The Downtown Cafe | Don Lorenzo’s | Asian Fusion | Glen Cove Public Library | Razzano’s

Don't Skip the Garlic Knots at The Downtown Cafe, a Short Way From Avalon at Glen Cove

Whether you’re looking for a quick slice of pizza and a salad or burgers, wings, or calzones, The Downtown Cafe is a dependable choice. This Glen Cove eatery, which isn't far from Avalon at Glen Cove, boasts a full menu of casual Italian food, complete with wine and top-shelf liquors to round out each meal. Its specialty dishes include chicken bruschetta, eggplant parmigiana, and chicken Francese, and the garlic knots starter is one of the area’s most talked-about dishes.

Often considered to be a casual neighborhood spot, The Downtown Cafe offers diners the option to eat inside or on its outdoor patio, and the atmosphere is fun, friendly, and inviting. A full bar is available where locals often flock to enjoy the big game. The restaurant is a solid choice whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply searching for a place to enjoy a casual dinner with family and friends.

The Downtown Cafe
4 School Street
Glen Cove, NY 11542
(516) 759-2233

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Don Lorenzo's: A Parade of Food Awaits, Just a Short Drive From Avalon at Glen Cove

Don Lorenzo’s is an Italian restaurant a quick drive from Avalon at Glen Cove that continues to delight the patrons who walk through its doors. This upbeat, fun restaurant is run by an owner who doesn’t mind showing off a couple of magic tricks while you wait for your food. The roster of dishes is expansive, consisting of chicken, pasta, eggplant rollitini, mussels, rice balls, pizza, and more. The restaurant is unique in that patrons pay a flat price, and there is no menu; the staff continues to bring food until you’re finished, and meals consist of assorted appetizers, entrees, and desserts.

The decor in Don Lorenzo might not be particularly extravagant, but that may be because the focus is solely on the food. However, a bar area is available. So if you’re looking for a new and exciting place to eat, try Don Lorenzo’s in Glen Cove—but make sure to go when you're extra hungry!

Don Lorenzo’s
242 Glen Cove Avenue
Glen Cove, NY 11542
(516) 801-3667

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Enjoy Sushi, Pad Thai and More at Asian Fusion, a Quick Trip From Avalon at Glen Cove

It happens often. You want to eat one type of food and your dining buddy wants another. You want sushi and he wants orange chicken. You want pad Thai and she wants chicken teriyaki. What’s the solution? Asian Fusion.

Found just a short way from Avalon at Glen Cove, the name of this restaurant says it all. Here you’ll find dishes from Japan, China, and Thailand filling the pages of the menu. If you’rsquo;re worried that one place can’t do everything right, think again. Most diners call the food here “wonderful” both for dine in and takeout. From an extensive array of sushi and sashimi to Thai curries, noodles, and Chinese specialties, this restaurant satisfies even the pickiest of eaters! You no longer have to compromise when it comes to dinner—well, at least not all of the time.

Asian Fusion
66 School Street
Glen Cove, NY 11542
(516) 277-1892

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Glen Cove Public Library: A Local Gathering Place for More Than 100 Years, Near Avalon at Glen Cove

Since 1894, Glen Cove Public Library has been satisfying the local community’s thirst for books and learning. Most people expect a solid collection of books, movies, and music at a library, but Glen Cove's extensive programming makes this library stand out.

The library sponsors bus trips, movie nights, and writers’ groups. Novelists come to give talks to rapt audiences throughout the year. If it’s time that you learn some Microsoft programs like Word or Excel, the library offers popular courses in those, too.

Children aren’t overlooked, either. There’s a calendar filled with children’s events such as story time and play time, as well as numerous arts and crafts sessions. Kids even have their own room where they can browse the aisles of books, CDs, and DVDs. All of this awaits just a short trip from Avalon at Glen Cove.

Glen Cove Public Library
4 Glen Cove Avenue
Glen Cove, NY 11542
(516) 676-2130

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Let Razzano’s Near Avalon at Glen Cove Take Care of all Your Italian Food Needs

Customers at Razzano's often exclaim, “This place has everything!” Whether you’re looking for a hearty, freshly made lunch or all the ingredients for a traditional Italian meal, you’ll find what you seek at Razzano’s.

At this Glen Cove store, which is just a short distance from Avalon at Glen Cove, you can order gourmet sandwiches made with slivers of prosciutto; creamy, fresh mozzarella; and roasted red peppers. Don’t feel like a sandwich for lunch? Just order some house-crafted lasagna instead. While you wait for your sandwich, take a look at the huge selection of meats hanging above.

Freshly made pasta fills the refrigerator. Shelves are lined with a seemingly endless array of olive oils from all over Italy. Then there’s the butcher, waiting to cleave the perfect piece of meat for your next meal. Regulars doubt you’ll walk out with a sandwich alone.

286 Glen Street
Glen Cove, NY 11542
(516) 676-3745

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