New Hotspot On Long Island? Yes. Harleys.

After a year of metamorphosis, 283 Main St. in Farmingdale has reopened as Harleys American Grille, a steakhouse and seafood restaurant with 35 Day dry-aged steaks, a bustling bar scene and a female chef at the helm.

The restaurant takes over the former spaces of Sakura and Hush Bistro. Managing partner Benedetto LoManto, who also runs Vespa Italian Kitchen & Bar across the street, told Newsday last year that he wanted to open a steakhouse on Main Street because “downtown Farmingdale is flourishing and coming into its own.” LoManto runs both businesses, as well as Spuntino St. James, with his wife, Cynthia, and their oldest son, Michael