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The Island Mermaid

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780 Bay Walk, Ocean Beach, Fire Island, NY 11770
(631) 583-8088
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 53
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  • 30
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beautiful deck

I've eaten here many times over the years and was kind of disappointed this last trip. Food was just ok.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Millie R
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Babylon, New York
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Babylon, New York
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I've eaten here many times over the years and was kind of disappointed this last trip. Food was just ok.

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Islandia, New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a first for me. I have never written a negative review about a restaurant before; but, I have never had a more negative experience than the one I just had at The Mermaid. I recently hosted a Business Event on Fire Island. There were 19 people in my group. I had made the reservation at The Mermaid several... More 

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Ronkonkoma, New York
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I usually hit this spot for dinner whenever I travel to Ocean Beach. The mussels were delicious and the sauce was excellent as well. I also had a lobster bisque which was awesome. A little pricey and not the BEST BEST food but worth it for a nice view on the water.

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Commack, New York
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I walked with a friend and two children fro Fair Harbor to Ocean Beach for lunch. We decided on Island Mermaid for the location on the water and a fair amount of tables with umbrellas for shade. It was a Monday post lunch hour. There were quite a few tables occupied and no wait. When we walked up to be... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Went here for dinner and lunch. Dinner had an amazing Grouper dish w/ the red and yellow beets salad. Lunch had the crab cakes and the Mahi Mahi special with Albariño wine!! Services was on point, Joe our waiter was very helpful and engaging as well as the owner Scott. A must in Fire Island!

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Sunnyvale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Located in Fire Island, overlooking the water and boat slips. The food is good and we lingered a while afterward to admire the view. I will eat here again whenever I visit Fire Island.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I and 9 other friends got to enjoy our high school reunion at Island Mermaid last weekend and are glad we did. The food, friendly service and choice of music were next to perfection! I recommend any seafood dish. Enjoy!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Saw a great band on Wednesday night. Good drinks, nice people. Right near the ferry terminal. Very nice dining options available by the water.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Wonderful, on the water beautiful sunset, food was great. The owner made sure that we were happy and satisfied a great experience,

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Service is slow. Food is overpriced. The green salad ($14.25) looks like someone just dumped a bag of 2-week old spring mix on the plate, half the leaves were rotten.

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Additional Information about The Island Mermaid

Address: 780 Bay Walk, Ocean Beach, Fire Island, NY 11770
Phone Number: (631) 583-8088
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Fire Island  >  Ocean Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 780 Bay Walk, Ocean Beach, Fire Island, NY 11770
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Fire Island  >  Ocean Beach
  • Phone Number: (631) 583-8088

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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