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18 Bay

23 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964
+1 631-749-0053
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“antipasti” (13 reviews)
“tasting menu” (11 reviews)
“pasta” (34 reviews)
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
23 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing meal Tried things I would have never tried Delicious food One of the Best meals we have eaten in the many years visiting Shelter Island

Thank Ali M
Reviewed August 31, 2018

An adult restaurant not often found at a summer resort island. Staff is very attentive, concerned about allergies and dislikes. Will amend if you don’t like something. Four courses all beautifully displayed and tasty. Meal was not rushed . A real pleasure. Menu is prix...More

Thank Jane K
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We were happy to get a reservation at 18 Bay based upon the consistently positive reviews. The price fixed chef's selections offers you a tasting plate of 4 different pre-selected items beautifully displayed on a special 4 quadrant plate. Our server thoughtfully asked if we...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We hadn't been here in a while and we're so happy to find that the quality of the food hasn't dropped at all. In fact, it was probably the best meal we've had there. We love the ambiance and the format. They're always great about...More

Thank NYCDesign78
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Truly unique food, pasta in the shape of scallop shells in a scallop and wine sauce. AMAZING! The kind of place that you hope for but rarely encounter. BEYOND OUR HIGH EXPECTATIONS.

1  Thank Joseph M
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

I’ve never written a review like this one before. But I have to be honest. The only good thing about this place was that the people working there are nice. * Food was not good * Service was okay, they kept forgetting things * Vegetarian...More

Thank MexicotoNYC
Reviewed June 25, 2018

This a house that has been converted to a very neat eating establishment. We sat on the porch, but due to the big windows and the lighting, you could see the inside diners...it was just cool ! The service was excellent and friendly and the...More

Thank Beverly T
Reviewed June 24, 2018

This restaurant prides itself on using local, fresh seasonal ingredients. A prix fixe three course menu varies weekly depending on availability. The food is exceptionally well prepared and presented. Vegetarian options are readily available. The wine list offers a number of well chosen local, US...More

Thank broadway2009
Reviewed June 12, 2018

This restaurant came highly recommended and I'm so glad we listened. The concept is so unique and the food was truly amazing. We couldn't get enough of the pasta course! Looking forward to dining here again on our next visit to Shelter Island!

Thank glassernicole
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was wonderful. From the time Jimmy , the great host, greets you at the door until the end of the 5 courses. The lamb porterhouse is to die for. They will cater to any tastes and wims as long as you let them...More

1  Thank hazelr918
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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
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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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