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599 Main St, Islip, NY 11751-3519
+1 631-277-3800
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“gnocchi” (14 reviews)
“salmon” (6 reviews)
“fra diavolo” (3 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
599 Main St, Islip, NY 11751-3519
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent! Love this place. Atmosphere and food will bring me back. I don't usually write reviews but felt compelled to let others know the food is delicious. The portion sizes are huge, some other reviews complained about portion size. Guess management might have listened. I...More

Thank SusanFaul
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I came here for a party and the food was served family style. All dishes were outstanding I loved the sausage and pepper over polenta covered in eggs

Reviewed 23 May 2017

I tried this restaurant with family and would never go back. The food is average and out of five entries two were cold in the center. The eggplant and chicken parmesean were both cold in the middle. They must freeze them then heat them in...More

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I have been here a couple of time including a bridal party. The food was pretty good, but dealt with some bad attitudes.

Thank icedblue
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Verace was a wonderful surprise. In an area not known for a lot of great food, it really stands out. Especially for the wine. Which is the real thing. Italian wine the way the Italians like it. The owner brings it over in bulk from...More

Thank john p
Reviewed 31 March 2017

There's a lot to like about Verace but we will not return. The food is very good - we had the octopus appetizer, the steak and the branzino, but not good enough to compensate for the loud club music. The server was pleasant and attentive....More

Thank pickytraveler223
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

From making my reservation til I left stuffed like a whale my experience was great. I had the linguini fra diavalo and it was one of the best I have had. My wife had the lobster raviolis and she couldn't finish them, so I tried...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

Fine dining on Main Street in Islip. Reservations were honored promptly and out wait staff (Erin and Bob) were professional and attentive. Many of the food choices were a little different than traditional Italian and that was highly welcomed! Shrimp and grits, shrimp scampi, and...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 28 February 2017

very nice restaurant food was good good wine selection very professional service nice for family and friend

Thank Legia15
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Service was good, but the portions were really small. My wife and I both ordered the branzino and it is normally the whole fish, however at Verace, they give you half of the filet! Seriously, they filet the fish and give each person half -...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 599 Main St, Islip, NY 11751-3519
    (Locust Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Islip
  • Phone Number: +1 631-277-3800
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VERACE, like its name meaning truthfulness, from the Bohlsen Restaurant Group, is sincere in its commitment to bring authentic Italian cuisine, intrinsically fashionable décor and gracious service to Long Island.
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