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Huntington dining: 5 restaurant picks
Choice eating is the name of the game in downtown Huntington, arguably Suffolk County’s restaurant capital. We give you five picks covering a range of cuisines and prices.
SPICE VILLAGE GRILL , 281 Main St., Huntington, 631-271-4800
At this South Asian spot, you can spice up an evening with an array of succulent kebabs and heady curries. Great vegetarian options, too.
QUETZALCOATL , 296 Main St., Huntington, 631-427-7834
Alex and Maria Gonzalez serve up hospitality and lively Mexican fare at their bi-level downtown spot. Try the pipian de pollo (chicken with pumpkinseed sauce), ropa vieja (tender shredded beef) and moist, satisfying tamales.
ARIANA RESTAURANT , 255 Main St., Huntington, 631-421-2933
In addition to a menu of Afghani kebabs and rice dishes, this “Afghan Fusion” restaurant has an extensive selection of vegetarian and vegan choices, among them tabbouleh salad and house-made dumplings filled with leeks and herbs.
ICHIZ , 301 Main St., Huntington, 631-470-0210
A sleek lounge-like spot for Japanese and New American small plates, as well as raw fish creations. Sip a cold sake with your meal.
SAPSUCKERS HOPS & GRUB , 287 Main St., Huntington, 631-683-4945
A casual and cacophonous gastropub serving such modern comfort classics as wood-smoked baby back ribs, pulled-pork sliders and fine burgers.