About Bistro 72

Whether you’re looking to grab a casual bite to eat or you’re in the mood to enjoy an evening of leisurely dining, Bistro 72 is the place for you. The contemporary aesthetics of our dining room and lounge create an atmosphere that’s perfect for connecting with friends over a glass or two of our regional wines, and you’ll easily feel right at home.

Our restaurant in Riverhead has ample selection of the finest local ingredients our top chefs hand-select to craft distinctive dishes. Our menus showcase the farm-to-table distinction that comes with sourcing our ingredients from the finest Long Island farms and vendors. In addition to our fresh and locally-sourced food, wines, and spirits, we also offer natural, organic, and vegan options when available. Not only will you be sure to receive an array of creative menu options at Bistro 72, but you’ll experience the genuine hospitality that makes Bistro 72 an exquisite restaurant on the East End of Long Island.

Perfecting his craft for nearly twenty years, executive chef Joey Cormier is behind the world-class cuisine and distinctive dishes that come out of our kitchen. After earning his culinary degree at Johnson & Wales in Providence, Joey opened an American brasserie there. He has worked in white-linen restaurants across the country from Boston to upstate New York to Chicago. Joey also spent time working in southeast Asia where he developed a love and passion for Asian cuisine that he plans to introduce to the East End.

Our diverse assortment of dishes allows you to spend a Saturday afternoon with friends at our bar over short rib tacos and flatbread pizza. Or spend a romantic evening dining with your significant other and sipping on one of our local wine flights on the patio. The two of you can spend some quality time while indulging in East Coast Sea Scallops fresh off the coast of Long Island or savor our finest Filet Mignon.

Each day, Bistro 72 hosts  7 Days of BistroOur chefs’ skills of pairing the most delicious meals and finest libations sets us apart from other restaurants in Riverhead. Come by for Martini Monday, indulge in our delicious appetizers on Tuesday or Wine and Dine on Wednesday. On Thursday, we offer Single Malt specials. Then, get the girls together for Ladies Night Friday and come down for a quiet weekend on Date Night Saturday. Whatever your mood, let Bistro 72 provide the savory flavors of Long Island dining.

Bistro 72 also features live entertainment every weekend. Listen to the smooth sounds of jazz, rock, soul and more. While enjoying the cuisine, native Long Island performers and talented artists from around the states will add to the intimate atmosphere. Over drinks listen to Jeff LeBlanc’s radiant voice or stop by to listen to April Rain.

Be sure to keep an eye out for the most amazing dining events on the East End. Our restaurant hosts evening events including pairing dinners and paint nights. Each night celebrates the food and libations of the East End.

Our staff at Bistro 72 welcomes you to come by and try the most exquisite restaurant in Riverhead. We hope to see you soon. Cheers!