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Michael's Porthole

92 New St, Oceanside, NY
516.608.1380
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Ranked #13 of 72 Restaurants in Oceanside
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Lynbrook, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Stopped by the Porthole on Sunday afternoon, June 8, 2014 for lunch with my wife and son. While the place is a bit rundown, the staff provided excellent service and the food was enjoyable. My wife had the lobster and I had the steak tidbits; we were both very satisfied with our meals. We will definitely go back.

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Long Beach, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

My husband and I usually eat there a few times each summer. Food is very good and staff is very friendly. I was looking for an inexpensive place with great food to have my son's 1st birthday party. Michael the owner was wonderful to work with! I wanted cookie and milk buffet for dessert and he exceeded my expectations. The... More

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kew gardens new york
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

i have been at this place twice and loved it everytime. i even got a coupon for my birthday from them and i'm thinking of going there tonight. when the weather is nice you can sit outside and watch the boats go by.

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nassau county new york
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

we dropped by with friends from work..the band was great JSB..place was almost empty maybe 20 people. this place is a dump with concrete floors..we did not eat here..bathrooms were grimy also!! the worst aspect of our evening was a fat drunken menopausal loser in black and overdone sequins who was very drunk..very belligerent...very out of control!! smoking inside..starting fights... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

I have been to the Porthole two or three times in the last couple of months. We had bought groupons for it (because we live in the area and we had been there last year and it was pretty good). Each time we had been there in the last couple of months, it wasn't worth the groupon! I don't blame... More

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Long Beach, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Great great great everythng, this restaurant was devastated by Sandy but after its re-launch Memorial day weekend it looks great i've been there numerous times this summer and everytime i go back they have improved something different, the food is great from fresh seafood, to steaks and burgers you cant go wrong, we love there live music on the weekends... More

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Rockville Centre, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

I'm really surprised this place is still in business. Went there to see the Good Rats perform and had a terrible meal. One of the worst I've had anywhere. This place is hard to find, you have to drive past junkyards and boatyards to get there. On an unpleasant looking canal so there goes the watefront dining experiene. Just don't... More

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Oceanside, New York
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116 reviews 116 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Located in an industrial area Michaels Porthole Restaurant is rather overpriced for what you get. The food is very good but the steamer appetizer is very small for the money. All the other portions were adequate though. The service was average. On the whole we found this restaurant overpriced and nothing served was either very bad or very good.

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New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012 via mobile

This restaurant is a hidden gem! I'm glad we ate here! There was 9 of us and we all were satisfied by our meals and their prices. We didn't have a long wait time unlike similar local restaurants. I am going to go back to this charming restaurant very soon!

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Old Westbury, New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

generally poor quality and tasteless food....very odd restaurant location in an industrial/storage yard area

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