Craft beer has taken the nation by storm and Long Island’s North Fork is no exception with fresh, locally brewed beer and opportunities to enjoy Long Island craft brewery tours!
Long Island is bursting at the seams with great craft beer breweries and brewpubs – Suffolk County has over 20 craft breweries/brewpubs alone! – and this translates into a chance to enjoy Long Island craft brewery tours and craft beer tastings!
One of the things we’re most commonly asked about by guests of our Long Island B&B is which are the North Fork’s best restaurants? It’s a hard question to answer: Long Island’s North Fork is speckled with great places to eat in a wide range of styles, and choices, often with an emphasis on fresh, local seafood and wines.
Choosing just a handful of restaurants from the many excellent, Long Island dining establishments wasn’t easy. We used the results from a recent, independent, online poll of the top 10 North Fork’s restaurants, and posted them here, alphabetically, for easy perusal.
Of course, any “best of” list is bound to be controversial. If you don’t see your favorite here, console yourself with the knowledge that there simply isn’t room enough to list every great restaurant on Long Island’s North Fork – and that’s a wonderful thing all in itself!
The North Fork’s Best Restaurants
American Beech – 300 Main Street, Greenport americanbeech.com
Casual, contemporary dining featuring local coastal fare, a popular, outdoor Beech Bar, patio with couches and fire pit, as well as indoor dining. Erik’s Breakfast & Lunch – 43715 County Road 48, Southold http://www.eriksinsouthold.com
Classic, American-style cuisine in a casual environment. Treat yourself to a meal on their outdoor patio – and it is said the pastrami hash is to die for. The Frisky Oyster – 27 Front St, Greenport thefriskyoyster.com
Imaginative cuisine in a sophisticated, metropolitan atmosphere. Each new, daily menu showcases only the most exceptional of local ingredients, along with a wine list featuring both local and international offerings. Little Creek Oyster Farm & Market – 37 Front Street, Row Off Front Street, Greenport northforkoysters.com
Shuck your own fresh, sustainably grown and harvested, Peconic Bay oysters at one of the waterfront picnic tables – or enjoy oysters on the halfshell, light snacks, beer and wine. Love Lane Kitchen – 240 Love Ln, Mattituck lovelanekitchen.com
Upscale, American comfort dishes made fresh and served in a quaint and casual setting with beer, wine, and house-roasted coffee. The lobster roll is to die for. Lucharito’s – 119 Main Street, Greenport www.lucharitos.com
An eclectic, modern, and funky luchador themed, Baja-style taqueria & bar serving authentic tacos, nachos, burritos, homemade hot sauce and their famous margaritas. Noah’s – 136 Front St, Greenport www.chefnoahs.com
Serving seafood inspired, small plates with an emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients from the Long Island’s local farmers, fishermen, artisans and wineries. North Fork Table – 57225 Main Rd, Southold www.northforktableandinn.com
Progressive American meals sourced from local, seasonal produce, Peconic Bay seafood, North Fork artesian cheeses, as well as Long Island and other national and international wines. Southold Fish Market – 64755 Route 25 Southold, Southold www.facebook.com/southoldfishmarket
Serving the best and freshest local seafood on the North Fork with a full service fish market and an array of menu items for dine-in and take-out. Sterlington Deli – 3 Sterlington Commons, Greenport www.sterlingtondeli.net
Fresh, traditional deli classics – from breakfast sandwiches and platters to hearty lunch specials – 7 days a week from the Schultz family.
As you can see, Long Island’s North Fork is a culinary crossroads, offering a wide-variety of delicious dining alternatives featuring lots of fresh, locally-sourced foods. Treat yourself to a Long Island getaway and enjoy the bounty of Peconic Bay! The Best North Fork Lodging Arbor View House Bed and Breakfast is proud to be a part of Long Island’s North Fork community. Locally owned and operated, Arbor View House Bed and Breakfast offers three-course, gourmet breakfasts, incredibly comfortable rooms, on-site spa services, and have garnered numerous awards and notices. Make us your Greenport Village headquarters!