Best Value

Trying to pin down words like frugal, value, and deal can be exasperating because different people have different ideas of cost savings. For 10Best, the range is broad - we include impossibly cheap eateries with amazing menus, and we share really nice restaurants that have perks like an impressive wine list with no corkage fee or a terrifically affordable prix fixe menu. If you're looking for Best Value restaurants in Long Island, let us introduce you to a few of our favorites, starting with Kitchen à Bistro and Thomas's Ham & Eggery. They're low in expenditures and high in appeal.

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

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

Kitchen à Bistro


Discriminating taste buds relish the creative fare served at this diminutive dining room. Chefs at work in the open kitchen form the focal point of the spartan interior. Impeccable dishes range from a choice of fresh fish to unusual concoctions...  Read More



Mirabelle, near Stony Brook Harbor, features the celebrated cuisine of owner-chef Guy Reuge, who hails from Normandy. Upscale yet unpretentious, the main dining room is simply and unobtrusively decorated, allowing diners to focus on the food...  Read More

Bigelow's New England Fried Clams


There's one sure-fire way to get your sea legs when visiting Rockville Centre – pay this New England-style seafood shack a visit and treat yourself to a hearty order of fried clam strips. Once your palate is acclimated, go on and enjoy their...  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



Its snug confines always bustling, Cinelli's is hands-down one of the area's more popular Southern Italian joints. Indeed, on weekends, it's not uncommon to see the line for tables extending out the door and hungry families eagerly waiting their...  Read More

Waterzooi Belgian Bistro


Wanna know where many locals think you can find the best mussels on LI? The only Belgian place in downtown Garden City, that's where! So, order an Amstel (keep the tab open!), stuff a napkin in your collar, and ask the server to set you up with...  Read More

Fortune Wheel


Don't let the shopping center locale deter you from trying this Levittown fave, because folks flock to it for dim sum and other traditional Chinese eats, like General Tso's chicken, sweet and sour pork, and Peking duck. Plus, as the large...  Read More