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Long Island restaurants serving great quesadillas

Long Island restaurants serving great quesadillas


http://www.newsday.com/lifestyle/restaurants/feed-me/long-island-restaurants-serving-great-quesadillas-1.10732967The barbecue chicken quesadilla is a hit at Crazy Beans in Stony Brook. (Credit: Daniel Brennan) The quesadilla is a Mexican-born specialty consisting of a tortilla folded in half around a filling of cheese or cheese plus something savory. It may be grilled, griddled or even deep-fried.

Here are some of Long Island’s best quesadillas, plain and fancy.

LUCHARITOS TAQUERIA & TEQUILA BAR, 119 Main St., Greenport, 631-477-6666, lucharitos.com

At this wrestler-themed eatery, simple cheese quesadillas are oozy and especially fine when topped with the house guacamole that’s served alongside.

COZYMELS, 1177 Corporate Dr., Westbury, 516-222-7010, cozymels.com

This sprawling Mexican spot serves a fine spinach quesadilla stuffed with mushrooms, red onion, poblano peppers and melted cheese.

MARIA’S MEXICAN & LATIN CUISINE, 211 Smithtown Blvd., Nesconset, 631-979-7724, marias211.com

Try the quesadilla Cubana at this pan-Latin spot. It’s filled, Cuban sandwich-style, with roast pork, ham, cheese and pickles and qualifies as an inspired treat.

TONY CUBAN CUCINA & COCKTAILS, 507 Guy Lombardo Ave., Freeport, 516-442-0565, tonycubanrestaurant.com

This Cuban-Italian hybrid with a water view serves a meltingly good pulled pork quesadilla with caramelized onions, Cheddar and roasted red peppers.

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