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Best of the North Fork

For our second Best of the North Fork awards, our team debated (and debated, and debated) the top spots in the area in 50 categories. Read on for our picks for the best in food: restaurants, farm stands, date spots, the most delicious dishes and more. We hope our list inspires you to support local — and eat something new and delicious! And have your say in our Readers Choice Awards poll.


Best of the North Fork Readers’ Choice

Best Breakfast and Brunch Spot — Love Lane Kitchen, Mattituck

Best Deli — Ammirati’s of Love Lane, Mattituck

Best Date Spot — Frisky Oyster, Greenport

Best Takeout Spot — Little Lucharitos, Aquebogue

Best Mainstay — Hellenic Snack Bar & Restaurant, East Marion

Best Special Occasion Restaurant — North Fork Table & Inn, Southold

Best Seafood Spot — Southold Fish Market, Southold

Best Waterfront Dining — The Halyard, Greenport

Best Dock and Dine — Claudio’s Waterfront, Greenport

Best Family Restaurant — Hellenic Snack Bar & Restaurant, East Marion

Best Chef — Noah Schwartz, Noah’s, Greenport

Best Farm Stand — Sang Lee Farms, Peconic

Best Mexican and Latin Food — Lucharitos, Greenport

Best Asian Food — Stirling Sake, Greenport

Best Italian Food — Il Giardino, Aquebogue

Best Pie — Briermere Farms, Riverhead

Best Ice Cream — Magic Fountain Ice Cream, Mattituck

Best Sweets and Treats — North Fork Doughnut Co., Mattituck

Best Apple Cider Donut — Wickham’s Fruit Farm, Cutchogue

Best Gourmet Pizza — 1943 Pizza Bar, Greenport

Best Burger — Barrow Food House, Aquebogue

Best Wings — Legends, New Suffolk

Best Lobster Roll — Southold Fish Market, Southold