Bay Kitchen Bar
Bay Kitchen Bar

Bay Kitchen Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.baykitchenbar.com/
  • Phone: (631) 329-3663
  • Hours of Operation:
    Opening: April 17th 2014

    Dinner Served Friday, Saturday and Sunday 4:00pm -11:00pm
    Happy Hour: Wednesday thru Sunday 4:00pm - 7:00pm

    Memorial Day to Labor Day:
    Open 7 days a Week for Lunch and Dinner from 11:00am to 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, American
  • Executive Chef: Eric Miller
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Full Service Caterers
  • Private Party Contact: Jacqueline LaBorne/Food and Company 631-252-5956x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 3 Mile Harbor Rd
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Bay Kitchen Bar
Spring in the Hamptons means warm air, daffodils, and of course a crop of new restaurants. The latest is Bay Kitchen Bar, set to open Memorial Day weekend in the former Andrra space. The latest venture from chef/owner Eric Miller (of Food & Co and Miller's BBQ fame) and co-owner Richard Silver. The restaurant will offer fab waterviews, indoor/outdoor seating, marina access for boaters, and of course great food. Eric Miller will rely on his relationships with local fishermen and baymen to source the best possible quality ingredients.

Sample menu items include a raw bar menu with local littleneck clams and dishes such as Dayboat sea scallops with sweet pea risotto and roasted pepper vinaigrette or spit-roasted Long Island duck. A series of public special events is in the works, including clambakes, barbeques and whole animal roasts in Miller's BBQ smoker. We can't wait to check it out this summer.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
Bay Kitchen Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
176 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.1
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelEnergetic
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (153)great for outdoor dining (106)fit for foodies (86)neighborhood gem (60)hot spot (56)vibrant bar scene (52)special occasion (49)romantic (44)good for groups (38)kid-friendly (19)great for lunch (10)great for brunch (9)notable wine list (7)late-night find (6)Show More
  • JBEH
    Pleaseable
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Turned out our visit began hours after the staff was told the restaurant would be closing for the season that night - many staff chose to be "no shows" - our server showed up but left mid service! Interesting to say the least! The remaining staff, especially the hostess, proved to be bona fide troopers, doing everything possible to salvage our evening! We will return, but not until summer, 2015 is securely in place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • bdgem
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    A great experience all around. Food was delicious, service was good, and view would be perfect for sunset. We were there after dark so we missed it this time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Rarity In The Hamptons
    Youngryman
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Water view, creative cuisine and warm hospitality are rarely found together in the Hamptons. We've had seven or eight satisfying dinners here so far this year, considering ourselves lucky they've opened up nearby. The swordfish, halibut, (all the fish for that matter), roasted mushrooms, root vegetables, Montauk oysters and key lime pie stand out in our memory. And fairly priced wines. Oh yes, the tomato/goat cheese dip served with the good bread is a treat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great View Good Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    The view was great. The food was ok. It was fresh and good quality, but being from Louisiana we are used to a little better prep and seasoning. Large portion on scallops but small portion on clams which is a shame because clams where the best thing. Coffee was horrible but the staff graciously did not charge us for it. All in all it was a good experience and the seafood was fresh.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant with a view
    Sabreman
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Excellent food, gorgeous view of the harbor and bay and pleasant, attentive staff. The only miscue was a delay in serving our entree. It was on the expensive side, but worth it for a special night out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Client
    Mangiare
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Great scenary , fair food , super noisy , ok service
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • What a find!
    JaxreviewVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Second time there and again it hits the trifecta - great food, unique and inviting setting, attentive staff. What more could you ask for, especially in this neighborhood?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The best of the best
    RobinVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Bay kitchen has it all. Fabulous food, service and views. Although mostly seafood, there are enough options even if you're not a seafood lover. I have yet to hear anything but praise about the food and staff. In addition, the portions are generous and for all you get, the prices are fair. They also make delicious drinks. I hope they stay open all season! Five stars just aren't enough for this gem
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gold Standard
    PeterVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Two visits and two home runs. The meatballs, asparagus, oysters are all exceptional starters. The fluke (yes fluke), scallops, swordfish special; striped bass are seriously top rate. Even the bread with tomato sauce powered by fresh cheese is excellent. The view at sunset is worth the trip up Three Mile Harbor but the food is the reason to go.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • LO11
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Even though I heard great comments from everyone I waited until after the season..it was well worth the wait!! The food was great,waitstaff could not be nicer and the setting at Sunset was breathless!!! A must go
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Good food, not great, with an incredible sunset view and perfect service
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gorgeous Sunset
    moderngirlVIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We were fortunate to get there early and therefore got one of the front tables for an unobstructed view of sunset over the water. I had heard good things about BKB but waited until the season was over to try it. Glad I did. Menu had a lot of choices and everything we ordered was good. And, because the season was over, we could leisurely enjoy our wine and food as the sun was setting. It was a very pleasant experience.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great find
    Susan18
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Knew this restaurant in past incarnations, delighted to find it again. Food was absolutely delicious - every course. A little loud when we first got there, but once it emptied out a bit, it was very pleasant. Arrived a bit too late to enjoy the view (already dark) but a thoroughly enjoyable evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The season has arrived
    PeterVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    All summer we heard about this great new spot and also heard the wait list was MASSIVE. First try, with lots of positive suggestions in hand, this week. The location on the water is great so get a table before the sun goes down. The bar, drink while you wait, is also very large and it's tempting to suggest they expand the dining room. When we got in the restaurant (20 minute wait on reservation...) the suggestions = oysters, meatballs and any fish featured (this evening was an incredible swordfish special) were all so great that I wished I had room to order more. Next resrevation? Making it now.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • senic setting outweights the food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Great place to view sunset on warm summer eveining, but very crowded and noisy inside at peak times. Despite generous serving sizes for both appitizers and main courses, the food itself is less than spectacular. Too much heavy-handed "red sause" on everything ... nothing subtle or innovative on the meals we had, albeit ther service itself was very good.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • What a find !
    HHIFoodieVIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Good thing a friend recommended Bay Kitchen as it is certainly off the beaten path near Southampton. Once you arrive after a beautiful country drive you are welcomed to the sight of the boats and water with the sunset in the background. We were there on a crisp cool night and the scenery was breathtaking. We were warmly greeted as if we were locals and while it was a bit of tight quarters we were able to really sit back and enjoy the view outside. The meatballs I had were outstanding and my husbands ceviche where yummy too. Then you get to the desserts and they are truly a work of art and delicious too. This restaurant will be high on my list of priorities when we get back that way next year.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • frequentdinerVIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Beautiful sunsets, very good service. Food not as good as NYTimes review. Heavily fried clam bellies. Fish cakes are not very flavorful. Octopus was over charred.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Spectacular location
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    This is simply one of the most picturesque and delightful locations in the Hamptons. The food is fresh and the late afternoon offering of fresh local raw oysters and $5 glasses of wine makes this a special place to watch sunsets.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Even better
    DelishdishVIP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Bay Kitchen is a lovely place and even better after the crazy summer season, so try to get there before November 1. We sat near the open terrace windows with a view of the harbor. Food was a delicious as ever (Fluke entree, fluke, scallop and crab cake appetizer). Unfortunately, they had run out of the yummy red sauce that usually accompanies bread (had to ask for bread - this seems to be a new trend everywhere). The chocolate dessert was good - would have been amazing if served at room temperature rather than chilled from the fridge. Service was gracious and warm. And best - no wait for a table after summer season!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food/killer view
    NYCBobVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    This restaurant has been a variety of names over the years and has the most magnificent view of the sunset in all the Hamptons. Now a restaurant has opened worthy of the view. The food at Bay Kitchen Bar is simply superb! The scallops with corn salsa pictured in Hamptons magazine are well worth the trip and the appetizer meatballs are delish -- more like a main course then an appetizer. All in all a great meal with nicely sized portions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious....
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We were very impressed with the food and portion sizes. Montauk tuna and Bass dishes were outstanding. The lime tart enough for 4 to share. Great view...can't be beat! We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • What's gone wrong?
    TootsVIP
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    After having had some positive experiences dining here over e summer, this last time was 180 degree difference. Service was awful from very pushy to totally aloof and not splitting dishes which were done previously during much busier evenings. Suppose the summer stuff left and now they seem to be cutting corners with service and food preparation, as well. As sun is setting earlier, don't see a real reason to eat here again,
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent in every regard !!
