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All 43 Sag Harbor Restaurants

The American Hotel

45 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
(631) 725-3535
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Ranked #1 of 43 Restaurants in Sag Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Bay Street
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Long Island City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We love dining here, near the fireplace and bar or the garden room. The food is always good. I always get the tuna sesame in brodo, with vegetables and I am never disappointed. Briefly, there was a stint when it came out too salty but I mention that and it's still wonderful. Nice place on the expensive side.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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83 reviews 83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The 4 of us recently had dinner at the American Hotel. The food was excellent and the serivce was supreme. We enjoyed lobster bisque, shrimp cocktail (the biggest shrimp I have ever seen) and scallops for appetizers. They were all delicious and excellently prepared. The 2 girls enjoyed crab cakes for their entrée after having a green salad. The two... More 

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New York City, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The hotel has been around for ages and 40 years ago when Sag Harbor was still rough around the edges, Ted Conklin came in, stocked a phenomenal cellar and built a restaurant around American classics. Heavy on local favorites like tiny bay scallops and venison, the hotel menu seldom changes which seems to be the way everyone likes it. The... More 

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Garden City, New York
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I always enjoy the ambience and food at The American Hotel. The staff is usually efficient and accommodating. Unfortunately. I have encountered very rude behavior from the bartenders when visiting with guests , The first time ,I overlooked the unprofessional reaction to a slightly busy afternoon and remembered that "everyone can have a bad day". The second time was obnoxious,however... More 

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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81 reviews 81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The best of both worlds. The American Hotel Restaurant is located on Main Street in historic Sag Harbor and serves exceptional classic American/French cuisine. The building which dates back to 1846 has 4 dining rooms to choose from each offering a different ambiance. There were 10 of us for lunch so we had a chance to try many dishes and... More 

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Southampton, New York
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150 reviews 150 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We were delighted to return to The American Hotel in Sag Harbor last week, where we enjoyed a pre-theater dinner in front of the fireplace of the bar room. What a delight. The clubby atmosphere (smoke-filled in the 'old days') and a cozy fire in the wood paneled bar, makes one feel welcome, which is reassured by the friendly and... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

One of 2 restaurants that are my favorites in the Hamptons. The food is always good and I love the atmosphere--very charming. Drinks are great. Fun to sit outside in the summer and people watch.

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New York City, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

When a restaurant is pleasing to be in you want to come back for more. When you love seafood and love being surrounded by beauty then you have to go to this place. I was told to check Ii out by a friend and I'm thankful I listened.

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New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We have been dining at the American Hotel for years, especially for special occasions like anniversaries and birthdays. It is expensive, but the food is very good, and I have never had an issue with the service. You occasionally come across a celebrity or two, but my impression is that most of the customers are just "regular people," albeit, ones... More 

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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I took my family here this past summer and was really looking forward to it. I am a Long Island boy, now living in Florida, and was visiting my folks for the week. Let's just say that we were all underwhelmed by the experience at The American Hotel Restaurant. We were stuck in the back in the "atrium room" with... More 

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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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