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The Lake House

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240 West main St, Bay Shore, NY
(631) 666-0995
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 59
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Enjoyable evening with friends!

Went to The Lake House with 6 friends celebrating 2 birthdays! Sat on the deck looking out at the lake which was lovely. We ordered all different things so we could taste everything. Food as a whole was very good. I had the skirt steak which was seasoned beautifully, but a little tough in some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Went to The Lake House with 6 friends celebrating 2 birthdays! Sat on the deck looking out at the lake which was lovely. We ordered all different things so we could taste everything. Food as a whole was very good. I had the skirt steak which was seasoned beautifully, but a little tough in some spots. No worries, I finished... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

My wife and I went to The Lake House for our anniversary dinner on Tuesday evening. We had never been here before, but were pleasantly surprised by the cozy atmosphere and beautiful view. The food was outstanding even though it was pricey. Great place for couples looking for intimate setting for a date night. Worth every penny!

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Sayville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My wife and I dined here on a Saturday evening this Summer. Small comfortable restaurant with a cozy feel even though it was full and busy. Nice views of the Lake. Excellent service from start to finish from our knowledgeable waitress. Excellent house recipe specialty cocktails. Excellent appetizers. My main course of Halibut fell short as it was a little... More 

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Coram, New York
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Went to this restaurant last night for the first time and was pleasantly surprised. Nothing special from the front and parking is on the street only. However, once you walk inside... amazing! The outdoor eating with the view of the pond was beautiful, the food was so delicious and the service was spectacular! The price was up there... but this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Took my mother out for her birthday dinner, and I can't express how good it was. The Cheese platter....the the entrees, THE DESSERTS!!!!! Simply amazing. Worth every penny!

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside, but was lovely inside. Multiple rooms and outdoor eating areas with lots of windows to look out on the water. The menu had nice American Continental choices. Unfortunately some sounded better than the actual execution. Our lox over a potato pancake appetizer was not so great. The pancake was so deeply... More 

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Sunnyvale
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went for Sunday brunch (and jazz!) and again for dinner with friends. The view is amazing as was the food. The wait people were very friendly. I would recommend getting reservations. There is also an outside seating area for just drinks and talking. Whenever we go back to the area, and we will, this will always be the restaurant... More 

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East Islip, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My husband and I went for our 28th anniversary. We sat on the outside deck. This is fully enclosed and very nice with a beautiful view of the pond. I will say, they could spruce up the space a little. Our food was amazing. We started out with the assorted meat and cheese platter. This was more than enough for... More 

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East Islip, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

After hearing rave reviews about the LakeHouse from acquaintances for over a year now, we decided to go for dinner one evening with friends. The entire experience was awesome! The staff was over the top nice, friendly and on their game as far as service goes. The quality of the food and the presentation was a huge surprise. Some of... More 

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Deer Park, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This restaurant is a bit on the pricey side, but worth every penny. We visited for brunch and sat out by the water. It was beautiful. We arrived a little later in the day so the jazz band finished playing around the time we placed our order. They were great. The portions were a bit smaller than we are used... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 240 West main St, Bay Shore, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Bay Shore
  • Phone Number: (631) 666-0995

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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