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Rachel's Waterside Grill

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281 Woodcleft Ave, Freeport, NY 11520-6337 (Front Street)
+1 516-546-0050
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 16:00
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

No disappointments, just delicious and succulent seafood for the seafood lover in you. I enjoyed the blackened chicken and shrimp pasta dinner, while my wife enjoyed her scrumptious lobster feast. Now I'm even more curious to try their other delightful entrees...I'm looking forward to their tasty dessert menu as well. I highly recommend (Rachels) when it comes to great seafood... More 

Thank dwayned1
Miller Place, New York
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

The food is OK, as a group style luncheon, I would say that the food and service was pretty good. As these were not choice that I would typically choose, they were prepared properly, the service was pretty good. In all fairness, it was a group dining experience and that should be taken into consideration when evaluating this review. They... More 

Thank Deneen G
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived to a empty restaurant for early seafood lunch. Got seated by window but at a tiny table. We were only 2 but there were so many other spots. In Any case ask what is in the fish and chips/ answer tilapia. This is a cheap fresh water Asian farmed fish. We drive to Freeport for fresh local fish. Menu... More 

Thank shozgirl
Long Island, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I went there with my husband for dinner and I was not really comfortable in the space, It was very non-welcoming. Food average. I probably would not go back

Thank Allison K
Greer, South Carolina, United States
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86 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

My granddaughter suggested this restaurant on Freeport's Nautical Mile. We didn't have reservations and it was crowded but they found us a delightful seat with a water view. Although it seemed to be very busy, our waiter hustled to make sure we had a great experience. My wife and I, along with my granddaughter had time for a pleasant, relaxed... More 

Thank John H
Oceanside, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner hoping for a nice dinner on the water. The place is FILTHY!!!! Even the waiter looked UNKEMT. Food not good at all . Lucky we didn't get SICK !!!

1 Thank Linda A
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Our experience was great! Tony, our waiter, was friendly and efficient. We were a table of 7. Our shared appetizers were great, and all of our entrees came piping hot right from the kitchen. Everyone enjoyed their meal! A little pricey, but it is in on the Freeport Nautical Mile, a known tourist area.

Thank Kathy W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

And one that did not disappoint. I was in town on business and the hotel suggested that we visit the nautical mile for dinner. While walking the street, we looked into Rachels and decided the eat there. The food was good. Fresh and flavorful. Our waitress was delightful. Casual and comfortable. A great place to relax and enjoy some good... More 

Thank G D
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Went to this waterside cafe to see what I have been missing on Nautical Mile in Freeport. I am sorry that I went. We ordered the seafood chowder and the "highlighted" lobster sliders. Both were recommended by the server. The chowder was watery soup with plenty of potatoes and little of anything else. ($6.5 for a cup of this). The... More 

Thank David S
Oceanside, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We had not been to this area for more than a year . Neighbors were at Rachael's for dinner last week and highly recommended the restaurant .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 281 Woodcleft Ave, Freeport, NY 11520-6337
    (Front Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 516-546-0050

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?