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John Scott's Surf Shack

540 Dune Rd, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978-2905
631-288-5810
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English first
Ellicott City, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

In our case it was a rehearsal dinner. The couple wanted a relaxed atmosphere totally opposite of the wedding dinner. The event coordinator, Chuck was easy to work with, responsive to what we wanted to do, accommodated changes I made and offered suggestions to make the night go smoothly. I was able to reach him by phone and email and... More 

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Walked to this place for a few drinks and something to eat... it was a nice getaway! We enjoyed our drinks, sandwiches, and the atmosphere (on a rainy day).

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

John Scotts is a landmark in Westhampton Beach, but I think it's time to look at their kitchen staff and improve the quality of their food. I ordered the Manhattan Clam Chowder, it was tasteless, oily and thin, my wife and I both ordered the fish and chips, the fries were ok, the batter on the fish separated from the... More 

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I grew up in Southern California and this place always reminds me of the surf bars we went to in Baja. We go about once a month during the summer. You can't get into the parking lot on weekends - it is a happening place. We usually hit it on a week night and ask to be seated outside facing... More 

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Boston
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I expected a "beach shack" with a 1⭐️ vibe and I was wrong. An excellent spot (and that coming from a Massachusetts resident) which had live music and a cool "island life vibe"... I'll be back on my next visit to LI. If you're looking "upper crusty" this ain't your joint but if you're feeling like hanging at a joint... More 

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Westhampton Beach
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

OK, John Scott's will never qualify as a gourmet experience, but the rustic, open, beachy feel, along with a great bar, makes this a place to enjoy time after time. We are always disappointed when they close up for winter, and eagerly await the spring opening. The menu is casual pub fare, but their lobster rolls are outrageous! They are... More 

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Ardsley
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I have been to John Scotts over a dozen times. This is a great casual bay front restaurant and bar in West Hampton, menu is simple and drinks are great. Weekend Music outside, family friendly and on a beautiful day there is not a better place to relax on Dune Road. After the beach or a destination on its own...

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Yummy lobster rolls and great beach shack atmosphere. This place is a perfect vacation chill out beach shack.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This place is awesome. Beachy and sooo cool! It was amazing! Food was great and reasonably priced for the Hampton's every one was happy and mad the music was fun.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Went there for lunch with my family and was pleasantly surprised! 2 of us ordered the coconut shrimp, 2 ordered wings, and another ordered the cajun chicken. They were all nicely done, a good portion size, too. We sat on the deck which had a nice view of the bay and was pretty comfortable given the heat wave we were... More 

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Additional Information about John Scott's Surf Shack

Address: 540 Dune Rd, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978-2905
Phone Number: 631-288-5810
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westhampton Beach

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