff. One of our favorite go to restaurants.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Live Music
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