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The Top North Shore Eats: Glen Cove Restaurants Edition

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 5, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Glen Cove Restaurants

As one of two cities on Long Island along with Long Beach, Glen Cove is a North Shore maritime haven with a rising food scene to boot. If you find yourself in the area anytime soon, pay a visit to one of these spectacular Glen Cove restaurants for a delicious local meal.

The Best Glen Cove Restaurants Around

La Bussola Ristorante

With age-old traditions and timeless Italian recipes passed down through generations, La Bussola Ristorante creates an unforgettable dining experience with the right combination of cuisine and atmosphere.

As soon as you step into this home away from home, you’re greeted by the smells of spices and homemade cooking that fill the air. They have a friendly, knowledgeable staff eager to serve you one of many impressive menu selections, such as:

  • Linguine Al Le Vongole
  • Osso Bucco
  • Branzino alla Griglia
  • Gnocchi Con Porcini

Not to mention, the family-owned and operated Bussola Restaurant Group owns two additional bistros on the island, in Mineola and Huntington. If you’re looking to dine there anytime soon, click here to book a reservation.

Dining room of La Bussola

Sweet Mandarin

Glen Cove is also home to one of the best Asian restaurants on the entire North Shore, Sweet Mandarin. This hip, modern eatery offers a wide mixture of unique and familiar Asian dishes designed to thrill your taste buds and leave you satisfied.

This Glen Cove restaurant has a dish for every kind of appetite. From delicious hibachi and teriyaki dishes to sushi, sashimi and much more, Sweet Mandarin has it all, so stop by soon and enjoy a night out highlighted by unparalleled Asian fusion cuisine.

Sweet Mandarin Interior

Meritage Wine Bar

For top-notch food, great wine and the best hospitality in the area, look no further than the small, hip Meritage Wine Bar. This farm-to-table Glen Cove restaurant embodies the Mediterranean culture and cuisines that were passed down through the owner’s family for generations.

All of the dishes at Meritage are hand-crafted with local-sourced, farm fresh ingredients from New York and the surrounding areas. Paired with the finest wines, cocktails and local craft beers, these signature selections are especially the real deal:

  • Seafood Paella
  • Bocadillo
  • Seared Scallops
  • A wide range of charcuterie and cheese

As one of Newsday’s Top 100 Long Island Restaurants of 2018, this place has gotten pretty popular and can get quite busy as a result. Therefore, if you’re interested in visiting this local bistro for brunch, lunch or dinner, make a reservation today.

Food and wine at Meritage Wine Bar

For some of the best food on all of Long Island, you can never go wrong with these fan-favorite Glen Cove restaurants.


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