    SagHarborFoodie
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Bay Kitchen Bar is one of the best overall restaurants I've ever experienced. I crave to go back every week. The quality of the food, portion & presentations are superb and delicious. The Deserts alone are the best on the East End and are worth the trip alone. The views of the water are art gallery worthy. The servers have been friendly, attentive, courteous and accommodating despite the crowd. The prices are very fair and reasonable considering the excellence of their overall execution, superb food, amazing views and great service. I literally race past over a dozen top restaurants just to get here with a smile.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great sunset dining at BKB
    GW44VIP
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Terrific sunset setting. Great food, friendly service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointing Support Service
    SUWSVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    This was our 5th visit this summer. Food was great but the support service was very disappointing. For example, bread arrived after the appetizer even though it was asked for AFTER the order was given; ice was not delivered when promised; ice tea arrived way after the drinks arrived; water was glasses were not refilled; and entree dishes stayed on the table way after every one was finished. Hopefully, this bad support service was an aberration from usual top notch support service.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Sunset
    Ehampcook
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    One of the only places in East Hampton where you can catch the sunset. Service was slow (after Labor Day), but the food was very good.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Can't Beat the View!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    We love the view at Bay Kitchen and were very happy with the service. Dinner was delicious and we'll be back again, soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Freshest Seafood at Bay Kitchen Bar
    Jake
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Loved the casual resort like feel of the place. Sat on the outside deck by the rail, overlooking the marina with beautiful sunset views. We were greeted promptly by our server to take out cocktail order. For dinner, I started with the raw oysters topped with fresh mango and herbs. My friend had the grilled octopus salad with couscous. Our main course consisted of Lobster and Grilled Snapper. If you're a seafood lover, this is the place for you. Everything was deliciously fresh! I'd go back again and again and again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best view of sunset in the Hamptons
    LorraineVIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Dramatic waterview setting. Wonderfully prepared fresh fish with huge portions. Definitely would recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very disappointing
    PattyLBnEH
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Sent my margarita back as it tasted like lemon juice. Not a good start. Then the waiter served my husbands Pinot Gris to me and gave my Chardonnay to him in his Pinot Gris glass. I sent the Chardonnay back as something was floating in it, but it was poured improperly to begin with. Cerviche and crudo were very good, my husband loved his pasta with baby clams. My striped bass was okay but nothing outstanding. One of the runners kept knocking my purse off the back of my chair which didn't help with a so-so experience. I understand the view is outstanding, but need decent food and great service should be mandatory.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • TRUE FIND
    foodieVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    A most welcome addition to the Hamptons. Not pretentious. Fine taste. Festive. Marvelous staff. Concerned about all guests. Varied menu from full entrees to small bites. Excellent preparation.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worth every penny!
    PickyEater
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    This was our second time at the restaurant, and we loved it again. The service was extremely attentive and pleasant, and the food did not disappoint. All fish dishes were excellent: the crab/fish cakes, calamari, tuna, sea bass, mussels... for desert, the creme brule is one of the best I have eaten in the US. Please keep up the good quality!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • PickySeniors
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Friendly and efficient staff, good food and outstanding dessert. We hope they can maintain their presence in the same location. Finally, there is a place for a good deal on oysters...a buck a piece and a classy presentation!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Bad service, Bad food
    FoodEaterVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Over cooked, dry, tasteless fish at a seafood restaurant overlooking the water. And it was one of the specials! Inattentive service to the point where the waiter forgot to bring one of the main courses we ordered and we had to ask three times for a glass of wine. At the end of the meal the waiter didn't even ask if we wanted anything else, he simply put the check on our table without our asking for it and walked away. Would never go back.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food
    mbd3VIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We really enjoyed our meal here. The food is fantastic. I just want to tell the chef, however, that he should continue serving the Creme Brulee - do not take it off the menu! The only drawback is that the space is a little cramped and the noise level a little high.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kitchen problems!
    carolmacVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    It took 1/2 hour to get our appetizers and after clearing the appetizers we were waiting another 1/2 hour and still no dinner. We had just told the waiter to cancel dinner when that finally came. My husband's scallops were cold. The food was just ok... nothing special. I doubt we will be back, at least not for a long time until they get the kitchen squared away... It's a shame since the setting is so lovely....
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect Summer Dining Location
    4wilson
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Wonderfuil food and a glorious location overlooking the bay!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Hamptons Vibe!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Our favorite restaurant during our stay in the Hamptons this summer. Great food, service and scenery. We will return next year!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • SUPERB
    SUWSVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Thank goodness for this new neighborhood gem. Finally a top notch restaurant in the old Bostwick spot. Food is top notch. Management is one of the best in the Hamptons. Near by spots should learn from Bay Kitchen's management. Waiter and bus service is very professional. Our waiter Andrew contributed to a wonderful dining experience. Looking forward to our next visit on 9-6 with friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • service was slow
    socialbee3VIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Views were great. Food was only okay, service slow and prices very High. I ordered pelligrino for table, bus boy made a mistake and refilled glasses with tap, ruined the water. No replacement. I thn just ordered tap, waitress poured flat bottled and charged me. Service was slow so not worth complaining and waiting longer. Beautiful place and sunsets. Go for drink, lounge looks great.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic