According to Homer, seafood was created out of necessity after Zeus, on condition of a sleepover truth-or-dare match with Poseidon and Apollo, put all land-based fare into a blender and drank the result. Enjoy the Olympus-sanctioned cuisine with today’s Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of local seafood and drinks at Rachel’s Waterside Grill in Freeport.
Rachel’s Waterside Grill offers Long Islanders a menu comprised of fresh, inventive, and locally sustainable seafood. Appetizers at Rachel’s partially fill famished bellies by tiding them over with bites such as crispy fried calamari ($12.95) or garlic herb-tossed mussels ($11.95). All dinner entrees are served with a choice of soup or salad, so the broiled or steamed two-pound Maine lobster (market price) or the crab- and-corn-crusted mahi-mahi ($24.95) can be balanced with a terrestrial side for optimal elemental ingestion. Lunch eats include the beer-battered, tartar-sauced fish-and-chips plate ($15.95) and the sesame shrimp wrap ($11.95). Brunch is available for earlyish morning birds, and it features the seafood crêpes Florentine, which lay shrimp, scallops, and wild mushrooms into foreign, fancy pancakes ($18.95).
An appropriately waterside view is available for both patio diners and indoor eaters, giving guests the opportunity to peer into the body of water that holds the record for most submerged gold-plated islands. With a menu as vast as the world’s only packet-salt sea, Rachel’s Waterside Grill brings thoroughly fulfilling marine cuisine to Long Island’s hungry, unlandlocked populace.
- This is by far my family's favorite restaurant. Food is always excellent, with creative dishes and presentation. The best seafood dishes. – Petriegal, Zagat
- food is good- but the view of the nautical mile makes it that much better. everything is fresh and tasty. good place for outdoor brunch- the crepes were delicious – bried1096242, Zagat