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 29th year in Montauk serving Vermont’s “best”, Fair Trade, GMO FREE ice cream, frozen Greek yogurt, fresh fruit sorbet and no sugar added ice cream. Experience our “thick” shakes, creamy soft serve, fresh fruit (low calorie) smoothies and sorbet splashes. Visit our adjoining Espresso bar featuring locally roasted Fair Trade Organic coffee (from the Hampton Coffee Co.), and an assortment of organic teas, treats and gift items. Open Memorial Day weekend, 7 days a week late June-Labor Day 478 West Lake Drive 631-668-9425




The Clam and Chowder House at Salivars
The Clam & Chowder House, formerly at Westlake Marina, has moved to the newly renovated Salivar's. Rob and Eileen Devlin have renovated the inside and outside of this iconic Montauk landmark. The great white shark is still there, and Salivar's famous orange sign too, but everything else has changed. A big friendly bar, a sushi bar, restaurant seating dockside by the water, and an upstairs deck, all redone in beautiful hand hewn woods. Serving all the great dishes that made the Clam & Chowder House so popular with locals and visitors alike, fresh fish from local waters, a raw bar, and Montauk's original sushi bar. The menu emphasizes fresh seafood, and lobster but also offers pasta, steaks, chicken, chops, salads, and of course chowders. Bring the kids, they have a kid's menu. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in season Major credit cards.
470 West Lake Drive 631-668-6252



The Dock
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. 1 Montauk Harbor 631-668-9778



Gosman’s Dock Restaurant
Located right on the waters edge at the entrance to Montauk Harbor, this famous Montauk restaurant has been serving fresh, regional fish and seafood since 1943. Enjoy lobsters brought in from their fish house, along with fresh local fish, a raw bar, ribs, steaks and more. They have a children's menu. Cocktails and dinner are served inside, outside on he patio, and also on the dock. Watch the boats come in and out of the harbor for a real Montauk experience. Serving lunch and dinner from May to October, noon to 10pm, seven days in season. The Lookout Bar at the restaurant is open later. Major credit cards. 500 Westlake Drive




Gosman’s Clam Bar
Next to Gosman’s Restaurant, the Clam Bar offers affordable family fare, including fried seafood, grilled fish, lobster, combo plates, and lobster rolls, to eat on their outside patio under the umbrellas overlooking the entrance to the Harbor. Open 11:30 to 9, daily in season. Credit cards. 500 Westlake Drive 631-668-2549




The Hideaway
Enjoy Mexican dishes, BBQ, and seafood, at this casual, waterfront restaurant located at Diamond Cove Maria. 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. Or enjoy a drink at the bar. 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. 364 West Lake Drive 631-668-6592



Chef Sam Joyce has created a dockside restaurant that's casual, family-friendly, laid-back, and Montauk to the core. Look for local flavor with Sammy's Famous Lobster Burger, Mary's Lobster Roll, Shrimp Po Boy, and clams and oysters on the half shell. Order entrees like grilled steak, or Sammy's soft tacos; all entrees also available in smaller portions, called tapas. Soups, salads, and sandwiches are also available. Come for lunch, dinner, and drinks. Sit inside or outside on the patio and watch the boats in the Harbor. Sammy's is available for private Parties. Open 7 days in season. Major credit cards. 448 West Lake Drive 631-238-5707.



The Topside and Inlet Cafe
At the Topside sit outside and enjoy panoramic views of Montauk Harbor from every table. Executive chef Matthew Nelson prepares innovative new American preparations of fresh local seafood, steaks, lobster and more. Join us for the best waterfront outdoor bar on the East End and watch the boats come in and out of the Harbor. The Inlet Cafe, directly below Topside, is the place to enjoy the freshest of Montauk sushi. Sushi Chef Wei Lin's presentations area as pleasing to the eye as they are to the palate. Inlet also offers the same new American fare as Topside and has a kid's menu. The perfect place for an intimate dinner for two or a large group. Major credit cards. 500 Westlake Drive 631-668-2549