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18 Bay

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23 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964 (Duvall Rd.)
+1 631-749-0053
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Wed - Mon 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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New York, New York, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The chef makes it easy when you all you have to select is your entree choice. The pre-fix menu had a little bit of everything and the food was divine. The service also was impeccable. Our waitress accommodated our every request even though we had a 1 year old child with us who would not stay steady for 2 seconds.... More 

Thank Niko P
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Elegant at home setting for a varied set menu. Jimmy made sure that our dietary restrictions were perfectly accommodated. The four courses are nicely proportioned, so try them all highlights on our visit included a fluke crude and the pasta course.

Thank Martha J
Dix Hills, New York
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved this restaurant and would go back there in a heartbeat.. I wish it were closer to home so we could go there during the year

Thank barbara m
Greenwich, Connecticut
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner (the only meal they serve) at 18 Bay on one of the last nights of a distance cruise with our yacht club. It was just the two of us and we enjoyed the prix-fixe 'tasting menu.' Scallops, short rib, delicious vegetables for appetizers and a delightful light salad followed by a terrific pasta and mushroom dish for... More 

Thank CJAP60
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125 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner and it was lovely, given the option to sit anywhere because we came earlier. We were given a special chefs 4 course menu, which was unique, the appetiser was very tasty and the pasta was delicious with a strong pesto taste, I wouldn't really recommend the beef as it was a little over cooked but still... More 

Thank Adrian T
Southold, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 5th time over the course of three years and it is a true go to winner for us. From the winning menu , the decent wine offerings and the attentive service, we know that every time we go we will not be disappointed. Seasonal foods, generous servings and all prepared in a creative and intelligent way makes... More 

Thank Emraevra
Hoboken, New Jersey
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Their menu changes every few days and your entree options are very limited so you need to check their website to make sure you can eat one of the 2 choices but once you go you will be so glad you did. The chef's are highly skilled and make the most amazing food. Even their cocktails are unbelievably good. This... More 

Thank EG509
Flushing, New York
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

This is a quaint old farm house turned into a restaurant. The quality of ingredients and the execution are superb. Wonderful flavors. Great wine list. Every wine available by the glass. Very gluten free/ vegan friendly. The 4 part appetizer is the highlight. Service was friendly. The wait between courses was a little too long. If you are on Shelter... More 

1 Thank Ken S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Four of us enjoyed a fabulous meal Friday evening. This was our first visit to Shelter Island and we had not planned in advance so were unsure what to expect. The menu was a pre-fixe which can be tricky, but there was enough variety and options that all of us were happy! On our night, the menu included green salad,... More 

Thank Cindy_C_1066
New York City, New York
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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

wonderful food, wonderful staff, wonderful wine pairing: best restaurant in Shelter Island - maybe in the whole eastern Long Island! not to be missed!

Thank Mark L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964
    (Duvall Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Shelter Island
  • Phone Number: +1 631-749-0053
18 Bay is a Chef owned and operated restaurant. We serve a four course Italian inspired Chefs menu that is a direct reflection of the local markets. Dinner begins with four different antipasti, followed by a handmade pasta, a choice of entree and dessert. The menu changes every week. We make handcrafted cocktails using organic syrups, serve local wine including two on tap, as well as international wines from small producers. We offer a vegetarian menu and accommodate for any allergies or aversions. We look forward to sharing with you our interpretation of the best of our terroir.

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