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Cliff's Rendezvous

313 E Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 727-6880
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Ranked #23 of 98 Restaurants in Riverhead
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- Sep 8, 2014
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Sag Harbor, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My girlfriend and I visited in August 2014 and arrived early for the dinner special. WE found a nice cozy table in the back of the main dining room and the waitress came over right away to take our drink order. Cliff's has been at this location for a long time and seems to be a favorite with the locals...in... More

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Holbrook, New York
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Steaks and burgers are amazing here. My date had the porterhouse marinated with mushrooms and onions and it was delicious. I had a burger with sweet potato fries. It's a cute little place and I'd return.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Were visiting Riverhead in May 2014 and were not even served in this restaurant at 8.30 PM. The hostess was sluggish and not eager to serve us a table as "they would have to set it up again and its late" and suggested us a smaller table/ barstand. We walked out and headed to Jerry & The Mermaid.

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York, ME
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189 reviews 189 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We ate there while in town on business. It is a throwback to family-owned restaurants of the 60's and 70's. Quaint décor. Nice wait person. The steak with their special seasoning was great. My wife had pasta that was just so-so. Salads were good, not great. All in all it was a little more expensive than I would have thought,... More

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Mattituck, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant is known best for its steaks and burgers but it also has good seafood. My wife and I ate there recently and shared baked clams and steamed clams appetizers. She had lobster bisque and I had their award winning clam chowders. The baked clams were a different recipe than we were accustomed to having. It seemed to be... More

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Boston, MA
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215 reviews 215 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
340 helpful votes 340 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

There aren't too many places like Cliff's left out there. Kind of a throwback to the 70s both in the vibe and the decor ... you will feel at home and local here. There is a dining area and also a bar. Like the other Cliff's restaurants on the East End (Elbow Room, Elbow II, etc.) the food is fresh... More

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East Moriches, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Excellent food and excellent service. Quick pick is fun to play while your waiting for food. Really enjoy it! I recommend this place to anyone!

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Rocky Point, New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Many other reviewers have said the same thing..."been around for years","a throwback" or variations on that theme. There's a reason: it's a great little place. Unpretentious is putting it mildly. 8 out of 10 people would probably pass it by. If you're "in the know," you stop in. The bar and its patrons are friendly and very lively and very... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Glad to see this reopened. Always consistent and decent. No fillers in crab cakes, great sweet potato fries, burgers good.....

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Bellevue, Iowa
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91 reviews 91 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

A lovely place that not only has dining but Long Island Ice Teas that will knock your socks off. Friendly people, wonderful surroundings,,and a great time overall. Be advised to have a designated driver in case you go for the Ice Tea..

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