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The Surfside Inn

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685 Old Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954-5000
+1 631-668-5958
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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    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
Cocktails

On the way back from the beach for a cocktail this place is excellent. Even if you are staying in East Hampton it is worth the trip. Make sure you are wearing your Orlebar Brown swim trunks and Maui Jim Sunglasses with a shabby chic tee. Although whatever you are wearing the wait staff will likely... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
PDC_Williams
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

On the way back from the beach for a cocktail this place is excellent. Even if you are staying in East Hampton it is worth the trip. Make sure you are wearing your Orlebar Brown swim trunks and Maui Jim Sunglasses with a shabby chic tee. Although whatever you are wearing the wait staff will likely be off duty models... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Surfside is the quitisenshel Montauk restaurant. The location and building style reflects the charm of Montauk. The food is always fresh and beautifully presented. Don't miss the ribs! And the warmth of the owners Tom and Helene as well as the staff should not be missed.

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Rio Grande
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Went there for a friends wedding reception. Food was great and party was alot of fun! beautiful view.

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White Plains, New York, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We have visited the Surfside regularly for many years so it was quite a shock to us tonight to find that the quality of both the food and the service was substantially sub-par. From the way we were seated in a less than inviting manor, the menus tossed on the table and the gentleman who seated us walking away quickly... More 

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Rochester, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Next door to our motel (Briney Breezes) and recommended by the motel people. Seafood was delicious, steak was over done but tasty. Service was very nice.

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Bedford, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We celebrated our 23rd anniversary here. The staff were so welcoming, everyone had made note of our anniversary and stopped to wish us well. food was so fresh, presentation wonderful, lively atmosphere. Our waiter was charming and surprised us with a complimentary dessert with a candle in it. I went to the powder room while my husband got the check... More 

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Staten Island, New York, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Very pricey, but well worth every penny. The wait staff is cordial, polite and very attentive. The food was phenomenal. I recommend this place for a lovely on the ocean experience.

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Schenectady, NY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We enjoyed the Surfside restaurant so much, we went twice for dinner during our Sept. week in Montauk. We were happy to be seated at one of the 5 inside tables with white linens and teal glassware overlooking the ocean both times. Our professional, informative servers Mario and Richard immediately brought menus, described the specials, took our drink orders and... More 

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Warwick, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were staying down the road so we went in for dinner. I've been coming to Montauk for 40+ years and have never been to this place. The owner got us into a table even though the place was packed. The meal was fantastic as was the service. Try for a table facing the ocean.

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mt vernon ny
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56 reviews 56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I love this place not only for its excellent cuisine but because of the sign as you enter stating that if you have children they must stay seated and be perfectly behaved so as not to upset the other guests. bravo surfside inn for caring about people like myself who have been upended by these little brats and their parents... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 685 Old Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954-5000
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Montauk
  • Phone Number: +1 631-668-5958

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?