It should come as no surprise that Long Island is home to many different restaurants and eateries, especially in gorgeous, waterfront towns like Roslyn. Roslyn is a mixing pot, which is quite evident by their eclectic, yet extremely popular, food scene. So, with that being said, here are a few of our favorite Roslyn restaurants that should be on your radar.
The Best Roslyn Restaurants that Money can Buy
The area’s premier Mexican food hotspot, Besito, is located in Roslyn. From the moment you enter the restaurant, you will see their Mexican-inspired décor, feel a unique, vibrant warmth and get caught up in its energetic fiesta vibe.
When you visit, make sure to order one of their signature cocktails, tequilas, margaritas or refreshing Mexican beers. Besito has an innovative menu with dishes prepared using local, fresh ingredients. Some of their signature fare includes:
- Enchiladas Mixtas: grilled skirt steak, chicken, chorizo, salsa guajillo con crema, sweet plantains, queso fresco, cilantro
- El Dorado: pan seared Mahi Mahi crab & blue corn tortilla crusted, sweet corn atole, chayote, tomatillo con crema, cilantro
- Sonora Ribs: slow-cooked baby back ribs, agave-chipotle & lime glaze
- Salmon Manchamanteles: roasted salmon, plantains, pineapple pico, mole manchamanteles and crema
They also provide after-dinner churros for every table! Just remember, Besito is extremely popular among locals, so a reservation is highly recommended.
Bryant & Cooper Steakhouse
Since 1986, Bryant & Cooper has been regarded as one of the top steakhouses on all of Long Island. This family-owned and operated eatery believes in the “basics essentials” of a truly great steakhouse: great steak, fresh grilled seafood, vegetables that complement the main course and, of course, an extensive wine list.
Whether you’re looking for a hearty family dinner or an important business lunch, you will receive warm service and exceptional cuisine, including:
- Full Cut Prime Rib
- Veal Chop
- Broiled Lobster
- Colorado Rib Steak
If you’re still hungry after your meal, Bryant & Cooper has tons of tasty desserts like Crème Brûlée, Tartufo, Rice Pudding, Pecan Pie and cheesecake, just to name a few!
If you’re in search of upscale Greek fare in a tastefully-decorated setting, then you need to visit the new, posh Kyma. The Santorini-inspired aesthetic will transport you to the tranquil paradise of the Mediterranean islands.
The menu includes traditional Greek dishes, with a hint of contemporary flair. Here are a few of their most popular specialties:
- Black Sea Bass
- Lamb Chops
- King Crab Legs
- Seafood Linguini
With a 110-seat dining room and 30 additional spots at their sleek main bar, you will always find a table for your party, but it’s always best to make a reservation first.
Roslyn restaurants are truly one-of-a-kind. But if you’re looking for a few places to start, these three eateries will do the trick.