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The American Hotel

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45 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963 (Bay Street)
(631) 725-3535
Today
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    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
Still excellent

room is charming. Staff is good. Food very well done. Good bar. Excellent dark and stormy. They even had sweetbreads which were excellent

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
ncsh
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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  • English first
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English first
New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

we go to this restaurant for special occasions. the service is impeccablel; the food wonderful; the atmosphere great.

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Smithtown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We are our best meals ever here! I had the Halibut topped with lobster special and my boyfriend had a steak. The steak was cooked perfectly and he says it's the best cooked steak he has ever eaten. My seafood dish is the best I've ever eaten. They have a few tables set up outside in front of the hotel... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

room is charming. Staff is good. Food very well done. Good bar. Excellent dark and stormy. They even had sweetbreads which were excellent

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I'd always wanted to eat at the American Hotel, so I was quite pleased last Saturday to be invited to join a group of six for dinner, especially on someone else's dime. Maybe it was because it was a Saturday night in the middle of summer, and the place was packed, but I was disappointed. The drinks were good, the... More 

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Schenectady, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Foie gras appetizer was cooked perfectly and was really good. We had the lobster and the special (wild striped bass) for entrees - both locally caught. Both were served with roasted potatoes and asparagus. All the proteins in our meals were cooked beautifully. The wine list is huge. We ate there on a Sunday night so perhaps the sommelier had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

love the ambient here; we went for a drink at the bar (i'd been here before with my parents when i was much younger) -= the atmosphere is still terrific and welcoming - nice sense of early US history and for me revisiting a welcome spurt of nostalgia - lovely! well kept

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We enjoyed a good meal with excellent service (from a French waiter) in this classic restaurant. The place has received ample coverage and so I will just add that, as of our visit, the place remains well worth a try if you are in Sag Harbor. It may be a bit on the old-fashioned side for some and does not... More 

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Well worth the visit on a trip to Sag Harbour, its a lovely establishment that serves high end food with an accent on presentation. Very friendly but unobtrusive staff, thoroughly enjoyed the food and ambience......... a nice contrast to 'touristy - Sag Harbour'

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NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Actually, I just had late night cocktails there. The place is full of history, occasional celebrity, locals and generally a fun easy-going crowd despite the look of a more formal type of restaurant. I am really glad I dropped in for drinks!

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pittsburgh, pa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The food never fails to disappoint; despite this, you must stop by for a cocktail. The bar offers great people watching and the decor delivers to you a bygone era.

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Additional Information about The American Hotel

Address: 45 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
Phone Number: (631) 725-3535
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Sag Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
    (Bay Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Sag Harbor
  • Phone Number: (631) 725-3535

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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