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Salamander's On Front

38 Front St, Greenport, NY 11944-1614
+1 631-477-3711
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fried chicken” (85 reviews)
“soups” (23 reviews)
“cornbread” (9 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
38 Front St, Greenport, NY 11944-1614
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Salamanders in Greenport, NY. Excellant. Stopped for coffee and stayed for lunch. Took dinner with us lol. The fried chicken was close to the very best ever. Danielle was very friendly and nice. This was Monday morning and we started out alone but the place...More

Thank john d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food quality is excellent, but you have to feel bad for the server. He doesn't have a tray so he has to go up and down the stairs to the balcony seating every time someone wants an extra plate or a sprite. The result is...More

Thank Sharon A
Claudia H, Owner at Salamander's On Front, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sharon A, You are right! The servers DO have trays & stands & I am going to get to the reason why they weren't using them! This is not optional, so that particular server decided for himself. So glad to hear your compliments on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious fried chicken and mashed!! Better than cooking and much easier. Give them some time to get it ready!! Call ahead.

Thank lisaadav
Claudia H, Owner at Salamander's On Front, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear lisaadav, thanks for taking the time to drop a line! We're delighted you enjoyed. Please try our dining in, too.

Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

The Southern Fried Chicken is amazing .The mashed potatoes and the purple cole slaw is a must. I have also been there for breakfast and it was excellent the portions were just right our waiter was very friendly and attentive I have been to Salamaders...More

Thank Patricia I
Reviewed December 31, 2017

Sometimes, the restaurants in Greenport seem overpriced. Salamanders is reasonably priced with excellent food and service! My husband ordered fish and chips and the dish came out nice and hot and delicious. I enjoyed the Peconic bay scallop appetizer. The scallops were cooked perfectly and...More

Thank Marythetraveler052
Claudia H, Owner at Salamander's On Front, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2018

Dear Marythetraveler052, Delighted to find your swell review on Tripadvisor this morning. We try hard to serve the freshest at a moderate price. We're so happy you enjoyed your meal! Please come back when we re-open at the end of March.

Reviewed November 15, 2017

I have been here a few times when I have been in the area. The first time I had their fried chicken and it was so good that I have had it each time thereafter.More

Thank Sheila C
Claudia H, Owner at Salamander's On Front, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2017

Hello Shiela C, We're thrilled that you have given our fried chicken an A+ but want you to know we try just as hard on our small plates, burgers & incredible dinners like short ribs & polenta, or house made cavatelli with butternut, sage &...More

Reviewed October 28, 2017

We have eaten here several times, Its a cute little store with some tables and chairs and a bar also. The Kobe burger and purple coleslaw is very good. The fried chicken is also very good, as is the sweet potato fries!

Thank Phyllis10
Claudia H, Owner at Salamander's On Front, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2017

Hello Phyllis10, Thanks for taking the time to write a sweet review. We welcome you back anytime. Next time, break the mold & try some of our small plates or entrees!

Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

What a cozy store. It is very small but worth eating there or taking out. We had mac and cheese, which was amazing - it was almost like mac and cheese with lasagna twist. Not too cheap cheesy taste but we enjoyed this sophisticated way...More

Thank nyay
Claudia H, Owner at Salamander's On Front, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Hello nyay, Thanks for taking the time to send in this great review! We make everything from scratch, as local as possible. But we're not so small! With only one waiter on at this time of year, you missing seeing the mezzanine with a 30...More

Reviewed September 28, 2017

Almost $20 for a small roasted chicken, not ok with me. I did buy a quiche that was out of this world delicious. Wish I could have had more but I was just not willing to pay the ridiculous prices.More

1  Thank Ann C
Claudia H, Owner at Salamander's On Front, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2017

Dear AliceMA007, Thanks for reviewing us! We use antibiotic & hormone-free chickens from a top purveyor, hence the cost. We obtain the very best produce & ingredients we can, mostly local (right now.) We find our customers understand that top quality products cost more. We...More

Reviewed September 23, 2017

Have visited Salamanders for years, and am always pleased with the quality of the food. Terrific Salads, delicious soups, rich desserts, wonderful seafood, etc. In the midst of the 2017 Greenport Maritime Festival, stopped by for a quick lunch. Found possibly the best corn and...More

Thank TedofGreenport
Claudia H, Owner at Salamander's On Front, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

Hello TedofGreenport, What a terrific surprise to find you in our Tripadvisor review box this morning! Thank you for this amazing write up. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Front St, Greenport, NY 11944-1614
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  North Fork  >  Greenport
  • Phone Number: +1 631-477-3711
  • E-mail
Casual, eclectic dining with full service bar. Food is house-made, locally sourced when possible, organic or antibiotic & hormone-free from the finest purveyors. Full-service at tables & on the mezzanine. Specialty food store department offers fine imported foods & ingredients to take home. Take out menu available, including legendary fried chicken, etc.
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