Montauk Restaurants: Fine Dining

east by northeast
51 Edgemere Road

Overlooking Montauk’s Fort Pond, East By Northeast serves Zagat rated cuisine, influenced by both the Far East and the Northeast.  The menu features fresh Montauk seafood and shellfish, and the best of the East End farms locally grown produce with Long Island and New World wines. Featuring a sushi/raw bar. Enjoy live music weekends at the Bar and Lounge. Perfect for hosting weddings and other special events for up to 200 guests. Open for dinner at 5:00 year round. 

65 Tuthill Rd

Under new management this year, the renovations have kept the outdoor Duryea vibe while extending the menu options and updating the patio seating and the fish market. You will still find grilled or steamed lobster, fresh local fish and Duryea's famous lobster roll. The menu now includes a Clam Bake, small plates, salads, raw platters, more sides including market veggies, along with a kids menu. Now serving wine and beer. The view from the tables over Fort Pond Bay and Gardiner's Island is breathtaking.

Harvest on Fort Pond
11 South Emery Street

One of Montauk's top Zagat rated restaurants, the Harvest On Fort Pond has a well-deserved reputation as a friendly place with plenty of panache and sophistication. Situated on Fort Pond, the Harvest also has a lovely herb and vegetable garden in which to dine alfresco overlooking the pond. Jake Williams, the chef, prepares Tuscan fare served in family-style portions, emphasizing local seafood and homegrown produce. The Harvest has a sophisticated bar and lounge serving creative cocktails and a view of the sunset over the pond. Consider the Harvest when looking for a spot to host a wedding or other special event for up to 90 people. Dinner from 5 daily, in season.


Inlet Seafood Restaurant
541 East Lake Drive

A beautiful waterfront restaurant with spectacular sunset views overlooking the Sound, right at the end of East Lake Drive. Named one of the 10 best seafood restaurants on Long Island by Newsday in 2015, the Inlet is owned by six commercial fishermen from Montauk. Watch the boats cruise in and out of the Harbor while enjoying super fresh seafood, sushi and lobster caught daily from local fishing boats. Or watch the scene from the bar with one of their signature cocktails. Steaks, burgers and pastas are also on the menu. Whether dining inside or outside on the deck, you will enjoy the light and airy ambiance throughout the restaurant and bar.

240 Fort Pond Road


The new Mediterranean restaurant located in the building that housed Ciao presents a casual chic vibe. Walk in and you see an impressive wine cellar and a 30 foot bar, with communal table at one end for those who like to meet new folks, opening up into outside seating. The sunken dining room provides traditional seating A farm-to-table menu created by executive chef Pierre Sudre includes small and large plates. Small plates include tuna tartare, a burrata with Trufata, fresh basil, balsamic glaze, beef carpaccio. Large plates include fresh fish, duck, steak, their Surf & Turf (a lamb chop plus sea scallops). Cheeseburgers and tuna sliders are among choices for lunch. Raw oysters, clams and chilled lobster are on the menu, and a selection of home made pizzas. Arbor boasts 16 wines by the glass, each offered at the appropriate temperature, along with 12 beers on tap, and over 50 wines by the bottle. Open for lunch and dinner.

90 Second House Road


Fresh, locally sourced Mediterranean-influenced menu features fresh catch from local fishermen and organic meats and vegetables. Local favorite Tony Berkhoffer is the chef this year. Dine in or outside in the gardens, or lounge poolside and enjoy a cocktail as you listen to the DJ spin. Live music nightly. Breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days, in season. Jazz Brazilian Brunch Sundays with live music. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Entertainment

500 Westlake Dr.


Located on the water at the edge of the entrance to Montauk Harbor, this famous Montauk landmark, has been serving fresh, regional fish and seafood since 1943. Although lobsters steal the spotlight, the menu has something for everyone. Enjoy cocktails outside on the patio and watch the boats come in and out of the harbor. Serving lunch and dinner from May to October, from noon to 10, seven days in season. The Lookout Bar at the restaurant is open later. Lunch, Dinner

500 Westlake Dr. 
Lunch, Dinner


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. 


