Casual Dining

668 THE GIG SHACK

782 Main Street    
631-668-2727
Global Surf Cuisine with an international twist at this popular family-owned restaurant in the village. The Gardell family has captured Montauk’s easy, fun, laid-back Montauk atmosphere. Sit inside or outside on the patio and watch the village scene. The menu features lots of fresh Montauk seafood but non-seafood dishes are on the menu. The Montacos, their fish taco, can be ordered in small or larger portions. Mussels with Tai Curry, burgers, house-smoked Hawaiian baby back ribs, a lobster roll and more are offered. Offering great live music highlighting local musicians, a good selection of wines, beers and spirits, and home-baked desserts.

BIRD ON THE ROOF

47 South Elmwood Avenue
8am-3pm, 7 days
Breakfast, Lunch

An On Montauk breakfast favorite with style and creative twists on traditional fare. Dine inside or out. They do eggs right! Look for the seagull painted on the roof of a giant A-frame. After eating, browse through Bird’s beach boutique for clothes and accessories.

BLADE + SALT

54 South Erie Avenue
631-668-1601
Lunch, Dinner
Across from the baseball field… pizza and artisanal foods in a variety of colors, textures, and tastes offered to take-out in a space designed to stimulate the senses and foster community. Freshly prepared in small batches daily, seasonally sourced and locally grown when possible.

BOUNCE BEACH

148 S Emerson Avenue    
631-647-8000
A unique dining and entertainment experience awaits in Montauk New York.
Join us as we design a celebration of summer days and nights, together, once again, in full form.

COMMON GROUND         

commongroundmtk.com
435 E. Lake Drive (2.2 miles N. on East Lake Dr.)
917-972-9421
Nestled in the harbor on Lake Montauk, Common Ground Montauk is open for the season! Formally known as Rick’s Crabby Cowboy, Common Ground will offer the same friendly environment, same menu, & same chef! The locally sourced seasonal menu combined with amazing cocktails makes Common Ground the place to be for lunch, dinner, & nightlife. Join us for indoor & outdoor dining this summer season!

GOSMAN’S CLAM BAR       

No. 500 Westlake Drive    
631-668-2549
Next to Gosman’s Restaurant, the Clam Bar offers affordable family fare, including fried seafood, grilled fish, and lobster, combo plates, lobster specials, to eat on their outside patio under the umbrellas and overlooking the entrance to the Harbor, with incomparable views. You can even enjoy a cocktail from the window at the Inlet Cafe.  Open 11:30 to 9, daily in season. Lunch, Dinner

GOSMAN’S DOCK RESTAURANT  

No. 500 Westlake Drive    
631-668-5330
Located on the water at the edge of the entrance to Montauk Harbor, this famous Montauk landmark has been serving fresh, regional fish and seafood since 1943. Although lobsters steal the spotlight, the menu has something for everyone. Enjoy cocktails outside on the patio and watch the boats come in and out of the harbor. Serving lunch and dinner from May to October, from noon to 10, seven days in season. The Lookout Bar at the restaurant is open later. Lunch, Dinner

GOSMAN’S TOPSIDE AND INLET CAFÉ

484 Westlake Drive
631-668-2549
Lunch, Dinner
For boat lovers! Great views, seafood, and outside seating right on the water. Gaze at every boat that enters or exits Montauk harbor. The Inlet serves daily specials and prepares sushi with the fish brought right from Gosman’s dock. A picturesque outdoor bar specializes in frozen refreshments.

HOOKED

hookedmtk.com
34 South Etna Ave.
631-668-2111
Lunch, Dinner, Take Out:One bite and you’re…HOOKED! An On Montauk favorite. Montauk’s newest coastal eatery showcasing our renowned local seafood has already earned a loyal following with its great menu and reasonable prices, featuring a raw bar with Montauk pearl oysters and clams, local steamers, grilled fish, fish & chips, fish tacos and crab cakes, and yes…lobster rolls! Add burgers, chicken, soups, salads and sides galore. Casual and close to the beach, go take-out and hit the sand or grab a patio table.

