668 THE GIG SHACK
782 Main Street
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
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.
148 S Emerson Avenue
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5 S Embassy Street
Say good morning to your new favorite Italian bakery and espresso bar. Energize your day and treat yourself to the finest coffee, tea, artisanal pastries, paninis and salads in Montauk. Located in the center of town, savor a Nutella croissant, custard-filled bomboloni or egg white omelet while watching the world go by on our beautiful outdoor patio. Or pick up some coffee to go, exclusively from City of Saints Coffee, or our gourmet lunch selections, such as our Italian panini or farro bowl, and walk to the beach a block away or head out for the day’s adventure.
34 S Etna Ave # A
To-go Latin specialties, soups, entrees, salads and more.
435 E. Lake Drive (2.2 miles N. on East Lake Dr.)
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!
DURYEA’S LOBSTER DECK
65 Tuthill Road
The views over Fort Pond Bay are superb in this hottest of hot spots. No better sunset. Great dockside dining and outdoor vibe with the yacht set and a classic menu including grilled or steamed lobster, fresh local fish and Duryea’s famous lobster roll, also a Clam Bake, small plates, salads, raw platters, and a kids’ menu. Look for the giant boats.
GOSMAN’S DOCK RESTAURANT
500 Westlake Drive
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.
GOSMAN’S TOPSIDE AND INLET CAFÉ
484 Westlake Drive
Great views, seafood, and outside seating right on the water. The Inlet serves daily specials and also prepares sushi with the fish brought right into their dock. A picturesque outdoor bar has an extensive cocktail menu that specializes in frozen refreshments.
HARVEST ON FORT POND
11 South Emery Street
An On Montauk favorite, Harvest On Fort Pond has a well-deserved reputation as a Montauk fave, suitable for all sets. Feed the ducks and HUGE fish off the ford pond dock while you wait for your table…the kids love it. Dine or drink in the lovely herb and vegetable garden under the stars. Chef Jake Williams prepares Tuscan fare served in LARGE family-style portions, emphasizing local seafood and homegrown produce. The sophisticated bar is popular with well-heeled locals and sports an impressive wine and beer selection. Dinner from 5pm daily.
34 South Etna Ave.
NEW! 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
541 East Lake Drive
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
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.
16 Navy Road
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.
TAUK AT TRAIL’S END
63 South Euclid Avenue
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 BACKYARD RESTAURANT at Solé East
90 Second House Road
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.
THE CLAM BAR
2025 Montauk Highway, Amagansett
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
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.
1 Montauk Harbor
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.
364 W Lake Drive
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.
THE POINT BAR AND GRILL
697 Montauk Highway
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
183 Edgemere Street
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..
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