Though meals tend to bring friends together, meals peppered with magnets can push them apart. Enjoy an attractive repast with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of American fare at Jo Jo Apples’ Glen Cove location.
Diners relax in the cozy confines of Jo Jo Apples' 1810 eatery, named by Newsday on a list of Best Pancakes in Long Island, as chefs bedeck griddles with a menu of classic American fare including pancakes and specialty omelets. Early risers energize for the day ahead with the shrimp and spinach omelet topped with melted fontina cheese ($10.25) or play improvised games of Jenga with towering platters of the eatery’s signature pancakes topped with fresh apples, blueberries, strawberries, or bananas ($9.95). The lunchtime Waldorf wrap blends chicken and sliced apples with mayonnaise peppered with celery, raisins, and walnuts ($9.75). Those eating in the evening can interrogate the dinner menu for mainstays such as marinated skirt steak ($16.95) and the grilled center-cut pork chop served with applesauce ($14.50) or surprise taste buds with daily dinner specials, which have included cornish hen ($15.95) and salmon wellington ($18.95).
Situated in an early 19th-century home, Jo Jo Apples' four dining rooms infuse culinary expeditions with history. Guests warm themselves near one of three fireplaces, sipping blue-raspberry mimosas ($4.95) and discussing their favorite 1850s boy bands, or they can amble through wooden french doors onto the red brick patio.