2019 PGA Championship Dining Guide

The Heritage Club sits in the middle of Bethpage State Park with a clear view of the golfing action.

While attending the PGA Championships at Bethpage Black, why not eat like a champion too? Whether staying close by or driving just a few minutes away, spectators can try an array of cuisine throughout the weekend from The Bethpage Public House to CaraCara on Main Street in Farmingdale.

The Bethpage Public House

For those who don’t want to miss a second of the championships, the Bethpage Public House at the Heritage Club is the perfect spot to grab some breakfast to start the day or a sit-down lunch to keep onlookers satisfied for the rest of the day. From 5:30 to 11 a.m., attendees can fill up on egg platters, omelets, pancakes, waffles and more. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., spectators can enjoy appetizers from chicken quesadillas to hamburgers and hot dogs to salads, sandwiches and wraps.

99 Quaker Meeting House Rd., Farmingdale; 516-927-8380; www.lessings.com

Palmer’s American Grill

Get a little fancy with a quick ride over to Palmer’s American Grill for contemporary dining with chef John Catalanotto. From lunch to dinner, Palmer’s boasts appetizers like artichoke francese and a seafood crepe and entrees including beef wellington, filet mignon, marinated skirt steak and more. End the meal with chef John’s tiramisu, bananas foster, a trio of gelato sliders or an apple crisp.

123 Fulton St., Farmingdale; 516-420-0609; www.palmersamericangrille.com

Zorn’s of Bethpage

For those looking for a quick, hot meal, Zorn’s is the spot to stop. Zorn’s offers a plethora of homestyle meals for one from rotisserie chicken to barbecue spare ribs complete with two sides including golden French fries, macaroni and cheese, creamed spinach and more.

4321 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage; 516-731-5500; www.zornsofbethpage.com

Pappardelle’s Pizzeria And Restaurant

Looking for that old Italian bite for lunch or dinner? Check out Pappardelle’s for classics or, grab a unique slice like baked crab meat, spinach and artichoke and sesame chicken pizza, so you can make a quick getaway back to the green.

554 Stewart Ave., Bethpage; 516-433-2463; www.papparedelles.com


If you’re in the mood for some Mexican food, drive over to CaraCara, an upscale Mexican restaurant with mood lighting and portraits of Frida Kahlo. CaraCara offers everyone’s favorite—tableside guacamole—along with other dishes like quesadillas, tacos, burritos, sandwiches, enchiladas and salads.

354 Main St., Farmingdale; 516-777-2272; www.caracaramex.com

Izumi Japanese Bistro

For those craving sushi, head over to this contemporary Japanese restaurant offering creative sushi rolls, hibachi and Pan-Asian fare. From rainbow and Godzilla rolls to shrimp or chicken teriyaki, Izumi offers something for everyone.

440 N Wantagh Ave., Bethpage; 516-933-7225; www.izumibethpage.com

On-Course Dining

A wide selection of exciting and delicious food and beverage options will be available to attendees of the 101st PGA Championship. Café 101 will serve up Starbucks coffee and a fresh bagels.

The Taste of NY Concession, located at Hole 14, features locally sourced ingredients and a New York-themed food menu as well as local craft beer and wine. Staying healthy? A selection of salads, veggie wraps and sandwiches are available throughout the course, with fresh fruit.

Grilled chicken sandwiches, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, Italian sausages and our famous BBQ sandwich will be available at many locations.

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Christina Claus
Christina Claus is the former editor of Port Washington News.

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