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West End Cafe

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187 Glen Cove Rd, in the Clocktower Shopping Center, Carle Place, NY 11514-1236
+1 516-294-5608
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food and service. The mussels were plentiful and fresh and the shrimp was cooked to perfection. All around a very positive experience.

Thank mikeptort
Long Island
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145 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped coming here a few years ago when the chef left and the quality declined. Decided to give West End another try and it was well worth it. The restaurant during prime time can be very noisy and difficult to have a conversation. Food was excellent and portions substantial. Service was good not great.

Thank Walloweye
New York
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195 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have noted, this is not an ideal location. It's in the back corner of a relatively sketchy strip mall. But many people have found it as it appeared to very popular. The quality of the food and the service were very good. This is a nice place to have dinner with friends. Not too noisy and we didn't... More 

Thank lislander
Garden City, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this place. We have been patrons for over 20 years and it never disappoints. Food is always so well prepared and interesting. There is not one dish on the menu that isn't superb. Do not be turned off by the location in a small strip mall. There is always plenty of parking. Trust me this is the best.... More 

Thank krugx5
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78 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time I was disappointed here. The tomato bisque soup was delicious. The chicken Romano was awful. The first portion they brought me was totally burned on the bottom. Flipped it over, called the server, and was told they would make me a new one. They did, but the chicken was so dry I ate a little and took it... More 

Thank dana r
Long Island, New York
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

excellent food, fabulous staff never disappoints always make a reservation. In a strip mall but worth it

Thank joanlevick
Charleston, South Carolina
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Just had the ahi tuna pizza and mussels! Great food; eclectic atmosphere. Busy on a Wednesday night. Nice wine list. Just GO!

Thank welchr1
Brooklyn, New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

It was like finding a lost ancient city in a dense overgrown jungle...only this time it was a gem of a restaurant in hidden vastness of malls and shopping centers. After seeing a show at QPAC (Queensboro Performing Arts Center) and at the suggestion of my wife (who had dined here before), we took our friends and kinfolk to West... More 

Thank RLBrooklyn
Otter Lake, Michigan
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80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

My business associate and me came in to town for a quick meeting. It was around 7:30 and we didn't know the area. Yelp led us to this kind of strip mall near the hotel. Way in the back, almost impossible to see from the road, in the corner was this restaurant. Based on the name and location we expected... More 

Thank Jeff B
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59 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a superb restaurant in a terrible location..... not dangerous..... in a corner of a dead looking shopping center near Roosevelt Field. When you walk in it is like a science fiction movie... you go from seedy to a modern and sleek restaurant that serves great food with fine service. Dress casually..... shorts are in a real minority. The... More 

Thank Michael G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 Glen Cove Rd, in the Clocktower Shopping Center, Carle Place, NY 11514-1236
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Carle Place
  • Phone Number: +1 516-294-5608
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?