When you think of Manhasset, you may consider it as the home of the Miracle Mile (or Americana), a luxury shopping destination along Northern Boulevard. But did you also know that many of the area’s top restaurants can be found there as well? It’s true—plenty of Manhattan’s top executive chefs eventually make their way to the kitchens of Nassau. Take for example, these three Manhasset restaurants that you need to experience.
Indulge your Taste Buds at these Manhasset Restaurants
If you’re seeking a stylish, sophisticated night on the town, look no further than La Coquille, on Northern Boulevard. The elegant eatery features modern European cuisine with deep roots in French heritage. Everything they prepare is fresh, delicious and hand-crafted on site daily.
You can opt for a classical dining experience that features a selection of modern European cuisine, or you can visit the bar/lounge area where they serve up an eclectic mix of tapas and the finest wines from around the world!
When it comes to appetizers, La Coquille offers luxury starters like cuisses de grenouilles, baked escargot, chilled jumbo crab cocktail and Hudson Valley foie gras. For your main course, you can order mouthwatering dishes, such as:
- Escalope of Veal Limon
- Classic Half Duck à l’Orange
- Dover Sole à la Grenobloise
- Chateau Briand Diane for Two
For dessert, make sure to try sweet confections likes Napoleon La Coquille, Crème Brûlée, Fresh Hot Soufflés, Classic Crepes Suzette and Bananas Foster Pain Perdu.
Schout Bay Tavern
Schout Bay Tavern, a mainstay of Plandome Road since August 2015, is a gastropub with an inviting atmosphere and fare that’s out-of-this-world. This neighborhood bistro has a rotating seasonal menu, but you can always expect modern pub food with locally sourced, organic ingredients.
At any given time, Schout Bay Tavern offers eight delicious craft beers available on tap, as well as specialty cocktails, beer, wine, bourbons and single malts.
From duck confit tacos and Peconic Bay scallops appetizers to entrees like Allen Brother Grilled Tavern Steak and Veal Schnitzel, this menu has it all.
If you visit for brunch on a Sunday from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm, you can enjoy a spread of delightful dishes such as crème brule French toast, ricotta pancakes and Tuscan baked eggs.
Last but not least, Manhasset is also home to one of the area’s top restaurants for modern Asian cuisine, Toku. Located along Northern Boulevard at Americana Manhasset, Toku has a minimalistic dining room, but still maintains an air of warmth and character.
As for their cuisine, their menu selections primarily consist of Japanese dishes with Chinese elements and touches of Thai. Some of their top meals include:
- Peking Duck
- Charred Filet of Beef
- Jumbo Prawns Szechuan
- Roasted Lobster
Of course, Toku also has a wide variety of sushi to indulge in as well. This restaurant is extremely popular—so make your reservation today!
Manhasset restaurants truly offer some of the best fare on Long Island. If you need any proof, just dine out at any one of these three hotspots!