Are you new to Staten Island? If so, you’ll love what this area has to offer! It has an easy commute through the boroughs, quiet neighborhoods, sandy beaches and many green spaces. The busy city life is within reach, but you get to enjoy a slower pace of life on the island. And as part of living on Staten Island, you’ll also have a number of great takeout restaurants to order from.
To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite restaurants to order from. The food is good, the quality is consistent and the prices are reasonable! Enjoy!
When you’re looking for a great sandwich for lunch or dinner, place an order with The Sandwich Shop! A great selection of cold and hot sandwiches are available, along with desserts, coffees and salads. From chicken salad to caprese to fried eggplant, The Sandwich Shop has it all! You can even stop into the sammie shop on the way to work, as it’s open for breakfast. If you haven’t had a NY bagel before, this is something else you’ll want to try!
There are three locations on Staten Island, so you can pick the one that’s closest and most convenient to you! These chicken restaurants have an amazing selection of chicken - grilled, crispy and rotisserie. The side dishes are made fresh daily and include mashed potatoes, rice pilaf, seasonal vegetables, buttery cornbread and more. Family meals are also available, along with sandwiches, wraps and salads.
If you’re in the mood for crispy chicken wings, you can try La Rosa Chicken and Grill or Cosmic Wings. This isn’t a traditional restaurant - you can only order the wings and have them delivered to you through the restaurant or a food delivery service like DoorDash or UberEats. Choose from a wide selection of boneless wings, traditional wings and tenders, along with different sauces, drinks, fries and onion wings.
Mike’s Diner consists of four different restaurants - Mike’s Place, Mike’s Unicorn Diner, Olympic Grill and Mike’s Dakota. These Greek-American restaurants serve big portions of comfort food like burgers, chicken sandwiches, fries, salads and desserts. While you can dine-in at any of their locations, they also provide delivery or pickup.
When you’re looking for Italian fare, stop into Joe and Pat’s - you won’t be disappointed! Not only are they well-known for having the best pizza on the island, but also they serve pasta, fresh seafood, sandwiches, calzones, sandwiches and wraps. And if you have any dietary restrictions, you shouldn’t have a problem here! Joe and Pat’s offers cauliflower and gluten-free crust.
Another diner that’s worth checking out is Staten Island Diner. Located in a strip mall, this diner serves up American and Greek staples like burgers, paninis, wraps and even pastas and fish. It also has an extensive breakfast menu with eggs, pancakes and everything in between! There’s a menu for the little ones - the Disney theme is sure to be a hit!
Another great sandwich restaurant to order from is Sandwich and Pickle. You can find some unique dishes here, as they’re influenced by American and Eastern European cuisines featuring smoked brisket, corned beef and pastrami. Some of our favorite picks include the Reuben, Banh Mi Brisket, Chicken Schnitzel and Pastrami.
These are some of our best picks for takeout. No matter where you choose to eat, one thing is for certain, there is no shortage of great restaurants on Staten Island!