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"LL Dent is serious about their food and their hospitality!"

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Tuesday - Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Friday & Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Brunch 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dinner 4:30 pm- 8:30 pm


221 Old Country Road
Carle Place, NY 11514

(516) 742-0940

Southern Food on Long Island

LL Dent Southern-Style Restaurant


American Cuisine with a Southern Flair

Serving authentic home-style American cuisine with a southern flair, LL Dent Restaurant is the living realization of a life-long dream of co-owners Lillian Dent and her daughter, Chef Leisa Dent. Set in an environment reminiscent of a southern dining room, LL Dent's authenticity is only surpassed by its hospitality.

Videos: Cooking with Chef Leisa
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Recipes: Cooking with Chef Leisa
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LL Dent can host

your party!

Group size from 15 to 45 guests. Hours from 11:30am to 3:30pm


Catering options also available. Click to view our catering menu.

LL Dent is a full-service Long Island southern restaurant, unique to Nassau County, featuring lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday. Chef Leisa Dent, the child of transplanted southerners, has been practicing her trade for over 30 years in New York and in the south. LL Dent's menu features many of her favorite dishes perfected over a lifetime and handed down from her parents and grandparents.

The menu features southern food including fried green tomatoes, pulled pork, fried chicken livers, collard greens, cornbread, fried catfish, and other southern delicacies. View the current dinner specials. On Sundays, join the Dent family for Sunday brunch and you'll find yourself enjoying a tradition of southern excellence. Read the testimonials from their customers.

LL Dent Restaurant is conveniently located at 221 Old Country Road in Carle Place, Long Island, New York, adjacent to Red Lobster and across from the Roosevelt Field Mall. For reservations, contact (516) 742-0940 or complete our reservation request form. View our upcoming events.

LL Dent is a featured Carle Place restaurant on Dining Out Long Island. View the Dining Out Long Island Television Segment with LL Dent Restaurant.