Long Island waterways once supplied much of the nation’s oysters and clams, so it’s no wonder that locals have a love for oysters on the half shell and strong opinions when it comes to the question of what is the best oyster bar on Long Island?
Long Islanders voted Waterzooi the Best Oyster Bar on Long Island in the 2023 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest!
If you are partial to seafood — especially shellfish — give Waterzooi a try! Waterzooi is a Belgian eatery in Garden City serving lunch, brunch, and dinner 7 days a week. The restaurant takes pride in the innovative menu, sophisticated service, and impressive beer list.
In operation for more than 20 years, Waterzooi is Long Island’s only Belgian bistro. Especially well regarded for their shellfish, Waterzooi features an oyster bar and has served more 4.4 million pounds of mussels. Recently, Waterzooi expanded by opening a Brasserie & Oyster Bar in the heart of Port Washington. The friendly and professional staff strive to give all of their guests the ultimate dining experience!
Waterzooi is located at 850 Franklin Ave. in Garden City. It can be reached at 516-877-2177 or waterzooi.com/location/garden-city
To find all the other 2023 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest winners, visit bestoflongisland.com, where you can also nominate for your favorite businesses and people in the 2024 contest through August!