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Dinner on the South Shore - Nassau

I don't usually look for dinner recs. I just "go with the flow" of whomever I'm with. Their choice. Whatever.
But, I have been asked again to choose a dinner destination that is "not too adventurous" and comfortable for our dining companions.

I have chosen to stay on the south shore of Nassau County as that is close to home for me.

I'm looking at a few places I have not yet been:

Per Un’ Angelo
The Nook
La Strada
Acqua

Any one got a word on any of these? Any one of these better than the other?

Thanks for your help!

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  1. Not on your list, but is Oceanside an area you'd consider?

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      1. re: Gastronomos

        My son (discerning, and not a kid) is enthusiastic about Lawson Pub. http://www.lawsonpub.com/

        1. re: Elisa515

          thanks. between CJ's Coffee Shop in RVC and Jordan Lobster Farms in Island Park, I had a void. anything your son recommend in particular? my dinner companions will most likely order a steak or a burger, but for the Chowhounds....

          1. re: Gastronomos

            He says the blue cheese salad and the pork butt sandwich.

            1. re: Elisa515

              thanks again!

              •Served with a choice of fries, bleu cheese slaw, angry home fries, or tater tots All served w/ pickles
              •Pigs Ass; the famous roast pork sandwich with a little twist, thinly sliced roasted pork butt, duck sauce & muenster on toasted garlic bread $16.95

              •Chopped Antipasto; very finely chopped mixed lettuces, soppressata, olives, artichokes, cucumber, roasted peppers, roasted yellow tomatoes & gorgonzola cheese – toasted garlic vinaigrette $11.95

              looking forward to the experience!

    1. rs jones in merrick has been mentioned many times on this board. always a favorite of mine.

      http://www.rsjones.com/

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      1. re: davmar77

        Try Chadwicks in RVC, you will not be disappointed. Great decor, menu and service. i was pleasantly surprised.

      2. A look into another "not too adventurous" restaurant to fit the bill, Elisa's Ristorante Cafe. Any word on this place? The menu looks tame enough not to ruffle the feathers of my dining companions, and good enough to garner moslty good reviews on yelp. Maybe?

        1. Snaps is a good place...google them for their web site