Top Choice Seafood in Montauk

Westlake Fish House

In the marina of the same name, this is a great place for seafood, all caught the same day.
Mediterranean in East Hampton

Nick & Toni’s

This Hamptons institution serves finely prepared Italian specialties using locally sourced ingredients; wood-fired pizzas available on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays. Despite attracting celebrity regulars, non-famou…
Seafood in Montauk

Cyril’s Fish House

As much an outdoor party as a seafood shack, this place puts the islands in Long Island with its signature Bailey's banana coladas (aka BBCs). Basically, when you drive up here, you know your Montauk escape has star…
Seafood in Montauk

Lobster Roll

'Lunch' is the sign to look for on the roadside west of Montauk, marking the clam-and-lobster shack that's been in operation since 1965.
Desserts in North Fork & Shelter Island

Four & Twenty Blackbirds

An outpost of the Brooklyn pie experts, with delectable fruit and chocolate varieties.
Seafood in South Shore

Sand Castle

One of Fire Island's only oceanfront (rather than bayfront) options, Sand Castle serves up satisfying appetizers (fried calamari, portobello fries) and lots of seafood temptations (mussels, crabcakes, seared sea sca…
Modern American in East Hampton

Living Room

This long-standing restaurant is housed in the pricey Maidstone Inn, featuring both haute design as well as haute cuisine – basically thoughtfully conceived American with a Swedish influence, and sourced from local …
Modern American in North Fork & Shelter Island

Love Lane Kitchen

At this popular place on a cute street, local meat and vegetables drive the global-diner menu: burgers, of course, plus spicy chickpeas and duck tagine.
Seafood in North Fork & Shelter Island


A Greenport legend, owned by the Portuguese Claudio family since 1870. For a casual meal, hit Claudio's Clam Bar, on the nearby pier.
American in South Shore


Open year-round, CJ’s is raucous and fun and a great place to wait for your ferry. It’s packed on summer weekend nights, so get here early.