INLET SEAFOOD RESTAURANT & SUSHI BAR

541 East Lake Drive
631-668-4272
Lunch, Dinner, Sunday Brunch: For boat lovers! A beautiful waterfront restaurant at the end of East Lake Drive with spectacular sunset views overlooking the sound. Named one of the 10 best seafood restaurants on Long Island by Newsday in 2015, Inlet is owned by six commercial fishermen from Montauk. Watch the boats cruise in and out of the Harbor while enjoying fresh seafood, sushi and lobster caught daily from local fishing boats or enjoy signature cocktails from the bar. Land lubbers be advised, their steaks, burgers, and pastas are superb.

JOHN’S DRIVE-IN

677 Montauk Hwy
631-668-5515
Lunch, Dinner
GO HERE NOW! Continue reading this guide over ice cream and a fishwich! A Montauk institution serving genuinely awesome burgers, fries, and all the best diner items you can think of (like the fishwich), plus the BEST HOMEMADE ICE CREAM ON LONG ISLAND, with 20+flavors. The lines don’t lie… and yes, it’s worth the wait. Hit Harvest for dinner in their bucolic garden on the pond then walk over to John’s for a nightcap of succulent Cherry Vanilla ice cream…you’ll call the real estate broker on the way home. 11:30am–10pm.

MONTAUKET

No. 88 Firestone Rd
631-668-5992
With its spectacular cliff-side location overlooking Fort Pond Bay, the Montauket is the spot for Montauk sunsets. On Firestone Road off Fleming, a short way from Flamingo Road as it heads toward the Montauk docks, the Montauket draws a dedicated crowd for drinks as well as lunch and dinner. Lunch is served daily, and dinner from Thursday-Sunday, through June, and then daily, in season. Inside and outside lawn dining with local lobsters and fish, burgers, chops, and salads Serving lunch and dinner.

NATURALLY GOOD CAFÉ

NaturallyGoodCafe.com      
779 Montauk Highway     
631-668-9030
Breakfast, Lunch, Organic Groceries: Naturally Good has been serving healthy and organic foods since 1985, featuring fresh fruit and vegetable juices, smoothies, healthy salads, organic coffee/tea and vegan baked goods. Daily specials include veggie burgers, veggie stir-frys, and a variety of wraps. Try The Bruce, made with local yellow-fin tuna piled high and served on 7-grain bread. Eat outside in the private garden or inside in the shade.

NATURALLY GOOD SUSHI

naturallygoodsushi.com
38 South Etna Avenue
631-238-5791
Breakfast, Lunch: Made fresh to order traditional sushi and specialty rolls, creative vegan rolls, grab ‘N go, organic cold brew and a variety of organic snacks and homemade treats. Daily specials include poke bowls, salads, noodle dishes and organic chicken teriyaki, all made with organic, clean ingredients. Enjoy indoor or outdoor seating in the serene private garden, or call for take out.

NAVY BEACH

 16 Navy Road        
631-668-6868
Lunch, Dinner
Sunset anyone? This laid-back, family-friendly restaurant and bar is on a beautiful stretch of beach on Fort Pond Bay. Enjoy casual coastal cuisine with an emphasis on sustainable seafood and local produce. Signature dishes include Local Catch Ceviche, Buttermilk Fried Chicken, and the Lobster & Clam Bake. Dine inside or on the beach and watch breathtaking sunsets and boats meandering offshore. Great wedding/event spot. Open seven days in season.

PIZZA VILLAGE

pizzavillagemontauk.com    
700 Montauk Highway     
631-668-2232
Lunch, Dinner
Pizza Village, a Montauk staple, has been serving fresh, homemade pizzas and other Italian dishes in the village since 1957. Grab a slice, but don’t ignore their full menu of Italian family fare such as baked ziti, veal parmigiana, spaghetti, and linguine with clam sauce. Table service or takeout. Delivery, catering available. 11:30 to late.

SAMMY’S

448 West Lake Drive        
631-238-5707
Lunch, Dinner
Chef Sam Joyce’s dockside restaurant is casual, family-friendly, and very Montauk. Local flavor lives in the famous Lobster Burger, Mary’s Lobster Roll and Shrimp Po Boy, plus clams and oysters on the half shell, grilled steak, or soft tacos. Entrées available in smaller portions. Soups, salads, and sandwiches also available. Sit inside or on the patio and watch boats in the Harbor. Look for Sammy’s food truck at the harbor entrance. Available for private parties. Open 7 days, in season.

