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Blackbird Kitchen and Cocktails

3026 Merrick Rd, Wantagh, NY 11793-4320
+1 516-654-9200
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good76%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“heritage pork” (2 reviews)
“mussels” (2 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
3026 Merrick Rd, Wantagh, NY 11793-4320
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our monthly dinner club chose the Blackbird Kitchen for this month’s dinner. We ordered a few small plates to share and red and white wines. The scallops were our favorite. The food was flavorful and presented artfully. We will be back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Recommended by a friend, we ate here on a Sunday evening. Quaint, sparsely decorated eatery with a very large bar. Attentive wait staff, very sweet server. While this is a tapas restaurant, we opted to share amazing tapas-sized braised heritage pork meatballs with Marzano gravy...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rncarol13
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I was here with 2 friends a few weeks ago. Definitely need reservations because it's a popular spot. Everything we ate, black truffle arancini, stracciatella, crispy organic chicken wings, sweet corn agnolotti, spaghetti cacio pepe, ricotta gnocchi, was fantastic. The braised heritage pork meatballs were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MrsMylo
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Everything we had was well executed, but not quite creative enough for 5 stars. The menu is slightly more limited than we would have hoped- could have used a few specials. There is no décor to speak of, but the service was friendly and willing....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank smeghead39
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon Blackbird while in the area for a lacrosse tournament and didn’t expect to find big city dining! Delicious dinner. The tile fish, broccoli and gnocchi were particularly good. Ambience could be a little better at the back of the room where the empty...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sarah M
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Had been reading about Blackbird and passed it often when driving on Merrick Road. Tonight, in a the spur of the moment decision, we made it a destination. An intimate setting with maybe 10-12 small tables and bar seating . My husband and I thoroughly...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Vlabear
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Hidden spot, attention to detail is what I noticed here. Food is fresh, the waiter is a gentleman and has a lot of information about the dishes if you want to know more about your meal. It is a tapas restaurant, and you will wish...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank jazzedup1
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

We tried most of the small plates on the menu tonight. The pasta was freshly made by hand. The vegetables ere was was local and in season. The rice balls with pesto were especially delicious. You should try the flourless chocolate cake-so rich and creamy....More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Nicole O
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

This is the second time my wife and I went to this place. The first time was soon after they opened and we were thoroughly unimpressed. Were were disappointed in the food and service. However, we repeatedly saw good reviews and heard good things about...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank grothesq
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

The great layout, super-friendly staff and a brilliant mixologist helped to edge this new gastropub to 3.5 stars. Kudos to the maitre'd for stopping to our table when we first sat to meet us and talk a bit. Always a fantastic gesture. Menu - while...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Ladylore
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3026 Merrick Rd, Wantagh, NY 11793-4320
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Wantagh
  • Phone Number: +1 516-654-9200
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