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The Lake House

135 Maple Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8735
+1 631-666-0995
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
135 Maple Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8735
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was delicious and the setting by the water was beautiful. Try to get a seat close to the water

Thank 58GBK58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had early reservations on a Sunday night. We had heard such great reviews we were very excited! Upon entering the restaurant it was still relatively quiet ,we were seated at a table with bench seating next to a couple already seated. We were so...More

1  Thank bbonniemohr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Late spring dinner.. we decided to go for a drive on the Island.. and drive usually is spelled ‘d-i-n-n-e-r’… 34 miles along the highways and byways on a Friday evening after work ~ but then again, it’s our 28th Anniversary, and we thought we should...More

1  Thank Alok J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Friday night, arrived early for our reservation, and were seated immediately. Service and ambiance were excellent. Food and beverages were also beyond criticism. One thing I noted ( and this is a little thing but it means a lot ) is that...More

Thank Ellen K
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Have been going here for awesome brunches since before they moved to new location by the ferry terminal. Recently had the opportunity to have dinner there on two separate occasions and was extremely impressed with the imaginative and well prepared menu and great service. We...More

Thank john l
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Came here during restaurant week. Place was packed. But well worth the wait. Sat at the bar till our table was called. Very scenic place being on the water. For appetizers we had either shrimp, gnocchi or soup. For entree had a flank steak with...More

Thank paulenich
Reviewed April 27, 2018

We normally don't order off a Restaurant Week menu because the portions are usually skimpy, but this place is an exception. Food and service was top-notch ! Wish we lived closer...will surely return.

Thank Bob O
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed our trip to the Lake House during LI Restaurant Week. The food was excellently prepared. The Gnochi and Soup was delicious. We each had hangar steak with French fries and Spinach and it was cooked precisely as we requested. The...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Food and service very good! Pricey Wine list! Seafood is their specialty. Located on the canal going into the Great South Bay!

Thank gaperna331
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Four adults had dinner here recently. Right on the water near where you get the Fire Island Ferry (Evening we were there had flooding in parking area and at entrance due to storm). Nice, large bar area to wait and have a cocktail. Both beers...More

1  Thank Montauk123
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Merrie M
June 21, 2018|
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Response from Jack M | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be a nice place to have a baby shower. They do have at least one private room but depending on the time of day they can carve out a space. It is a beautiful setting and the food is great!
Ronnie Beth R
April 25, 2017|
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Response from JoAV606 | Reviewed this property |
This is a fine dinning restaurant, I would say business casual is fine.
Adriana S
April 15, 2017|
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Response from devonlad42 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are some vegetarian choices.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Maple Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8735
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Bay Shore
  • Phone Number: +1 631-666-0995
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