5 Farmingdale Restaurants Worth the Trip

Foodies in search of creative spots to indulge are in luck. Farmingdale has everything from American favorites to Vietnamese delicacies. Consider these five spots the next time you are making dinner arrangements.

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Library Café

This appropriately named, bustling pub is set in a former library and entices guests with its American fare and fun cocktails. The menu is simple yet stocked with appealing choices. Standouts include the crispy fish tacos, roast beef melt and honey glazed bourbon salmon. Guests also rave about the “charming” atmosphere and “attentive and polite” staff. Address: 274 Main Street | Phone: 516-752-7678 Click to go

Vespa Italian Kitchen & Bar

“My home is your home” is the motto at this quaint, family-owned Italian restaurant. And once inside it is easy to feel the warm, Sicilian vibes. Drawing inspiration from family recipes, the menu tugs at the heartstrings with delicious meatballs, veal spiedini and octopus with spicy sausage and cannellini beans. Not to mention, the signature premium cocktails are made with BIVI vodka, which is distilled in Italy. Address: 282 Main Street | Phone: 516-586-8542 Click to go

The Rolling Spring Roll

From its humble beginnings as a food truck, The Rolling Spring Roll now has two brick-and-mortar spots (one in Farmingdale and the other in Syosset) with a third coming to Commack this year. Using only the freshest ingredients (some of which are vegetarian-friendly!), diners can’t leave without trying the pho bowls and signature spring rolls. Address: 189 Main Street | Phone: 516-586-6097 Click to go

Grecian Grill

Open six days a week, this family-run eatery offers a variety of Greek tastes in a cozy setting. Think small tables and warm lighting. This spot is praised for its fair prices and generous portions. An order of Greek salad, gyros or spanakopita is guaranteed to hit the spot. Address: 261 Main Street | Phone: 516-753-1260 Click to go

Lotus Restaurant

Located in the heart of town, Lotus provides a relaxed, causal dining experience. The attentive service, extensive menu and daily specials are another plus. Try any of the combination plates like general tso’s chicken with pork fried rice and an egg roll or the sushi dinners. Address: 345 Conklin Street | Phone: 516-249-2940 Click to go