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The Living Room

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The Maidstone Inn, East Hampton, NY 11937 (Mill HIll Lane)
631-324-5006
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8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: At the Living Room, we identify the freshest and most naturally produced...
At the Living Room, we identify the freshest and most naturally produced foods, creating world-class menu selections from what can be purchased through local, organic producers. This is the slow-food philosophy at work, and we believe it makes for the best-tasting meals in the Hamptons. Our chef uses the slow-food process to "cook with the seasons", coming up with mouth-watering menus of cuisine he calls "new American with a Scandinavian twist". Signature dishes include Scandinavian classics like Toast Skagen and exquisite desserts like Spring Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp with homemade honey vanilla gelato and Catapano Goat Cheese Tarte with homemade lingonberry sorbet. To complement, you can choose from more than 200 vintages from our extensive wine cellar. From local Long Island varietals to organic Oregonian boutique blends and standards from Europe, there is a wine for every mood and food at The Living Room.
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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Brunch on Sunday

Went with a friend for brunch, first impressions of the place are good, cute decor. We sat in the garden which was peaceful, but later a little better when we got some company from other diners. Food was yummy (scrambled eggs), very good cocktails and coffee. The staff seemed to disappear a lot and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Went with a friend for brunch, first impressions of the place are good, cute decor. We sat in the garden which was peaceful, but later a little better when we got some company from other diners. Food was yummy (scrambled eggs), very good cocktails and coffee. The staff seemed to disappear a lot and took us a while to get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We enjoyed a lovely birthday dinner with the attention of a excellent waiter. Apps of fresh, delicious oysters - three were just not enough! Also the red and yellow beet and goat cheese salad - wonderful. Main course of beautiful sweet scallops as well as a well prepared stripped bass. We finished with fresh and fruity sorbet - a wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We went to this restaurant today for lunch and everything was great ,the food ,the portions and the service.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I went to the Living Room on Sunday for late brunch and ate in the lounge, there was a long wait for our food to arrive, in total it was 45 minutes until our food arrived. The hollandaise sauce was not on the entrée, english muffins were on the menu but we were told they were no longer served, at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The meatballs were so good! A must to really feel Swedish while you stay there! Also I would highly recommend starting with a glass of rose or one of their delicious cocktails in the living room area before getting seated for dinner.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Bad service. Overpriced room. And they ran out of rosè wine? Go elsewhere, people. I realize the Hamptons is THE HAMPTONS, but this place should be ashamed of themselves.

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I was there during a slow time in April. The service was just fine but the food was the same. I really cant recommend or not it was just ok.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Set up like various rooms in a house the restaurant feels cozy and homely. You do not feel on top of other guests and waiters give you time to relax and enjoy. A good menu selection. I had grilled oysters followed by fluke with roast potatoes. Would recommend going here. Although it says Swedish there are only a couple of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The Bellini martini is heaven sent and if you try nothing else, don't miss the potato pancake with caviar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The Living Room has a Swedish theme - in the charming and colorful decor and in the menu items. The food ranges from delicious Swedish meatballs to a whole spring chicken with spring vegetables. I love the staff, especially Leo and Henry. They never are welcoming, professional, efficient, and always there when you need them but don't constantly interrupt to... More 

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Additional Information about The Living Room

Address: The Maidstone Inn, East Hampton, NY 11937
Phone Number: 631-324-5006
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  East Hampton
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Swedish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Maidstone Inn, East Hampton, NY 11937
    (Mill HIll Lane)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  East Hampton
  • Phone Number: 631-324-5006

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Swedish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

At the Living Room, we identify the freshest and most naturally produced foods, creating world-class menu selections from what can be purchased through local, organic producers. This is the slow-food philosophy at work, and we believe it makes for the best-tasting meals in the Hamptons. Our chef uses the slow-food process to "cook with the seasons", coming up with mouth-watering menus of cuisine he calls "new American with a Scandinavian twist". Signature dishes include Scandinavian classics like Toast Skagen and exquisite desserts like Spring Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp with homemade honey vanilla gelato and Catapano Goat Cheese Tarte with homemade lingonberry sorbet. To complement, you can choose from more than 200 vintages from our extensive wine cellar. From local Long Island varietals to organic Oregonian boutique blends and standards from Europe, there is a wine for every mood and food at The Living Room.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?