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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

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (18)
Casual (17)
Neighborhood Gem (14)
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Cozy (13)
Comfort Food (9)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Gluten Free Options (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Romantic (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Fun (7)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Happy Hour (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Seasonal (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Live Music (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Business Meals (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Authentic (2)
Healthy (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Organic (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

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 2 days ago

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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 (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 12, 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 5, 2017

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

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·Dined on November 5, 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 4, 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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·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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 (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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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Steak was not good. But the duck was delicious.

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·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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 (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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·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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·Dined on October 5, 2017

great atmosphere food & friendly service would definitely return !!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on September 27, 2017

My first time at this wonderful place. Will be going back again soon.

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Food was excellent and the service was great. It is a family restaurant and there are kids but overall a very good experience and we will return.

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·Dined on September 22, 2017

We really enjoyed the half portions.........................................................
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Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 21, 2017

When my co-workers were looking for a place to take me to celebrate my birthday guess where they chose? La Tavola! I have been here a number of times and have never been let down. Everyone I show this place to absolutely loves it too. Their food is so delicious, along with their ambiance makes the place just perfect. I have nothing but positive things to say about this restaurant.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food, Romantic, Happy Hour, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Very good I had the scallops excellent service was very good haven't been there lately but will be back very soon good stuff.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Romantic, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on August 24, 2017

My wife and I have always enjoyed La Tavola and generally save this place for special occasions. We went recently for our 43rd wedding anniversary and were sorely disappointed in the menu, the load music and a waitress who was more busy cleaning up and trying to end her night than get us a check. While the food was good, the menu was not what we have come to expect from our past pleasant dining experiences. I am not sure we will return.

Tags: Seasonal
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Anniversary

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2017

We ate outside... It was perfect! Service was wonderful - everyone was friendly, helpful and attentive. As far as the food and drinks... Original and Delicious! Looking forward to our next visit

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Comfort Food, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Gluten Free Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 12, 2017

The cuisine here is notable mostly for the portions. which are quite large. There's nothing very original about the menu and the place is starting to look sort of down at the heels. It's OK but it's nothing special. Pleasant outdoor seating in season.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on August 7, 2017

This was a pleasant surprise. I am in the area all the time and struggle to find a nice place to go. Menu was wide ranging, atmosphere nice and a well rounded wine list. Service was very attentive. Food was well prepared and ingredient matched the dishes.

Will definitely be back again.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 5, 2017

I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed this dining experience. Our waitress was friendly and helpful. The food was appealing to the eye and to the palette! We will definitely be back to enjoy another meal!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Great date night location. Highly recommended.

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

Friendly, polite and knowledgeable staff. Food is always amazing. So glad that there is gluten free pasta available. Wh

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·Dined on July 28, 2017

It was very nice outside sitting. I felt like I was in a garden. The food, service, no-rush attitude were all great. I would definitely go again.

Tags: Casual, Gluten Free Options, Paleo Friendly, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Healthy, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Food never disappoints here. Specials are always great!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 12, 2017

Our food and service were great. Brought a friend who had never been there and loved it. Our server was wonderful We don't get out much but the staff always remembers us especially Mgt. Its our go to place.

Tags: Bar Seating, Cozy, Good for Groups, Live Music, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Great service and delicious food. Will definitely be dining here again!

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Always a great meal Excellent service

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 6, 2017

I've had a few issues with LaTavola. Every time I go there, something goes wrong. This most recent experience they forgot to sign me into my reservation and I had to write OpenTable to let them know I honored my reservation. Last time, they in accurately place the order and had to send back my food and the bus girl spilled oil on me, didn't apologize, and left the oil on the ground. I had to get the manager to get to move us and explained what happened. She didn't apologize either and offer me a $10 gift card for my next visit. Gee thanks...$10 for inconveniencing me and spilling oil on my clothes. Sigh. I probably won't be going back. Too many issues. Such a shame too. It's a beautiful restaurant

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Totally enjoyed their Sunday Brunch. Strongly recommend the Breakfast Pizza!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 27, 2017

Fist fit her since reno. Very nice and more open feel. Menu a tad better too. Food very good.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Great Beer, Bar Seating
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