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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 - 9:30 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

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 9
    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
Most recent review
Great Little Place on the Lake

We used to go to this place when it was called the Duck Pond Inn. after closing for a while and now reopening as the Lakehouse what a beautiful treat. Set right on the Duckpond, with beautiful views looking south towards Great South Bay, this is a dining delight. A fresh eclectic continental menu... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Tworivertravelers
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Bellmore, New York
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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66 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bellmore, New York
Top Contributor
188 reviews 188 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We used to go to this place when it was called the Duck Pond Inn. after closing for a while and now reopening as the Lakehouse what a beautiful treat. Set right on the Duckpond, with beautiful views looking south towards Great South Bay, this is a dining delight. A fresh eclectic continental menu from Seafood to steaks. We had... More 

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Bay Shore, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We've been there for dinner and brunch and have not been disappointed. The staff is very accommodating and the food is delicious. The setting is very quaint with the view of the pond. This is a very classy restaurant and perfect for any special occasion.

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North Babylon, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My wife and I again had a great dinner at the lake House on feb 11th . Our appetizers of smoked Nova salmon and Tuna tartare were outstanding along with our main courses of organic Irish salmon and sliced marinated skirt steak with garlic mashed potatoes and broccoli rabe (both fantastic ) our desserts were Valrhona chocolate soufflé w/ caramel... More 

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Bay Shore, New York
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The ambiance, the food, the staff, everything about The Lake House is top notch. We had a wonderful experience dining there on our anniversary and we intend to make it our yearly celebration!

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Commack, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Instead of doing a New years eve out with lousy menu's we tried the Lake House Brunch. Very very good, good food as always and very good value.

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Northport, New York, United States
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198 reviews 198 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The food was amazing. I love seafood and not only were the selections great but the taste was fabulous. In terms of the service, it was good...but we did have one hiccup. Despite having reservations we had to wait for over an HOUR to be seated. That's because the restaurant is small, and no one was leaving their tables. So... More 

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Holbrook, New York
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122 reviews 122 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Spent our 36th Wedding Aniversary here at The Lake House, we Read some Reviews and We were not disappointed! We Were Greeted at the Door by Friendly Hostess and Sat by Window over looking the, To dark to See Anything! To bad, must be Great here In The Summer. Our Appetizer's were Soooo Good! started with some Fresh Oysters that... More 

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Massapequa, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is not our first visit to the Lake House. We have celebrated our Wedding Anniversary here for the last 4 years. We love the atmosphere. The food is fabulous. My husband had the mushroom risotto and skirt steak. I had the tomato bisque and the pork chop. Everything was perfect. Looking forward to going back.

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Long Island, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My wife and I recently are here to celebrate a wedding anniversary. We were very pleased with our dining experience. The bar is well stocked and inviting for a pre-dinner drink. The restaurant was very clean and the staff was very friendly. Our meals were both very good and also reasonably priced. I especially enjoyed the Suckling Pig appetizer. The... More 

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Roslyn, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Recently, my boyfriend took me for a romantic dinner to the Lake House. I had wished it was warmer out because the outdoor area was so charming, but the indoor dining room was lovely as well. Our table had loose pillows to get cozy on and a roaring fireplace to gaze upon. We were first served fresh baked mini baguettes... 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)  >  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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?