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The Lake House

€€€€American, Seafood,
135 Maple Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8735
+1 631-666-0995
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“pork chop” (17 reviews)
“halibut” (15 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:30 Hours
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
135 Maple Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8735
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From start to finish a great dining experience. You’re seated and provided a drink menu long before the dinner menu is given. This sets the tone. A delightfully slow process where you can savor the ambience and overall experience. The Parmesan Cod and Flank Steak...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Fappug55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In an area with many good places to enjoy beautiful water views and good seafood, The Lake House is among the best. The surf side of the menu features wonderful combinations of fish and shellfish - the halibut and salmon are very good. The tied...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 133johno
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both duck and venison meals were ln only ok with the duck very salty. Drinks were fine and appetizers of salad and a pork one were fine and the Sunday for dessert was decent. Service was slow when not that busy and pricing was as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank peckc10
Eileen C, Owner at The Lake House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry your time with us was anything less than stellar. We hope to have the opportunity to make it up to you at a later date. Sincerely, Eileen Connors

Reviewed 9 October 2018

Had dinner here on a Sunday after Labor Day The location is great w a nice view The establishment is min away for the Fire Island Ferry Not sure how noisy it is in the summer but off season its perfect The scallop dish was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tempusfugit2015
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful spacious restaurant, beautiful scenery, and interior. The food was amazing. I had cod, others had pork chop, steak and venison. No complaints from anyone. Sorry that I can't remember our servers name, because she was wonderful. Sweet, polite with a sense of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Excellent service! Delicious food and lovely view! Chef Matt Connors never disappoints and every item has a unique, distinct flavor and presentation. We have been there many times and plan to continue going.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cathy k
Reviewed 3 October 2018

For my wife and I it doesn't get any better than this. A wonderful dining experience right here in our back yard. Fantastic food prepared with a creative flair, a menu that's got something for every food lover, attentive service, a great view of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bubba2you
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Excellent and interesting menu. Food is always great. Their waterfront location is wonderful to bring out of town guests.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Was invited for a Communion Party a few years ago and I have been back many times since. Service is as good as the food.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GrandPaRuss
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Has a New England feel. Wait staff was good and food was equally good. Very friendly place. Food, service, atmosphere it get a strong 8

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank K M
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9 December 2018|
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Response from LongIslandMabel | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest calling the restaurant directly.,..631-666-0995
Merrie M
22 June 2018|
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Response from Debbie K | Reviewed this property |
Perfect place, exquisite food and service
Ronnie Beth R
25 April 2017|
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Response from JoAV606 | Reviewed this property |
This is a fine dinning restaurant, I would say business casual is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Maple Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8735
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Bay Shore
  • Phone Number: +1 631-666-0995
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