Here are some of our favorite spots when dining on and around the port, especially during summertime.
Wild Honey on Main
172 Main St.
www.wildhoneyonmain.com • 516-439-5324
Rave reviews for the striped bass and kani salad.
Ayhan’s Mediterranean Marketplace and Cafe
293 Main St.
www.ayhansmarketplace.com • 516-767-1400
A Mediterranean deli and cafe; check out the spanakopita and take a seat in the cafe looking out over the bay.
Louie’s Oyster Bar & Grille
395 Main St.
www.louiesoysterbarandgrille.com • 516-883-4242
Oysters and lobster are musts here, including eating on the deck.
La Motta’s Restaurant
10 Matinicock Ave.
www.lamottas.net • 516-944-7900
LaMotta’s is a favorite, especially during the day. Try the classic baked clams or the truffle oil steak fries.
Bosphorus Cafe Grill
138 Shore Rd.
www.bosphoruscafegrill.com • 516-321-9999
This is a little-known gem, a Turkish grill. Try the falafel or the hollow bread.
Mi Ranchito Bar & Grill
195 Manorhaven Blvd.
We like the pupusas and the deep fried ice cream, at an outside table.
86 Orchard Beach Blvd.
www.butlersflat.com • 516-883-8330
Open seasonally. Try the lobster roll or the clams and bring your own bottle of wine.
—Compiled by Christy Hinko