We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
View all details
meals, features, about
Reviews (48)
Filter reviews
48 results
Traveler rating
20
16
8
2
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
20
16
8
2
2
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed July 24, 2021 via mobile

Very nice early dinner. Wait staff was prompt and very friendly. My son got spaghetti with three large meatballs and I got a grilled chicken and Gorgonzola salad. Both were delicious.

Date of visit: July 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed July 19, 2021

Gluttons for punishment, we tried for the 3rd time to order from this establishment only to be once again disappointed. We are neighborhood people surrounded by good restaurants and this is not one of them. We got chicken parmesan sandwiches without mozzarella: a caesar salad...with chopped and mushy lettuce: doughy bread: a pizza that had caramelized onions on it: and previously frozen zucchini sticks. Totally disappointed, family, friends, and neighbors will not be ordering again...3 strikes and you're out! We will never offer a recommendation.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed May 13, 2021

If we are not here on a weekly basis, we are ordering from here. Something for everyone from traditional Italian to salads to vegetarian options. Quick slice, a pie or hero for home or a sit down dinner. Food and service is always consistent and...great. Don't miss the pizzettes or paninis!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed July 1, 2020

Today I ordered 3 Gluten Free Pizza doughs for an at home DIY pizza night and they were exceptional! They are not only Gluten Free, but Dairy Free. All 3 doughs withheld their chosen toppings and didn’t flop once cooked! My sister whose been gluten...and dairy free for 7 years felt like she was eating real pizza again!More

Date of visit: July 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed December 6, 2019

Spuntino St. James is my favorite local restaurant. The food is always delicious and the bread is beyond amazing. The staff is always happy, friendly and very accommodating. We eat in and take out and always equally wonderful.

Date of visit: December 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed October 18, 2019

I have reviewed this restaurant before and I still stand by my original thoughts. The lunch special gives you enough food for two people. Delicious pasta dishes, pizza, salads and soups! Try this place and you will not go wrong!

Date of visit: September 2019
Helpful?
spuntinostjames, Owner at Spuntino ST JAMES, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2019

Thank you Mimi for being a huge fan. Hope to see you again real soon. Thanks

Reviewed October 13, 2019

A group of old classmates gathered at Spuntino's for a meal during our 50th high school class reunion weekend. It was honestly a random pick that paid off. They handled our large group (14) with ease even though we didn't quite understand why we needed...to wait for the entire group to arrive before being seated. The food was tasty and the pricing was appropriate. It made for a great evening of catching up with lively conversation.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Helpful?1  
spuntinostjames, Owner at Spuntino ST JAMES, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2019

Thanks for the great review. We are very happy everyone enjoyed themselves. Thank you.

Reviewed May 24, 2019 via mobile

This is a very popular and noisy restaurant, so we decided to go at 5 o’clock on a weekday so that it would be easier to hear each other. As it turns out, it is still not easy to hear because of the metal ceiling,...but the restaurant was just a bit quieter than usual. The bread was yummy and the salads were large and tasty. Our friend had the salad rustica which was packed with lots of goodies including grilled eggplant. My large southwest salad had a nice portion of avocado, a generous portion of bacon and tasty grilled chicken. My husband’s seared tuna was prepared beautifully and served with a tossed salad but the rice was tasteless. Our friend ordered a nice spinach salad but his veal parmigiana was so tough that he sent it back. They replaced his meal with an okay shrimp parmigiana. It seems strange to us that in an Italian restaurant, the Italian entree was the worst of the four.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Have only been there three times. Dinner and lunch. Typical pizza place only bigger and more extensive menu. Thought the food good but so far have not had anything to know my socks off. If crowded it can get very loud as it has high...ceilings. It was not that bad that I wouldn't go back. Will try one more time and let you know.More

Date of visit: May 2018
Helpful?
Reviewed January 27, 2018

The food here is simply to die for - absolutely delicious. We were a party of 6 and I could not decide on what to have - finally settled on the Eggplant Rollatini with Clams Over Linguine Pasta and I was in heaven. We were...visiting relatives in LI and absolutely loved the menu and my meal was outstanding. Service was impeccable too. I wish we lived closer - Spuntino would be my go-to Italian Restaurant. I am craving that clam linguine right now.More

Date of visit: January 2018
Helpful?
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Americas Best Value Inn Smithtown Long Island
29 reviews
1.90 miles away
Three Village Inn
179 reviews
3.13 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook
897 reviews
3.66 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook-Long Island, an IHG hotel
329 reviews
3.88 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Basil Cafe Restaurant
37 reviews
.71 miles away
The Trattoria
94 reviews
.92 miles away
NOCO
17 reviews
.07 miles away
Vintage Steak House
65 reviews
.08 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
St. James General Store
28 reviews
.83 miles away
Escape Zone Long Island
39 reviews
1.72 miles away
Avalon Park & Preserve
156 reviews
2.44 miles away
Harmony Vineyards
51 reviews
2.47 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Spuntino ST JAMES staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Spuntino ST JAMES

Yes, Spuntino ST JAMES offers takeout services.

Spuntino ST JAMES is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5