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Island Oyster

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OYSTERS
3
Navy Point
Long Island Sound, New York
3.5
Wellfleet
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
4
Kusshi
Baynes Sound, British Columbia
22
Oysters Champagne
Half dozen Navy Point oysters dressed with shishito, cucumber and Champagne mignonette
PLATES
13
Tomato and Watermelon
Heirloom tomato and watermelon salad with coconut oil, mint, basil and shiso
14
Fish Taco
Fried North Atlantic cape shark, fennel and cabbage slaw, radish, pickled fresno peppers, chipotle mayonnaise, cilantro and lime on a corn tortilla
16
Burger
Debragga and Spitler dry aged black angus burger, muenster cheese, tomato, Bibb lettuce and aïoli on a toasted Brioche bun
25
Lobster Roll
Maine lobster with herb, fennel, lemon, dulse emulsion, pickled cucumber
9
Corn
Jersey corn cob, cilantro crema, crème fraîche, chili powder, cotija
8
French Fries
Seaweed salt french fries, sage aïoli and spiced ketchup
COCKTAILS
14
Sunflower
Gin, Combier, elderflower liqueur, absinthe, lemon
14
Revolución
Vodka, mint, lime, Angostura bitters
14
Island Time
Light rum, aged rum, coconut, lime, Peychaud's bitters
14
Boulevardier
Bourbon, Campari, sweet vermouth
14
Make It Rain
Tequila, Aperol, elderflower liqueur, lime
14
Jungle Bird
Blackstrap rum, Campari, lime, pineapple
SPRITZERS
13
Skipper Key
Rosé, strawberry, cucumber, lemon, seltzer
13
Aperol Spritz
Aperol, prosecco, seltzer
13
Americano
Campari, sweet vermouth, seltzer
13
Kalimotxo
Red wine, Coca Cola, orange
WINE
12
48
White
Tararua – Sauvignon Blanc – Wairarapa – New Zealand – 2016
12
48
Rosé
Sabine – Rosé – Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence – France – 2016
12
48
Red
Julienas - Tête de Cuvée – Gamay – Beaujolais – France – 2015
12
Sparkling
Zardetto - Prosecco – Veneto – Italy – NV
BEER
$8
Another Brewery
Another Beer
Montauk Brewing Co.
Session IPA
Brooklyn Brewery
Brooklyn Lager
Pacifico
Mexican Pilsner
SOFT
7
Limonata
Sparkling lemonade with strawberries
5
Soda
Coca Cola, Diet Coke, Ginger Ale, Sprite
6
Water
Still or sparkling
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $20
CUISINES
Seafood
FEATURES
Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a beautiful Sunday afternoon and one of the two only sit down restaurants isn't even serving food. Was that Governor's Island intention when giving out this lease? No food? WTF?

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank denverroadtrip
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Governors Island for the first time last week on July 4th and came here at the end of my visit for a couple drinks. On a warm sunny day you just can't beat the location. Right on the water directly across from lower...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Skeets37
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't eat here, just stopped for a beer and to take in the unbelievable views of Lower Manhattan. Best views in NYC by far! Service was great, and prices ok for the location. Sat at the bar with a beer in 30 degrees heat...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank SlubLizard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You CANNOT beat the view here, but the wait staff was MIA and the menu was limited and subpar. Could not even get a glass of wine at 8:30, the only option was beer. I am vegetarian so I COULD NOT EAT, however, my date...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank laurenabcarroll
Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

I’ve got no idea about the food but we had some beer here with incredible views directly across to lower Manhattan. The staff were great and the beer prices were ok for the location so hopefully it’s a good bar even when busy.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank mrdom
Reviewed September 23, 2018

If you are staying on the island this is the best place for dinner. Good assortment of drinks and very good oysters.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank DarienJim
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

You can't beat the views of Manhattan from this Governors Island restaurant. But the food was mediocre at best and expensive. My husband and I both had hamburgers and ordered them medium rare. They seemed like the kind of burgers you get frozen in the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bettebluemoon
Reviewed August 14, 2018

we came here last week. what amazing views! unfortunately, as expected, it was as expensive and not particularly good, as you'd expect any tourist trap, but it is what it is. When you take the ferry to Governors Island, you're a captive audience. Governors Island...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Yankeebaseball
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Went here during a sunny July Saturday with a few girl friends to have some cocktails and lunch. Drinks were all good, though on the pricey side (but to be expected for NYC). We all also enjoyed our meals — I’d highly recommend the burger....More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

After walking around the island, we decided to stop here for a bite to eat! The hostesses were very accommodating for our party, since we had a stroller with us! It has a great view of lower Manhattan! Great food and drinks!

Date of visit: August 2018
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