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Dark Horse Restaurant

1 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 208-0072
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Ranked #17 of 97 restaurants in Riverhead
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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- Aug 1, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Always love the food here! Gluten free choices and never disappoints! Consistent and flavorful. Very American menu... I would come here every week if this were closer to home

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NY
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Here was a last minute place for us on July 4th Weekend, the tap beer was good a local brew. The Lobster roll was unauthentic and tasted like cat food. The Mac And Cheese that my daughter had was pretty good. the most amazing part of the meal was the strawberry soup infused with a basil-like sauce. It was memorable... More

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Memphis, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This historic building houses a fun trendy restaurant with lots of details from decades past- like the bar is made from a 1920's local bowling alley. Menu is great with lots of interesting selections. Service was very good-attentive and professional. Parking is not as hard as it seems, just go around back to the municipal lot and walk thru the... More

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mt sinai
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

After both working halve day on Easter at local country club. We tried the dark horse restaurant.started with spring pea soup was good not great.Shared the north fork spinach salad ,outstanding my lady had lamb chops very good and I had curry lentil that was fantastic shared a toffee roll for desert very good. Over all exceeded my expectations .i... More

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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I came with a large party celebrating a friend's birthday, and it was a pleasant experience. The food was good, the ambience was pleasant, and the restaurant itself was cozy (not too big, not too small). The service was a bit slow, and our server did have an issue (she mixed up 2 different orders of steak, switched the sides... More

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27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

This is my second time back while traveling on business. I had a savory roasted shrimp bisque, a garden salad with field greens, baby spinach, roasted red beets adorned with a french Vinaigrette and crumbled gorgonzola. The steak was tender and flavorful. I can hardly wait for dessert- egg nog creme brûlée! The service is great and the atmosphere casual.... More

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Long Island, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Only reason it got 2 stars is the gluten free calamari saved it from a 1 star, calamari is terrific. The rest of the evening was terrible, salads are not fresh over dressed in vinegar with no seasoning and frozen recooked ingredients. Over priced for the quality and quantity of food and wine. The staff was great, other than that?... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in after driving by the place many times. Short and sweet: other than a long list of wines, There were very few entree selections and the prices are too high for what you get. $20 for a small "bison" burger, $24 for a small piece of salmon. Tried it once, won't be going back...

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Hicksville, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

My girlfriend is a celiac and this whole entire menu can be catered to be gluten free. This has been rarely heard of where an entire menu can be recreated! The atmosphere is modern with a twist for the building being so old. Food was good and very knowledgeable and aware of gluten free not just being a new trend... More

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Riverhead, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Very good had a scallop dish and the soups are great but I'm always wondering why this place is always dead!!

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