The Hamptons Dining Guide

Award-winning chefs and inventive cuisine abound in the Hamptons. In this Hamptons dining guide, you’ll find a wide range of sure-to-be favorites, from the best cappuccino in town to the freshest seaside cuisine. Enjoy, and don’t forget to tell them The Scout Guide sent you!

Almond (1 Ocean Road, Bridgehampton).  Here you’ll find a seasonal array of classic French cuisine and regional street food made with the freshest locally sourced ingredients. Whether you would enjoy a delectable appetizer of Dimitri’s Smoked Fish Toast or Lamb Shawarma, Almond has just the thing to satisfy your hunger craving. Instagram

Beacon (8 West Water Street, Sag Harbor). Notorious for its sunset dinner above the harbor, enjoy the view—spanning from the Sag Harbor Bay across to Shelter Island—as you dig into seafood classics and sample from an exquisite wine list. Instagram

Calissa (1020 Montauk Highway, Water Mill). Calissa is called the “Mykonos in the Hamptons” for a reason; with its Mediterranean mezze, salt baked fish, and enticing seafood pasta, you might as well be dining on the Greek isle. Their wine list is renowned for the largest selection of rosé in the Hamptons and on some nights your meal may even be accompanied by live music. Instagram

Catena’s (143 Main Street, Southampton). Pop into this mainstay butcher shop and specialty food market in Southampton Village for custom cut or cooked-to-order meats, hot lunches, fresh seafood, organic and local produce. Visit their Facebook page for their daily specials. 

The 1770 House Restaurant & Inn (143 Main St, East Hampton). For more than 250 years, The 1770 House has welcomed guests with hospitality and comfort. Under one historic roof, The 1770 House guests can enjoy the best of two dining scenes with Chef Michael Rozzi’s refined contemporary American cooking. In the main dining room and on the seasonal patio is a sophisticated fine dining menu. In the downstairs Tavern is more casual and traditional pub fare. Each setting has a distinctive atmosphere with The 1770 House signature quality and service. Instagram.

Duryea’s Montauk (65 Tuthill Road, Montauk). Walk-in to this iconic seaside hotspot for an authentic Montauk experience with an incredible raw bar and stunning seafood platters. Instagram

K Pasa (2 Main Street, Sag Harbor). This American taqueria with a healthy twist overlooks Sag Harbor where you can enjoy some of the best Baja Fish Tacos or Black Bean Falafel Tacos. Their vegetarian and vegan options make this a must-visit with the healthy set. Instagram

La Fina Kitchen (474 West Lake Drive, Montauk). Lounge, drink, and savor at this French farm-to-table kitchen and lounge on Montauk Harbor that’s inspired by seaside destinations of St. Barths and St. Tropez. Instagram

Le Bilboquet (1 Long Wharf, Sag Harbor). Dress to impress at this waterfront French restaurant that’s the sister to the restaurant on the Upper East Side. This is the place to be seen, with a legendary horseshoe-shaped main bar and dance floor that’s throbbing long after the sun sets. Instagram

Hampton Coffee (869 Montauk Highway, Water Mill). Weekend visitors and locals flock to this family-owned café and espresso bar and bakery that offers homemade breakfast, lunch, and dessert. Their coffee beans are hand-roasted in small batches for a unique and characteristic flavor grown from the finest small plantations around the world. Instagram

Harvest (11 South Emery Street, Montauk). Reserve your dinner at Harvest and enjoy creative cocktails, tempting American cooking, seasonal garden dining, and sunsets over Fort Pond.   Enjoy grilled pizza with artichoke, seafood bruschetta, and classic seafood pastas. Instagram

Le Charlot (36 Main Street #4811, Southampton). Enjoy exceptional classics for brunch, lunch, and dinner, at this spot-on French bistro. Instagram

Nick & Toni’s (136 North Main Street, East Hampton). Revel in this Tuscan farmhouse setting with a delectable variety of Italian dishes and a lovely wine selection. Instagram

Pierre’s (2468 Main Street, Bridgehampton).Pierre’s is an elegant yet casual establishment that embodies the beach-chic vibe in the heart of Bridgehampton’s Main Street. Dine for breakfast, lunch, or dinner 356 days of the year. Instagram

Rita Cantina (28 Maidstone Park Road, East Hampton). This modern, coastal Mexican restaurant is devoted to serving up dishes that utilize all ingredients that swim, graze, and grow in Gardiner’s Bay and the surrounding area. Instagram

Sant Ambroeus (30 Main Street, Southampton). Remaining true to Milanese origins—and to the flavors, atmosphere, and standout service of their NYC location—Sant Ambroeus brings you a perfectly made cappuccino, omelet, and ricotta cheesecake dessert. Instagram

The Golden Pear (34 Newtown Lane, East Hampton). Sit down for a little taste of the Hamptons with exceptional French roasted coffee, appetizing breakfasts and lunches, and homemade pastries. Instagram

The Palm (94 Main Street Suite 1800, East Hampton). Tucked away at the historic Huntting Inn, you’ll find a bustling atmosphere and delightful selection of distinctive and reliable dishes, from their lobster bisque to Italian herb-crusted Chilean sea bass. Instagram

Tutto il Giorno (16 Main Street, Sag Harbor). This elegant, outdoor seaside restaurant is devoted to serving authentic pasta reminiscent of the founder’s family’s home cooking. A visit here is a sensory experience like no other—the perfect marriage of cuisine, location, and lifestyle. Instagram

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