88 Firestone Rd


With its spectacular cliff side location overlooking Fort Pond Bay, the Montauket is the spot for Montauk sunsets. On Firestone Road off Fleming, a short way from Flamingo Road as it heads toward the Montauk docks, the Montauket draws a dedicated crowd for drinks as well as lunch and dinner. Lunch is served daily, and dinner from Thursday-Sunday, through June, and then daily, in season. Inside and outside lawn dining with local lobsters and fish, burgers, chops, and salads Serving lunch and dinner.  

41 South Euclid Avenue


One of Sag Harbor's favorite restaurants has an outpost in the village. The New American menu by chef-owner Matthew Guiffrida, is heavy on local seafood, but his inspired flavor combinations like Tomato Crusted Scottish Salmon Scaloppini and South of the Border Atlantic Cod share a menu with steaks and vegetarian dishes. Start off with a Tuna "Menage a Trois," Mussels a la Muse, or one of their terrific salad sensations like the BLT Chop. Finish off your meal with zeppole and a trio of sauces. Come for a relaxing dinner, a weekend brunch, or enjoy one of their specialty cocktails and bar bites at the popular bar and outside by the French doors.

16 Navy Road


This laid-back, family-friendly, beachfront 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 seasonal produce. Some of the signature dishes include: Local Catch Ceviche, Buttermilk Fried Chicken, and the Lobster & Clam Bake. Dine inside or at picnic tables outside on the beach and watch breathtaking sunsets over the water and the boats that moor offshore. Perfect place for a wedding or other event. Open April 29, open seven days June 16, call for pre-season days. 

 432 West Lake Drive


This is the second year at their new location at the Tipperary Inn in Montauk Harbor. O’Murphy’s invites the whole family for good food and a casual, fun time. Serving juicy burgers, great salads, sandwiches, and wraps for lunch and dinner, plus a large selection of dinner specials including steaks, chops, seafood, pasta, Irish country dishes, like Shepherd's pie, the best Guinness in Montauk, and a great “Martini Menu.” Two-dinners special on Monday only, $39.95. Open seven days. Lunch from noon and dinner beginning at five. Children's menu. 

697 Montauk Hwy,


This Main Street watering hole and eatery with big-screen TV sports, features casual fare that includes wraps, burgers, mussels, and buffalo wings along with signature dishes, such as a 16-ounce steak, tuna steak, and fresh Montauk seafood. Half price appetizers and drinks during a 4–7 Happy Hour, Mon. through Fri. (select items seasonal). See all the Major League Baseball games and in the fall, you can catch the football games on The NFL Sunday Ticket. Open daily for lunch and dinner. 

448 West Lake Drive  


Chef Sam Joyce has created a dockside restaurant at 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 and Shrimp Po Boy, and clams or oysters on the half shell. Grilled steak, Sammy's soft tacos, soups, salads,and sandwiches and daily specials 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. Serving lunch and dinner.

4 S Elmwood Ave


he East Village's favorite Bavarian Bierhaus and restaurant has an outpost in the Montauk. A friendly and inviting place with timbered ceilings evoking a German beer hall, they serve great German beers, both seasonal and on-tap. Serving wheat beers, dark beers, and lagers, along with exclusive Hofbräuhaus Traunstein and Andrechs beers. Dishes such as Wiener Schnitzel, Sauerbraten, and Spaetzle add to the German mix, but fresh local seafood also appears on the menu. Live music on weekends in-season–keeping with the Bavarian feel, expect a few appearancesHausband Mösl Franzi and the Ja Ja Jas.
Open for dinner Wed.–Sat., through May 25, then seven day

352 Westlake Drive


Located at the Westlake Marina, right next to the docks, this restaurant has that old Montauk vibe combined with new and innovative ways to serve seafood from by Renowned chef Larry Kolar. Sit inside or outside at the Dockside Bar, and watch the boats come in with their catch. Open for breakfast at 5am, brunch, and dinner. They are now serving Brunch every day, the menu includes lobster benedict, and energy burrito. Dinner items include shrimp enchilada, grilled salmon, St. Louis ribs and more, along with fresh sushi and a raw bar. Families are always welcome and there is a children's menu. Live music every week. Open 5am-10pm, daily, in season.

Swallow East

Dave’s Grill

Salt Box


Fishbar on the Lake

Gulf Coast Kitchen (Montauk Yacht Club)

Scarpetta (Gurneys)

La Brisa

La Fine (The Montauk Manor)

South Edison

Star Island Grill Star Island YC

Tauk at Trails End

Westlake Clam & Chowder House at Salivars