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The Harbor Restaurant Bar and Catering

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565 City Island Avenue, City Island, NY 10464
(718) 885-1373
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
excellent seafood, amazing setting

Like a piece of New Ecgland in the Bronx. Great seafood, great views, nice selection on menu, kid friendly

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2014
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The food is amazing and the staff is very professional and kind. My best dishes are of course the seafood. It always tastes fresh and delicious. This place is good for a romantic dinner for 2 or family gatherings.

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Highland Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

love love love this place. waiters are top notch, service is great. brought many people here who were new to City Island and they have made it their go to place as well. I get the hot appetizer for 2 as a main course, you couldn't possible eat it all. Pricey, but it is a treat, not a daily event.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Like a piece of New Ecgland in the Bronx. Great seafood, great views, nice selection on menu, kid friendly

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South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We ate outdoors because inside was kind of stuffy. The food is ok but way overpriced. We did not even eat lobster because that would have been over $60.00 a plate. They fill you up on bread so that they serve limited amount of actually fish. No salad was offered with the plate. There are no refills on the soda... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

My first time on the island and won't be my last. The Harbor is a very large establishment and appears to be part of a chain with other locations in Westchester. The seafood is fresh well prepaired and the portions are huge. I had scallops they were out of this world, others in the party had fresh fish or lobsters... More 

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Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

I've had a birthday dinner here as well as a buffet lunch celebration years ago during my hight school senior year. This place is great for a romantic dinner as well. You can capture a great sunset with a waterfront view, while you enjoy your meal. It's a very chill environment with great staff. Meal was delicious (loved the grilled... More 

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Bronxville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

I see a number of critical comments which do not at all represent my experience. I have gone back to the Harbor Restaurant many times and always enjoyed it alot. It is spacious with a high ceiling, excellent views of the water, good service, and excellent seafood. I typically order lobster (and I know something about lobster) and have had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

Nostalgic and with wonderful unobstructed views of the water. A little pricey, but you get alot of food for your money. We had fried calamari as an appetizer. They were very good, crispy and tender. After having the salad and the wonderful crusty bread, I could not eat my entree and ended up taking it home with me. The waiters... More 

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Flushing, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2010

My boyfriend wanted to try some place new so we picked this place since there were a lot of people going in. The prices are VERY high, he ordered fish of sole and I linguine with white clams sauce. We got a weird looking salad with weird looking tiny shrimps (we didn't eat it). The we got side of vegetable... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2009

ordered marinara linguine seafood dinner for 2 people, it was big enough for 6 people. but it was too salty for my taste. the server was clearly forcing himself to make any comments, i would've preferred to be served by the bus boys. the desert was really good though. i've had better pasta meal at pasta lovers.

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Address: 565 City Island Avenue, City Island, NY 10464
Phone Number: (718) 885-1373
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx  >  City Island
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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  • Address: 565 City Island Avenue, City Island, NY 10464
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx  >  City Island
  • Phone Number: (718) 885-1373

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

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