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The Surfside Inn

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685 Old Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954-5000
+1 631-668-5958
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Commack, New York
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 30 years of visiting Montauk area we finely found their hidden treasure in restaurants . The Surfside Inn on old Montauk highway is by far the best. On Sunday I had the most wonderful prepared fluke with Frances's sauce over a bed of spinach . My wife had a beautiful 11/2 lbs lobster with shrimp . I'm not knocking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meal was very good, service was attentive, price was fair. Lobster rav and fresh cod both nicely prepared. As we stayed at Hartman's, right next door, we decided to once again visit the Surfside Inn. Its been a few years, no disappointments. Recommend to anyone heading to Montauk.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made our annual trip to Montauk later than usual this year. Stayed at Surfside Inn. Rooms are simple, hosts are funny and gracious. The highlight is always dinner at the restaurant. All the food is consistently good. But the Halibut, the fish of the day, had the lightest lemon caper sauce and fresh spinach. Perfectly cooked. Extraordinary! We will be... More 

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Thank T N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just experienced another excellent meal at Surfside. We began with the homemade huckleberry lemonade, which is the perfect summer cocktail. It was a tough choice for appetizers, but we went with the veggie dumplings: perfectly crisp and tasty. Our entrees spanned the spectrum from delicious, fall-off-the-bone mango barbecue ribs to the ultimate rare ahi tuna encrusted in Chef Gary's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there on a whim. Ate swordfish on the patio on a cool September evening. Didn't need reservations just walked in. The staff is very nice and the food was good. It was a Friday and they had live music.

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Thank Forrandeman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were 8 of us, 6 adults and 2 children. We shared some apps, which I have to say were not so great. The calamari was very "blonde" and the coating was coming off. One of the worst I've had. The fried pickles were ok, but you must like a little spicy heat. For the most part the entrees were... More 

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Thank Laura A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place! It has been a favorite for years. Always a fantastic meal with terrific service. The view is perfection!

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Thank Brady0005
Northampton, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After so many changes in Montauk, it is comforting to know that the Surfside is still the best in town. From food and drinks, to cocktails by the Ocean we still love coming back year after year. The staff is wonderful and will always exceed expectations!!!

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Hampton Bays, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious & Healthy portions, a stiff drink and a beautiful view! Friendly staff and an owner that makes you feel at home! Clean bright rooms, and a stones throw to the beach! PERFECT!

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Arnold, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! Sitting outside across from the ocean, the drinks and food were as wonderful as the view. The scallops were perfectly cooked and the halibut was delicious. We stayed for dessert, and the key lime was worth it! Looking forward to next time already!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 685 Old Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954-5000
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Montauk
  • Phone Number: +1 631-668-5958

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