Roots Bistro Gourmand has been named one of the Finest Plates of 2013 by Long Island Restaurant News.
The West Islip-based, French-inspired eatery earned first place honors in both the service and bar scene categories.
A newcomer to the Long Island restaurant scene, Roots opened on Montauk Highway in August.
Finest Plates is Long Island Restaurant News' annual list of the top-rated restaurants on Long Island. Long Island Restaurant News is published by WordHampton Public Relations.
Nearby, Aji 53 of Bay shore was named best asian restaurant while Monsoon in Babylon Village took third place in the same category.
Click here for a full list of the winners.
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