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Sunset Beach

35 Shore Rd, Shelter Island Heights, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2002
+1 631-749-2001
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good33%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
4 days ago
“Overpriced with a lovely view and so so food”
5 days ago
“Saturday Night Dance Party!”
Open Now
08:00 - 23:30All hours
French, American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
€€ - €€€
35 Shore Rd, Shelter Island Heights, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2002
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The grilled shrimp were delicious. The pasta was a tiny portion with about 5 clams and uncooked squid. Drink prices were outrages. $18 for a mixed drink that requires the bartender to do some work, ok, but $18 for a house shot isn't acceptable. The...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We dropped by Sunset Beach for a nightcap late Saturday night. It's was a young, fashionable,hip-crowd. This is the place to be if you end up on Shelter Island! The bartender made the best, Sailor Jerry Rum- Dark and Stormy cocktail. The DJ had the...More

Thank NwhyC N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved the location and view. The drinks were pricey but good. We ordered the crudités and the Alaskan crab for apps which were delicious but each were close to $30. Worth the trip for people watching.

Thank ana0822
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my friends went for a drink and a snack and it turned into an great night out. The atmosphere, view and staff were superb. My friends were from the west coast and haven't stopped talking about it since.

1  Thank Pathtoabetteru
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We stayed at Sunset Beach hotel. To keep things simple, we ate at Sunset Beach restaurant 2 nights. We prefer eating late and the first night, the staff rushed us out by 9:57 pm. The entire restaurant was filled with women celebrating birthdays, drinking rose....More

Thank haknyc
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Don't let the casual, beach location fool you, the Sunset Beach packs a fantastic French bistro kitchen with very casual but efficient service, delicious food and a perfect caipivodka.

Thank Margarita P
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great scene for drinks and people-watching - go in the late afternoon and watch the sunset over the beach!

Thank Amy Y
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We came here for brunch before a friend's wedding and it was a bit of a trip. My major caveat is I'm just not fabulous enough to fit in here! Vibe: It's a truly beautiful setting across from the beach. Everything is awash in yellow...More

Thank Julia H
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This place definitely scores high for atmosphere. It's hard to believe that we didn't have to get on an airplane to get this super cool vacation feel... However, it comes at a very steep price. I liked everything that we ordered but we basically blew...More

Thank Ronnit1973
Reviewed 30 August 2016

hip, and hop to a new friend, where the young and trendy meet and great. the "scene" on Shelter Island, always crowded with the young and beautiful, make a reservation if you can. it is as close as you can get to Niki beach in...More

Thank oratorw
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None during day. Casual At night
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
French, American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Shore Rd, Shelter Island Heights, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2002
  • Public Transportation: The Hampton Jitney stops in Greenport, NY and Sag Harbor, NY. From there you may walk or drive onto the Shelter Island Ferry (Ferry time: approximately 15 minutes).
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Shelter Island  >  Shelter Island Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 631-749-2001
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  • This restaurant is at Sunset Beach
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