Gift Cards to Long Island Restaurants They’ll Really Want

Running out of unique gift ideas for the foodies in your life? When the marble coaster set and locally crafted cheeseboard don’t cut it anymore, give your friends and family a gift that can inspire—a restaurant gift card. It’s a great option that lets the lucky recipient discover somewhere new, or maybe rediscover someplace they haven’t been in a while. Six Long Island restaurants are the gift that keeps on giving.

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Barrique Kitchen and Wine Bar, Babylon

Wine and tapas are perfect for two types of people—the ones that love wine and the ones that can’t decide what to order for dinner. There are 150 wines to choose from at Barrique, all of which complement the various rustic dishes, artisanal cheeses and cured meats. The small plates are perfect for sharing and tasting a little bit of everything. The European atmosphere is an enjoyable and cozy escape during the coldest of winter days. Phone: 631-321-1175 | Address: 69 Deer Park Avenue Click to go

Besito, Various Locations

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Between three Long Island locations in Huntington, Roslyn and West Islip, Besito brings a Mexican culinary experience to the table. Tableside guacamole is a given, while traditional and fresh specialties like enchiladas, crab budin and iron skillet tacos are authentic in every bite. As to be expected, they have a great tequila selection and margarita menu to match. If you want to go paperless, you can purchase e-certificates online. But they have the traditional gift cards too. Click for locations and to go

Rowdy Hall, East Hampton

Sometimes all you want is a really good burger and a beer. This classic pub tucked away in East Hampton is a nice spot for a quick bite at the bar or a casual seated dinner. The Rowdy Burger is of course a signature, but there are other heartwarming options like fish and chips and moules frites. It’s a cozy spot open all year long for lunch and dinner. Phone: 631-324-8555 | Address: 10 Main St Click to go

H2O Seafood and Sushi, Various Locations

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The sushi lover in your life will rejoice over ridiculously large and delicious sushi rolls from H2O. The menu features local, seasonal and sustainable fish, shellfish and meat. The place also offers variations on mussels and lobster and a list of specialty rolls that can be hard to choose from. Those buying a gift card online will receive a bonus gift card with 20 percent off their purchase. Click for locations and to go

North Fork Table and Inn, Southold

North Fork Table and Inn prides itself on using fresh, local ingredients and house-made everything. It’s a well-oiled machine with a friendly, professional and knowledgeable staff in a modern, white linen dining room. Guests can indulge in chef Bogardus’s six-course tasting menu for dinner, which ends with dessert from James Beard Award-winning Chef Claudia Fleming. For the friend that fancies a killer brunch, this place is it. There’s something about those buttermilk pancakes as a dish to share for the table. Phone: 631-765-0177 | Address: 57255 Main Rd Click to go

Orto, Miller Place

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Small and intimate, Miller Place’s Orto is ideal for a delicious Italian meal. The menu features little tastes to accompany the bread, and appetizers like risotto balls stuffed with Bolognese or meatballs over creamy polenta. Fresh pasta in the form of beet gnocchi, squid ink spaghetti and pappardelle are available in small or large portions, leaving room for entrees and dessert. No credit cards accepted here, which means gift cards are the way to go. Now through Dec. 31, customers can receive a $20 gift card for every $100 worth of gift cards purchased. Phone: 631-473-0014 | Address: 90 North Country Rd Click to go