30 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968
Daily, 7 a.m.-6 p.m., open until 8.pm. on summer Saturdays.
The Blue Duck Bakery, a wholesale as well as retail operation, is known for its artisanal breads and has outposts in Southold, Riverhead and Greenport. It has a few tables, where the freshest bread can be accompanied by soups and salads, also great sandwiches. Or you can stop in for coffee and great baked goods.
129 Noyac Road, Southampton (North Sea), NY 11968
Dinner seven days, from 5 p.m. Lunch, Wednesday-Sunday from 11 a.m.
In the old Wild Thymes space across from the North Sea Community House, the bright and airy room overlooks the house and the field. The menu is moderately priced, predominantly Thai specialties such as green and red curries, pad Thai, and Tom Ka Kai soup. Chinese dishes include wonton soup and shrimp stir fry. There are even a few Malaysian, Japanese, and Vietnamese dishes for good measure. Hours may expand during the summer season.
71 County Road 39, Southampton, NY 11968
Open till midnight
The only place to get a Whopper between Southampton and Montauk turns out to have oatmeal on its breakfast menu. Who knew? Smoothies and frappes are whipped up all day and a summer special is a 50-cent ice-cream cone. Otherwise, you know what to expect.
541 Montauk Highway, Southampton, NY 11968
Sunday to Thursday, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday until 11 p.m.
Billed as a "comedor del pueblo," this is genuine Latin-American food aimed at a Latin-American clientele. Appetizers range from fried chorizo to pork and chicken tamales and include chicharron (fried pork belly), fried whole fish, and beef tripe in peanut butter sauce. Portions are large. Fruit batidos are a specialty.
850 County Road 39, Southampton, NY 11968
Monday through Thursday 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. with brunch 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
The menu is long and there are many different wood-fired pizzas, including one for breakfast. You can have salads, wings, paninis, ribs, pasta and dinner specials as well. Cafe Crust prides itself on using organic eggs and greens, nitrate-free meats and cage-free, grass-fed chickens. Desserts include triple layer chocolate cake, carrot cake with cream cheese frosting, and gelato is made in-house.
26 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968
Seven days. Weekdays, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Weekends until 11 p.m. Takeout.
The familiar Chinese menu is highlighted by fried dumplings, sizzling rice soup, and a scallop and beef special.
2 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, 2209 Montauk Hghway, Bridgehampton, 20 Hampton Road, Southampton
212-874-0383, 631-537-5990, 631-283-6600
All open 7 days. East Hampton Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Friday-Sunday 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Bridgehampton 6 a.m.-7 p.m., Southampton 6 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
The Citarella cafes offer fresh and fully stocked salad bars, a hot-food counter, where you can get nice burgers and wraps, as well as freshly prepared salads, fried chicken, steak, and sushi, too. They are convenient places for patrons to appease their appetites or pack a picnic. In East Hampton there are tables with a view of the sidewalk and, outside, concrete tables with umbrellas that allow customers to enjoy meals in the fresh air. The Bridgehampton branch has pizza, but no outdoor seating. The Southampton branch has some inside tables.
235A North Sea Road, Southampton, NY 11968
Sunday to Thursday 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Although the Clamman is known as a caterer, you can stop in for fresh fish and shellfish, as well as some prepared foods. It will stage a clambake wherever you would like one.
1109 Noyac Road, Southampton (North Sea), NY 11968
Dinner seven nights starting June 24, from 5 p.m. Thursday-Monday off-season. Brunch Saturday and Sunday from 11:30. Happy hour, 5-6:30 p.m.
The Coast Grill, overlooking Wooley Pond and Little Peconic Bay, is going into its fifth season. Crab cakes, duck confit, and pepper-seared tuna are among popular menu items, along with Scottish salmon and Coca-Cola barbecued short ribs. On Mondays, a two-course lobster dinner is offered for $39. Prix fixe seven days, 5-7 p.m., $27.
720 North Sea Road, Southampton, NY 11968
Lunch and dinner, Monday-Saturday 11:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Sunday 2-9:30 p.m.
Standard fare. Eat in or take out.
450 County Road 39, Southampton, NY 11968
Seven days. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Traditional Colombian cooking includes beef soup with rice and beans, fish soup, tripe soup, roasted, grilled, or fried chicken, shrimp, beef, and pork in native guise. Rice pudding, homemade flan, and fig with cheese for dessert.
17 Cameron Street, Southampton, NY 11968
Seven days, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday brunch, noon- 3 p.m.
This small and relaxed sports bar boasts lots of trophies and memorabilia in addition to four flat-screen TVs. Regulars and families go for the steaks, seafood, and burgers any way you like 'em, with daily specials and homemade desserts. Twice-baked potatoes are a popular side.
2426 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY 11932, 34 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 11937, 111 Main Street, Southampton, 11968, 93 Main Street, Sag Harbor, 11963
631-537-1100, 329-1600, 283-8900, 725-2270
Breakfast and lunch, seven days, 6:30 a.m. until dusk.
This daytime cafe is a year-round favorite, having added branches over the years. All menu items are available for eat in or take out. The eateries pride themselves on their coffees, gourmet breakfasts, and catering. You could say the Golden Pear is tried and true.
100 Pantigo Road (Rt. 27), East Hampton; 10 South Etna Avenue, Montauk; 2101 Montauk Hwy., Amagansett, 2123 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton, 358 Montauk Hwy., Wainscott, Southampton, 801 County Rd. 39.
631-329-8300, 631-238-5976, 631-267-7873
Seven days, Monday-Saturday, 6 a.m.-4 p.m. (till 3 p.m. in Southampton), Sundays, 6 a.m.-3 p.m.
Goldberg's Famous is a formidable Jewish deli. Its mainstays are bagels and flagels baked daily. It's also a great source for Jewish rye, kasha varnishkas, stuffed cabbage, and chopped liver, among other mouth-watering staples of the cuisine. There's a veggie tuna salad if you're watching your weight. Try freezing some stuffed cabbage to serve summer house guests on a rainy day.
749 County Road 39A, Southampton, NY 11968
Breakfast, lunch, and desserts seven days, 6 a.m.-7 p.m., until 8 p.m. in summer.
This upscale espresso bar, juice bar, bakery, and cafe will serve all Hampton Coffee Company favorites but also has low-fat, whole wheat, gluten-free, and vegetarian options. It features barista-prepared beverages and an "East End Pour Over Bar" where connoisseurs choose the type of coffee they want to try as well as the method of brewing. Outdoor as well is indoor dining at a communal table or a leather armchair. Free WiFi.