Long Island + The Hamptons

Restaurants in Long Island + The Hamptons

Saunter right off the sand at this beachfront surf shack and cool off at the bar, shoes and shirt optional. The provocative name is befitting of the jolly scantily-clad crowd, replete with an occasional Charlie Sheen sighting.

The Meatpacking District staple moved east and brought its globally notorious Beau Brunch with it. White tablecloths grace the outdoor brick patio while thumping house music pours out the doors and party patrons tuck into Nutella pancakes and smoked salmon eggs benedict. Not hungry?

What It’s Like: Celeb hotelier Andre Balazs changed sleepy Shelter Island in the 1990’s when he converted a 60’s motel into a chic beachside hideaway—and Long Island alternative to the Hamptons.

After riding the morning waves, everyone gathers for breakfast burritos and chai lattes at Joni's.

Smell the roses while lunching on scallop-laden bruschetta in the magnificent Tuscan-inspired garden.