Coffee & Treats in Shirley

$5 for Ice Cream and Waffles at The New York Stuffed Cone Company

St. James

$10 $5

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Ice cream crafted from natural ingredients and scooped into cones or sundaes with layers of toppings; café drinks; free WiFi

Up to 44% Off at Jamba Juice

Multiple Locations

$5.39 $3

Whole Food Nutrition smoothies provide on-the-go meals with 10-14 grams of protein; nutrient-packed Fit 'n Fruitful manage weight-loss goals

50% Off Café Food & Baked Goods at Sweet Lucille's

Smithtown

$20 $10

Diners start with rustic Tuscan-style french toast or a bacon grilled cheese before moving on to gourmet cake pops and carrot cake

$4.50 for Frozen Yogurt at Yogurt Crazy

Multiple Locations

$8 $4.50

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Patrons mix and match their own frozen-yogurt creations from 12 daily flavors and 36 fruit and candy toppings

$4 for Frozen Yogurt at The Frozen Kettle Yogurt & More

Huntington

$8 $4

Customize eighteen different flavors of frozen yogurt with 55 fresh fruit and candy toppings

Up to 52% Off Frozen Yogurt at Yo Luv It at Muscle Maker Grill

Amityville

$5 $2.40

Choose a frozen-yogurt flavor, then customize your dessert with a host of topping options such as raspberries, oreos, and marshmallow sauce

Up to 51% Off at San Remo Bakery

North Massapequa

$20 $9.99

Freshly baked breads, Italian cookies and pastries, plus cakes for weddings, birthdays, and special occasions

Up to 60% Off Hot or Iced Coffees at Kupz Frozen Yogurt & Coffee

East Haven

$24.90 $9.99

House-roasted blends of hot and iced coffee made with beans from a local distributor and served at an iPad bar equipped with free WiFi

50% Off Tea

Branford

$30 $15

Guests can stop in for a sip of South African rooibos tea, a caffeine-free variety chock-full of vitamins and minerals

Up to 52% Off at Dollops Frozen Yogurt

Syosset

$5 $2.40

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Enjoy a selection of 14 different fro-yo flavors with more than 50 toppings, as well as smoothies and meal-replacement shakes

Half Off Kosher Baked Goods at ZuckerBakers

Wantagh

$10 $5

A kosher, pareve, and nut-free bakery prepares challah, rye bread, cakes, and cookies

Up to 45% Off at Michele's Pies

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

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Housemade, gourmet pies run the gamut from sweet to savory, showcasing extraordinary flavors that have won 27 national pie awards

Half Off One Dozen Cakepops at Lizzy's Lollicakes

Trumbull

$30 $15

Dozen cakepops; flavors such as vanilla, chocolate, red velvet, funfetti, devils food, lemon, strawberry, carrot, and Oreo

Up to 50% Off Frozen Yogurt and Smoothies at Go Greenly

Downtown

$10 $5

Ecofriendly eatery makes fro-yo with organic Stonyfield yogurt in flavors such as simply taro, strawberry-banana, pomegranate and watermelon

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Peppercorn Cafe is nothing if not cozy. At a wrap-around bar made of unpolished granite and waxed cherry wood, bartenders pour draft beer or cocktails as guests converse and watch football. Just around the corner from the lounge, diners gather around tables draped in white linen that brightens under torrents of natural light by day and softens under the wall sconces by night.

The homey family restaurant is the joint venture of two Long Islanders, and the menu reflects it. Executive Chef Dave Moritz sticks to the founders' North Atlantic roots with a menu filled with unconventional takes on New York seafood favorites. Pot pies, for example, come stuffed with lobster, and the crab cakes are served on cranberry scallion couscous—a break from the traditional method of serving them inside a grizzled sea captain's pipe. Little Neck clams mingle with chorizo on the appetizer menu, creating a segue into the turf portion of the menu, which includes braised beef short ribs and New York strip steak with crumbled gorgonzola.

668 S Country Rd
East Patchogue,
NY
US

41 E Main St
Patchogue,
NY
US

769 Horseblock Rd
Farmingville,
NY
US

The squeals of tires and the cracks of bats reverberate across the grounds of Selden Batting & Grand Prix as fun-seeking guests get their blood pumping. Big kids and adults buckle up in gas-powered Grand Prix carts, whereas kids at least 50 inches tall get behind the wheel of Rookie Karts and those too tiny to drive slip into a double-seater next to Mom or Dad. After a victory lap, groups don helmets at the batting cages to swing at baseballs, softballs, and floating Faberge eggs. Inside the arcade, hands slam pucks at air hockey and shoo away impulsive jazz hands at Dance Dance Revolution, as redemption games challenge gamers to win prizes.

Selden’s ice-cream stand, meanwhile, overflows with more than 85 flavors, as well as rainbow italian ices, chocolate sundaes, and soft serve. Guests celebrating a birthday can make a reservation for an ice-cream-sundae party or other themed event at Selden, replete with games, go-kart rides, pizza, and sundaes.

1117 Middle Country Rd
Selden,
NY
US

Tropical Smoothie Café healthifies guests with thick thirst quenchers and savory stomach stuffers from a menu filled with smoothies, sandwiches, soups, and salads. Slurp down 24 ounces of blended berries to preserve valuable neurons with cryogenic freezing methods and indulge in a nourishing treat; the café's smoothies ($4.88–$5.42) are low in fat and made with real fruit and natural sugar. Choose from more than 50 flavors, such as mango magic and rockin' raspberry, a raspberry, strawberry, and banana concoction blended together by the vibrations of killer power chords and drum solos. Create your own mixtures or choose from café-created fruit-, dessert-, and coffee-based smoothies, such as the caffeinated caramel cream, featuring caramel, white chocolate, coffee, cappuccino, and nonfat yogurt. Supplements, such as matcha green tea, weight management, and energizer, can be added to sips to provide the body and tongue with an extra jolt akin to licking a fruit-filled nine-volt battery.

267 Middle Country Rd
Selden,
NY
US

Cars whizzing down the North Wading River road could easily miss Michael Anthony's Food Bar, a handsome restaurant nestled amid leafy trees and residential homes at the threshold of wine country. The lucky patrons who do find the eatery, however, are rewarded with the dazzling site of pristine white tablecloths set with sapphire glasses, colorful hot-air balloons dangling from lofty white rafters, and bright walls speckled with vivid decor. Diners can then take a seat upon one of the soft cushions to nibble on oysters and toast their great discovery with a glass of fine wine.

Meanwhile, in the restaurant's kitchen, Chef Michael Anthony is hard at work folding fresh seafood, premium meats, and imaginative sauces into a variety of small plates, pastas, and seasonal specialties such as the pumpkin chicken with balsamic-rosemary butter or the duck breast with apricot-apple chutney. Michael has spent the last 25 years perfecting his signature "New American Cuisine" recipes, favoring inventive ingredients such as toasted-sage olive oil.

2925 N Wading River Rd
Wading River,
NY
US