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599 Main St, Islip, NY 11751-3519
+1 631-277-3800
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
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599 Main St, Islip, NY 11751-3519
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I and our friends, one of whom is in a wheelchair, went to Verace on a Sunday evening for dinner. The experience couldn't have been better. The server, Kevin, was friendly, informative about the menu and always there when we needed him,...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the wife here for her birthday... It was great, service was exceptional.. Food was excellent.... Highly recommend

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We decided to take advantage of the Restaurant Week Menu at Verace. The really put great food selections together. I started out by ordering their Arugula Salad. Absolutely delicious with a hint of truffle oil in the dressing! My wife ordered their meatballs. These are...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We decided to try the Anniversary Dinner menu at Verace. WOW! Three Courses priced at $30 (some upgrades but reasonable). In addition, they offered an unlimited wine pairing for $15 additional with a varied list of wines to choose from. The four of us enjoyed...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The indoor experience at this Islip hot spot is loud and crowded. So loud that at a table of four you must shout to hear your table mates. That having been said, the food is very average and the prices are above average (high). On...More

Thank IntrepidTravele... N
Reviewed 11 October 2017

love the setting and décor and people. The food and pricing are average - take advantage of any specials.

Thank lisa t
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Verace is our to go place for a special occasion. Birthday, Anniversary, promotion, graduation and so on ... that’s why when we decided to go out for the first time in years for a New Year’s Eve dinner we picked this place of course! Never...More

Thank Maria E
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Finally, I had the opportunity to stop by Verace, and I was not disappointed. In my quest to find a local restaurant that could be "my place" I might have hit the jackpot. First of all, the ambiance is great. Although the restaurant was busy...More

Thank DawnM730
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had to pass through a garden alley to get to the entrance of the restaurant at the back. I felt that you have already arrived in Italy. We requested a shady seat alfresco. The service was a little slow, but the staff were very...More

Thank Jov1061
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We understood that this was a first for Verace--a wedding dinner on a Friday for over 100 guests! With beautiful weather, the cocktail hour started out on the back patio with amazing selections of cheeses, arancini, seafood hors d'oeuvres, meatballs, meatball sliders and more. It...More

Thank Brian L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 599 Main St, Islip, NY 11751-3519
    (Locust Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Islip
  • Phone Number: +1 631-277-3800
  • E-mail
A fusion of classic Italian cuisine with modern sensibilities, Verace effortlessly combines fresh ingredients into new interpretations of traditional Italian dishes. The intimate setting pivots around our exposed Woodstone oven creating the warmth you feel when you are among family. Dine outdoors in our cobblestone space with a relaxing water pool and glimmering lights. Start with a selection of meats and cheeses, sliced on our century old Berkel slicer or a flatbread pizza straight from the Woodstone oven. Delight in savoring any of our house-made pastas, hand selected 21-day dry aged USDA Certified Black Angus NY Tuscan-style Strip steak served or classic chicken Parmesan as your entrée. Select one of ten wines by the glass or by the carafe from our sustainable wine barrels. We proudly employ a technologically advanced barrel system in an effort to reduce our impact on the environment by eliminating the waste of bottles and corks. Truly an eclectic taste of Italy.
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