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Vine Street Cafe

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41 S Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11964
631-749-3210
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
delicious delicious

We love the specials. We love the French fries too. They are extremely accommodating to special diets. The food is high end and the restaurant is gorgeous but there is a casual feel about the place. Very special a must go to.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Karen E
,
Nassau, New York
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions

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Nassau, New York
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We love the specials. We love the French fries too. They are extremely accommodating to special diets. The food is high end and the restaurant is gorgeous but there is a casual feel about the place. Very special a must go to.

NYC
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351 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I finally went to Vine Street Cafe and I am so glad I did. Made my reservation on Open Table (very easy). We went from sag harbor on the shelter island ferry . It is a beautiful and relaxing drive. The restaurant is a short ride away. Set in a classic shingled house, there are several seating choices: front porch,... More 

Patchogue, NY
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Make a reservation if you plan on coming here!!!!!! Also, good luck with that reservation! The front desk staff were a mess! You could compare them to being forced to sit in the practice car in a high school driver's ed class. We still had to wait at the bar for our table (I did notice the bartender have a... More 

New York City
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We went to celebrate a birthday. Party of 4. Once seated it took over 10 minutes before somebody finally approached our table to see if we wanted drinks. We were just about ready to leave. The drinks arrived separately, and after another wait, clearly indicating a little bit of a problem at the bar, the remaining drinks arrived. Not particularly... More 

Singer Island, Florida
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Advance reservations a must at this busy cafe which is a bit hard to find; located on Shelter Is. it has an desirable ambiance, romantic bar setting. The menu leaves a bit to be desired however. Chateaubriand was cooked perfectly, but the sides not so much. Dessert was quite small, albeit described dramatically so that the anticipation overshadowed the treat.... More 

Trumbull, Connecticut, United States
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89 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Outstanding! Great Service - Great Food - Great Ambiance! Well worth the ride over from Southhampton

Baltimore, Maryland
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Upbeat atmosphere with great looking patrons. Very friendly manager, but our server was young and didn't seem to know much about food and wine. Initially the wrong wine bottle was brought to our table. Our server did check on us frequently, but the wine service was nonexistent...we poured our own wine throughout the meal. We started with two salads...they were... More 

New City, New York
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

On the final evening of our 5-day "anniversary getaway" to the Hampton's, my wife and I ventured over to Shelter Island via the convenient ferry for dinner at this "destination" restaurant...happy to report it's worth the trek. Very rustic, both location and decor wise. We brought our own very special bottle of wine for a nominal corkage fee. Our server,... More 

Livingston, NJ
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191 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We had a wonderful dinner here and if you can get there early, the prix-fixed dinner has many choices and brings the cost down from significantly. The service was outstanding. We ordered smoked salmon and were brought a strange-looking concoction in a martini glass and were sure it was a mistake. The waiter told us it was indeed smoked salmon... More 

New City, New York
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77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The Vine Street Cafe offers a full menu of Seafood, Steak, Duck, Chicken And a Menu of top Chef Homemade Recipes The Atmosphere is very French European, with indoor and Outside dinning Pull up to the restaurant from a ferry Ride from the North Fork or South Fork, or by Boat..... Come to Shelter Island earlier than your Reservation in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41 S Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11964
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Shelter Island
  • Phone Number: 631-749-3210

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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