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On The Waterfront

Bar, Seafood, Pub
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82 Brightwood St, Patchogue, NY 11772-3635
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Patchogue, New York
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I reserved this spot for a birthday party since the location is perfect, right on the Patchogue River. I had reserved the outside Tikki Bar (weather dependent) from the beginning, but the night of the party the bar had not been cleaned up, had no running water and was in absolute disrepair. The shingles were chipped and falling off, the... More 

1 Thank Meagan C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We walked out after the 4th request for water ... and the waitress who couldnt pronounce the specials for the day. They brought us a basket of bread that had 4 slices and looked like it had been taken off another table. The baked clams were horrid--The place was empty except for 1 other couple --I know why....

3 Thank Lori F
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The worst seafood we have ever eaten. How does a restaurant stay open today by serving frozen seafood by the water? Only serve FRESH, FRESH FRESH. I hope the owner contacts me so I can help them keep their restaurant going. Who runs out of rice? Since repeating my stuffed flounder, disgusting at $25.00, expensive for this dive. Forget it.... More 

2 Thank DENNIS V
Nesconset, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

The place was very plain. The prices were too expensive for the look of the place. The service was very slow. Another couple walked out because they never got their food. I would never go back there.

2 Thank gail1492
East Patchogue, New York
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

We just visited On the Waterfront on Saturday night. Its small but quaint. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The food is really good and plentiful. The views of the water are fantastic. There was a live band there and they were great too!! Definitely will be a place to come back to during the warmer months!!!

1 Thank Rhonda C
NY Metro area
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Bought a Groupon $50 for $25. Not worth it. It was local to us so want to try out the places nearby. Food was ok but first thing that hit me was some sort of a smell. Couldn't put my finger on it but it bothered me the whole time we were there. I have to say the waitress was... More 

2 Thank evilmell
Oakdale, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

We bought a Groupon to try a new place on the water! First impression not good. Floor sticky, Windows dirty, waitress wearing a shirt that was stained. First question from waitress was did we have a Groupon? Then listed everything not included, specials, alcohol. When I told her that it does not state no alcohol, she looked confused and read... More 

1 Thank fhyland
Long Island City, New York
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

We love water front restaurants, but not this one. Very friendly and clean enough..that's the good. We knew we had a problem when early SATURDAY NIGHT they ran out of bread. We ordered fish.I ordered stuffed flounder asked if fresh. We'll definitely not fresh Must have been prepackaged and not at all eat able. My wife had salmon The same... More 

1 Thank threesecons
Bohemia, New York
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156 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

On the Waterfront was a nice local place right on the Great South Bay. The menu was varied and the food good, although the tap beer was limited on the day of my visit. Friendly, helpful staff made it a fun time.

Thank Robert C
Patchogue, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Great place by the water!! The food is great and family friendly!! On Sunday they have NFL special !

Thank moninlove13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Brightwood St, Patchogue, NY 11772-3635
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Patchogue
  • Phone Number: 16313079888

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?