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Top of the Bay

1 Dock Walk, Cherry Grove, Fire Island, NY
+1 631-597-6028
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“sunset dinner” (3 reviews)
“bay” (12 reviews)
“grove” (6 reviews)
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1 Dock Walk, Cherry Grove, Fire Island, NY
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

We visited friends in Cherry Grove and had a really nice lunch at Top of the Bay. Wait staff was quick and helpful. Food was good and atmosphere was really fun.

Thank sosantafe
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Unfortunately we cannot review the food because the manager and host, even with our police officer inquiry with us, refused us entry in August. See police report in the photos. Please learn the law to be able to accommodate all of the people interested in...More

Thank globaltravelkid
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Great ambiance, great food, great crowd. The place to be for a sunset dinner. Since it is the best restaurant on Fire Island, there may be a wait so reservations are helpful and accepted. Seating at the bar can also be fun. A must visit...More

Thank annatirado
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We came for some drinks, appetizers and music on a Saturday night after season. There was a piano singer who sang hits and show tunes. We ordered some Martinis and few appetizers to start the night.

1  Thank lollygal
Reviewed 18 August 2016

My spouse and I spent a week in Cherry Grove this summer. There are only a few dining options, but when we checked out the menu on the unassuming looking Top of the Bay we weren't moved enough to try it. However, on our final...More

1  Thank Dave L
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

My friend and I wanted to eat there and my friend has his service dog and the restaurant threw us out, he had all his papers ID for the dog ,manager is in route. And sat hate that you can get fake papers on the...More

1  Thank Hugo1209
Reviewed 2 September 2015

What a huge disappointment. The food, from start to finish, was awful. The bread was completely stale and the butter portion was stingy. The seared pork appetizer was fatty thru and thru. I actually could not make myself swallow a lump of fat (lighting was...More

Thank Ava J
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Very good food, wonderful sunset view, excellent wait staff. Food is on the more expensive side, but it was delicious

1  Thank keywestelaine
Reviewed 1 September 2015

As the title suggests, we had a great experience in Top of the Bay. The night before we had a reservation their special was beef Wellington. On making the reservation I commented that it was a shame that this would not be on the menu...More

1  Thank palmspring
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This small, classy restaurant/ bar has a limited menu but enough to make everyone happy. Wed is Lobster specialty night, which is well presented and enjoyed by many. The panoramic sunset views from the main dining room adds to the delight of the diners. Make...More

1  Thank Robin G
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Ava J
26 September 2015|
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Response from djmfoodies | Reviewed this property |
Never had a bad meal there. IF there was a problem, did you ask the waiter for resolution? If so, I am 100% certain they (Roque) would have taken care of it.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Dock Walk, Cherry Grove, Fire Island, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Fire Island  >  Cherry Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 631-597-6028
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