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Elbow East

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50 N Sea Dr, Southold, NY 11971-3600
(631) 765-1203
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Elbow East is just the place to be on a summer day on the North Fork. Menu reflects the seafood that is so fresh in the area as well as standard burgers and salads using local ingredients. Service is friendly and attentive. After lunch take a short walk to a Sound Beach and feel the cool breezes off the water!

Thank Deborah G
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100 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice comfortable place for family dinning. The grilled shrimp is good and the Prefix Lobster diner is a great value and delicious. Love their steamers and flounder dinner. Very warm service. Prices are reasonable.

Thank architect
East Hampton, New York
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Part of the Rendevous , Elbow Room, Elbow II family , a great place to eat and be satisfied ,My favorite is the "Marinated Butterflied Filet " always great service , great food at a reasonable price . Their steaks are over the top delicious , also they have a Fajita plate that is great -

Thank Rodney H
Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We arrived fairly late on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend and the place was very crowded with large groups. We chose the last table upstairs and the bus boy explained to us that our waitress was also serving a large party if 12 and would be with us shortly. When she arrived she offered us a cocktail on the... More 

Thank chobrien5
New York
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I was surprised to get a reservation for a table of 10 only a few hours before on Mother’s Day. I have been to one of the other Cliff’s Elbow Room before but not this one. I really do feel bad but I was not overly impressed with dinner. It may have been because of the expectations I have remembered... More 

Thank Olive54
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

I have been to Elbow East few times for lunch/dinner with my wife over the past two years. The oysters are to die for, and their seafood platters are amazing. The atmosphere is very casual and the staff is friendly.

Thank Cliff A
Southold, New York
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This is my go to place for a nice meal. Always get the surf and turf as it is soooo good. The lobster is always done to perfection and the marinated steak is tender and tasty. The prices are a bit much for surf and turf but it is definitely worth it.

Thank RCS362
New York
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102 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

This place is such a great secret. Found it accidentally after wine tasting. The steaks are to die for and the pork chops are unbeleivably huge as well as delicious. Do NOT pass this place up when in Southold.

Thank cobra487
Brunswick, Ohio
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Stopped in for dinner on my last evening of my visit from Ohio and had the most delicious salmon dinner ever! The service was top notch as well. Our entire party was quite pleased with their meals!

Thank Mickie P
Huancayo, Peru
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Went with family after a day of pumpkin picking and wineries. Although the restaurant is dark and the decor a bit outdated, the food is delicious. You can't beat a giant steak cooked to order including a side and salad for under $40.

Thank shelina11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 N Sea Dr, Southold, NY 11971-3600
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  North Fork  >  Southold
  • Phone Number: (631) 765-1203

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