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Join Greater Long Island reporter Starr Fuentes as she traverses the island in search of great avocado toast dishes. Scroll down for details and photos.
Toast Coffee + Kitchen (Port Jeff, Patchogue, Bay Shore)
This Long Island hotspot serves up some of the best avocado toast around, with a monthly special that keeps customers coming back for more. But we tried the Burrata Caprese Avocado from the Early Riser menu (pictured, foreground) which was made with sliced, ripe avocados and served with sun-dried tomato pesto, julienned basil and balsamic glaze. There’s also an AVO BLT Toast for bacon lovers!
Toast also has a Long Beach spot coming soon!
The Shed (Huntington, W. Sayville, Plainview)
If you’re looking for a delicious brunch spot, look no further than The Shed. Their avocado toast and sunny-side-up eggs are the talk of whatever town they’re in. Made with fresh watermelon radish, juicy tomatoes, savory sunflower seeds, and peppery arugula, it’s easy to see and taste why this is a neighborhood favorite, with the newest location being in Plainview.
Hatch boasts an extensive menu of classic and creative American breakfast dishes, with contemporary interiors and beautiful neon touches. Hatch’s popular avocado toast is made from smashed avocados and vine-ripe tomatoes, red onion & arugula over toasted sourdough, topped with a sunny-side-up egg on each piece and served with dressed greens. The sourdough lends a wonderful crunch to the texture.
Bango Bowls (7 locations)
Looking for a delicious and healthy breakfast option on the run? Look no further than Bango Bowls, which lists an entire menu of avocado toast dishes. Our pick was the Mediterranean Toast made with multigrain bread, avocado, pickled red onions, cucumber, olive oil and feta cheese. It’s a flavor explosion in every bite. If you’re not in the mood for Mediterranean flavors, they also offer AB Toast with almond butter, banana and honey, an Avocado Toast with olive oil, red pepper flakes, lemon & sea salt, and Protein Toast with avocado, hard boiled egg and everything bagel seasoning. Check out their newest location in New Hyde Park.
Soul Brew (Bellmore, St. James, Huntington)
Soul Brew in downtown Huntington has a reputation for exceptional coffee and lattes, but what also helps set this café apart is its outstanding avocado toast with poached eggs an hollandaise sauce, a favorite among the regulars. The cafe uses only the freshest ingredients to make its avocado toast, ensuring a wonderful flavor profile in each bite.
Blue Bean Café (Smithtown)
Blue Bean Cafe, located in Smithtown, is a delightful eatery that offers an extensive menu of healthy and delicious food items. Their avocado toast dishes are particularly popular among customers, with options ranging from the classic to Caprese. The cafe’s cozy atmosphere lends itself well to both casual dining and intimate conversations, making it an ideal place to relax and unwind anytime of day.
Local’s Café (Port Jefferson)
Local’s Cafe is a modern and vibrant café located in the heart of this historic village. Local’s serves up specialty coffee and a healthy yet delectable menu that caters to every taste bud. And the avocado toast is among their top sellers. Made with fresh and creamy avocado, crispy toasted bread, and a variety of toppings, this dish is a must-try for anyone visiting the café, whether to chat with friends, get some work done, or simply enjoying a cup of coffee and a quick bite solo.