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8 W Water, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
+1 631-725-7088
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: We opened The Beacon up, way back in 2000. It's been a great success since...
We opened The Beacon up, way back in 2000. It's been a great success since Day 1, only growing better with the start of each new summer. We've learned a lot along the way about what it takes to make a summertime-only Hamptons restaurant move and groove. As the light on the East End changes and a new season approaches, we are reinvigorated by the beauty our region provides us. The menu, the wine, and some of the faces may change every year, but one thing never does: our full attention to you.
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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hands on, well run operation

The setting is spectacular, especially just after sunset. We ate lightly so hard to say what the top drawer entrees were like. The salads were fine as were the mussels and the pork belly slider appetizers. The $42 cioppino sounded good though. Wine pricing was Hamptonesque. The owner... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 11, 2014
braidmacd
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Southern California
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55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Naples, Florida
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Good food, indoor/outdoor seating, Hamptons prices! Sag Harbor sister restaurant to Bell & Anchor plus Fresno (East Hampton) and red/bar (Southampton).

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I had the best lobster and cocktails in this place. Beautiful views, romantic but also good to bring your friends. It has it all.

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Long Island City, New York
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We had to wait to get a table but the food and feeling of the Beacon was great. People were lined up at the bar and clamoring for a table. Worth waiting for.

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Southern California
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196 reviews 196 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The setting is spectacular, especially just after sunset. We ate lightly so hard to say what the top drawer entrees were like. The salads were fine as were the mussels and the pork belly slider appetizers. The $42 cioppino sounded good though. Wine pricing was Hamptonesque. The owner (manager?) was visible and helpful. We enjoyed it. Dinner only. Also a... More 

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Not only is Sag Harbour my favorite town in the Hamtptons, they also have my favorite restaurant. The Beacon has a fantastic atmosphere, great bar area when waiting for you table on a busy night and the food is great. It's hard to pick a favorite, but many times they've had Seabass on special with a Chipotle sauce....incredible! Across the... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We met friends here for dinner, arriving just before sunset. As other reviewers have mentioned, the sunset views from here are spectacular. We also enjoyed being able to see the boats in the marina. A lovely setting. Must trys: the portobello mushroom appetizer, and the pork belly/kimchi buns. My husband doesn't like mushrooms, and he loved the portobello mushroom appetizer.... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

It is worth the wait. Nothing bad about waiting for your name to be called while enjoying a drink and looking into the Harbor sunset. The service is OK, but the food is excellent and quite enjoyable. Ask for an outside table, and the experience will be complete. A keeper to keep coming back.

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New City, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Owners Run Four Great Restaurants, Beacon, Fresno, Red Bar, and Bell & Anchor... Excellent Menu and Food, good Drinks, lively Atmosphere, with Beacon having the Best View of the LI Sound, The Sunset, and is located in the lively Village of Sag Harbor, which provides late evening open Shops, and the ability to walk off that Great Meal. Only drawback... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great food; lively crowd. Go and catch the beautiful sunset! They don't take reservations so come early

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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78 reviews 78 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Excellent food and service and spectacular views of the harbor. Pricey, but worth it for a special event-- in this case , my wife's birthday.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 W Water, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Sag Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 631-725-7088

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, American, Asian

Description

We opened The Beacon up, way back in 2000. It's been a great success since Day 1, only growing better with the start of each new summer. We've learned a lot along the way about what it takes to make a summertime-only Hamptons restaurant move and groove. As the light on the East End changes and a new season approaches, we are reinvigorated by the beauty our region provides us. The menu, the wine, and some of the faces may change every year, but one thing never does: our full attention to you.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?