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35 Shore Rd, Shelter Island Heights, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2002
+1 631-749-2001
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08:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:30
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New York, NY
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112 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We stayed at Sunset Beach hotel. To keep things simple, we ate at Sunset Beach restaurant 2 nights. We prefer eating late and the first night, the staff rushed us out by 9:57 pm. The entire restaurant was filled with women celebrating birthdays, drinking rose. Nothing wrong with women drinking rose, but we recalled a far more eclectic group the... More 

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Punta del Este, Uruguay
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Don't let the casual, beach location fool you, the Sunset Beach packs a fantastic French bistro kitchen with very casual but efficient service, delicious food and a perfect caipivodka.

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Thank Margarita P
New York City, New York
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great scene for drinks and people-watching - go in the late afternoon and watch the sunset over the beach!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We came here for brunch before a friend's wedding and it was a bit of a trip. My major caveat is I'm just not fabulous enough to fit in here! Vibe: It's a truly beautiful setting across from the beach. Everything is awash in yellow which gives it such a laid back yet elegant vibe. There's a little outside area... More 

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Thank Julia H
Westchester, New York, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This place definitely scores high for atmosphere. It's hard to believe that we didn't have to get on an airplane to get this super cool vacation feel... However, it comes at a very steep price. I liked everything that we ordered but we basically blew $200 on seltzer a glass of rosé, 3 iced cappuccinos, 3 kids mini pastas with... More 

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palm beach, florida
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

hip, and hop to a new friend, where the young and trendy meet and great. the "scene" on Shelter Island, always crowded with the young and beautiful, make a reservation if you can. it is as close as you can get to Niki beach in the US.

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Thank oratorw
New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had lunch here on one of our beach days while vacationing on Shelter Island. It was convenient and obviously Very hip. We had been told we "must" go to Sunset Beach for a cocktail and the view but were warned that the service would not be great and the attitude would be high. The food is OK and very... More 

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Thank StaceyBrassRussell
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The rooms are decent but way overpriced...tiny bathroom, broken toilet seat, huge bugs all over balcony...the service is also very minimal and not very helpful. Went back and forth from check in to beach several times before getting beach towels and chairs. Definitely not worth the price tag

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Thank Bonniebailly
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Been going to Shelter Island for 2 years now and this was the one time we decided to stay and enjoy the Sunday afternoon/evening party. The staff and the DJ were amazing!! Make sure to stop by if you are out on the island and check it out.

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Thank David P
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

A must if you are close by. Make the effort. Great hospitality, service food and a large variety of cocktails. Plus a fantastic crowd. Casual and trendy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Cuisine
French, American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:30
Monday
08:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:30
Thursday
08:00 - 22:30
Friday
08:00 - 23:30
Saturday
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Shore Rd, Shelter Island Heights, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2002
  • Public Transportation: The Hampton Jitney stops in Greenport, NY and Sag Harbor, NY. From there you may walk or drive onto the Shelter Island Ferry (Ferry time: approximately 15 minutes).
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Shelter Island
  • Phone Number: +1 631-749-2001
  • This restaurant is at Sunset Beach

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?