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The American Hotel

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45 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963-3012 (Bay Street)
(631) 725-3535
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mt prospect
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this restaurant while visiting The Hamptons on a Tuesday off season not knowing that many restaurants close Tues & Wed this time of year. Glad we did. They allowed us to have a table to ourselves in what used to be an alley, but is now decorated to make you feel like you are in France. We ordered... More 

Thank KMgrum
Amagansett, New York
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Consistently good food. I've taken clients there as well as family and friends. I dish I enjoy most (but never had a bad meal) is their BLT ~ Bacon, Lobster Salad & Tomato. I've also enjoyed their early bird specials when the offer.. great value. In good weather there is also dining al fresco on Main Street. And can't forget... More 

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Long Island
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380 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this restaurant very unexpectedly, lucky us. We were able to sit out front in the sun. Our lunch was wonderful. The food was terrific. I had a crab cake and my husband had the flounder special which I tasted and yum. We had wine and beer and people watched. The bill came and I almost fell on the... More 

Thank funtimefamily12
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an old hotel that has all the good and bad which comes with that. Could be a bit better maintained. Plenty of atmosphere! The food is quite good and appropriately priced. Active late-night bar scene, may not be everyone's taste. Overall a good option.

Thank JohnPat0401
New York
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went again and was so disappointed. For us this is an expensive treat. we were all so disappointed with our fish entrees. three of us had the haddock at forty dollars plus a plate. it was so dry and totally disappointing. two others in our group had the flounder almondine. this too was much too dry -- no sauce. We... More 

Thank homeawayfromhome6
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Large menu with traditional American classics. Crowded and small but worth the experience. Some star sighting possible in season and cool locals off season.

Thank Stephen T
Hong Kong, China
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117 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Popped-in to The American Hotel for dinner prior to a film in Sag Harbourt. Lovely meal in the bar room. When making reservations it's best to try to narrow your seating preferences - the more formal dining room, the front porch, the bar room, or the front/rear/side rooms. There are also options for smaller or larger tables - all are... More 

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82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

I'm partial to The American Hotel and my wife and I have been there many times for both lunch and dinner. Our recent visit was for dinner when, without a reservation on a Friday evening we showed up and were accommodated at 7:30. Yes, it was busy, but the staff know how to make things work and we got one... More 

Thank BradShaw123
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Very, very nice! We were walk-ins on a busy night but did not have to wait as we were directed to a great table for our party of five. Baby boomer friendly menus (somewhat akin to an iPad with backlighting), with a selection of fine choices from which to somehow choose from (the hardest part) were presented to us from... More 

Thank Ray_Susen
Brooklyn, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

The best rack of lamb I've ever had. This restaurant is expensive but well worth it. The food was absolutely amazing.

Thank Angela B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$41 - $80
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963-3012
    (Bay Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Sag Harbor
  • Phone Number: (631) 725-3535

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