SAUSAGE, PIZZA & PASTABILITIES

781 Montauk Point State Pkwy # B        
631-668-1144

MTK LOBSTER

716 Montauk Highway     
631-483-5836

THE BACKYARD RESTAURANT AT SOLE EAST

soleeast.com
90 Second House Road
631-668-9737
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
A spectacular hidden gem in a beautiful setting appropriate for all sets. S’mores at the fire pit, anyone? The menu features fresh catch from local fishermen and organic meats and vegetables, all creatively done. Dine in or outside in the gardens, or lounge poolside and enjoy a cocktail. Open late. 

THE CLAM BAR

2025 Montauk Highway, Amagansett    
631-267-6348
Serving Noon ’til dark.
An outdoor restaurant stalwart on the Napeague Stretch (north side) west of the village with the freshest seafood and a Montauk vibe. Sit under an umbrella and soak in the atmosphere, listen to golden oldies, enjoy a bowl of clam chowder or dig into fresh local lobster. There is no better place to eat fresh local steamers or clams. A great selection of fresh fish and raw clams. Open April to November.

THE CROW’S NEST

4 Old West Lake Drive
631-668-2077
Lunch, Dinner
For the months of June, July and August: Dinner seven nights weekly with weekend lunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11AM-3PM.  Please note: parking at the Crow’s Nest is very limited. The nearest street parking available is located on Caswell street.

THE DOCK

1 Montauk Harbor
631-668-9778
Lunch, Dinner
A casual eatery and saloon tucked next to the commercial fishing boat berths at the Town Dock. The restaurant is full of eclectic flavor, colorful personalities, interesting signs, and great-tasting food. Steps from the daily catch, the Dock offers Montauk seafood and other specials daily, burgers, fried oysters, steamed mussels, lots more. Serving seven days in season, from noon till late in the evening.

THE HIDEAWAY

364 W Lake Drive
631-668-6592
Lunch, Dinner
The Hideaway has a laid back atmosphere that is perfect for kicking back a couple margaritas while taking in life at a marina.  We offer a casual dining experience with counter service and several outdoor picnic tables in addition to our indoor seating. Sorry, but we do not take reservations.

TAUK AT TRAIL’S END

taukattrailsend.com
63 South Euclid Avenue
631-238-5527
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night: Tauk At Trail’s End is a must-do restaurant with a formula that suits everyone… great food with generous portions
is just a start. Add happy hour every day, frequent live music and DJs, a comfortable outdoor dining grotto, convenient location in town, late-night hours, and on-site owner Michael Nasti greeting everyone to make sure they’re at home in his corner of Montauk.

THE POINT BAR AND GRILL

pointbarandgrill.com
697 Montauk Highway     

631-668-1500
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night: This iconic watering hole and eatery with big-screen TVs features casual fare including wraps, burgers, mussels, and buffalo wings along with signature dishes, such as a 16-ounce steak and fresh Montauk seafood. Sloppy Sundays $4 everything from 11p till late with DJ Vinny K, from May thru Labor Day. See all MLB games and in the Fall enjoy NFL Sunday Ticket.

THE SURF LODGE

thesurflodge.com/the-restaurant     
183 Edgemere Street
631-250-8439
Brunch, Dinner
The Surf Lodge serves contemporary coastal cuisine, procuring produce from local farms and seafood fresh off the incoming fishing boats. Nautical design elements, including white-washed booths and aqua hues, outfit the bohemian spot..

WESTLAKE FISH HOUSE

352 Westlake Drive
631-668-FISH (3474)
Breakfast, Brunch, & Dinner
This family friendly seafood restaurant in Montauk is located at the Westlake Marina, right next to the docks. Watch fishing boats dock and unload their catch while enjoying fresh cocktails and frequent live music. The extensive menu features local seafood, fish & chips, chowder, sushi, the Westlake Burger and an impressive kid’s menu.

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