Certain restaurants are known for their expertise at turning out signature dishes really well. They've pinned down the ingredients, mastered the process, and gained a strong following as a result. Long Island has had much success cultivating great restaurants and creating a substantial market for Seafood. Locals can't get enough of the city's excellent food, and you'll often find them, along with eager tourists, at popular Catfish Max or at Seafood Barge, a major player in the field. Make sure you see what all the fuss is about!

Seafood Barge

Boasting a vista of Peconic Bay and a reputation as one of LI's strongest seafood contenders, Seafood Barge is far from your average flavor-of-the-month. The place's simple, functional decor boasts a few elegant touches, like white linens and,...  Read More

Frisky Oyster

Step inside this Front Street eatery, and you'll think you've been whisked away to some trendy Manhattan hotspot. Indeed, it's where local sophisticates gather, donning their hippest threads and looking the part in the gallery-like setting. The...  Read More

Dave's Grill

Dave's negates any stereotype about dockside dining by cultivating a bit of panache with white linens, black and white photos, and terrific views of Montauk Harbor. Indeed, it's one of the area's most popular seafood places, thanks to Dave's...  Read More

Nautilus Cafe

Friendly service and great food: most restaurants claim these as their own, but only a select few perennially deliver. Those who frequent this Freeport fav make no bones about it – Nautilus Cafe is what all the pretenders aspire to be. Located...  Read More