Located in the heart of Riverhead, Jerry and the Mermaid has been delivering quality food to the area for the past 23 years. The restaurant has quickly become a staple in the area, and is highly regarded as one of the most popular places to dine in. Jerry Dicecco Sr. and his son Jerry Dicecco Jr. are both executive chefs, and run the restaurant flawlessly. Joining the team just seven years ago, Jerry Jr. has cooked in Italy, and Manhattan and now has brought his culinary expertise to Jerry and the Mermaid. The seafood is always fresh, and the warm, welcoming experience is hard to pass up.Always revamping the menu, the Diceccos take pride in putting a flavorful dish out of their kitchen with every order. Honing their skills is of great importance and is something that they are consistently improving on. It is clear they are passionate about their cuisine, and this shows with each item offered. Their diversified menu offers something to suit everyoneís taste no matter the preference, and is sure to satisfy. A popular item, their Grilled, Locally Caught, Mako Shark a la Joshua, gives a true taste of the area and is served with tomatoes, and roasted peppers with a mozzarella crust. Their Seared Tuna Steaks are also very popular as well as their fresh, locally caught shellfish. The Broiled Combo is worth trying, comprised of scallops, broiled fish, baked stuffed clam, and shrimp. Although seafood is their specialty, Jerry and the Mermaid thrives on their Far From the Dock menu. The Flat-Iron Steak is a heavily ordered item, marinated and char-grilled with fried onions. The Marinated Cheeseburger Platter is also well known, topped with crispy onions and served with waffle fries and coleslaw.Unique to the area, Jerry and the Mermaid serve lunch and dinner seven days a week. Jerry Sr. and Jerry Jr. always seek to provide a warm, welcoming experience which is why you will always find them there no matter the day of the week. Cozily situated at 469 East Main Street, it is a must try while in the area, and will definitely satisfy no matter the situation.
469 E Main St.
Riverhead, NY 11901