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512 Pulaski St, Riverhead, NY 11901-3036
631-727-4449
Today
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good to Have It Open Again

This was always a "go to" place for us. It re-opened in November with much of what was really good about the place years ago. There is a very friendly staff and the host/owner, Frank, made us feel very welcome. Pick your type of food: American, Italian or Polish...they are all represented well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
Ashford817
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Rocky Point, New York
via mobile
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Rocky Point, New York
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

This was always a "go to" place for us. It re-opened in November with much of what was really good about the place years ago. There is a very friendly staff and the host/owner, Frank, made us feel very welcome. Pick your type of food: American, Italian or Polish...they are all represented well. Give it a try.

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Riverhead, New York, United States
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

The Birchwood is back and the new owners, Frank and his daughter, Danielle, are very hands on and want to get to know their customers. If you haven't been in a while, or like me, had stopped going completely under former ownership, you really should give it another go. They kept the traditional Polish fare and added some of their... More 

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Ridge NY
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Made plans with a group of friends to meet and greet. When we got there, found the place was closed for renovations. No signs. Telephone just rings and rings. Should have a message that they are temporarily closed.

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
West Islip, New York
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I was unimpressed before they changed ownership - equally unimpressed after they changed ownership. It's a shame because it's a cute place and before this family took it over, the place was very good and welcoming with great value for the dollar. Now it's run like there's a need to pinch every penny and the customer is merely a dollar... More 

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Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Had a great lunch with four friends , much better than we were expecting . Very friendly staff who served excellent food at a good price . We all went for the traditional American burgers which were possibly the best I've tasted anywhere in the last few years . Would definitely visit again

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Popped into this odd little restaurant / bar tucked away on a quiet street in Riverhead looking for a late lunch . Served by a couple of lovely women who sounded like extras from the Soprano's . The menu choice was extensive and the food quality excellent . Total bill for 5 came in at less than $65 incl drinks... More 

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Rocky Point, New York
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This is just one of those local "go to" places...not the least bit trendy or fancy - just good food, good prices, very nice people. Birchwood is in the heart of Riverhead's "Polish Town" so you can guess what some of the menu offerings are but there are plenty of other choices.

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Islip, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

When in Riverhead I recommend taking advantage of the yummy Polish food. The corn fritters are to die for!!

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Sag Harbor, NY
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Good food at good prices. Not much atmosphere, but worth visiting. Try the German specialties. You'll like them.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

A very nice atmosphere with two fireplaces. Always packed for Sunday Brunch. Special Eggs Benedict's are offered with sides such as asparagus. Start off with homemade bread and jelly while you wait. Fresh fish dishes are always on the menu as well as entree salads. The homemade desserts are wonderful. A little pricey but very nice. Friendly wait staff, management... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 512 Pulaski St, Riverhead, NY 11901-3036
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Riverhead
  • Phone Number: 631-727-4449

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?