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Small town in the big city

It's an easy trip from Manhattan to the sleepy village by the water. Good food, friendly folks, sea... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
New York City, New York
Like going back In time a Hidden Gem!

Visiting City Island was like going back in time. Away from the hustle and bustle of New York City... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roswell, Georgia
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“new england”(36 reviews)
“crab shanty”(23 reviews)
Island off the east coast of the Bronx that transforms into a seaside resort on weekends during the summer.
Long Island Sound, Bronx, NY 10464
+1 718-885-0300
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's an easy trip from Manhattan to the sleepy village by the water. Good food, friendly folks, sea air.

Thank gpt1101j
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting City Island was like going back in time. Away from the hustle and bustle of New York City even though its a part of the Bronx but unlike the Bronx. It was more like a small New England type of nautical town. We sat...More

Thank chiman45
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

City island is a really nice place to visit in the Bronx. There's plenty of wonderful restaurants there, although I usually only frequent one or two. Seashore or Johnny's down at the opposite end. Come with your family or your friends have some food, have...More

Thank palerm0e
Reviewed 7 August 2018

New York City is one of the most diverse places in the world and City Island reinforces all that is great about NYC! A little fishing town in the heart of the Bronx. My wife and I love this place.

Thank jrpard0
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

City island is a little g e m in the Bronx it has so many seafood restaurants Italian food Spanish food it has it has a beautiful view of the Long Island Sound it has fast food it has and ice cream place on the...More

1  Thank lisa B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

You have a variety of seafood restaurants to fill your food palette along with a family atmosphere that is good for the whole family.

Thank Vivi633
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Convenient to NYC, Westchester, and Long Island, City Island is a delightful family-friendly escape to a heaven of restaurants. Each eatery competes with all the others to offer the most quantity,and the greatest quality for the money. Fun for families and friends digging into oversized...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Great to run away and grab some fried seafood when that craving hits! Johnny's etc. Sit indoors and eat or outside and enjoy the fresh salty air. Relaxed atmosphere.

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

City Island is known for its many seafood restaurants and its a must to visit if you are in town or a native of NYC. But one of its hidden jems is Lickety Split, this tiny ice cream shop offers some of the most delicious...More

2  Thank brailinrtapia
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I go here all the time, great food of all kinds, don’t forget to visit Johnny’s reef and crab shanty!

Thank Efrain Z
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