3 New Restaurants to Try on Long Island

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Rum-glazed sugar cane beef at Nuvo Kitchen.


Bay Shore’s newest Irish pub opened its doors this March.

Stop in at Kitty Mulligan’s on Tuesdays for tacos with an Irish twist or on Fridays for happy hour, 3 p.m.-7 p.m., and live music. Enjoy pulled pork, barbecue chicken and baked beans on Western Wednesdays, and don’t forget ladies’ night on Thursdays. Ladies, start your weekend off with $8 martinis at the bar, available after 4 p.m.

Kitty Mulligan’s is open for dine-in and takeout, Monday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.

615 E. Main St., Bay Shore, 631-315-3571, kittymulligans.com 


Celebratory promotions and holiday-themed menus have been consistent at Nuvo since its grand opening in East Meadow.

This upscale Caribbean eatery serves up-Island-inspired starters and entrees like rock shrimp roti ($14), jerk duck spring rolls ($14), rum-glazed sugarcane beef ($14), coconut curry goat ($24) and surf & turf braised oxtail ($34). For dessert, end your meal with coconut flan with candied starfruit or rum-soaked molasses cake with grilled pineapple and caramel sauce ($12).

Nuvo is open for dine-in and curbside pickup, Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., and beginning at 11 a.m. on the weekends.

2367 Hempstead Tpke., East Meadow, 516-493-4717, nkrestaurant.com 


Although it has only been in business for a few months, Szechuan Attraction has been rated by customers as the best Chinese food and authentic Szechuan in the North Bellmore area.

Chefs at this takeout and delivery only establishment serve up popular Szechuan dishes like kung pao chicken ($13), spicy fried beef ($17), cumin spicy lamb ($17) and stir fried baby bok choy ($11) as well as American-Chinese food favorites like sesame chicken, beef and broccoli and sweet and sour chicken ($13-15). Seafood dry pot—crawfish, jumbo shrimp, lobster, and jumbo mussels— is also available ($16-$60+).

Szechuan Attraction is open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Friday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and on Sundays, 12 p.m.-9 p.m.

2464 Jerusalem Ave., North Bellmore, 516-804-5047, szechuanattraction.com

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