montauk dining - montauk harbor

Montauk is noted for the freshest seafood, and for excellent presentations prepared by our local chefs.



Ben & Jerry's 

Ben & Jerry’s located on West Lake Drive Extension at the Harbor. Celebrating their 28th year in Montauk serving Vermont’s “best” (Fair Trade) ice cream, frozen Greek yogurt, fresh fruit sorbet and no sugar added ice cream. Serving great “thick” shakes, soft serve, fresh fruit (low calorie) smoothies, and sorbet splashes on the menu. Visit our adjoining Espresso bar featuring locally roasted Fair Trade Organic coffee (from the Hampton Coffee Co.), and an assortment of organic teas and treats. Open Memorial Day weekend, 7 days a week July-Labor Day. 631-668-9425




Dave's Grill  

"Consistently delicious" states The Wall Street Journal. Ranked #1 pick in the Hamptons by Zagat. David and Julie Marcley have owned and operated this cozy waterfront bistro since 1988. Starters include the Smoked Tuna Spread with warm pita triangles and the Chopped Salad. Try the famous Cioppino, rivaled by the decadent Lobster Roll served on a baked brioche; steak, pasta and vegetarian selections. Save room for the Belgian "Chocolate Bag" filled with Tahitian vanilla ice cream and raspberry compote. Dave's offers an eclectic wine list. Dinner 5:30, May – Oct. Closed Wednesdays. Same day, phone-only reservations policy starting at 4:15 pm. MC/VISA.468 W. Lake Dr., 668-9190



The Dock
The Dock is 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, and great-tasting food to match. Steps from the daily catch, the Dock offers Montauk seafood specials, daily, burgers, fried oysters, sandwiches, salads, pastas, and meat dishes, as well as steamed mussels served with bread to soak up every bit of broth. Open seven days in season, from noon till late in the evening. MC/VISA. 668-9778



Gosman’s Dock Restaurant
This famous Montauk landmark, serving fresh, regional fish and seafood since 1943, welcomed a new Executive Chef in 2012. They still fix lobsters your way, steamed, broiled, and in a lobster salad roll. At the mouth of Montauk Harbor on West lake Drive, diners can eat outdoors or in. And though lobster takes the spotlight here, the menu has something for everyone. Enjoy cocktails outside on the patio and watch the boats come in and out of the Harbor. Open from May to October, from noon to 10, seven days in season. The Lookout Bar at the restaurant is open later. Lunch and dinner menus. Major credit cards. 668-5330


Gosman’s Clam Bar
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. Open 11:30 to 9, daily in season. Credit cards. 668-2549




The Hideaway
Specializing in Mexican dishes, BBQ, and seafood, this casual, waterfront restaurant is nestled at Diamond Cove Marina, 364 West Lake Drive. Fresh ingredients rule and the food is scrumptious. Bring the family and relax in their air-conditioned dining room, or sit outside on the dog-friendly deck. Lively Latin music keeps things festive. Take-out is available. Early birds enjoy breakfast with a Mexican flavor, with a fresh juice bar. Open daily, in season, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Major credit cards. 668-6592



Lynn's hula hut

Montauk's first Polynesian tiki bar nestled in a waterside setting at the Montauk Marine Basin. This tropical oasis is open 7 days from 12-10pm. Relax in the hammock garden to the easy sounds of live music, or be creative at Lynn's EPIC BLOODY MARY BAR every weekend. Lay back, relax, and enjoy some of Lynn's signature Pacific Rim inspired infusions such as the " Hot Pink" Vodka, serranno pepper, cucumber, pink lemonade and fresh mint. The Hula Hula Juice made a big splash last season. Of course ther classic Mai Tai with a secret twist is a must. Or let's not forget her margarita infused with a cilantro, cucumber & jalapeño puree. Any way you muddle it, Lynn's Hula Hut is the place to grab a light bite or tapas and get your afternoon drink on.



Serving classic Italian fare and fresh local seafood in the Harbor at the Tipperary Inn. Monday is “Pasta Night” year round – 12 different pasta dishes for $12.95 each. Sunday is “Local Night” (Sept.–June, excluding holiday weekends) with 12 different dinners for $12.95 each. Early bird special for those seated by 5:30 nightly, includes a choice of soup or salad and dessert with entrées. Breakfast buffet on Sunday, 8:30 am–12:30pm, year round, $11.95 adults, $7.95 kids under 10. Group events welcomed. Zagat rated. Three-time recipient of the Montauk Pioneer’s “Best Restaurant” award. Reservations suggested. Open year round at 5pm. Major credit cards. 668-4455



Sammy's is the brainchild of Chef Sam Joyce who has created a dockside restaurant at 448 West Lake Drive that is all Montauk, casual, family friendly, and laid back. Look for such casual fare as Mary's Lobster Roll and Shrimp Po Boy, and clams and oysters on the half shell. You can order entrees like grilled steak, or Sammy's soft tacos, all entrees also available in smaller portions, called tapas. Even though seafood plays prominently on the menu, other fare is offered along with soups, salads, and sandwiches. Come for lunch, dinner, and drinks. Sit inside or outside on the patio and watch the boats in the Harbor. Sammy's caters and is available for Private Parties. Open 7 days in season. Major credit cards 631-238-5707.



Star Island Grill
At the Star Island Grill enjoy exotic cocktails and sunsets overlooking Montauk Harbor. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy daily catch fish specialties, signature sandwiches, local produce salads, burgers and paninis. Children’s menu available. Live music Saturday afternoons. Happy Hour 4-6 daily. Transient Dockage available. Credit cards accepted. 668-5052



swallow east
Located right on the docks in the Harbor at 474 Westlake Drive. A New American Small Plates menu emphasizes local ingredients —from the freshest of fish to local produce. Open for lunch at noon, with dinner served until 11pm, and a late-night bar menu until 1 am. Menu includes fish tacos, Long Island clam chowder, a raw bar and much more. A menu for the kids and specialty drinks for the adults add to the fun. You can eat inside next to the wide–open kitchen, or outside on the deck and watch the boats come in to the Harbor with their daily catch. Major credit cards. 668-8344



The Topside and Inlet Cafe
The view from the upper deck at Topside is a panorama of Montauk Harbor and Block Island Sound. Downstairs, in the newly renovated Inlet Café, the view is just as great, with outside seating right on the water. The Inlet sushi chef Wei Lin prepares sushi with the freshest of fish brought right in to their dock. Both the Inlet and Topside serve the freshest fish and lobster in Montauk. The outdoor bar has an extensive cocktail menu that specializes in frozen refreshments. Major credit cards. 668-2549