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City Island

Long Island Sound, Bronx, NY 10464
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Ranked #7 of 26 Attractions in Bronx
Type: Islands, Outdoors
Owner description: Island off the east coast of the Bronx that transforms into a seaside resort on weekends during the...
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Type: Islands, Outdoors
Owner description: Island off the east coast of the Bronx that transforms into a seaside resort on weekends during the summer.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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70 reviews 70 reviews
29 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Nice attraction, good food but a bit pricey, Nice view of the water, but not too much else to do. It does get crowded, I always enjoy the slower times of the year....

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New York City, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

My wife and I are photo aficionados and we were hoping to see the nature part of the island, but we found that the island is covered in fences and concrete. The only thing to do here is eat. We went to Don Coqui, the food was good but pricy. There is a watching spot about 50 feet long and... More 

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Bronx, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We like to go there because my moms and dad love to eat seafood. Almost every Sunday we go. It's always good to go . In the summer it's fun to go and eat outside. Well a lot of people don't like to it in the fresh air. But it's cool.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

City Island is an unexpected enclave that is actually part of the Bronx. Hard to believe when you are there that you are still in NYC. Best to go there at off times as weekends in the summer can get crowded and frankly most of the restaurants are overrated and living off their past glory. Still go and see this... More 

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Bronx, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I never leave hungry or dissatisfied (or sober). City Island gets packed during the summer but the wait to get over the bridge is worth it. The food is always great and the drinks are always strong. There is also a variety of restaurants so if you don't want shellfish, or in my case, cannot have it because of allergies,... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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95 reviews 95 reviews
55 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Haven't been here in years. This used to be a fishing village, still lots of boats and fishing but very built up now. Still has that New England fishing village feel, lots of good seafood restaurants. After you cross the City Island Bridge, you are amazed you are still in The Bronx, NYC. A must go for visitors and locals... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The fresh seafood is delicious and the boats in the water are so serene. Just picturesque!!! I plan on taking a fishing trip next summer.

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Bronx, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

This is a great place to go to in the summer, especially if you love seafood. There's a great selection of restaurants. The most famous one has a spectacular view of the ocean. The prices are very reasonable. It's great for family outings.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

This place is the best. The food is great but pricey. On the other hand, when you see the amount of food and quality of food you receive, you will consider the price to be suitable. The place is extremely busy, I don't know if reservations can me made. The place has valet parking and the servers are great. My... More 

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3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place is good to take your family out once in a while, or just to have a chill night with your couple. I go here with my partner to just have a few drinks and eat some food. Good place to have a bite & drink. Only con I'll give this place is that it's always crowded. Some of... More 

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