Outdoor dining on Long Island: 12 favorites

In peak summer, restaurants with tables outdoors know how to keep you cool and dry. After all, they have umbrellas. So, enjoy your alfresco appetizers, whether it's blazing or drizzling out there. Here are some inviting destinations that are more pleasurable in the open air, thanks to their canopies. And several of them offer water views on the side. -- PETER M. GIANOTTI

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