4 New Restaurants on Long Island

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Table setting at Nino’s Beach in Port Washington


New to Port Washington, Nino’s Beach offers a Mediterranean-style menu that features fresh local ingredients. This waterfront restaurant located on the Safe Harbor Marina draws inspiration from New York City to create an elegant space.

Their menu has options from surf ‘n’ turf to fresh pasta, as well as dessert items such as tiramisu, almond cake, and panna cotta.

Nino’s Beach provides parking slips for boats and yachts, so those coming via watercraft can dine in as well.

43 Orchard Beach Blvd., Port Washington, ninosbeach.com.


This New American restaurant utilizes only the freshest ingredients to offer a seasonally changing menu and handcrafted cocktails.

Opened at the end of May, Fauna is owned by Rooted Hospitality Group, the owners of the popular Westhampton Beach restaurant, Flora.

The current menu features four types of prime steak ($50-$125) as well as a section titled “Chef’s Creations.” The menu also features seasonal desserts, including a chocolate almond torte ($14) and zeppole ($14).

6 Parlato Dr., Westhampton Beach, faunawhb.com.


In 2022, John Sarno founded Chops Steakhouse in Patchogue. The speakeasy-themed restaurant offers a traditional menu with a fresh selection of seafood and dry-aged steaks.

Chops offers a prix fixe menu, where you can choose an appetizer, entrée, and dessert all for $59.99.

38 W. Main St., Patchogue, chopspatchogue.com.


Chip City began as a hobby for two childhood friends and turned into a successful company with 12 locations, and more on the way.

On May 6, Chip City opened its first location on Long Island in Oceanside. Chip City’s menu changes weekly, but some of the classics include chocolate chip, s’mores, blueberry cheesecake, and triple chocolate.

With each cookie weighing in at about 5.25 ounces, these sweet baked delights are known for being some of the biggest cookies around.

3458 Long Beach Rd., Oceanside, chipcitycookies.com.

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