Long Island’s Best Fish Tacos

It’s summertime and the living should be easy, fresh and even flavorful. And since seafood is in peak season, it gives Long Islanders all the more reason to indulge in fish tacos. Check out these five spots for the best in the business.

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The Hideaway, Montauk

Satisfy your fish taco cravings with a view at this casual waterfront spot at Diamond Cove Marina. The colorful atmosphere with bright blue tables to boot, features fish and shrimp tacos topped with shredded cabbage and chipotle aioli. Bonus: The menu even includes fish burritos! Address: 364 W Lake Dr | Phone: 631-668-6592 Click to go

Salsa Salsa, Various Locations

Popular for its takeout, this casual spot has fish tacos to write home about. Think shrimp or fish of the day tacos for $3.75 each and an assortment of specialty tacos. The baja fish tacos come with corn crusted fish and crispy slaw, sliced avocado, spicy chipotle cream and fresh cilantro served on soft corn tortillas. Click for locations and to go

Mesita, Rockville Centre

Known for its stellar entrees, Mesita’s fish tacos are in a league of their own. One bite of the fried tilapia taco with pico de gallo and chipotle mayo or the marinated shrimp taco with ancho chile and avocado leave tastebuds singing. The modern place also serves up shrimp fajitas and shrimp burritos. Phone: 516-282-9900 | Address: 212 Merrick Rd Click to go

Tropix on the Mile, Freeport

This lively spot with a dance floor and live music, makes fish tacos that are just as exciting. These tacos are topped with Southwest slaw, pico de gallo and a chipotle mayo for a bite that is rich in all the right ways. Phone: 516-623-8767 | Address: 395 Woodcleft Ave Click to go

Funcho’s Fajita Grill, Various Locations

Both locations, Riverhead and Westhampton Beach, feature a vibrant atmosphere and a superb selection of tacos. Take your tastebuds for a spin with the West Coast fish taco filled with crispy beer battered fish, cheese and jalapeño cream sauce or the East End shrimp taco that goes heavy on the shrimp. Click for locations and to go