Restaurants ordered last month to convert to only take out and delivery to help contain COVID-19, and many have stopped operations entirely. But there are still some good local options in addition to national fast-food chains. Here’s a list of some local places you can support during these tough times. 

Atlantic Seafood
17 Montauk Hwy., Center Moriches
(631) 878-8406
A spot for “oysters, chowder & other seafood classics,” Atlantic Seafood offers take out from 12-9 p.m.

Four Brothers Pizzeria and Restaurant
310 Main St., Center Moriches
(631) 878-1770
Manager Vinny Iorio said the down Center Moriches mainstay is doing deliveries, takeout and curbside pickup for those who call ahead and request it. “Overall, it’s been pretty good. A lot of people have been taking to it,” Iorio said.

La Volpe Ristorante and Anton Pizzeria
611 Main St., Center Moriches
(631) 874-3819
Anton’s Pizzeria, located in La Volpe, is offering takeout from its pizza and catering menus. 

Mama Lisa co-owner Mose Costigiola

Mama Lisa Restaurant
1226 Montauk Hwy., Mastic
(631) 395-4600
Pizza or seafood? At Mama Lisa you don’t have to choose. With specialties such as their “Pizza Ripiena,” stuffed pizza that includes sausage, meatballs, ham, salami, ricotta, and mozzarella, or their classic margarita, there’s a pizza for everyone. Seafood specialties such as fried calamari and mussels marinara are also a good addition to your Italian night at home. Call or order online for takeout or deliveries. The restaurant will be closed Easter Sunday, but it can prepare trays of food the day before and provide heating instructions.

Manhattan Bagel
388 Mastic Road, Mastic Beach
(631) 281-7204
For “Hot off the grill bagels,” Manhattan Bagel is sure to make your breakfast in  quarantine much more fun. With bagel flavors ranging from chocolate chip to jalapeno cheddar, and cream cheese options such as Honey Almond and Strawberry, there are endless options to choose from.

Naz’s Halal
456 William Floyd Pkwy, Shirley
(631) 772-7700
This Mediterranean restaurant, which opened last year in Shirley offering everything from gyros to rice platters and burgers, is taking online orders, through its website, app and Uber eats.   

Nettie’s Country Bakery
366 Railroad Ave., Center Moriches
Nettie’s is currently offering Sunday delivery and pickup of select items. All orders placed by 5 p.m. on Friday will be ready the following Sunday. During checkout you’ll have an option for delivery or to pick up.

Nino’s Pizzeria & Cucina
201 Mastic Beach Road, Mastic Beach
(631) 399-0950
Nino’s is open Monday-Thursday, 2 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; Fridays from 1-10:30 p.m. and Saturdays 2-9:30 p.m. The pizzeria has a family package and daily specials.

Tend Coffee
924 Montauk Hwy., Shirley
(631) 772-4707
This local coffee shop continues to take phone orders and delivers them to the door. It has reduced its hours to 8 a.m.-3 p.m. daily. It also has an e-commerce operation for deliveries by mail.

TJ’s Heroes
328 Mastic Rd, Mastic Beach
(631) 395-4376
Using the e-delivery service, DoorDash and curbside pickup, TJ’s Heroes can be delivered right to your door. From eggs on a roll to hot Italian heroes, Tj’s is open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., excluding Wednesdays.

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