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Scrimshaw

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102 Main St, Greenport, NY 11944-1422 (Front Street)
631-477-8882
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pretty summer evening on the water

An alternative to more crowded and more festive eateries on the water's edge in Greenport. Our table was the first one facing the water and we sat enjoying the pretty night and sea breeze. Excellent wine offerings, we bought a bottle of the one we liked best at the end of our meal. We weren't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
evenblue
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New York, NY
Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
New York
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

While the location is perfect, a quiet dock, tucked off to the side overlooking the harbor, the food and service are not good. I ordered the Halibut, which was the fish of the day. The portion was generous but the sauce on top was terrible. It was a mix of cream and mustard saturating the fish. My husband had the... More 

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New York, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

An alternative to more crowded and more festive eateries on the water's edge in Greenport. Our table was the first one facing the water and we sat enjoying the pretty night and sea breeze. Excellent wine offerings, we bought a bottle of the one we liked best at the end of our meal. We weren't hungry enough for dinner so... More 

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BRIDGEWATER
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Even though we go to this restaurant only 3 to 5 times a year we always feel as if we're being welcomed as family. Rosa ross the owner/chef always welcomes us by name as well as do other staff members. The food is excellent and family and friends enjoy their experiences at Scrimshaw. We also like the bar.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Chef Rosa was the sweetest, and made a custom vegetarian meal since the restaurant was slow that day. It appeared that either the staff was outside on the dock with us, or the waitstaffs friends were sitting outside and the waitstaff kept joining them. We waited over 20 minutes for a glass of water, and then another 20 minutes for... More 

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Albany, New York
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The food and wine were delicious - we wanted to sit on the deck but it was just too windy. Every dish had a unique flavor and was amazing. The poached lobster was perfectly cooked and the wine was great!

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East Setauket, New York
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We've been dining at Scrimshaw for many years. In fact, this was always a "special occasion" restaurant. Recently, we visited and we feel it has gone down a notch. Maybe their well-known chef is not in the kitchen much? The food, service and presentation is only average to good, but we expected more. The setting outside is lovely on the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The food was good. The dining room was a converted warehouse and it looks it. Service was very attentive. There is an option to sit outside on the pier.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I don't understand the negative reviews because our food was AMAZING!!! Look, it's a seasonal town so I can understand if you get spotty service - but ours was fine! We started with the chowder and the dumplings. Our mains were the bouillabaisse and the salmon. And EVERYTHING was delicious. We will definitely return on our next visit to Greenport.

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Rosa is an amazing chef...her knowledge of spice alone is worth having dinner here. I ordered the bouillabaisse and it was phenomenal. Spiced with cardamom and cayenne, it was a completely fresh take on the french classic.

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Pennington, NJ
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Background: group reservation (17 people) made several weeks in advance. Only one other table was occupied during our dinner. Two servers were available. Food and drinks: Great start with good cocktails and wine. Soup of the day was served lukewarm, and not reheated adequately after requests. Several entrees were lukewarm as well, and food quality was inconsistent: e.g. some of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 102 Main St, Greenport, NY 11944-1422
    (Front Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  North Fork  >  Greenport
  • Phone Number: 631-477-8882

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?