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Dark Horse Restaurant

1 E Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901-2446
+1 631-208-0072
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (10 reviews)
“cornbread” (3 reviews)
“bison burger” (3 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 E Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901-2446
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent dinning experience. Don't be discouraged by their Gluten Free advertisement. The Chef Owner makes sure every thing is just so. Full bar, great selections. We had steak, pork and chicken everything was served beautifully and was delicious. Park behind the stores and enter through...More

Thank jimmyb11957
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Located steps from the aquarium in downtown Riverhead, Dark Horse Restaurant will accommodate the pickiest of gluten-free patrons and the discerning craft beer enthusiasts-at the same table. The food is wonderful, the best in town. The environment is comfortable, clean and family-friendly. Check out the...More

1  Thank JulesJSmith
Reviewed 24 July 2017

After painting a group of artist friends and I went to the Dark Horse for lunch. The waitstaff was friendly and we had a table reserved. Someone mentioned the watermelon soup which turned out to be deliciously cold, refreshing and had a little kick. I...More

Thank artistJoan
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Serving consistently good food in downtown Riverhead. One of a few restaurants open for lunch. Worth the trip.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This was the final Stop on our wine tour. We stopped here for dinner in their private room. It was the perfect ending to a great day. We had beer and wine with a three course dinner in their large private catering room.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We were in the area and, never having tried it, stopped in for a quick lunch. I ordered the 14 oz. chopped bison steak with waffle chips and American Cheese. It came on a small bun and was enormous and perfectly cooked. I would order...More

Thank danbahr13
Reviewed 5 January 2017

After having lunch at Dark Horse with a friend who is gluten intolerant (and who LOVED the menu), I asked about catering. They do it, and they are so good that I will never use anyone else. The food was delicious, and all I had...More

1  Thank bpolazzo
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I was glad to find gluten free options clearly labeled. The fried calamari was delicious. The pizza crust was a bit hard, but getting past that I was able to eat about 1/2. My husband had the Merlot steak. It came with collard greens and...More

Thank MeloPeach
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Waited 15 minutes to get a lunch menu. Finally gave my order to bartender. Excellent Caesar Salad with chicken. Service was terrible food was very good. May return

Thank Bigmonty4
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We asked for a beer list, the waitress named the styles of beers without telling us who made them, which was very disappointing for a place that had some craft beers on tap and we're into craft beers. One person of my party ordered the...More

Thank Mbaker9703
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 E Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901-2446
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Riverhead
  • Phone Number: +1 631-208-0072
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