You could stand on a corner and look around until a restaurant sign draws you in. But we've got a better idea. Each week, East Meadow Patch picks a great restaurant either in town or nearby that is worth checking out. Here's this week's choice:
has been a Long Island tradition since the 1940’s and continues to be an East Meadow staple for delicious rotisserie chicken. The place to go for a homestyle meal, this locale is conveniently situated on Hempstead Turnpike – perfect to dine in or take out. The original location in Bethpage has now extended to this spot and Bellmore to make sure all Long Islanders can indulge in their cozy cuisine.
Stepping into this spot evokes a feeling of warmth and friendliness, with the décor seeming more like a little farmhouse than a restaurant in a busy commercial area. Americana and quaint depictions of chickens grace the walls, with wooden beams accenting the country style. Both booths and tables are available for those who want to eat at Zorn’s and relish the down-home decorations.
For main courses, fried chicken and mouthwatering ribs reign supreme here, whether barbecued or rotisserie style. If you’re looking for something a little different, try the crispy sesame chicken tenders, which are made with tasty golden white meat. The homestyle sandwiches are always a sure bet and include grilled chicken, roasted turkey and homemade chicken salad. Most of the options come in family size and individual meals, so there is something perfect for everyone.
The homemade side dishes are some of the best in town. They are available in individual and large sizes, but they also come with the individual meals. Seasoned roasted potatoes, traditional stuffing and macaroni and cheese are some of the highlights – all of which go perfectly with Zorn’s main course options. The comfort food continues with penne a la vodka, sweet kernel corn and mashed garlic potatoes.
Zorn’s also does catering, which is popular with many local residents. Catering options are similar to the regular menu, but also feature proper portioning for the number of guests, as well as hero choices. If your party requires something more specific, check out the continental breakfast or fruit platter availability.
For a down-home, comfortable meal sure to make the entire family happy, Zorn’s is the place to go. There is something for everyone and it will definitely leave you full and ready to come back again and again.
Location: 1939 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow
Phones: (516) 357-7300