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Hurricane Grill & Wings

Hurricane Grill & Wings

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  When you think of waterside restaurants a sports bar may not be the first place that comes to mind, but if it’s Hurricane Grill & Wings on the Neguntatogue Creek, think again. This eatery combines the best of a classic sports bar with a casual dock and dine restaurant. When the weather is fine […]

The Homestead

The Homestead

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  If the answer to the question, “Where do you want to eat today?” is “Someplace Teddy Roosevelt frequented,” then head to The Homestead. Located a short walk from the Oyster Bay Marine Center and Sagamore Yacht Club, the restaurant has been serving food and drink since 1896. Our 26th president was said to drop […]

Arden Kitchen & Bar

Arden Kitchen & Bar

March 7, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  A few minutes’ walk from Port Jefferson Harbor, I saw a sign on the street directing me upstairs for good food. The sign wasn’t misleading. Arden is a spot for dining Wednesdays through Sundays, a place for brunching on Sundays, a venue for dancing to a hot DJ and a cool band (sometimes vice […]

AcQua

AcQua

March 3, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  The location along Merrick Bay is cool, the restaurant’s indoor and waterside décor is comfortable, and its service staff is agreeable but not intrusive. Yet there’s not a single indication that anyone working in the kitchen at AcQua is laid back — you know from your first bite that the focus is on the […]

Smuggler Jack’s

Smuggler Jack’s

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Overlooking Long Island’s south shore, Smuggler Jack’s is a treasure trove of culinary delights. The restaurant has 14 boat slips located just steps from an outdoor patio, which is heated for those who love al fresco dining, no matter the outside temperature. Seated on the patio, enjoying the ambiance, and drinking in the view, […]

PeraBell Food Bar East

PeraBell Food Bar East

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  A new dock and dine restaurant is located a hop, skip, and a jump from the Riverhead town dock. The rear entrance to PeraBell East sports an outdoor patio bar and tables to enjoy drinks and delicious fare; if climbing stairs to the patio deck isn’t feasible, the restaurant’s Main Street entrance is a […]

Pace’s Dockside

Pace’s Dockside

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  For many boaters, a nice day includes clear skies, calm waters, and a delicious meal. One North Fork restaurant that fits boaters’ criteria is Pace’s Dockside at Strong’s Waterclub & Marina in Mattituck. This establishment offers boaters the opportunity to enjoy the scenic East End as well as a mouthwatering menu. While Pace’s Dockside […]

La Parrilla Spanish Bistro

La Parrilla Spanish Bistro

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  La Parrilla, open since 2013, occupies the historic building nestled into a hilltop that was home for years to Costa de España. Serving classic Latin American and Spanish cuisine, the restaurant has a large outdoor patio that is the perfect place to enjoy sangrias, sunsets, and a glimpse of Port Jefferson’s scenic harbor. Indoors […]

Lighthouse Waterfront Café

Lighthouse Waterfront Café

September 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

When it comes to dock and dining restaurants, Lighthouse Waterfront Café has it all. Good food, welcoming service, and an attractive setting with inside and outside seating and a friendly outdoor bar featuring music every Friday. We woke our taste buds up with a signature mojito of Bulgarian ginger vodka, tequila, and mint, and then […]

On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront

September 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

On the Waterfront is a perfect spot to dock and dine while enjoying boating on the Great South Bay.  It is located right down the street from Sandspit Park Beach and Marina. The restaurant is more appropriately described as a bar and grill. The dining room has a nice view of the canal and is […]

Beach House Restaurant

Beach House Restaurant

August 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

If for some unknown reason this review was limited to just nine words, it would be sufficient to describe the Beach House Restaurant — the view is delightful and the food is delicious. Luckily, I have another 300 words allotted to describing this pleasant restaurant on the grounds of Morgan’s Swan River Marina. There’s seating […]

The Dory

The Dory

August 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

As soon as you walk into The Dory, you get that same comfortable feeling as when you slip on your favorite boat shoes. The friendly, relaxed atmosphere makes this a welcoming spot for boaters.  Jack, the owner, most likely will greet you as you enter. The Dory has been serving locals and visitors alike since […]

Rumba Rum Bar

Rumba Rum Bar

July 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

If you’re looking for a relaxed, casual atmosphere with the appeal of a Caribbean island and great food, pilot your boat through the Shinnecock Bay and up to the dock at Rumba Rum Bar. Throw a cover-up over your beach or boating wear, slip on a pair of flip-flops, and you’ll fit in nicely here. […]

Il Capuccino Restaurant

Il Capuccino Restaurant

July 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

You just know when you enter that this place serves good, old-fashioned Italian food. It has the traditional look of raffia-covered Chianti bottles hanging from the ceiling and checkered tablecloths brightening up every table. The owner, Jack Achille Tagliasacchi, comes from northern Italy. He brought his recipes with him and has been serving them here […]

Latitude 121

Latitude 121

June 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Nestled in the heart of historic Stony Brook, Latitude 121 is across the way from the harbor and a short walk from the Stony Brook Yacht Club. Occupying the same space as Brook House, the new restaurant opted to keep its predecessor’s ice cream parlor and family friendly atmosphere while revamping the dining area and […]

Boca Kitchen * Bar * Catering

Boca Kitchen * Bar * Catering

June 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Boca is the new dock and dine located at the end of Glen Cove Creek. While reservations are recommended on weekends, diners will not mind waiting for a table on the large patio complete with rocking chairs and lounge furniture overlooking the marina. The restaurant’s CEO, Carlos Amaury Tavarez, said the Boca name “came […]

