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Bird on the Roof

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47 E Elmwood Ave, Montauk, NY 11954-5344
(631) 668-5833
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Montauk, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

if you are in Montauk, this is the place for a great breakfast. from their French toast, pancakes, to their egg dishes, all are great- if u close your eyes while drinking their orange juice u will think you are in florida- this is the place

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A nice mid-range breakfast option that's close to the beach. The menu has a few extras that show they actually care--think Waffle Benedict and Nutella French Toast--but it's still a short-order place. They make you pay your bill in the little shop, so you have to wait behind people paying for tchotchkes, which is a little annoying.

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Thank Rob435808
Exeter, Rhode Island
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a thoroughly delightful breakfast in so many ways! It is off the beaten path. Very deceiving from the front of the house.But inside...a delight.! Very quaint outside dining area very coddled in beautiful flowers ...for a fabulous breakfast. The specials when we had breakfast...which I had - was a prosciouto benedict with a tarragon hollandaise sauce and fresh... More 

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We should have looked this up more before going, we wanted bloody Mary's with breakfast. However the breakfast was very very good!

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Thank marylouh677
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came on a family vacation and was surprised at how expensive everything in Montauk is! We stumbled upon Bird on a Roof and was delighted at the normal pricing for breakfast. We enjoyed large portions of pancakes, omelettes and prosciutto Benedict. We fed our family of 5 for $60! The staff was warm and welcoming and the food delicious! Stop... More 

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Seaford, New York
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we go to montauk almost yearly, in october, but this year we booked for the summer. the best for price is here. it does get crowded. but wait isn.t usually long

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Thank 73travelbug65
St. Kitts
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We returned to our favorite breakfast place and it was fantastic as always. Pancakes, frittatas, etc. all delicious. Great waitresses with great service. Don't miss it.

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Thank Vacationlover1508
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The "restaurant" is small and cramped and in the summer it's far too hot with nonairconditioning. We were seated pretty quick but it took ages for a waitress to take our order and the food to arrive (around 45 mins). We ordered butterscotch pancakes with strawberries and chocolate milk - the pancakes were horrible with mushy butterscotch pellets inside and... More 

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Thank Jen D
New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

5 diners had breakfast at the Bird on The Roof, each of us had nothing but raves about our meal, but the service is very, very slow

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Thank seasonedtraveler40
Massapequa Park, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

every year for over 20 years i have been coming to montauk and every year i go to Bird on the Roof. the chairs are uncomfortable and the tables are small but the food is great. they only take cash FYI

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 E Elmwood Ave, Montauk, NY 11954-5344
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Montauk
  • Phone Number: (631) 668-5833

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