The 10 best Cheap Eats restaurants on Long Island

The quest for high-quality food at prices that don't pinch is ongoing. And — as this list proves — highly rewarding. Instead of foie gras and lobster, consider tucking into a first-rate fish taco. Or the kind of rotisserie chicken that can make your heart spin. How about restaurant-smoked sausage? Crisp-juicy down-home Southern fried chicken? Or order some mini-meatballs as addictive as popcorn. When it comes to keeping you well fed but financially flush, these 10 restaurants take pride, not shortcuts. -- JOAN REMINICK, joan.reminick@newsday.com

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