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8 W Water, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
+1 631-725-7088
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, 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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Clearly the place to be for sunset in Sag Harbor

Seemed like a nightclub with all the people standing around waiting to get a table to enjoy the view and sunset at the Beacon. Despite that my wife and I were seated right away at an inside table. Servers were very attentive and made great suggestions for wine and food. We decided on a local wine... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Seemed like a nightclub with all the people standing around waiting to get a table to enjoy the view and sunset at the Beacon. Despite that my wife and I were seated right away at an inside table. Servers were very attentive and made great suggestions for wine and food. We decided on a local wine and some great appetizers.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Wish I could give it no stars! Most racist and rudest experience ever! The hostesses Kristy and Nina refused to seat us under the veil we were not "there" when a table became available while all along we were patiently waiting at the bar having drinks for two hours. We had been reassured they would come get us from the... More 

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New York City, New York
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Having reached the conclusion over the past few years that their bouillabaisse is the single best dish in a 30-minute radius of East Hampton, I limit myself to reviewing that. We arrive in time to get on line for the opening (which means lining up by ten to six this year, I think.) We willingly pay this year's price of... More 

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Naples, Florida
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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Additional Information about Beacon

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

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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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