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Cafe Continental

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1538 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset, NY 11030
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is the rare combination of great food, service.. Consistent. Michael, the owner leads his staff by example, friendly, warm, unpretentious.The food..listen to SamLJackson..just go.

Thank samLjackson
New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service. Staff very personable and accommodating. Food delicious I definitely go again We were able to chat the noise level was low at 6pm. Make reservations busy restaurant

Thank 025Eileen
Manhasset, New York, United States
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Great meal! Perfect martini! Fresh clean air, linens spotless, service excellent, food ....well that's why people are regulars! It is a little loud and by the time we left it was packed at the bar, but they didn't try to rush us out, even though people were waiting. I always stick to the specials, artichoke appetizer and entree was a... More 

Thank Alice G
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64 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

You come in through the back door into a dingy labyrinth where if it is your first time you become a bit weary and want to turn back. :/ I usually take loads of pics, just nothing here that inspired me. It's like the rowdy relation to the fine dining experience a few doors down at Stresa. They do have... More 

Thank Dansza
Glen Head, New York
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78 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

If you are looking for a nice spot to have dinner - this is it! The food and staff are great. I have many of the items on the menu and have not been disappointed. The restaurant is not very large so you should make reservations on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. You can also eat at the bar, they serve... More 

Thank richardbL6837CD
Manhasset, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Been there several times. Food always exceptional; service excellent. Michael knows repeat customers and always greets them - he's on top of his game. Only complaint is that it's a little loud - but that seems to be most busy restaurants.

Thank bobnorthhills
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Michael, Julia, Robert, and the entire team make you feel very welcome, and their attentive service makes their excellent meals all that more enjoyable. We go there often and always look forward to our next visit.

Thank James D
Manhasset, New York
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

The food here is always wonderful. High quality food and service. Can get a bit noisy Saturday nights around the bar, but overall it's worth it.

Thank francesandsal
San Diego, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

I travel all over the United States in my job. Everywhere I go I am on the quest to find the best Italian Restaurant. I believe I have found it. Cafe Continental is fantastic. The veal parm with bone in , is to die for. The desserts are outstanding. The service is impeccable. You can tell that this establishment has... More 

Thank fishtank2
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

Terrific food and even better service. Most of the staff has been there forever. Big pours of wine, very friendly staff. Almost like eating at home or in a club. High energy. Every meal here is great.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1538 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset, NY 11030
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Manhasset
  • Phone Number: 5166274269

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?