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Dark Horse Restaurant

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1 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 208-0072
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Cutchogue, New York
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

My boyfriend and I weather after hearing so good reviews about this place. Good food and plenty. Nice bar and they had live music. Pretty romantic place too for a date.

Thank nofogirl27
Rocky Point, New York
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch it was not very busy but it was a weekday early evening before the diner rush but after the Lynch crowed . The burgers were yummy .service was great !! It was very clean . Would like to try it for diner .

Thank Donna L
Aquebogue, New York
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

The meal was OK. The glass of wine provided was a little more than a shot glass and the gin & tonic was mostly ice with very little spirits. The bar crowd was very loud.

Thank fred M
Patterson, ID
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53 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

A nice atmosphere with an eclectic menu. We were there for dinner and enjoyed a fresh seafood chowder and fresh-caught seafood dinner.

Thank JRGidaho
East Quogue
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Dark Horse Restaurant is a great addition to Riverhead. Food is good and imaginative. They offer many Gluten Free choices and very delicious soups. Bison, raised right in Riverhead, also on the menu. If one is still hungry, they offer a yummy dessert menu. A perfect stop on the way out to visiting the Long Island Vineyards.

Thank EQfoodie
Brooklyn, New York
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We went twice over the summer and decided to go the day after Labor Day. Well the summer is over. The service was slow. They were out of rum. The soup was lukewarm. The medium rare hamburger was grey and seemed to had been nuked. We were surprised since it had been good on the two previous times we visited.... More 

Thank BugsBrooklyn
Brooklyn, New York
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605 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

I wish I could have liked this place more. The staff all seemed really friendly and accommodating, but the food was just not very good. My husband ordered the steak tips and I ordered the eggplant and roasted peppers parm. Everything was pretty flavorless. My dish relied on an excess amount of cheese to give it flavor and was swimming... More 

Thank Jvalliant
Windsor, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Excellent American food without too much frying! Extensive menu choice with lots of salads and lighter options. All very fresh and well prepared. Very friendly staff who made us feel welcome. Had a large range of gluten free options so great if you have any food intolerances. Good value for money

Thank KMHBerkshire
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

I LOVE going to this place because everything is Celiac Disease friendly. It doesn't hurt that the food is incredible, even for people who are not gluten free. I try to go at least a couple of times a year. The decor is beautiful as well - almost like a small french café.

1 Thank Kathie S
Long Island, NY
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

5 couples went here after doing the Brew Cycle ride (which I highly recommend BTW). We came here bc one of the women in our group has a gluten allergy and she did some research online and found that they have a gluten free menu). The food was good and our waiter was hilarious. I wish I could remember his... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Riverhead
  • Phone Number: (631) 208-0072

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