Beyond the lavish estates and pristine beaches, the Hamptons boast a vibrant culinary scene, complete with waterfront restaurants offering a delectable blend of fresh seafood, breathtaking views, and laid-back elegance. If you’re in search of an unforgettable dining experience, you’ve come to the right place—here’s a curated selection of some of our favorite Hamptons waterfront restaurants.

Good Ground Tavern

First up on our list is Good Ground Tavern, a worldly, yet regionally inspired, eatery anchored by its creative takes on classic coastal Mediterranean cuisine. The menu features a variety of seafood (think baked jumbo lump crab dip, cherrywood grilled Atlantic salmon, brioche-crusted Atlantic cod, and more), as well as more American-style classics like skirt steak, wagyu cheeseburgers, and roasted chicken. Swap out the indoor dining room and tavern bar for the comfortable patio and outdoor bar as the weather turns warmer.

Cowfish Restaurant

Cowfish effortlessly blends chic ambiance with delectable cuisine. Boasting panoramic views of Shinnecock Bay, this eatery specializes in seafood with a creative twist as their chefs possess the utmost culinary creativity and have designed flavorful menus featuring a combination of perfectly spiced meat and poultry, and hearty fish dishes. From sushi rolls bursting with flavor to expertly grilled fish dishes, Cowfish is one you won’t want to miss.

hamburger at Cowfish










Dockers Waterside

For a quintessential waterfront dining experience, opt for Dockers Waterside in East Quogue. Located along Shinnecock Bay, this fan-favorite offers a laid-back atmosphere coupled with impeccable service. Indulge in a diverse menu featuring everything from lobster rolls to grilled octopus, all while enjoying the charm that comes along with dining al fresco.

Bell and Anchor

In Sag Harbor, you’ll find Bell and Anchor, an understated eatery with an air of sophistication. Overlooking Sag Harbor Cove, this waterfront gem prides itself on serving top-quality seafood sourced from local waters. From oysters on the half-shell to butter-soaked lobster tails, each dish is cooked up with flavor in mind. Pair your meal with a wine from their extensive list or order a cocktail—there’s no going wrong here.

Sunset Harbor at East Hampton Point

Venture to the shores of Three Mile Harbor to Sunset Harbor at East Hampton Point. With its waterfront patio and relaxing views of the marina, this restaurant is the perfect place for a romantic date night or a casual night out with friends. Their bread and butter is combining contemporary Japanese and sushi cuisine with undisturbed sunset views. If you’re feeling adventurous, pair the Fresh Toro Sashimi with their house kimchi, savory Baked King Crab Hand Roll, and flavorful Miso Black Cod for the perfect meal.

Sunset Harbor at East Hampton Point









The Restaurant at Baron’s Cove

The Restaurant at Baron’s Cove is located right in the heart of Sag Harbor along the edge of Sag Harbor Cove. It features a menu inspired by coastal flavors and local ingredients from classic New England clam chowder to grilled swordfish with citrus salsa. Talk about a variety of flavors!

Stay at Canoe Place

The site of America’s oldest inn, Canoe Place is a boutique hotel with a lush, luxe vibe and a centuries-old history. Our intimate property features luxury accommodations, regionally inspired dining, and a beautifully renovated grand ballroom and pavilion. It’s the perfect time to book a room and come away to the Hamptons.

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