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Ten Waterfront Restaurants Serving Up Sea Air Along With Great Food

LongIsland.com

Dining at the water's edge is the perfect way to spend a summer night

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Long Island is home to an abundance of waterfront dining establishments.  They are picturesque restaurants offering panoramic views.  Cocktails and dining at the water's edge is just the perfect way to spend a summer night.  Enjoy fresh catches-of-the-day, shellfish, and more. From Port Washington to Port Jefferson and towns in between, these eateries serve the bounty of the sea.  The  coast comes alive in the summer months as residents enjoy the boating, swimming and fishing they could only dream of during the winter. The area offers waterfront restaurants that locals flock to at the end of the day where they can continue to enjoy the water views over a relaxing meal.

Eating outdoors under the stars or seaside in the summer months enhance the dining experience, and many of the best places to enjoy lobster locally are located on the water. Seafood dinners can span from casual to more formal, pair it with a great bottle of local wine or beer for a night to remember, and create a spectacular date night.  Some restaurants also have entertainment including live bands, karaoke, or other entertainment.

Here are our top ten restaurants that serve up fresh air and cool waves along with good food.

  • Captain Bill's Restaurant 
    122 Ocean Avenue, Bay Shore (631) 665-6262
    Savor the spectacular sunset over the Great South Bay while enjoying a fresh selection of clams, oysters and fresh local fish.
  • Off Key Tikki
    31 Baker Place, Patchogue  631) 475-1723
    Enjoy their exotic tropical cuisine and enjoy the Patchogue River waterfront experience.
  • Prime Restaurant 
    117 New York Avenue, Huntington (631) 385-1515
    Boaters can dock their boats at this award winning restaurant.  They put "modern twists" on classic favorites.
  • The Steam Room
    4 East Broadway, Port Jefferson (631) 928-6690
    The Steam Room is celebrating over 30 years of serving fresh seafood overlooking Port Jefferson Harbor.
  • The Jolly Fisherman and Steakhouse
    25 Main Street, Roslyn (516) 621-0555
    Located in the historic Village of Roslyn with breathtaking views of Silver Lake.  Enjoy surf and turf specials at this elegant restaurant.
  • E.B. Elliot's
    23 Woodcleft Avenue, Freeport (516) 378-8776
    Located on the Nautical Mile, where the land meets the sea.  Their award winning chef cooks up lobster specials.
  • Louie's Oyster Bar & Grille
    395 Main Street, Port Washington  (516) 883-4242
    This legendary restaurant on Manhasset Bay has been in business since 1905.  Be sure to ask for a seat near the window or on their outdoor deck.
  • View
    3 Consuelo Place, Oakdale (631) 589-2694
    This beautiful destination was once part of William K. Vanderbilt's estate. The views of the Great South Bay are matched by the delicious food.
  • Claudio's Restaurant 
    111 Main Street, Greenport (631) 477-0627 
    Enjoy the freshest catches at this historic restaurant.  They have been in business since the 1800's.
  • Duryea's Lobster Deck 
    65 Tuthill Road, Montauk (631) 668-2410 
    The deck offers a breathtaking view of Fort Pond Bay and Gardiner's Bay. The menu features delicious daily fish specials.

 

Let us know about your favorite waterfront dining experience.