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Inlet Seafood Restaurant

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Seafood, Continental, Contemporary, Healthy
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541 East Lake Drive, Montauk, NY 11954
+1 631-668-4272
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 85
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 8
    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
Most recent review
another visit 3/2015

we needed a weekend getaway and found a great deal at Montauk Manor, which was very nice....anyway, we went to our favorite restaurant and once again very good! excellent oysters and clams on the shell..luv the very strong cocktails!!! i had the lobster,baked potato and corn on the cob...wife had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
mcx
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New York
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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173 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
New York
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

we needed a weekend getaway and found a great deal at Montauk Manor, which was very nice....anyway, we went to our favorite restaurant and once again very good! excellent oysters and clams on the shell..luv the very strong cocktails!!! i had the lobster,baked potato and corn on the cob...wife had the scallops entree...dessert still needs better selections ...waitress was great...meal/.sunset... More 

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Montauk, New York
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food and service at The Inlet is consistently good - even during the busy season. Their menu, though leaning more on the seafood side, still has many dishes to satisfy most everyone. With a wonderful view of Long Island Sound, a large bar with great bartenders, and just steps away from Gin Beach, it's a far better place then... More 

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Bronx, New York
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Seafood is fresh and nicely prepared. Sushi is fantastic. In the summer sit outside for scenic views of Lake Montauk. Worth the drive east from town.

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Long Island
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Great food and service, I've been there a couple of times and the food is very consistent every time I go. I've had sushi, Caesar Salad, muscles and the shrimp & scallops penne always fresh food, definitely will recommend to anyone.

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Dublin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This restaurant is in a great location and the views brilliant. I like the fact that it is run by local fishermen, and I thought the meals we got were very good. The staff were friendly and helpful.

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long island
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Couldn't have chosen a better place for sushi in Montauk! The delicious food, outstanding service and scenic views made this the perfect place to celebrate my nephew's 13th birthday.

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Middle Village, New York
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Yes, you can get good sushi in Montauk. And they have a big selection of the normal fish-joint food on the menu too. Great selection to tap beers. Great views outside of the water and sunsets. It's true that the place was started by three local fishermen tired of seeing such a huge markup on the stuff they caught.

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New York, NY
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Our first visit to the Inlet was very pleasant, although I'm not sure I'd have chosen a "very good" rating if TA's system didn't lock me into the choice between average and very good (there is a very wide range between those two points). The view and location are outstanding and in contrast to others' comments, we did have very... More 

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Valley Stream, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Went on a recommendation from friends. For a "seafood" restaurant overlooking the harbor and bay there wasn't much seafood on the menu. They had steak, duck, chicken, pasta, and a few fish ir seafood dishes. I was surprised cause the menu was touting fresh caught seafood. I guess the duck was caught in their parking lot. We arrived at about... More 

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inletseafood, Guest Relations Manager at Inlet Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Ricky35345, Thank you for taking the time to review Inlet Seafood. I'm very glad that your meal, the tuna steak served over brown rice with bok choy, was "exactly the way I (you) asked for it," and your partner's shrimp and penne dish was good and "tasty." We want to make sure that every diner's meal at Inlet is... More 

Oswego, Ny
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Inlet has spectacular views, food, and service. It is one of the best places I have ever viewed a sunset form and to sit at the bar before dinner with Juanita is a treat in its self. We had a shrimp appetizer and I had scallops for a main course which were absolutely delicious our server Daniel could not have... More 

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inletseafood, Guest Relations Manager at Inlet Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi DDorsey, From all of us at Inlet Seafood, thank you so much for your kind review. It sounds as if you had all-star meal, beginning with drinks from Juanita, service from Dani, and a great meal from Larry and his staff. We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 541 East Lake Drive, Montauk, NY 11954
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Montauk
  • Phone Number: +1 631-668-4272

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 32
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Continental, Contemporary, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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