Southampton Restaurants

268 Elm Street, Southampton
Monday-Friday, 5 p.m.-midnight. Saturday brunch, 11:30-5 p.m., dinner 5 p.m.-4 a.m., Sunday brunch, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., dinner 5 p.m.-midnight. Closed Tuesdays.

Stratis Morfogen and partners have opened a second outpost in Southampton this summer, the Manhattan club opened in December. Serving signature Asian dishes, dim sum, shrimp tempura, crispy chicken wontons, lobster spring rolls, shrimp crystal dumplings and drunken sea bass that are coveted in their Manhattan location. The Barn@Jue Lan Nightclub will be open Thursday-Saturday from 11 p.m.-4 a.m.

136 Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968
Dinner nightly 5 p.m.-midnight. Saturday and Sunday brunch 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

A new Japanese restaurant where Nammos was last year in the village of Southampton. Chefs from Nobu, Le Bernardin and Morimoto will be serving sushi as well as Japanese dishes that are Peruvian influenced. It will be a late night destination and it has an outdoor patio and a lounge with heated cabanas. 

48 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968
Open 7 days, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. No reservations.

La Parmigiana is the sort of neighborhood Italian eatery where it's okay that the tables are crammed closely together. The service is friendly and attentive, and the portions are gargantuan. There's a covered terrace for the overflow in warm weather. The menu has everything from pizza by the slice and hot heros to dozens of pasta, veal, and chicken dishes.  You get in and out through the La Parmigiana shop where purchases are irresistible. Some sauces are now marketed in other shops.

75 Job's Lane, Southampton, NY 11968
Tuesday to Sunday, lunch 11:30 a.m-3 p.m., dinner 5 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

The dining space at Le Chef is small but nicely laid out, with good lighting and acoustics. The restaurant, in the village business district, has an interesting idea about dinner prices, offering a prix fixe with a la carte choices. You just pay a little more if you want to mix and match. As its name suggests, Le Chef tends toward French cooking, with nut-crusted local flounder, semi-boneless duckling, Prince Edward Island mussels, and veal cordon bleu with penne, tomato and basil. A lunch menu features sandwiches, salads, freshly made soup, and a la carte entrees.

76-C Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968
Seven days. Dinner, Sunday-Thursday, 5:30-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday until 11 p.m. Lunch, Thursday-Monday, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., "in-between menu," Thursday-Sunday, 3-5 p.m.

Little red is red bar brasserie's sibling. The evening menu features dishes such as Veal milanese, seared black bass, and hangar steak. There are lighter lunch options, including salads and sandwiches, and a post-shopping, pre-dinner 3-5 p.m. selection with flat-bread pizza, salads, and moules frites. The menu, including desserts, and the service get good marks from Laura Donnelly, The Star's food writer. 

162 West Inlet Road, Southampton, NY 11968
Seasonal, seven days, for lunch and dinner with brunch on Sunday.

Tim Burke Productions has reopened the popular Lobster Inn, a landmark on the water at the eastern end of the Sunrise Highway. Early bird specials from 4:30-6:30 p.m. every day and a complimentary cocktail at Sunday brunch. There's an upstairs water-view room for private parties.

307 North Sea Road, Southampton, NY 11968
Seven days, 6 a.m.-Mignight.

What's to say? It's McDonald's.

21 Hill Street, Southampton, NY 11968
Breakfast, lunch and dinner, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., 11 p.m. in season. Closed Tuesdays.

Family owned and operated since 1973, this comfortable place offers good value on classic Italian dishes, pizza, and burgers. Diner-style omelettes at breakfast, meatballs and calamari at dinner. Children have their own menus. Takeout and delivery available. 

1271 Noyac Road, Southampton, NY 11968
Open 7 days at 5 p.m. In season. Reservations for 7 or more.

Serving Italian regional dishes as small plates and entrees.  Also two different wood-fired pizzas, a traditional New York pizza or a pizza that is Neapolitan style, and salads, along with four beers on tap and signature cocktails. It has become a neighborhood restaurant and bar and has a happy hour from 5-6 p.m. Takeout available, of course.

61 Hill Street, Southampton, NY 11968
Dinner seven days from 5:30 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Tucked behind the movie house near the Southampton Inn, this small restaurant exudes Southampton. The prices are high enough to allow well-spaced tables, which adds to the elegant ambience. The owner and chef, Doug Gulija, is understandably proud that the cafe has been called the best seafood house on Long Island by Newsday and "better in every way" by Zagat. Everything, from the hot rolls to the sorbets, is made in-house, and the bar has an innovative menu. Alfresco dining is an option.

32 Montauk Highway, Southampton, NY 11968
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 5:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Weekdays, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. No reservations.

The Princess Diner, near the intersection where Route 27 makes a perpendicular turn, is the real thing, with a huge menu and friendly service. Its facade is an Art Deco gem. There are 15 different omelettes and burgers, about 20 salads, and everything from Greek specialties to lamb chops and T-bone steak. Except for some of the entrees, the prices are as low as they get.

210 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968
Dinner seven nights a week from 5:30 p.m.

Red bar exemplifies the look of a sophisticated Hampton's house. Candlelight gives the dark interior a touch of romance, which attracts a young and frequently ebullient crowd. The menu offers innovative choices, such as sauteed black sea bass with artichoke hearts and heirloom shell beans. There's a crackling pork shank with sauerkraut, apples, bacon and homemade German-style beer mustard. Truffled chicken breast with wild mushroom risotto and french beans, a customer favorite, is also offered. Red bar is owned by David Loewenberg and partners, who also own little red, Beacon, Fresno, and the Bell and Anchor.

1746 County Road 39, Southampton
Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday, noon-10 p.m.

South Fork residents have been clamoring for an Indian restaurant and it will be interesting to see how Saaz, the only Indian eatery hereabouts makes out. It offers a lunch buffet for $15 during the week and for $16 on weekends. The large menu includes six different curries, Southern India specialties, and kabobs, biryanisk and pilafs. Prices are moderate; the most expansive main course is Lobster Tail Masala with saffron potato and Himalayan pink salt, for $36. Catering available. 

30 Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968
Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday until 9:30 p.m.

There is practically no indication that behind an elegant patisserie and gelato counter on Main Street lies a small Art Deco restaurant with the atmosphere of a private supper club. It is lushly carpeted, gently lit, expensive, and the food is out of the ordinary. A few of its highly touted dishes are beef carpaccio, king crab leg and crabmeat salad, ricotta ravioli with Genovese pesto sauce, and veal chop Milanese with arugula and tomatoes. All the pastas are made from scratch. The coffee bar opens at 10 a.m. and, of course, the pastries star. A few outdoor tables are available in good weather.