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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 […]

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 […]

York River Oyster Company

York River Oyster Company

December 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  At the mouth of Sarah’s Creek is the York River Yacht Haven and York River Oyster Company restaurant — a full service marina along with a “Shell of a Good Time!” eatery.  The tone is casual, with an outdoor covered patio and bar area leading to a dining room inside. We sat outside under […]

Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls

Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls

December 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls has brought New England to Main Street, Annapolis, where crab usually reigns. With fresh lobster trucked in daily from Maine, Mason’s authentic lobster rolls, chowder, bisque, and salads live up to their slogan, “Bringing Maine to Maryland.” Convenient to boaters, Mason’s is a short walk up Main Street from the […]

Pearl on Wellfleet Harbor

Pearl on Wellfleet Harbor

December 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  At the outer tip of Cape Cod, Pearl restaurant is nestled beside Wellfleet Harbor. Pearl combines beach-side dining with some of the Cape’s freshest and most creative seafood. It features indoor-outdoor dining on multi-level decks with panoramic views of the entire harbor including the main boat dock, the town pier, Mayo Beach, and Great […]

Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill

Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

White and yellow umbrellas blocked the last rays of the setting sun. A string of lights flickered as the disc jockey started up mellow background music. Low chatter surrounded my friends and I as we settled down at our table for a lazy Sunday night at Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill at the Standard Hotel. […]

Area 31 Restaurant

Area 31 Restaurant

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

 Area 31 Restaurant is on the 16th floor of the EPIC Hotel in Downtown Miami. Perched above Biscayne Bay, the restaurant has panoramic views of the city. While the vista is breathtaking, the food is what draws a crowd. The EPIC Hotel has a private dock and offers slips for restaurant guests. My friend and I […]

Duffy’s Sports Grill

Duffy’s Sports Grill

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

        Duffy’s Sport Grill, located in North Miami Beach, is a perfect dining location for boaters. You can dock your boat for free while dining along a large dock spanning the length of this eatery. I recently caught a late lunch with a friend at Duffy’s. It’s a large restaurant with ample […]

Calaveras Cantina

Calaveras Cantina

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Tucked among mangroves on the Intracoastal Waterway, Calaveras Cantina is a new addition to the recently constructed Harbourside Place complex in Jupiter. The restaurant is across the street from public docks that have 10 transient slips. The docks are open daily from 8:00 am to midnight. Calavera means skull in Spanish, so I wasn’t surprised […]

Hudson at Waterway East

Hudson at Waterway East

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Hudson at Waterway East is an elegant addition to downtown Delray Beach’s vibrant and diverse restaurant scene — and not just for its cuisine. Open since December, it’s off to an incredible start that more established restaurants would envy. This stunning building, located behind its own dock, is gorgeous with rounded arches, sweeping balconies, and […]

Cutty Sark Grill

Cutty Sark Grill

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

The cozy and casual restaurant at Cutty Sark Marina, located in the newly developed East Beach neighborhood of Norfolk, nestles into a row of marinas along Pretty Lake Avenue. There are finger slips for smaller boats and the restaurant can accommodate a few larger boats as well — call ahead to check on availability. The […]

The Boatyard Bar & Grill

The Boatyard Bar & Grill

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

The Boatyard Bar & Grill is in Annapolis just across Spa Creek from downtown Annapolis. The popular family-friendly restaurant is filled with great food and daily specials. The Boatyard is easy to get to. You can dock at the nearby Annapolis City Marina or tie up a dinghy at the end of Fourth Street, a […]

Captain Chuck-A-Muck’s

Captain Chuck-A-Muck’s

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Captain Chuck-A-Muck’s on the Jones Creek is a great laid back destination for hungry boaters.  They have a relaxed atmosphere and many boaters pull into their dock for a nice lunch or dinner.  Stunning views of Jones Creek will accompany your meal. You can eat on the deck or inside. Jimmy Buffett is often playing in the […]

The Surf Rider Restaurant

The Surf Rider Restaurant

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

I like walking into the Surf Rider. As soon as you step inside this casual and easy going place, you feel like one of the locals. You sense that there are good food and gracious people here, and you’re right. The open dining area, with a full bar off to the side, is flooded with […]

Atlantica Restaurant

Atlantica Restaurant

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Offering sweeping ocean views from its indoor dining room, Atlantica on Cohasset Harbor provides a thoughtful menu where fresh seafood and lobster take center stage. The restaurant serves dinner year round and is open for Sunday brunch from mid-September through the end of June. Diners who prefer to eat alfresco in warm weather can nosh […]

The Rudder

The Rudder

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

On Massachusetts’ scenic north shore, the Rocky Neck area of Gloucester has been home to a burgeoning artists’ colony for more than 150 years. Located in the heart of Rocky Neck in a historic building, The Rudder offers diners an unhurried meal of fresh seafood and innovative American cuisine. Boaters can dock directly at The […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sea-Going Sweets

Sea-Going Sweets

January 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Summer is now in full swing, which makes sweet seasonal breezes welcome.  And what better way to do that than by sharing good eats with friends and family while cruising? Enjoying good food onboard is always great fun, especially when a tantalizing dessert is on the menu. After all, being on the boat is already […]

Sweet Tomato

Sweet Tomato

July 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

If the hungry people on your boat all want a low-key meal for a reasonable price, Sweet Tomato in Oyster Bay is a good restaurant choice. A short walk from the Oyster Bay Marine Service docks, this storefront eatery has a counter for ordering what you’d like from the extensive menu. Start your meal with […]