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242 Sunrise Hwy, Rockville Centre, NY
+1 516-594-3404
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Today
16:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Long Island, New York USA
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Apertif before and have enjoyed the meal. Tonight however it was terrible. I ordered off the "restaurant week" menu, salad with roasted beets and goat cheese. Lettuce was old only had one quarter of one jarred beet and I had to search for the smallest crumble of goat cheese. I also ordered the pork ossobucco with... More 

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Thank Ali-flore
Rockville Centre, New York
Level Contributor
17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yummy soup to nuts during this first week in November for $27.95. The Ossobucco was tender and delicious over risotto. Loved the Crepes Suzette!! At 6:15 pm it was quiet, but by 7:15 it was packed.

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Thank Eva B
Rockville, Maryland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

both times, no change....... fancy décor but that's it. difficult parking, expensive and very small portions.. won't be back

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Thank hpk1954
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I have frequented Aperitif for years and consider it one of my go-to places to meet up with friends. I do enjoy it and find that it offers good food for good value. However, I am struggling with this review because the way it is managed leaves something to be desired. For example, last Saturday I made a reservation and... More 

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Thank RMFrank
Freeport, New York
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

After having been at "sister" restaurants Sage and Brasserie Persil, this seemed like a slam dunk for another great meal. While the restaurant can't control the parking, even on a Wednesday it was tough to find. Normally good food at a reasonable price would be all it takes to get a good review but sadly nothing else went right either.... More 

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Thank Sjt64
Long Island, New York USA
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the seafood salad and the dirty martini was very good nice and quiet early. risotto appetizer very good. Calamari very fresh not chewy. Look forward to returning

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Thank Ali-flore
Rockville Centre, New York, United States
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Despite being a delicious place to have dinner with the girls, it is also a great place to hist a baby or a bridal shower. The staff was exceptional and the food/mimosas were plentiful and delicious. Oh and the apple tart for dessert? Indescribable and delicious!!

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Thank Diane K
new york
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This is my go-to spot for ladies night, date night, + dinner with friends. Very consistent. The restaurant has small plates and large plates. Both are good but I recommend splitting a bunch of small plates and sharing a bottle of wine. Sushi tuna pizza is great (even though I was afraid to try it) as is the duck flatbread... More 

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Thank sjmac456
Baldwin, New York
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I live by RVC and had not been to this location but to the one on Bell. We were one of two tables in the entire place. To put it straight forward, we saw the bus boys and food runners much more than the waiter. Each time we turned to find him, he was on his phone! Waiting and then... More 

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1 Thank marissa e
Rockville Centre, New York
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Just moved to the area and decided to try this place out. Very cute on the inside and they have a great outdoor patio. Service was on point but, never intrusive. Food was great too. Will definitely visit again.

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Thank Venessa D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 Sunrise Hwy, Rockville Centre, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Rockville Centre
  • Phone Number: +1 516-594-3404

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?