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Best Long Island Outdoor Dining


Enjoy dining al fresco?  Let yourself be romanced by the sidewalk sounds of a big city or pampered by the peacefulness of a patio garden. Flock to the terrace, deck or boulevard table and share a bite, under the sun, an oversized patio umbrella or the stars. Be it a brunch in the breeze, sunset supper or long lunch, all of it tastes best outside. Visit a few of these top airy hot spots for the best outdoor dining in Long Island.


 

The American Hotel American
14/20
Dining Room at The American Hotel, Sag Harbor, NY The American Hotel
49 Main St.
Sag Harbor, NY 11963
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An extraordinary wine list and historic Victorian dining room make this institution a must for any celebration. More...

Babette's Organic
14/20
66 Newtown Ln.
East Hampton, NY 11937
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A Bohemian chic eatery serving organic and vegetarian fare. More...

Buoy One Seafood
14/20
62 Montauk Hwy.
Westhampton, NY 11977
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Classic roadside fish house seafood in a homey setting. More...

Caffe Laguna Italian
12/20
960 W. Beech St.
Long Beach, NY 11561
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Traditional Italian dishes, a specialty martini list and a standard wine selection. More...

Edgewater Restaurant Italian
14/20
295 E. Montauk Hwy.
Hampton Bays, NY 11946
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Italian seafood and gourmet pizzas pair well with the lovely view. More...

Prime Restaurant American
14/20
117 New York Ave.
Huntington, NY 11743
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Prime views and American cuisine along the coast of Huntington Harbor. More...

The 1770 House New American
15/20
Dining Room at The 1770 House, East Hampton, NY The 1770 House
143 Main St.
East Hampton, NY 11937
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A striking Hamptons inn offers racy American cuisine. More...

The Silver Swan American
14/20
441 E. Main St.
Centerport, NY 11721
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The Silver Swan, located at the tip of Centerport Harbor, serves American cuisine in a comfortable setting. More...

Waterzooi Belgian
13/20
850 Franklin Ave.
Garden City, NY 11530
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Long Island's only authentic Belgian restaurant serving up traditional dishes with a selection of over 130 imported Belgian beers. More...

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