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.

The Colonial-style Country House dates from the early 18th century, making it one the oldest structures in the area, and its history is nothing short of fascinating. For example, in the 1830s, owner Thomas Hadaway and painter William Sidney...  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


Contrary to what you may have read in Sunday school, all is not lost in Babylon. Its saving grace, in this instance, is sushi. Inside this inventive little eatery, the chefs are not afraid to experiment. This fact becomes apparent when you...  Read More

Sunday dining is taken to the next level at this Baiting Hollow charmer, where Wine Region locals gather for mimosas, Bloody Marys, and a buffet brunch for the ages. Great care was taken to create an environment that recaptures the old-fashioned...  Read More

The Bellport

Boasting one of the area's more imaginative menus, this New American restaurant in Bellport is the brainchild of owner-chef Taylor Alonso, who perfected his art after stints in New York City and England. The setting is comfortable with a certain...  Read More

Kurofune Japanese Restaurant

This Commack gem hits homeruns from both sides of the plate, so to speak, thanks to spectacular sushi and well-portioned hot entrees. The understated interior reveals a touch of minimalism: indigo walls, light-stained woods, and modest pieces of...  Read More

Curry Club

As the name no doubt suggests, this joint specializes in exotic Indian fare, from curries and kebabs to handmade naan. Friendly service and a low-key, casual setting make the place popular with lunch crowds – of course, the delicious buffet...  Read More

Trumpets on the Bay

Sitting on the edge of Great South Bay, this charming American restaurant is one of those places that romantics will drive hours to find. Its intimate tables afford inspiring views of the water, and the decor is marked by graceful chandeliers,...  Read More


Hidden away in a Hauppauge industrial park, Butterfield's is one of those locals-only places that few tourists ever find out about. The casual atmosphere seems to contradict the locale, thanks to a warm decor of mustard-hued walls, interesting...  Read More

Located in an elegant old home on New York Avenue, this Huntington sushi place gets stellar marks from locals for its authentic cuisine. Of course, KuraBarn's rolls garner the highest acclaim, thanks to such offerings as the five-piece...  Read More