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Address: Long Island Sound, NY 10464
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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Great destination

Love going here and would highly recommend the black whale, the food and service is great! Oh and they're outdoor seating is beautiful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Love going here and would highly recommend the black whale, the food and service is great! Oh and they're outdoor seating is beautiful.

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Yes, this is part of the Bronx. Have great seafood. There is an arts and crafts fair in June. Just sit at the beginning of the island and enjoy the sights or go to the end for real down to earth seafood at one of the pier restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The seafood, the restaurants, the views...just a nice area to relax, drink, eat and enjoy! If you haven't visited yet, what's taking you so long!!

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Bronx, New York
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

City island is one of the best places in NY to find a great variety of restaurants, especially if you like seafood. As soon as you get off the bridge make a quick left and you will find JP's which has huge portions, a view of the beach and an amazing flounder stuffed with crab meat. For spanish food I... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I love city island! Especially when its nice outside! Food is great too! You gave to stop at the fish place there. You get a large portion for the money. Its well worth it! I enjoy sitting on the waterfront

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New York City
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Love visiting City island. Summer is too crazy to get on the island. Charming shops and a nice little park. Go in spring or fall during the week

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washington dc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great atmosphere, feel like your in a small New England village, but your within sight of NYC. Combine with a hike in Pelham Bay Park

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

If you love authentic spanish dishes/seafood and entertainment, then definitely visit this restaurant. I was treated to a great game of musical chairs for my birthday while at this location. In addition to the good food and music, my experience was truly memorable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

my family and i tend to eat at crab shanty which has amazing foodm we get the bbq feast for two but is enough for 4 people, my kids love it there. arties across the street is amazing as well, hubby and i dine there often. now there is don coqui which i love the environment and music, only too... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The views and ambiance makes City Island a nice day trip for lunch, dinner or just for a short getaway.

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