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Address: Long Island Sound, Bronx, NY 10464
Phone Number: +1 718-885-0300
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Island off the east coast of the Bronx that transforms into a seaside...

Island off the east coast of the Bronx that transforms into a seaside resort on weekends during the summer.

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trip to the sea shore

Almost like a trip to New England. Picturesque and very walkable.. Large choice of many excellent eateries for a meal or a snack. A relaxing day.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Fresh Meadows, New York

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Fresh Meadows, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Almost like a trip to New England. Picturesque and very walkable.. Large choice of many excellent eateries for a meal or a snack. A relaxing day.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

seafood, sailing, walking, biking, what a fun place to visit. be careful, there is a temporary bridge to the island with sharp curves on each end.

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Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many places to eat. I prefer The Lobster House. Plenty of scenic restaurants. It was plenty of budget places as well as ones with plenty of ambience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The biggest gripe I have with city Island is there's only one way in and one way out and during the rush of hungry pedestrians, the traffic does pileup rather quickly. Once through the traffic, there is such a great variety of seafood restaurants. I've tried so many and haven't had a bad experience yet. My favorite will probably be... More 

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Bronx, New York
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

City Island is THE place to visit if you're a seafood lover. This whole little island has an myriad of seafood restaurants to try out. When visiting you have to at least eat at one of Sammy's restaurants, I personally recommend Sammy's Shrimp Box (some people prefer Fish Box, to each it's own...). Also a real go-to place is Johnny's... More 

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New Rochelle, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great seafood up and down the Island. Some places better than others. In the summertime especially on a nice night traffic is sometimes a headache.

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Pereira, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Born and raised in Da Bronx, if your stuck in Manhattan's high prices on vacation and want to get out for the BEST sea food dishes high end and family prices take the #4 Woodlawn train to the Bronx get off at Fordham road catch the City Island bus which is a half hour scenic trip over the C.I. bridge... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Been visiting City Island for over 70 years. Latest visit was to winterize our boat. Lots of good restaurants. As good or better than some much more expensive in well known New England seaport venues. Crowded on weekends especially on hot summer evenings. Great views of the City lights. Great jumping off point for trips out east on the Long... More 

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

JP the bread and ribs are to die for the service is so good when you walk in you are greeted with so much love

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

The best medicine for a trip is good attitude, it come alone way plus bring you good luck. Food, drink, amazing. Good place to inspire yourself visit more location. New York is a great city in a lot of places to discover. Take the chances you will not regret. Talk to people you will learn about another one and bill... More 

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