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1770 House
1770 House

1770 House Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.1770house.com
  • Phone: (631) 324-1770
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Continental
  • Executive Chef: Michael Rozzi
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Three dining rooms to choose from accommodating up to 45 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Michael Cohen (631) 324-1770

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Dayton Lane
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Restaurant guests should park on Main Street. The small lot is for 1770 House hotel guests.
A word from 1770 House
The 1770 House, located in the heart of East Hampton is the Hampton's premier fine dining location. The 1770 House proudly offers three different dining settings to choose from. Our luxurious main dining room, the casual Tavern, or the beautiful outdoor garden patio.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Diner Reviews
  • "A lovely experience, refined, excellent food & service,"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "The Village of East Hampton has a very special charm and it continues within this historical building. The main dining room opens to gardens and during our dinner a young woman wafted through the French doors on two occasions. The ambience is old and almost mystical so that the lady with the chiffon dress appeared almost surreal as if from another place and time. The food was well presented and excellent in every way. The courteous waiter took the time and had the knowledge to fully explain the choices. The 1770 house is not only about dining but also is an experience in civility and decorum."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Immediately after we finished our meal I was wondering when we could come back. In season you can eat outside...we chose inside and it was a very nice room. A bit tight but enough room to be comfortable. Service was impeccable. Our waiter was a pro...knowledgeable about the menu and very attentive. He had several tables and he hustled to keep things moving. We took his advice to try the fluke tartare. So glad we did...I love tuna and salmon tartare and this was the best fish tartare I've had. A solid portion and so flavorful...you could make a meal of it. Dinner we went with Halibut with sweet corn Ragu and a veal porterhouse. Wow. Both excellent...flavors and presentation. Too full to sample dessert. Pricey but appropriate for EH."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "Excellent service and divine food Never disappointed"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "The menu is predictable, but the food is top quality and almost always perfectly prepared; the dining room is lovely. There's a good selection of wines by the glass, reasonably priced for a top restaurant in "the Hamptons." Alas, it's yet another place where the light is inadequate. You can bring a flashlight to read the menu, but you can't hold it while eating. One more votive doesn't do it. Doesn't the chef want us to SEE as well as taste his creations? We sat under a small lamp sconce, but nearby tables had NO lighting other than a votive or two. The traditional decor and the ambience are enough to underscore the 1770 name; the lighting should be brought into the 21st century. So many options now that would help without being blinding."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "A great spot for an enjoyable evening away from glitz and glamour. Perfect place to have a conversation. Like a country inn without fuss, sophisticated food and fare. Especially good was the fluke tartare."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "We had a fantastic meal at 1770 house on 8/5/14. Our server, Christian, was immensely helpful. Though expensive, it is well worth it. We highly recommend this wonderful place."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "my experience here average... the location is off the main street and in a renovated old house the service was very slow the food was good but hardly worth how expensive it is there are so many more restaurants in the area which how a better mix of location, price and fabulous food"
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "The food is still very good. The prices have increased about $7 more each item. A salad for $19 with some apricot in it just doesn't merit the price. Gone are the days of 3 choices of bread or the $30 price fixe that was very ample. If you've never been, then this may just seem like good American food with Hamptons pricing, but $114 (before tip) for a shared salad, chicken entree, scallops, shared dessert, tea, no drinks, well, it should be REALLY good then. Not memorable. Convenient to Guild Hall, quiet setting, why is the hostess dressed in shorts like she ran here from the beach? Nice for the older, mature crowd...otherwise, better value elsewhere..."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "We were vey early for our reservation but were seated immediately and allowed to take our time. The martinis were great, there was an excellent wine selection and both our appetizer and entrées, Montauk scallops and veal tenderloin were perfectly done. Aside from the great food and drinks however was the attentive yet unobtrusive service we received. Can not recommend 1770 house any higher."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "My wife and I had tickets to a play at Guild Hall, and we wanted dinner before the show. The 1770 House was highly recommended on several web sites, and we decided to try it. (We didn't know until we got there that the restaurant is almost directly across the street from the theatre.) The restaurant was wonderful. My wife had fish and I had veal. Both were delicious. The service couldn't have been better. The waiters and support staff were friendly, helpful, and readily available. The main dining room is very attractive. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "The dowstairs pub is always my favorite spot for the best burger in EH. And the fluke tar tar I could eat everyday. Bartender/server is exceptional."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "Food, ambience and location are excellent. A perfect restaurant for a special occasion!"
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "We sat outside on patio with lovely fountain. A wobbly table was quickly corrected with some wedges by our astute server. Warm rolls from the oven began our journey of what we expected to be our best meal in The Hamptons but after very good fresh oysters came the main courses which let us both down. While the chicken dish was certainly adequate as to its taste, the $60 ribeye was a waste of $. Flavorless, and perhaps previously frozen, this hunk of meat was just that. To make things worse, the chef cooked at medium well although I ordered medium rare. The accompaniment of small roasted potatoes which seemed cooked with barbeque sauce were an awkward choice. They certainly were more flavorful. I'll stick to ordering steak in a steak house."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "I have been going to 1770 House for years and stayed there when Sid and Mimi owned it. I have had many wonderful experiences at 1770 But this evening was superb in every way. This was my first time dining on the patio and the ambiance was beyond anything I expected. The food was excellent, the wine list offered half bottles which is unusual and the Pouilly Fume we ordered was the best. I could go on and on but I won't except to say that 1770 House is by far the best restaurant the Hamptons have to offer - bar none!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Patio garden setting option ideal, quiet, intimate, and romantic. Attentive, knowledgeable, and warm service. All food options very balanced and delicious. Special blue fin tuna tartare instead of menu fluke tartare was superb. Halibut with local corn Ragu and summer truffles a balanced successful paring, and halibut cooked to soft perfection. Extensive vintage wine selection. Overall a must and not to be missed!"
