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The Lake House

American, Contemporary
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240 W Main St, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8320
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our evening at the Lake House was amazing!! Everything from the service, the view, the cocktails, the decor and most importantly the food was perfect. The new location is located right on the bay and features an expanded bar area, outside dining, and a chef's table. We started with the smoked salmon and the suckling pig which was to die... More 

Thank Frank P
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to The Lake House for Sunday brunch. The setting on the Great South Bay was lovely with ferries coming and going on a regular basis. Mimosas, Bloody Mary's and other alcoholic beverages were offered at $10-12. The French Toast was nicely prepared with a hint of orange flavor. The Eggs Benedict and Seafood Crepes were also tasty. The choice... More 

Thank AnnP55
Babylon, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited The Lake House last night for dinner. The food, service and atmosphere were absolutely perfect. I had the rib eye steak, the girls had soft shell crabs, and my brother-in-law had scallops. All done to perfection. The appetizers were equally good, if not better. We had mussels, fried oysters and escargot. They were the best we ever had.... More 

Thank John A
Melville, New York
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great small restaurant where if you want take your wife its a must. The food was great and the atmosphere was perfect. Parking was easy on the street and Bay Shore is really making a come back. Look forward to going back

Thank Doug S
West Islip, New York
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Menu and chef prep outstanding, atmosphere hasnt blossomed yet. Nice bar area but distinctly separated from main dining area with no view.

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eileen c, Owner at The Lake House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. We really appreciate it. I am so sorry to hear that you had a negative experience with one of our managers. Please know that we value each customer and that your concerns will be addressed immediately. Thank you again, Eileen More 

Bay Shore, New York
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went last week for dinner.great views of the bay! Food was great as it always has been...love the new location!

Thank sfbmd
Long Island City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

8 people at The Lake House new location at the foot of Maple Ave, Bayshore. Right on the water. The bar area, the restaurant area and the deck have all been amazingly transformed into one of the niceest appearing and appetizing restaurants we'd been to in years. Then the food and service;;; There is no way to describe the food,... More 

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East Meadow, New York
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125 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Every once in awhile you find Nirvana when trying a new restaurant. This happened last night after a day at Westhampton Beach, four of us were fortunate enough to reserve a table for 4 @ 8:30 PM. We were promptly seated but not before the hostess greeted us very warmly. EVERYONE in The Lake House is thrilled that you chose... More 

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Long Island, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We had a very enjoyable meal at the new location on the bay. The restaurant is very attractive and the water view is wonderful. The food is excellent as it was at the previous site and I thought the service was more than adequate. Everyone in our group of seven was happy with their meal choices, which include five different... More 

Thank dannyo62003
Long Island, NY
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Great room with a fresh look to the Bayshore waterside. The food was great except for two things. First the octopus appetizer had just too may flavors going on. My wife felt that the olives was going just too far and hid the flavor of the perfectly cooked octopus. The deal with roles. When we first sat down we enjoyed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Contemporary
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Wifi, Valet Parking, Television
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view
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: 240 W Main St, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8320
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Bay Shore
  • Phone Number: 16316660995

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?