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Cafe La Strada

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352 Wheeler Rd, Hauppauge, NY 11788-4331
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Blairstown, New Jersey
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140 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2015

I really feel like I have experienced a loss when I learned that Cafe La Strada had now CLOSED! I have had so many great meals here and such wonderful times in the past!!! It really is like saying goodbye to a great friend! CIAO!!

3 Thank DocRKS
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2015

I alwsys feel like I am stepping back in time when I visit Cafe La Strada -- its like visiting my godmother's home where the smell of sauce and meatballs simmering on the stove tell you everything is just as it should be So is Cafe La Strada. So many tasty meals, and while the available wine list was a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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568 reviews
429 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2015

Our party of six had a quiet table in a brightly lit room with wine racks as the décor. From appetizer to salad, to soup, to entre the lunch was excellent and very authentic Italian food. Of particular note were the stuffed mushroom appetizer, the stuffed crab claw appetizer, the spinach and egg soup, the salmon Picatta, the grilled Cajun... More 

Thank James C
Deer Park, New York
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015

Good restaurant, consistently good food. This is a very busy restaurant, I would recommend reservations definitely. The fish is always delicious, specials often have Bronzino style. The red sauce is very tasty. And they also make magnificent French Martinis!

1 Thank LongIslandGiirl
Blairstown, New Jersey
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140 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2015

This gem of an Italian restaurant is located in a tired strip mall - but persevere - leave the car with the valet - and enjoy one of the better Italian meals on Long Island. Veal Chop Valdestano is magnificent - the Osso Bucco just melts in your mouth - but look around the menu -they are an amazing restaurant... More 

1 Thank DocRKS
Setauket, New York
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2015

Cafe La Strada is a must if you love Italian Food. They do not miss a beat. If it is not one of the specials, of which there may be over 20, they will make your request to order. Just name it, it is yours. Old style cooking with very impeccable service. Hidden behind an very low keys store from... More 

1 Thank Fred M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed a wonderful evening celebrating our mothers birthday. The service was fantastic, the wine was great and the food and menu phenomenal. Can't say enough nice things. The only negative was the valet parking attendant was very rude when I wanted to park my own car. But our excellent waiter assured me he would have a... More 

1 Thank Jennifer B
Livermore, California
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114 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2014

This was a location recommended by the hotel for dinner. It is in a small strip mall like area just off the expressway. It is easy to get to and has good valet parking. The restaurant is Italian throughout and is well decorated. I was there on a Wednesday night about 7:30 so it was not hard to get seated.... More 

2 Thank Bill M
Readington, New Jersey
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113 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2014

We dined here with friends on Saturday. The place was cozy and nicely decorated. We had a reservation so there was no wait for a table. Our waiter seemed nice however, when we asked him for the wine list, we were told that it didn't pay to give it to us since they didn't have most of the wines listed.... More 

1 Thank Lauradids
Holbrook, NY
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143 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a wonderful little restaurant. One of our favorites. Cuisine is Italian of course. You will be surprised to find this unassuming place in a little strip mall just off the LIE offers such wonderful food and service. I have been here many times... with family, friends, clients and co-workers, lunch and dinner times. The food is uniformly and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 352 Wheeler Rd, Hauppauge, NY 11788-4331
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hauppauge
  • Phone Number: 631-234-5550

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