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Address: Long Island Sound, Bronx, NY 10464
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Description: Island off the east coast of the Bronx that transforms into a seaside...
Island off the east coast of the Bronx that transforms into a seaside resort on weekends during the summer.
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its nice place . you can find a lot restaurant specialty of lobster and shrinp and some of them you can sit down outside .and the water is there a lot boat and nice seem. uufff i... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Bronx, New York
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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

its nice place . you can find a lot restaurant specialty of lobster and shrinp and some of them you can sit down outside .and the water is there a lot boat and nice seem. uufff i love it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Love this beautiful island off the Bronx mainland. A few good restaurants and limited parking. Lots of residential homes and locals. Good place to ride your bicycle. Stark contrast to Tenement City.

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Best place for a date! Plenty of restaurants to choose from. Small town atmosphere in a big city. Nice for lunch and a stroll on a summer afternoon

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great nautical community with tons of restaurant choices. Quaint and charming character, with appealing views. Some shipyards and marinas offer fishing boat excursions and watercraft rentals and sales. Overall fun place when you can't make it to Nantucket.

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Bronx, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Full disclosure, i live here and very much love City Island. That said, it's an odd choice for a trip. Aside from the nautical museum, there aren't any attractions. City island does not have any beaches open to the public. Most of the popular restaurants are not anything special. They do not serve local seafood (and that's a good thing)... More 

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Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A good place for the perfect evening out. The setting is perfect for a Friday evening with family. Excellent water front view.

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I love the view and restaurants along a beautiful island; the seafood is fresh and the environment is relaxing

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We ate at "Sammy"s and the food and service was great. The island has many restaurants but nothing much else. The stores are few and not much nautical items. I would think the stores would be more interesting and more of a nautical theme. We had a nice day but feel there wasn't much to see or do.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I have 4 places I go to in City Island. First on my list is JP's. Absolutely delicious. Baked stuffed flounder with crab meat and the shrimp and scallop scampi linguini are my favorite. JP the owner is always there and really knows how to treat his guest. Don Coqui has great Puerto Rican food and drinks. Ambiance is popping... More 

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Nyack, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

As far as we could tell it was possibly the only restaurant on the water, unusual for a strip of land only a couple of blocks wide. And the view was beautiful! Lobster was decent, the rest was pretty bad.

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