Stoney Brook Grille
1285 Route 28, North Branch
Hours: Lunch: Mon–Sat, 11 am–2:30 pm. Dinner: Mon–Sat, 3–10 pm; Sun, 3–9 pm. Brunch: Sun, 10 am–2 pm.
Style: The restaurant’s modern look, with its hardwood and stone interior, complements its New American cuisine. Also features a contemporary bar with a lively atmosphere.
Don’t Miss: Start with pan-seared Chesapeake crab cake sliders ($14) or an appetizer platter of crispy calamari, mozzarella sticks, broccoli-and-salmon croquettes and Buffalo wings with three dipping sauces ($15). Entrées include lobster ravioli in a tomato-vodka sauce with basil and fresh asparagus ($19), pecan-crusted chicken salad served with mandarin oranges, glazed pecans, dried cranberries and Gorgonzola cheese tossed in a white balsamic vinaigrette ($14), and jambalaya with chicken, shrimp and andouille sausage served with rice in a creole sauce ($18). Build your own burger ($10 plus toppings), or try a grilled flatbread pizza such as the margherita pie ($10) or Stoney Brook’s signature pizza with grilled chicken, roasted peppers, roasted garlic, and asiago and mozzarella cheeses ($13).
Heads Up: Come for $5 martini Tuesdays and live entertainment every weekend. There’s also happy hour every weeknight with a $5 bar bites menu.
The Scoop: The restaurant offers on- and off-premise catering.