19 Oceanside Restaurants On Long Island To Get Your Vitamin C

19 Oceanside Restaurants On Long Island To Get Your Vitamin C

Atlantic

From start to finish, dining at Atlantica in Allegria is fantastic.

The Allegria’s signature restaurant, Atlantica’s elegant design and new gourmet American menu have made it a favorite among locals. Open all year round. 80 West Bwy. Long Beach, legriahotelny.com

Boardwalk Café

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Governor Cuomo announced the opening of the new Jones Beach State Park Boardwalk Café last year

Located in the heart of the Central Mall, this new American restaurant that opened in 2018 is a casual, upscale dining option across the boardwalk from the main beachside snack bar. 2600 Ocean Pkwy. , Jones Beach State Park, Produce, restaurantji.com

bounce, bounce

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Bounce’s views make it hard to focus on the food. (Image via The Sloppy Tuna)

Come for burgers, wraps and crab cakes for lunch, enjoy the nightlife and innovative cocktails. 148 S Emerson Ave. , montauk, bouncebeachmtk.com

Casino Cafe

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The view from The Casino Cafe in Davis Park is as good as it gets.

Despite the name, there’s no gambling at this only eatery in the easternmost community on Fire Island, but there’s plenty of great American food for you to enjoy the unobstructed view of the crashing waves on the beach. Open in early May through late September. Take the ferry from Patchogue to get there. 1 Trustees Walk, Davis Park, casinocafefireisland.com

witch trench

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The Montauk Trench Witch is a local legend (courtesy of @ditch_witch_mtk)

Technically, this isn’t a sit-down restaurant, but Ditch Witch might be Long Island’s most famous food truck, and its hot surfing Montauk prime estate is second only to great meals, from breakfast burritos and salads to sandwiches and great coffee. Open from mid-May until late September. 9-, 23 Dutch Plains Road, Montauk.

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Day or night, the views are gorgeous on Dune Deck (Courtesy of dunedeckbeachclub)

This exclusive resort has some availability for the public to make reservations at its restaurant, but club members are in fierce competition for a place. Open in early May through late September. 379 Dune Rd, Westhampton Beach, dunedeckclub.com

Gatsby on the ocean

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Gatsby on the Ocean is located at 2000 Ocean Parkway in Wantagh, across from the West Bathhouse at
Three Square in Jones Beach.

This recently opened Art Deco restaurant reminds us of a bygone era. The kitchen is led by Andrew Helliwell, a classic-trained executive chef who blends his deep expertise in restaurant cooking and catering jobs with the creation of an eclectic menu. 2000 Ocean Parkway at Produce, Jones Beach State Park, gatsbyontheocean.com.

Cane’s at the Fire Island Beach House

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Although it doesn’t offer a direct ocean view, this cozy American poolside bistro is just steps away from the oceanfront beach. Open from May through September. Take the ferry from the Bay Shore to get there. 25 Cayuga Walk, Ocean Bay Park, thefibh.com/dine.

lobster roll

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The Lobster Roll is named after its most famous dish. (stock struggle)

This must-stop seafood spot for those heading to and from Montauk is close enough to the ocean that patrons can smell it, although the Atlantic is not visible from this restaurant known for its signature menu. It reopened in March. 1980 Montauk Hue, Amagansett, lobsterroll.com

Londa Lounge

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Londa Lounge (Allegria Hotel)

This elegant lounge offers menu options ranging from oysters and crab cake sliders to surf and turf rolls and fish tacos. Open all year round. 80 West Bwy. Long Beach, legriahotelny.com

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Tobai Beach

This oceanfront restaurant in Tobay Beach has replaced what was previously known as The Ocean Club. Tobay Beach, Ocean Parkway, Massapequa.

Maliblo Oyster Bar

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Photo courtesy of Maliblue Oyster Bar

Delicious food and exotic drinks served in fish dishes, live music and dancing combine for the perfect place to unwind. Opens on May 24th. 1500 Lido Street, Lido Beach, maliblueoysterbar.com

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The Long Beach Boardwalk frames the view at Rip Tides 11561 (Image via Rip Tides 11561)

Debuting in 2016 right on the Long Beach boardwalk, this surf-hut-style eatery is as casual as it is colorful with a beach fare menu that ranges from classics like clam steaks and barbecue burgers to avocado BLT tacos and philly cheesy rolls. 1 Edwards Street, Long Beach, facebook.com/pg/RIPTIDES11561

sand castle on the ocean

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The views at Sand Castle on The Ocean are second to none. (Photo courtesy of Sand Castle on the Ocean)

Executive Chef Noel Grant brings innovative and delicious culinary creations drawn from a variety of cuisines with an emphasis on seafood in this LGBT resort community. It reopens May 10. Take the ferry from Seville to get there. 106 Lewis Walk, Cherry Grove, fireislandsandcastle.com

Salt Shack

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The Salt Shack offers a front row seat for beach volleyball with ocean views in the distance (Image via queen_contor)

This popular new beach grill specializes in live music, frozen drinks, and a menu that offers healthy meals in addition to pub fare. Bonus for parents: It has a playground! It reopened on May 3. Free entry to the park after 5 pm. 100 Ocean Pkwy, Babylon, saltshackny.com

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This surf shack lives up to its name, but it’s more than just a typical beach concession stand. This bar and grill has outdoor seating on the sand, a full bar, and live music, and stays open late. Although it does not have ocean views, it is close enough to hear the waves. Take the ferry from the Bay Shore to get there. Open from May to September. Building 1, Atlantic, facebook.com/theshackatlantique

Shoregasboard

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Shoregasboard

Technically, this isn’t a restaurant, it’s a food truck market where patrons can get a wide variety of mobile meals ranging from smoothies and salads to delicious kosher fare and pulled pork, but unlike most food truck places, the oceanfront picnic table sits
Available. 1 Riverside Street, Long Beach.

Tiki Joe Smith Point

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Tiki Joes Smith Point is the only oceanfront restaurant on Fire Island that customers can drive to.

The menu offers a range of burgers, some with a luminous island, as well as salads, pastas, toppings, and of course, lobster rolls. Wash it all down with their signature mixed drink, Shark Attack at Dawn. Opens May 17th. 1 William Floyd Pkwy. , Shirley, tikijoesbeachclub.com

Tiki Go Cup
The listing here presents a different assortment from their Smith Point location. It reopens on May 24. 906 Dune Rd. , Westhampton, tikijoesbeachclub.com

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include the recently opened Gatsby on the Ocean and the removal of The Landing at Jones Beach, which has closed.

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