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Country House

Rte. 25A (Main St.) Send to Phone
631-751-3332 | Menu
Elegance and romance in a cozy (if slightly spooky) atmosphere.
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Country House Restaurant Review

: The romance of Stony Brook village is well embodied at Country House. The Old Field Room and the Fireside Room both have working fireplaces, while those interested in dining under the stars should explore the Garden Room, an enclosed greenhouse-style patio. The American menus change regularly, but always include a number of creative dishes as well as classics. Brunch options lean more toward lighter savory fare than the sweet dishes you might be used to. Grilled jumbo shrimp, salmon and crab cakes are all frequent players, as are Elaine’s “Great Big Salads” with combinations like caramelized pecans, blue cheese and pear or chopped garden vegetables. For dinner, the menu is far more extensive. Appetizers include many of the brunch items as well as grilled lamb lollipops with a horseradish crème. On offer for the main course are twin duck legs confit with potato au gratin. For a treat, try the grilled 20-ounce bone-in Black Angus Kansas strip. Food aside, the Country House has another draw: the resident spirit, Annette Williamson, who has haunted the restaurant for over three hundred years.

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Rude, Hostile Management and Staff
by johnnyboy on Sun Dec 11, 2011 4:10 pm
 
Our much anticipated Christmas Holiday dinner at the Country House turned into the worst dining experience imaginable. After seating my wife and me in an empty dining room with my back to the distant fire place, I got up and moved to the empty place setting next to my wife so we could both enjoy the sight of the fire. After a couple of minutes, our waiter "suggested" that I move back to my previous seat. I explained that I wished to see the fireplace during dinner. A couple of minutes later, the angry red faced owner/host came over and loudly insisted that I change my seat back, stating" It is very rude to sit with your back to other diners". Let me again remind you that the dining room was EMPTY! We should have gotten up and left at that point, but in an effort to salvage the evening, we stayed. BIG MISTAKE! At that point we were hoping that one of the ghosts that reputedly resides in the house would spirit this clown away! Alas, no such luck. Do not make the same mistake we did!
 
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