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On The Waterfront

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82 Brightwood St, Patchogue, NY 11772-3635
16313079888
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Location to enjoy the boats crusing along the canal!

Great spot to watch the variety of boats head in and out! Small, quaint and clean bar with separate restaurant area. Hi Top tables by the front door. Live music on weekends. Menu pretty typical and priced accordingly for the location. Real relaxed atmosphere, shorts, tank tops and beach... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Deborah-AnnB
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Long Island, New York
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Bohemia, New York
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115 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On the Waterfront was a nice local place right on the Great South Bay. The menu was varied and the food good, although the tap beer was limited on the day of my visit. Friendly, helpful staff made it a fun time.

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Thank Robert C
Patchogue, New York
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Great place by the water!! The food is great and family friendly!! On Sunday they have NFL special !

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Thank moninlove13
Sound Beach, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

They make the best lobster roll, it was so fresh and delicious!! The staff were friendly and the view is beautiful!

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Thank Maria N
Long Island, New York
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229 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Great spot to watch the variety of boats head in and out! Small, quaint and clean bar with separate restaurant area. Hi Top tables by the front door. Live music on weekends. Menu pretty typical and priced accordingly for the location. Real relaxed atmosphere, shorts, tank tops and beach attire is the norm. Flip Flops and baseball caps. Cold beers... More 

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Thank Deborah-AnnB
Floral Park, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We had been visiting this place for years and it was great. However, it has now changed management and it is terrible! First, they had a live band that was so loud, we barely wanted to even approach the place. We finally got a table away from the music. The first problem was when we ordered the corn chowder from... More 

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1 Thank 120Linette
Manorville, New York
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112 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012 via mobile

So local...underwhelming atmosphere ...probably handy if you have a boat there...mostly seafood....not so much fresh...frozen recreations....just have a beer and be happy....

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3 Thank lovetoeatout75
Lake Ronkonkoma, New York
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316 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

if you are looking for a place to relax listen to some music and watch the boats go by this is for you. there local catch of the day is one of my favorites. a must try

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2 Thank Ginger L
Merida, Mexico
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128 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

small , and good attention, if you like the sea or you have boat and you want to eat nice is te place to go

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1 Thank silpro
Berlin, Germany
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

We were on our way to Fire Island at lunch time... No ferry before two hours and a black silence all around, disappointing at times... Then "On the Waterfront" emerged right from where it had too, about a 100m from the ferries. Not only it was conveniently placed but food was simply excellent with first class fresh ingredients. The terrace... More 

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4 Thank AestheteP
L.I., NY
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

Absolutely wonderful service without the pressure of being leaned on. The food was good to look at at first glance and started the old taste buds humming - and very tasty! The portions were just right, enough to eat without leaving with a doggy bag which is never the same at home anyway. The lobster bisque soup, shrimp scampi, coffee... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 82 Brightwood St, Patchogue, NY 11772-3635
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Patchogue
  • Phone Number: 16313079888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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