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City Island

Long Island Sound, Bronx, NY 10464
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Ranked #7 of 29 Attractions in Bronx
Type: Islands
Traveler Description: Only a mile and a half long with one main street running down the center of it, City Island, Bronx, is home to New York City's nautical community... more »
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Not sure how this place got on my to-do list but as we've been lucky enough to visit NYC many times it seemed opportune to try somewhere different. Not been to The Bronx before and whilst driving there it's not like The Bronx at all! We enjoyed walking down the Main Street and drinking with the locals in the ale... More

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Bronx, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Here's a place whether your a seafood lover or not has everything to offer; you can find seafood, burgers, fried chicken, an old fashioned ice cream parlor, antique shopping and best of all your surrounded by beautiful views of the water. Located in the upper Bronx and easily accessible by bus or car only.

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Westchester County, NY
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Favorite C. I. restaurant is Sea Shore. Good seafood & value. Convenient location and free valet parking.

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Brooklyn, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Now you know, if I'm from the Bronx, I've to City Island. They are best known for their seafood. But they have a little bit of everything. Quite a lot of restaurants to choose from.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

city island is like no where else. take the 6 train subway to the last stop, pelham bay park, then transfer to the BxM8 or the Bx26 bus to city island. ride to the last stop and eat and enjoy the views at one of my very favorite places, johnnys reef. the island isnt very big, you could walk the... More

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Deltona, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

ohhh my if you want the best seafood or steak visit city island the best views in new york . you can choose from very fancy to very casual dining ,brunch,lunch or supper. the best clams from clams casino to baked clams. pasta galore…t bone steaks to 7 pound lobsters, just bring good company and a hungry belly. best ice... More

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New York City, New York
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82 reviews 82 reviews
54 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

City Island is a different kind of place within NYC -- almost like a taste of New England right off the Bronx. It is fairly small so it is easy to walk around and admire all of the views -- particularly the one all the way at the end where you can see the lighthouse and Long Island. There are... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

beautiful scenery and atmosphere. its worth the crowds and braving the traffic just to get to johnnys reef

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Been going there for years and it is still one of the nicest places you can go to enjoy great good with family and friends.

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brooklyn
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have been there a few times, we usually go to Seafood City. It is always crowded, and, noisy. Even with all the noise & kids, and music playing, it's a nice place to go and enjoy some good seafood. The lines are always long so don't go if your starving. We like to eat outside by the water and... More

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