Feast on food from around the globe without ever leaving Great Neck. Residents and visitors to the north shore town have the privilege of grabbing a forkful from restaurants that run the gamut from Persian and Italian to Japanese and American.
Krung Tep Thai Bistro
For those looking for classic Thai food including noodle dishes, curries and stir fries, Krung Tep Thai Bistro has a robust menu of offerings like pad Thai, grilled satay skewers, saraburi curry puffs and crispy Thai spring rolls. The restaurant also boasts soups, salads, fried rice, fish dishes and vegetarian dishes.
Krung Tep Thai Bistro is located at 23 S Middle Neck Road; 516-498-9889
Just inside the Inn At Great Neck lies Brasserie Americana, a French restaurant which offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. The breakfast menu features dishes named after the restaurant and surrounding areas like The Great Neck omelette or the Cutter Mill egg sandwich. The dinner menu features fare from crépe tacos as an appetizer to grilled Atlantic champagne dill salmon as a main course.
And consider unwinding with one of the bar’s many spirits, plus domestic and imported bottled beers as well as a six-tap beer system with select beers from nearby micro-breweries.
Brasserie Americana is located inside the Inn at 30 Cutter Mill Road; 516-773-2000
For classic northern Italian cuisine, Great Neck residents can venture to Bevanda. Start out the meal with cold or hot antipasti and then delve into the main course of pasta, risotto, fish, veal, chicken, beef or lamb. Restaurant-goers can enjoy classics like penne alla vodka or ricotta cheese and spinach ravioli, risotto with mushrooms, veal scaloppine, grilled salmon, chicken cacciatore and more.
And for dessert, you can never go wrong with tiramisu or chocolate mousse cake.
Bevanda is located at 570 Middle Neck Road; 516-482-1510
Sushi lovers can go no farther than Middle Neck Road for the Japanese cuisine at Chez Kama. Eaters will find a plethora of rolls from the Robyn roll featuring shrimp, crabstick, flying fish roe, cucumber, crunchy tempura flakes and mayo to the Nikki roll with crabstick, shrimp, spicy tuna, cucumber, crunchies and an avocado outside. Chez Kama’s menu also offers appetizers like mushroom medley spring rolls and entrées including roasted Long Island duck with sticky rice.
Chez Kama is located at 77 Middle Neck Road; 516-482-8360
Chatanooga Persian Restaurant
Chatanooga Persian Restaurant has been serving authentic Persian cuisine like kebabs and khoresh to Great Neck since 2001. The restaurant’s menu offers more than 10 salads, from the basic house salad to the tabouli salad full of cracked bulgur wheat, chopped tomatoes, mint, onion and parsley served with extra virgin olive oil. The appetizer selection is also expansive, including potato, veggie and beef Moroccan cigars and a falafel platter, while the entrée list provides a variety of stews, sandwiches and fish.
Chatanooga Persian Restaurant is located at 37 Cutter Mill Road; 516-487-4455;
New Fu Run
This restaurant offers a lengthy menu of authentic Chinese food to Great Neck and the surrounding areas. New Fu Run has a variety of options for residents to choose from with appetizers like pollack in spicy sauce, jellyfish leg with sour sauce and crispy spring rolls. Seafood lovers can taste fried blue crab with salted egg yolk, sea cucumber in brown sauce and sesame shrimp. The menu also boasts an array of fish, poultry, beef, pork and vegetable dishes.
New Fu Run is located at 50 Middle Neck Road; 516-708-1888