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "Always enjoy eating here... Service knowledgeable and friendly. Food yummy and seasonal Nice & Quiet and romantic in the dining room."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "1770 is a Hamptons icon, living around the corner makes it a nice place to walk eating on the terrace is special, which is where the finally comes in Overall we had a lovely evening"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Great outdoor garden, wonderful service and exceptional food"
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "We had a fabulous dinner at the 1770 House and enjoyed every part of the experience from excellent service, great wine and great food."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Our fish was expertly prepared and delicious, and accompanied by creative sides. Service was attentive and not obtrusive. I have never been disappointed at 1770. For a special treat, go with a tasting menu in consult with the chef. That was heaven."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Everything was perfect! The food was superb, the service impeccable and restaurant is adorable."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Another great experience at the 1770 House. I took my grandparents last summer and they insisted on coming again. The return trip did not disappoint!"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Excellent dining experience always. Excellent food and service. Exceptional wine list."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Consistently superb food, service, ambiance, year after year. Understated elegance, yet very welcoming."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "This is one of the best restaurants in East Hampton. The food and ambiance are always excellent. An elegant outpost in the midst of trendy!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Michael is a brilliant and extremely modest chef! Delicious meal, excellent fluke tartar (not to be missed), Black Sea bass and NY Srip! Our sweet waiter from Miami made the meal most enjoyable!"
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "The food is delicious, the service great. We arrived late because the address on Google maps is not correct. We called to let them know and they give me a hard advice, I understood, it was late but once in the place the girl did it again like a punishment!. The menu prices on the web page were totally different to the real ones (higher)."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I'm a longtime fan of 1770. Their food is excellent, the service is impeccable and the wine list is great. My favorite spot is the Tavern downstairs; it serves the upstairs menu AND several more casual options, including the 1770 burger, my single favorite thing on the menu."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Went to the 1770 House for our anniversary. We have been going to Montauk for yours and rarely head into East Hampton for dinner. Decided upon the 1770 House for our anniversary and had a great dining experience and night out. Friendly first class service and terrific food. We will definitely be headed back there soon. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "The idea of being able to eat phenomenal food in a beautiful setting where you can actually hear everyone in your party talk is so unusual these days that 1770 House is even more special than it might otherwise be."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "Typical east Hampton clientele. Stuffy people who think they are more important than they are. And don't try to get their famous meatloaf in the main dining room. It is only served in the tavern and they WILL NOT make an exception. Not a great place for kids. No kids menu. Can get a 9oz burger, or pasta for them - that's it. Food was good but we didn't have an enjoyable time. They were out of several wines we chose as well. We booked an early dinner time because we were there with two kids, but felt like it was a problem having the kids there at all. Would not return with kids for sure and likely not at all to the main dining room. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "In general, Hamptons' restaurants don't live up to expectations. This one was a pleasant surprise. The fish was very well prepared. Service was great. The wine list was terrible. But otherwise very pleasant. Will go back."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "The food was good and consistent throughout all courses but nothing innovative. "
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Beautiful country inn elegance with knowledgeable staff that knows their food and wine. Modern American menu with highest quality ingredients prepared to perfection. Dinner was plated and served with attention to every detail. Everything on our plates was delicious. Salads were composed with care and attention to balanced flavors. Unusual mix rather than the boring usual mixed greens. Fish is just caught and interestingly flavored with freshest ingredients. My husband's pork loin was served with polenta , tender and delicious. Dessert was the best ricotta cheese cake ever, served with a berry compote. Elegant surroundings while being warm and friendly. Just perfect. "
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "The staff was so accommodating. The food was outstanding as well as a lovely presentation. A wonderful experience. "
    Dined on 5/8/2014
  • "Very cozy in downstairs room. The Parma Prosciutto and Mozzarella, Melon & Endive Salad with flatbread is such a treat. The prosciutto is less salty than most....so good."
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "Very good food, great service in a fabulous, historic setting. The noise level in the dining room was excessive with a very loud party of four. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Had a Sat. night reservation, but had to wait a half hour till our table was ready. I guess the previous party wouldn't get up. The staff was apologetic, although we think they should have called us or, at the very least, offered us a drink or dessert for having to wait so long to get our table. The food was less tasty than usual - just good, not great. Not as good as usual - somewhat disappointing."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "The complete fine dining experience - beautiful space and appointments, top notch service and exquisite food. One gets the feeling of enjoying a delicious, leisurely dinner in a very special private home. From the time you are seated in what may be the most comfortable chair in the restaurant world and presented with a crusty roll straight from the oven, you know you are in for a wonderful evening."
    Dined on 4/1/2014