Shelter Island

Restaurants in Shelter Island

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.

Foodies flock to Shelter Island’s Vine Street Caféfor crisp calamari salad and miso salmon in a simple space with high, beamed ceilings.