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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
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Wed - Mon 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 3 days ago NEW 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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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
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
Shelter Island, New York
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

This is good food expertly prepared.....Not an extensive menu but usually a meat, a fish and a vegetarian to choose from. Whatever you order is expertly prepared and served. Owners are in the kitchen so food is always expertly prepared and the waitstaff is trained well. The meal starts with an array of appetizers and you get three or four... More 

Thank jackieapt
Lynbrook, New York
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153 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriends and I were a party of five going to 18 Bay for an early dinner as we took the ferry over from Greenport. We enjoyed cocktails and the crunchy bread with a green pea purée. Our appetizers were fava bean salad, fish crudo ( my favorite ), fried oysters ( everyone else's favorite ), and short rib. They... More 

2 Thank palomino62
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Truly wonderful from start to finish. Four course set menu ( but not overwhelming). Inviting environment , pleasant serving staff and delicious food. Chef made accommodation for the fact I didn't eat meat. The four antipasti was refreshing and light, the fettuccine was amazing and then a nice piece of weak fish before the grand finale of chocolate eclair (... More 

1 Thank Nozza68
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

By farm my favorite place on the east end of Long Island. We love it so much we had our wedding there. The staff is professional and knowledgeable of the menu. The food is amazing! Local and fresh! We love the concept of the chef's tasting menu, it changes weekly. I am vegan and my wife is pescatarian and we... More 

2 Thank Billy M

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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
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
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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