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Restaurants in Montauk

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Montauk restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Montauk restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Montauk to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Montauk restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Montauk.

  • Byron at the Surf Lodge

    New owner Jayma Cardoso has dialed back the Bacchanalian revelry and returned the Surf Lodge to its more mellow origins. In addition to a complete ... More
  • Duryea’s Lobster Deck

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Bring a bottle of rosé to Duryea’s Lobster Deck, set on a rocky Montauk outcropping and renowned for its well-priced lobster. Just be prepared for ... More
  • Gig Shack

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Gig Shack serves "global surf cuisine," including fish tacos and a soft-shell crab BLT. Stick around long enough to watch a local musician drop in ... More
  • Gosman's Dock

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    For a light dinner, try tender littleneck clams with a gorgeous view of the harbor. More
  • Harvest on Fort Pond

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Smell the roses while lunching on scallop-laden bruschetta in the magnificent Tuscan-inspired garden. More
  • Hideaway

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Tucked in the back of a marina, this open-air restaurant is worth seeking out for its grilled Mexican corn on the cob. More
  • Inlet Seafood

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The restaurant is owned by six native fishermen who unload their daily catch less than 150 feet away from the restaurant. For fish any fresher—in t... More
  • Joni's

    After riding the morning waves, everyone gathers for breakfast burritos and chai lattes at Joni's. More
  • Runaways Bar & Grill

    One block from the ocean, Runaways is the spot for just-caught seafood, such as flounder stuffed with lump crab. More

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