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Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
About
Open Seven Days a Week Year Round. Located directly next to the Hyatt Place East End Hotel and Atlantis Long Island Aquarium! Just minutes from Tanger Outlets and a short drive to the Hamptons or LI wine country. Arrive by car or by boat using one of Jerry's complimentary docking slips!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband & I were going out to the Tanger Outlet today & decided to have a better lunch than Burger King. I took a look on the Trip Advisor site & decided to choose Jerry & the Mermaid. Wise choice on my part. The...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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foodieforlifeNewYork, Owner at Jerry & The Mermaid, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the five star review Martin! Glad you decided to have the "better lunch" and enjoyed one with us. Glad we I got to cook for you and you got the pleasure of meeting Dad! Hope to have you back soon. Regards, Jerry Dicecco

Reviewed 3 days ago

I was in Riverhead on business with a friend who wanted to have lunch at this restaurant. She had been there before with family members and raved about it. Parking lot in the back was small and tight large trucks made it worse. Did not...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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foodieforlifeNewYork, Owner at Jerry & The Mermaid, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Allen, Thank you for your patronage and I'm sorry to hear you feel the way you do. We do our best to try to make as many of our guests happy and overall it seems we are doing a good job at it. I'm sorry...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lobster Roll 🦞 what a great local place!! We sat outside and enjoyed the view waiting for our lobster rolls. I’m not sure which was better hot or chilled. Both were amazing. So happy we found this authentic great place. We we lucky enough to...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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foodieforlifeNewYork, Owner at Jerry & The Mermaid, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kirsten, Thanks for the killer review! You rock. Hope to cook for you again soon! Warm Regards, Jerry

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first dining out experience since the start of the pandemic and I felt very comfortable with the outdoor seating and safety measures followed by servers. The food was delicious. Try the artichoke hearts (wish I had bread to soak up the excellent...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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foodieforlifeNewYork, Owner at Jerry & The Mermaid, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the five star review Jayne. We greatly appreciated your patronage and thanks for taking the time to review! Warm Regards, Jerry

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Indoor and outdoor seating were available. We chose to sit outside since it was a nice day. The staff was so polite and friendly. Our server Jake was wonderful and gave us some great recommendations. We shared the calamari, which was so soft and fresh....More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate dinner here last night. July 20th 2020. Food was great. Service was great. We will return again.

Date of visit: July 2020
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foodieforlifeNewYork, Owner at Jerry & The Mermaid, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Pammy, Glad you enjoyed your experience and took the time to review. We greatly appreciate it! Warm Regards, Jerry

Reviewed July 4, 2020 via mobile

COVID has destroyed small businesses so if you’re in the area, support them, they are very appreciative of it. We dined outdoors one night and picked up another night since we were staying at the Hyatt. The linguine in clam sauce was delicious!! A special...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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foodieforlifeNewYork, Owner at Jerry & The Mermaid, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the support and the recommendation. Small businesses like ours can use all the support we can get nowadays, so we appreciate it now more then ever! I hope to cook for you again soon!

Reviewed June 29, 2020

Their foods is okay: 3 pieces of coconut shrimp for $14 is a bit of an overkill EVEN during season, but it was tasty. The salad was a basic salad, also a bit overpriced, and the mozzarella sticks were basic. Their drinks seemed fun, and...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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foodieforlifeNewYork, Owner at Jerry & The Mermaid, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2020

Jshekarabi, Thank you for the patronage and for taking the time to review. Overall it seems you had an ok experience, but I hope to show you a great one next time! Just so you know the coconut shrimp are $10.95, not $14. I am...More

Reviewed June 15, 2020

Food is always good from apps to dessert and service outstanding. Got to chat with owner Jerry....very friendly and warm atmosphere! will definitely be back

Date of visit: June 2020
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foodieforlifeNewYork, Owner at Jerry & The Mermaid, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2020

Jeffrey, Thank you for the patronage and for taking the time to review. It's especially helpful during these crazy times that small businesses are currently experiencing. Thanks for the kind words and I hope to cook for you again soon! Regards, Jerry

Reviewed February 18, 2020 via mobile

My husband, sister and I decided to come here for lunch on Presidents’ Day. We weren’t really thinking that this was a school holiday next to an aquarium. Restaurant was extremely noisy. Our server did ask if we wanted to move as we were near...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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foodieforlifeNewYork, Owner at Jerry & The Mermaid, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2020

Palomino, I'm glad you had an overall great experience despite the extremely busy afternoon we had on Presidents day. That afternoon was an all time record breaker for us and we have been in business nearly 30 years. It's always amazing to read a great...More

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trilbys2018
April 5, 2019|
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Response from MrDale14424 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to be so late, but T/A never let me know that someone asked a question. That said, there's no dress code, this is a bar or pub that also has a restaurant menu.
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Golfpa1
August 30, 2018|
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Response from foodieforlifeNewYork | Property representative |
Taste The East End is the storefront located on the North side of our building. It's a small boutique that sells local products. Jerry and the Mermaid is still the same, just in a newly renovated space with the addition of... More
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BoyMom4ever
July 6, 2016|
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Response from Road-Maven | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations. There are plenty of eateries in downtown Riverhead within walking distance but Jerry's is the best. You won't go hungry there.
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