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Don't know Bay Shore & Need a Recommendation

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kernel Nov 16, 2007 06:09 PM

Seeing Lucy Kaplansky at the Y in Bay Shore on Saturday night-driving in from Brooklyn and don't know the area at all. Informal dining suggestions (except Chinese or Italian) would be helpful. A diner in the area, perhaps? Thanks.

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  1. byrd Nov 16, 2007 10:45 PM

    As far as diners, Peter Pan Diner on Bayshore Road and Sunrise Highway, been owned by the same family for almost fifty years.

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      corgimom Nov 17, 2007 04:29 AM

      Smokin Al's BBQ right on main street (walking distance from the Y, I think) is great but get there early. The don't take reservations and they fill up fast.

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        jpf1980 Nov 17, 2007 12:14 PM

        i 2nd Smokin Al's. I think its the best BBQ in the region, and its right there in Bayshore.

      2. phofiend Nov 17, 2007 05:14 AM

        Siam Lotus on Union Blvd, across from the train station, is very good for Thai food.

        1. jenniebnyc Nov 19, 2007 04:38 PM

          For great basic seafood head to Nicky's off of Maple Ave near the ferry terminal. It's about a mile or so from the Y. The best fried seafood and seafood bisque in the area.
          http://nickys.kpsearch.com/df/default.asp

          Or if you want more basic I would recommend Milk and Sugar over a diner.
          http://www.milkandsugarcafe.com/

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            laylag Nov 21, 2007 11:42 AM

            Too late for your dinner but yes to Smokin Al's and Peter Pan for diner and if Nicky's as it's been reported here, is almost as amazing as Porky's which occupied the same location many years ago, then ditto on that rec too.

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