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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
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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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59 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were seeing a show at NYCB Westbury Theater, and I did a search for nearby restaurants. We were so very pleasantly surprised. They had a well-priced pre fixe menu, with a large selection. All the desserts were homemade. My drink was a generous poor. I had mussels for my appetizer, and they were delicious. My entree was a pork... More 

1 Thank Hilarie G
New York
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went for Restaurant Week so that I could get a sample of what they had to offer. The appetizer was crispy duck tacos with hoisin bbq sauce, napa slaw, and wasabi creme fraiche. I asked for the wasabi sauce on the side. They must have left on the side of the counter in the kitchen because I didn't get... More 

Thank Global_traveler02
Garden City, New York
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for restaurant week. Place was so crowded. We had a reservation but still had to wait 30 minutes for our table. The food was delicious and I thought the dinner portion was a nice size but drinks were pricey! We all got different appetizers and shared. The beet snd goat cheese salad was very good. We had a nice... More 

Thank cruhl
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great spot to meet friends, socialize and have great food and cocktails! Always have a wonderful experience when I stop in the West End. Unexpected recipes and a great experience. Will always make the West End Cafe my "Go To Place", never a disappointment!

Thank P6652SSsusanc
East Hampton, New York, United States
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

NYC restaurant on Long Island hidden in a typical suburban strip shopping center. In the corner, it's truly a hidden gem! Highly recommend !

Thank Shawn C
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We sat at the bar, and food was good , good neighborhood place, nothing terribly special ....... wine way overpriced .........especially by the glass .... Service was ok, people accommodating and friendly . Located in a shopping center .

Thank brunello0549
Long Island, NY
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147 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We've been to the West End Cafe several times in the past but hadn't been there lately. So, three couples of us returned recently and were pleased, as usual, with the food and service, although the portions appeared to be a little smaller and the prices have gone up. We were also a bit disappointed in the wine list this... More 

Thank Travelscribe
Queens, NY
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We went here last week for restaurant week based on their menu choices. Two of us had the "short ribs" however, when our orders arrived we each had one small boneless rib with lots of vegetables, that was singular, not plural. I even said to the waitress, wow, I thought it was "ribs" not "rib" but she kind of ignored... More 

Thank Jo C
Lynbrook, New York
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

My husband and I ate here with another couple. It was our first visit. All of us thought the food was delicious. Some of the stars were duck taco appetizers, organic skillet chicken, shrimp risotto, bacon wrapped meatloaf and more! Loved the apple crisp also. Our server, Jacqueline, was great. Just the right amount of attention without being pushy. Lovely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, 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, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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?