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Montauk restaurants and shops offer fresh, local seafood throughout the year. Montauk is the biggest commercial port in New York State, and most of our restaurants our restaurants and shops are able to buy locally. So there is not better place to enjoy seafood than Montauk. But if seafood is not your dish, most restaurants offer other menu items. In the summer and fall growing months, many of our restaurants stock up on local produce and fruits.

ANTHONY’S PANCAKE AND WAFFLE HOUSE  

710 Main Street
631-668-9705
Breakfast, Lunch: An On Montauk top choice. Anthony’s is a Montauk classic serving breakfast and lunch since 1952 with vintage charm. A great choice for families or dine solo at the bar. Reasonably priced (for Montauk!). Say hi to Anthony at the door. Takeout available. Open daily 7am-2pm.

THE BACKYARD RESTAURANT at Solé East  

90 Second House Road
631-668-9737
soleeast.com
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.

BIRD ON THE ROOF   

47 South Elmwood Avenue
631-668-5833
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. 8am-1:30pm, 7 days.

DURYEA’S LOBSTER DECK  

65 Tuthill Road
631-668-2410
duryealobsters.com
Lunch, Dinner: 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.  

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HARVEST ON FORT POND  

11 South Emery Street
631-668-5574
harvestfortpond.com
DinNer: 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 Fort 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.

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HOOKED MTK  

34 South Etna Ave.
631-668-2111
hookedmtk.com
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.

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INLET SEAFOOD RESTAURANT   

541 East Lake Drive
631-668-4272
inletseafood.com
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

77 Montauk Hwy, in town
631-668-5515
johnsdriveinmontauk.com
Lunch, Dinner, Ice Cream: 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.

MONTAUKET

88 Firestone Rd
(631) 668-5992
Drinks, Dinner, Late Night: Sunset views! This iconic family-owned bar/restaurant/hotel is a local favorite serving casual seafood fare (lobster rolls & calamari, etc.), great drinks and killer sunsets in an old-school Montauk cliff-side setting overlooking Fort Pond Bay. Laid back and chill, with local bands like Jettykoon frequently playing. Get there before sunset to score a choice patio spot for the views.

NATURALLY GOOD FOODS AND CAFÉ

779 Montauk Highway
631-668-9030
naturallygoodcafe.com
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.

NAVY BEACH

16 Navy Road
631-668-6868
navybeach.com
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   

700 Montauk Highway
631-668-2232
pizzavillagemontauk.com
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night: 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. Online ordering available!

THE POINT BAR AND GRILL   

697 Montauk Highway
631-668-1500
pointbarandgrill.com
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. Half price appetizers and drinks during happy hour Mon. through Fri. See all MLB games and in the fall enjoy NFL Sunday Ticket. Open daily and late.

PRIMAVERA PIZZA   

54 South Erie Avenue
631-668-1601
Lunch, Dinner: Across from the baseball field… and more than just pizza, Primavera has superb homemade Italian specialties and specialty pizzas made in brick-lined ovens. The grandma pie is heaven. Specialties like focaccia sandwiches, salads, soups, pasta dinners, and even tiramisu are homemade. Takeout or eat on tables outside. The playground and ball field across the street are great outlets for the kids after dining. Event catering.

TAUK AT TRAILS END

63 South Euclid Avenue
631-238-5527
taukattrailsend.com
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night: Tauk At Trails 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, a comfortable outdoor dining grotto, convenient location in town, late-night hours, and on-site owner Mike Nasti greeting everyone to make sure they’re at home in his corner of Montauk.

WESTLAKE FISH HOUSE   

352 West Lake Drive
631-668-FISH (3474)
westlakefishhouse.com
Breakfast, Lunch, & 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.

Bakeries & Markets

MONTAUK BAKE SHOPPE  

29 The Plaza A
631-668-2439
montaukbakeshoppe.com
Breakfast, Lunch: A Montauk institution is the Bake Shoppe. Fresh everything in the morning displayed for easy viewing in classic bakery style. Classic bakery items mingle with specialties like rugelach, quiche, and exotic cookie creations. Homemade doughnuts, cakes and…wow, those breakfast wraps are so big and juicy you could skip lunch. Coffee, juices, refreshments also. Takeout or grab a table outside and people watch.

MONTAUK MARKET (opens 5am!)

805 Montauk Highway
631-668-2071
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Food Market: BAKERY! Many new vegetarian options in 2019. Montauk Market is a superb bakery and market opening at 5am serving fresh muffins, croissants, breads, bagels, flagels, cookies, bialys, pies, or full breakfasts like egg white wraps, omelets, fresh fruit salads, yogurt & granola, plus veggie juices and smoothies. Lunch includes sandwich combos and homemade salads; dinnertime features hot and cold platters, Italian specialties and Latin-American dishes. They cater and can make you a to-go beach basket.

MARSHALL AND SONS MARKET (cigars!) 

701 Montauk Highway
631-668-2990
marshallandsons.com
This Main Street service station has a handy convenience store with coffee and snacks, summer drinks, plus cool, imported beers and fine humidor cigars. Pop in while strolling or after filling up.

Ice Cream/Sweets 

BEN & JERRY’S   

West Lake Drive Extension at the Harbor
631-668-9425
benjerry.com/Montauk
Ice Cream, Desserts, Coffee Bar: An institution in Montauk serving Vermont’s Finest, GMO free and fair trade ice cream, frozen yogurt, fresh fruit sorbets, soft serve and non-dairy desserts. Visit the adjoining espresso bar featuring locally roasted fair trade organic coffee and an assortment of teas, treats, gift items, and the East End’s largest variety of B&J’s “pints to go!”

CELLI’S CHOCOLATE CHIPS (available at Hooked MTK) 

757-208-0541
cellischocolatechips.com
CELLI’S has been baking delicious cookies for over 20 years, only in small batches using the finest organic ingredients. Try them and you’ll be Hooked, which is also where you’ll find them in Montauk, at 34 South Etna ave., or order online for fast shipping.

FUDGE N’STUFF 

41 S Edgemere Street
631-668-4724
Candy, Fudge, Ice Cream: Seen Willy Wonka? Fudge N’Stuff is jam-packed with goodies, including 30 different kinds of fudge, an eye-popping assortment of old-fashioned penny candy, lollipops, gourmet jellybeans, hot popcorn, nuts, and chocolate-covered pretzels. Craving soft serve ice cream, sundaes, malts, hot chocolate, hot coffee, iced coffee and hot tea? No problem. Oh, piñatas too. 10am-10pm / 7 days in season.