Custom Café & Deli

Custom Café & Deli

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

    The Custom Café & Deli, open since 2011, calls a 100-year-old building home. Looking over the far corner of Port Jefferson Harbor, it offers a comfortable, casual environment to grab a bite to eat — it’s a great combination of deli and café. There is only one menu for the Custom Café, so […]

Uncle Joe’s Pizzeria Café and Restaurant

Uncle Joe’s Pizzeria Café and Restaurant

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

      Amidst Italian Old World décor is the authentic Italian cuisine of Uncle Joe’s Pizzeria Café and Restaurant. Claudio Sciara and his father, Joe, have taken over the former Parto’s and made it their own. Boaters will find it across the street from the Peconic Riverfront docks. For appetizers, stuffed mushrooms, fried zucchini […]

Pier 44

Pier 44

April 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Pier 44 has been open in Babylon across from Sampawams Creek for over 30 years. The wood paneling and the giant shark out front give it a very cool old school feel, as if you’ve arrived back at a classic seafood shack. But looks aren’t everything, as Pier 44 proves once you step inside. There […]

ALure Chowder House & Oysteria

ALure Chowder House & Oysteria

April 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

After spending the day on the boat exploring the Peconic River and visiting Greenport and Shelter Island, the topic turned to dinner. Immediately, everyone proposed ALure. Though the interior dining area and full bar were inviting and the fireplace would comfort in other seasons, we happily sat outside, watching the boat traffic in the adjacent […]

Feed and Grain

Feed and Grain

March 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

If you’re floating on a mooring in Northport Harbor or tied up to the town dock, you start wondering where to feed your hungry kids and thirsty crew. The answer is Feed and Grain, a moderately-priced, family-friendly restaurant within easy walking distance of the harbor. In nice weather, there is outdoor dining on the terrace […]

Althouse 1848

Althouse 1848

March 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  History isn’t usually a reason I seek out an eatery. I’m looking for good food, friendly service, and convenient docking, and Althouse 1848 satisfies my criteria. There’s a warm feeling inside this two-level gastropub and when the weather’s warm, there’s also outdoor seating overlooking the water. Though the inviting bar area has of the […]

Old Fields

Old Fields

February 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Old Fields has created a buzz in the short time it has been open (especially as compared with its Greenlawn location, which has been around since 1956). It’s appealing to boaters enjoying scenic Port Jefferson and is a delicious destination any time of the year. The restaurant is cozy and rustic. It has several seating […]

Bistro SK

Bistro SK

February 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

        Most boaters who cruise to City Island include a meal in their visits. They gravitate towards the convenience of docking and dining establishments, but a meal at Bistro SK is worth a short walk on land. We grabbed a mooring ball at the City Island Yacht Club and walked to the […]

Hungry Boaters? Not on our Watch!

Hungry Boaters? Not on our Watch!

January 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Billys by the Bay 2530 Manhasset Avenue Greenport 631-477-8300 www.billysbythebayrestaurant.com   Captree Cove Restaurant 3500 East Ocean Parkway Bay Shore 631-587-3447 www.captreecoverestaurant.com/   Dynasty of Port Washington 405 Main Street #3 Port Washington 516-883-4100   The Fifth Season 34 East Broadway Port Jefferson 631-477-8500 http://thefifth-season.com/   Flynn’s 1 Cayuga Street Ocean Beach Park Fire Island […]

The Purple Elephant Market Café

The Purple Elephant Market Café

November 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Purple Elephant Market Café 81b Fort Salonga Road West Northport 631-651-5002 http://thepurpleelephant.net/   Dining at The Purple Elephant is a both pleasing and satisfying experience. Located at the Britannia Yachting Center, the eatery offers food bursting with the flavors of Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador, and Mexico, as well as the influence of other […]

Lobster Grille Inn

Lobster Grille Inn

November 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Lobster Grille Inn 162 Inlet Rd. Southampton 631-283-1525 http://lobstergrilleinn.com/ I’m secure enough to describe the Lobster Grille Inn as cute. There’s a very homey atmosphere on the inside, with a fully stocked bar sitting right in front of a large fish tank. In addition, the restaurant’s location right on the water provides a pretty nice […]

Captree Cove Restaurant

Captree Cove Restaurant

October 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Captree Cove Restaurant 3500 East Ocean Parkway Bay Shore 631-587-3447 http://www.captreecoverestaurant.com/ The first thing I noticed about Captree Cove was its beautiful, no, gorgeous surroundings. It’s a treat on the south shore — the restaurant has five slips, and boaters also have access to any available space on the outside pier on a first-come, first-served […]

Front Street Station

Front Street Station

October 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Front Street Station 212 Front Street Greenport 631 333 2050 http://www.eatatfrontstreet.com/ Front Street Station is that rare combination of good food, pleasant service, warm atmosphere and reasonable prices. Add to that easy accessibility for boaters, and it’s a real winner. Part of the building is an old dining car that used to be the Park […]

Billys by the Bay

Billys by the Bay

September 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Billys by the Bay 2530 Manhasset Avenue Greenport 631-477-8300 www.billysbythebayrestaurant.com Greenport is the perfect mix of old and new. It’s one of those waterside villageswheremodern yachts berth next to old wooden ones,and chic restaurants come along but don’t displace an old-timey place like Billys by the Bay. Located in a corner of Brewer’s Yacht Yard, […]

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