Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Lunch restaurants in Long Island and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Bryant & Cooper Steakhouse thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Tellers Chophouse, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Lunch.

La Piccola Liguria

Local folks thank their lucky stars for this cozy Northern Italian eatery, located near Port Washington Village and known for its innovative recipes and stylish food presentation. Indeed, the unassuming decor scarcely anticipates the kitchen's...  Read More

Pancho's Border Grill and Cantina

Perhaps LI's top establishment for Tex-Mex fare, Panchos has been serving up satisfying entrees, potent margaritas, and ice-cold cervezas for years now, much to the delight of folks who run around the western side of Nassau County. Look for the...  Read More

Garden City

If the name sounds familiar, that's because this is the younger sibling of Grimaldi's under the Brooklyn Bridge. They use only the freshest of ingredients, including mozzarella made right on the premises, to make their killer coal-oven baked...  Read More

Umberto's of Wantagh

Operated by the legendary Umberto's over in Hyde Park, this "newer" location carries on the original's tradition of serving Sicilian-style pies to the hungry folks of Long Island. Using Old Country recipes and fresh ingredients, brothers Umberto...  Read More

Bridgehampton Candy Kitchen

Retro diner serves up tasty burgers, sandwiches, shakes, ice cream and even a few Greek dishes.

Green Cactus Grill

Look for a neat stacked-stone facade as you travel down Jericho Turnpike, and do yourself a favor: stop in for a bite to eat. Eldest sibling of the Green Cactus family, this place has long been one of the area's top Mexican restaurants. What's...  Read More

Robinson's Tea Room

This lovely Victorian-style home offers as authentic a teatime as you'll likely find on Long Island. Guests enjoy traditional treats like homemade scones, finger sandwiches, chocolate-covered strawberries, and Devonshire cream. Quality English...  Read More

Salsa Salsa

When the need for sizzling, spicy, substantial fare hits, this festive Smithtown gathering place, billed as a burrito bar, has few peers. Although the nearby Port Jefferson location doesn't offer much room, this Smithtown sister more than makes...  Read More

Thomas's Ham & Eggery

Pay close attention as you're cruising down Old Country Road near Carle Place, or you'll likely drive right by this friendly roadside diner without a second glance. If that's the case, you've truly done your morning appetite a disservice,...  Read More

World Pie

This pizzeria has become one of the area's top gathering spots since opening in 1999. Each pizza sports a colorfully appropriate name, from the roast pork, bacon, and pineapple-topped "Magnum" to the "Fresh Clam," dressed with ricotta, parmesan,...  Read More