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Vine Street Cafe

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41 S Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11964
+1 631-749-3210
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Redding, Connecticut, USA
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432 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent a fabulous and relaxed long weekend on Shelter Island, and a friend said you must dine at Vine. So glad we listened! The place was packed, even though it was "off season". We had a reservation and were promptly seated. The room is warm and cozy and the noise level is such that you carry on a conversation without... More 

Thank yecats59
Westlake Village, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was visiting Shelter Island in late September and came here for dinner one night with my brother and one of my best friends. We all loved everything about this place! The country cottage feel, great lighting and simple, rustic yet chic decor. The food was outstanding! We are all real "foodies" and it's not often you find food to... More 

Thank dcdreyer
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We dined there one Saturday evening - the ambiance was cosy and welcoming, the place was packed but we got a table quite soon. Our waiter was attentive and helpful. When the food arrived we were all pleased. I ordered grilled scallops, someone else ordered grilled salmon - both dishes were prepared to perfection!

Thank Susan D
Southampton, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner last night at Vine Street. Our server Mykel was outstanding, and gave us the best service we've had on either the North or South Fork. Steak with Bearnaise sauce was delicious, sides of book choy with mushrooms and French fries perfect. Solid red wine and salads, ending with profiteroles, a lovely setting... More 

Thank Susannah W
Shelter Island, New York
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is generally good/very good, service varies wildly...from attentive to indifferent/dreadful. Biggest knock on vine street are the prices which are uber premium given the good, not great food. Everything on Shelter Island is expensive, but when you end up spending $150+/person it should be a pretty darn special experience.

Thank Glenn78954
Shelter Island, New York
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have visited seven or so times with mixed results. Went at 6:45 Thursday night. Nicely quiet. Hostess was lovely and inviting and our handsome waiter David was spot-on likable and proficient. Three plates of pricey half-dozen local oysters were perfectly briney and well-presented. The Thursday Plat du Jour is "Pastrami Ribs," highly recommended by a friend. My guest commented that... More 

Thank iNipples
Punta del Este, Uruguay
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I won't give it an excellent only because the tomatoes in the tomato salad were chilled (chilled!!!). It would have otherwise been an amazing salad, to go along with the rest of a delicious meal. The lamb in the main course was perfect, and the desserts, both of which included seasonal fruits, were amazing. I have to say they were... More 

Thank Margarita P
New City, New York
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95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

The Vine Street Cafe is a short ferry ride from Sag Harbor, and in addition to the calm ferry ride, your seating as you have pre-booked your dinner reservation, inside or outside will be ready for you! The Menu is delicious, and there are nightly specials always added to the evening menu.... I recommend this restaurant as one of the... More 

Thank Shrothman
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Strip steak and scallops were out of world. Fries that came with steak were delicious. Staff was very attentive.

Thank Carol A
Holbrook, Arizona
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I have to start by saying you need a reservation. We didn't have one but did get to eat at the bar which was fine. The food was spectacular! We started with an heirloom tomato and mozzarella salad. The tomatoes were very fresh and the red onion was paper thin. I had the filet Mignon and my husband had the... More 

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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
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 S Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11964
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Shelter Island
  • Phone Number: +1 631-749-3210

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