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All 128 Bay Shore Restaurants

The Lake House

240 West main St, Bay Shore, NY
(631) 666-0995
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Ranked #1 of 128 Restaurants in Bay Shore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Wed 9:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 10:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Farmingdale, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

After lots of research for a special occasion anniversary dinner, I was a bit disappointed because I really didn't feel like the food lived up to all the positive reviews. The night started with us actually being seated in the lake view room! I had read reviews that being seated with a lake view was something that needed to be... More

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North Babylon, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My wife and I had dinner at the lake house on oct 1, 2014 and it wasn't our first time . I'm writing to let all know what a great restaurant this is again . Everything was perfect that nite starting with the chef's complimentary tasting of tomato bisque with a proscitto and gruyere crouton.(delicious) For appetizers we had the... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have eaten at this restaurant on many times over the last 3 years and it NEVER fails to deliver. The service is excellent, the decor is beautiful, and the location is scenic. The menu changes on a regular basis to reflect what is seasonable, and fresh - listen to your waiter, I've never been steered wrong. I have only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I am a frequent patron at the Lake House and have always been treated professionally and courteously by Millie (and the entire staff). She is truly one of my favorite staff members there because she is so sweet and accommodating. I can only believe after reading DBelle's review that he is the one who needs to improve his people skills.

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Bay Shore, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This has to be one of the best on Long Island, and definitely in bay shore. They have been consistent year after year with the quality of the food and presentation. Thanks you for coming into the neighborhood and staying

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I'm an admitted food snob. After years of dining in Manhattan, most of my beloved Long Island seemed "eh." But the Lake House beats the best of any 5-star NYC cuisine. From the melt-in-your mouth crispy suckling pig, to the fresh, perfectly cooked fish, to the cheese plate and decadent desserts, this is quickly becoming my favorite restaurant nut just... More

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NY
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I was traveling to Long Island and was planning to go to Fire Island in the morning so I went to Trip Advisor to find a good restaurant in Bayshore where the ferries leave from. Trip Advisor ranked this restaurant #1 in Bayshore so we went on a Friday night. The restaurant décor is casual elegance. Inside and on the... More

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Bay Shore, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

We took advantage of a lovely summer evening to eat outside on the deck overlooking Lawrence Lake. It is a great setting complete with water birds. Our waiter was friendly, very professional and knowledgeable about the menu and the wine list. The bread offering is either a baguette or rosemary olive rolls. The rolls were delicious. Our appetizers of little... More

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Bay Shore, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I eat out in NYC a lot ... the Lakehouse is as good as some of the best restaurants in NYC...if you like Danny Meyer's type cuisine you will love the LakeHouse. I particularly love the chicken but everything is great. And the view over the lake is lovely too.

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Bay Shore, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

In the past two weeks my husband and I have been to The Lake House twice to enjoy the chef's tasting menu with wine pairing, and both occasions were two of the best dinners I have ever enjoyed. The regular menu is great as well, however if there is any special occasion you are celebrating or just feel like a... More

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