Living on Long Island: An Insider’s Look at Restaurants in Commack

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When you become a resident of Fountaingate Gardens, Commack’s future Life Plan Community,* your options for dining will feel limitless. No matter the occasion, you’ll have a wide choice of restaurants and dining venues both on campus and in Commack.

Campus Dining

When you don’t want to travel far, you‘ll be able to take advantage of the two dining options on campus. A short walk brings you to the more casual campus bistro, where you can grab breakfast or lunch with friends, stop by for a coffee before a meeting or grab a meal to go.

For a more formal dining experience, visit the main dining room,  featuring a full-service bar, large and small tables and a patio for the warmer months. Each venue features plenty of delicious, chef-prepared options for all diets including gluten-free, low sugar, kosher and vegan.

Dining and Living on Long Island

Campus dining venues certainly won’t be your only options to enjoy a delightful meal. Living on Long Island means you can take advantage of the exceptional dining options it offers – and you won’t have to go far to experience them. With many options in Commack, delicious dining is just a short drive away.

Fine Dining

If you’re looking for a fine dining experience for a special celebration like a birthday or anniversary, visit Mannino’s Italian Kitchen and Lounge. This restaurant is known for its “impeccable service and authentic Italian cuisine.” The menu includes classic pasta dishes, fresh seafood, steaks and more. The restaurant also boasts top-shelf liquors, impressive cocktails and a long wine list.

Another upscale dining experience can be found at The Bonwit Inn, a favorite in Commack for brunch, lunch and dinner. The menu features soups, fresh salads, pasta, steak and seafood classics like crab cakes, clams and shrimp. It also offers buffet banquets and private brunches, making it an ideal location for large, formal gatherings.

Casual Eateries

The Candlelight Diner is a popular diner located in Commack. Whether you go for breakfast, lunch or dinner, its extensive menu will surely please everyone. Perhaps that’s why it’s such a popular restaurant! This diner would be the perfect restaurant for a group of friends or family with unique tastes.

If you’re in the mood for casual international dining, there are plenty of options! Check out La Scala or Emilios for Italian cuisine, The Greek Village for delicious Greek food, and Foo Luck or Spicy Home Tasty for Chinese fare.

A Quick Bite

For a quick bite out on the town, visit The Bagel Chalet, which offers an impressive 29 different bagel flavors! This is a great place for a quick breakfast or brunch, with a menu of bagels, eggs, oatmeal, paninis, sandwiches, wraps, salads, pasta salads, Acai bowls, plus lots of baked goods.

Another popular eatery to visit in Commack is Pastrami N Friends, an old-fashioned kosher deli known for its big portions and delicious meats. The menu offers soups, dips, salad platters, wraps, hot and cold sandwiches, and combos—all true to New York style delis. Top it off with a sweet treat, like hot apple strudel or seven-layer cake.

No matter what you’re in the mood to eat, living on Long Island means you won’t have to travel far to get it. There are wonderful dining options for any special occasion or for just a regular day of the week.

For more information about living on Long Island and becoming a resident of Fountaingate Gardens, call us at 631-715-2693, or visit us online to request a personal appointment. We’d love to learn more about your unique needs and share the benefits of life at Fountaingate Gardens.

*also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community or CCRC

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