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Maguire's Bay Front Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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1 Bay Walk, Ocean Beach, Fire Island, NY 11770-2024
+1 631-583-8800
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Brooklyn, New York
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We were there for a wedding which was sloppily organized. Start at 7 and buffet dinner wasn't served until 9:30 after a cocktail hour which started to run out of food. The food was fair for a catered event and not hot. The bar service was good although the liquor selection was not great and the wine was terrible.

Thank BugsBrooklyn
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Excellent clam chowder. Nice view of the water and sunsets. Food was good. Are there for lunch and dinner.

Thank Geri M
New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Unmatched bay views and the best sun sets on Fire Island. Delicious food and great service. Prices are not out of control expensive which is nice plus....The best lobsterpalooza around

Thank JEFF C
Hills of Dix, NY
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is okay. The service is usually good. The view is always great. It may and usually does get crowded but everyone is friendly and happy, probably because of the water

Thank Nooyawkar
New York City
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Not much to say. Didn't expect much but I was surprised at how slow the service and fast food feel this place has become. They're not even trying... fresh or no fresh fish.

Thank David R
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Ok so every Thursday maguires has a lobster special. It's really quite a lot of food for the money especially in ocean beach. So off we went as in years past. Do yourself a favor and make a reservation. I make our reservation for this maybe two weeks in advance and call two days prior to check it. Emma was... More 

Thank K M
Deer Park, New York
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136 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

At 5:55 PM I went to Maguires to make a reservation. The man with the glasses, 50ish, I think his name is Kevin, wrote down my name. I asked for a table of four for the outside. He informed me the wait was 45 minutes to an hour and 15 minutes. He took down my phone number. We proceeded to... More 

Thank MonicaK614
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

The staff was friendly, the oysters were super fresh, and the sunset view. You can't beat it. For a big establishment it wasn't loud.

Thank Jacob C
New York
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Leave your umbrella on the beach and walk to Maguires for lunch, Ask to sit outside. the Lobster sandwich was excellent. and the view of the Bay spectacular,

Thank Collene G
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Ate there Friday night and were seated on the deck in between two families both with obnoxious spoiled children. In spite of the ambience they ruined our night . Perhaps if the food was better we would have overlooked this. My husband ordered mussels in a red curry sauce which turned out to be no sauce at all other than... More 

Thank Marianne N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bay Walk, Ocean Beach, Fire Island, NY 11770-2024
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Fire Island  >  Ocean Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 631-583-8800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?