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Navy Beach
Navy Beach

Navy Beach Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://navybeach.com/restaurant/
  • Phone: (631) 668-6868
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Daily: 12:00pm - 3:30pm; Dinner: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Global, International
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Special Events & Promotions: Navy Beach is available for private events including wedding ceremonies & receptions, rehearsal dinners, corporate functions and private parties.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Shore Road
  • Public Transit: Montauk Train station is a short walk away or a 5 minute cab ride.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking lot is available.
A word from Navy Beach
Dubbed a “perfect destination for summer dining” by The New York Times, Montauk’s favorite beachfront restaurant Navy Beach is a laid-back, family-friendly waterfront venue offering a memorable dining experience in a beach setting with casual coastal cuisine and breathtaking sunsets.  Positioned on a 200-foot private beach, Newsday named it on of the top five water view dining spots on the East End. Boaters are welcome to anchor in the protected waters of Fort Pond Bay (41° 02′ 45.11″N, -71° 57′ 44.88″W), which was once occupied by the US Navy, and where two Navy piers are still part of the water landscape.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Diner Reviews
  • "The food was excellent as was the amazing view and sunset. Our waitress was awful, though. She did not come over to us once after we ordered our food from her. Nobody asked how everything was or refilled our water or drinks. It could have been this particular waitress so it may not apply to the entire service staff. The waitress did not reflect the semi-upscaleness of this place. Definitely worth going there because of the food and views!!!! Cool place to grab a drink too!"
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "When we are here 2 yrs ago, 1 year after it opened, it was the best meal I ever ate. I had a lobster dish. This year, I think in its fourth year, the menu is very limited, & there was not much that was appealing. I was disappointed. We also ate at South Edison, in town, which was far superior. Don't know if we would return."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "The waitress did not listen to our order which was very specific. When she got it wrong she became indignant claiming she had worked at the restaurant for three years and knew what she was doing. She asked more than once if I wanted another glass of wine. I replied that I was waiting until my food arrived. When the food finally arrived I had to try to get her attention in order to get another glass of wine. There were not a sufficient number of rest rooms. From the time I entered the restaurant until the time I left there was always a long line of patrons waiting to use the rest rooms."
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "Patrons literally line the beach with their iPhones snapping photos of the sunset and applaud when it's finally complete. With a stunning backdrop like that, the food need only be passable, but it's actually quite good -- fresh, well prepared, good variety -- with professional service. A bit of a "scene" at the bar."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "Navy beach is a perfect spot to watch the sunset, listen to live music and have a few cocktails before your dinner reservation. The food is also amazing!"
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Went to Navy Beach last wekeend and the location, view and sunset watching is spectacular. The food is pricey but decent, and the place seems more about the location than the food. Service was nice enough, but was somewhat shocked when they said that kids meals were $16. Was also pretty much limited to chicken fingers, pasta with butter, pasta with marinara, etc. which at $16 is a total rip off. To make matters worse it doesnt even come with a drink (that was an extra $6 for a soda or juice which is also ridiculous) and only comes with a pack of 3 cookies that were obviously store bought. I get that they are not catering to the kid crowd on the whole but disappointing considering their site claims they are family friendly."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "The view and sunset at navy beach was absolutely gorgeous. The food was only mediocre at best. For the price of the food I was expecting a better exoerience and was definitely disappointed with our meals. Next time I would go for a drink and the sunset and eat elsewhere."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "We have dined at Navy Beach during our annual Montauk vacation for the past several years. This year was disappointing. The food and the view remained satisfying, but the overall experience was tarnished by a non -involved server. Silverware was not replaced, water was not replenished and boredom was the predominant attitude. It seemed that our waitress was the exception, as we watched other tables receive attentive service from their wait staff. We enjoyed our meal and the spectacular sunset over the water, so we will return. However, we will speak up next time if the service does not match the rest of the experience."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "I'm not sure how this place gets such glowing reviews. The food is nothing special and the service is below average. We were looking for a place with great food and a view to match. All we got was a nice view. Price does not equal quality. Our drinks were poorly made and the lobster salad was average. Once seated, we waited 30 minutes for someone to bring waters and take our drink orders. They took another 20 min to bring them out. My lobster roll was ok, and I'm still trying to figure out what kind of chickens are used for $17 chicken tenders. This place reminds me of the childrens story the emporers new clothes. After paying so much people are embarassed to admit it really is not that good."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "This time we brought our high school friends, who now live in Indiana, to enjoy one of our favorite spots. The food and service was excellent , even though it was busy. Martine and the staff were fabulous once again. All around perfect night. Thanks"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "A nautical theme, beautiful sunset restaurant. Food was delicious and so were the drinks. Desserts were yummy too. Expect to spend alot for everything is alacart. But well worth it. And to end the dinner a magnificent sunset, there's no price tag on that!!!"
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "We have eaten at here many times we took our family of 13 and were embarrassed by the service We spoke to Franklin the manager prior to making reservations since we're a party of 13 and was told we needed to order from a $50pp menu We said we wouldn't like to because there was kids as well as adults He said all parties of 8 or more need to do $50 pp so we had to split our party into a table of 7 and 6 and not sit together. Which we did. As we saw a party of 11 sit together and order off the reg menu. The service from the time we got there until the time we left was unfriendly and rude Drinks were ordered and not delivered food was cold we asked if the closed umbrellas (windy evening) could be removed very hard to talk and was told no."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "Every so often, we make a meal of the appetizers here. We did so again on 7/24/14. We enjoyed the Shrimp cocktail which was nothing special but tasty. The calamari doused lightly with spicy sauce, is arranged around a large plate with assorted greens that enhance the flavor of the dish. The beet salad is a favorite stand-by. The truffled Mac & Cheese is a sinful delight from the crusty top to the delectable sauce. We again ordered the park fries, another longtime favorite. We wish the fries were somewhat less oily. The wait staff was polite and helpful, though clearly summer help imported from Europe. Oh, and the drop-dead sunset views from Navy Beach! Oh yeah!"
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "Amazing lobster rolls by the sea! The staff was courteous and sat us about a half hour before our reservation. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "one our favorite "go to" lunch spots in MTK. Love sitting outside on the LI Sound. Kids can play on the beach while adults drink rose and dine. Service is always friendly. Food is always great. Kids menu is also a nice bonus."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Great for casual dinner, kid friendly ! Always a beautiful sunset :)"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "My wife and I went here to see the sunset which is fabulous here. We've eaten here before and the service is usually passable, but it seems to be mostly people waiting tables for the first time.None of the appetizers appealed to my wife so she asked do you have a salad. The waiter said no. We thought that was odd but she went without. Halfway through my clam and corn chowder, the next table received a caesar salad ??? Ok, he forgot. Next he brought my wife's breaded chicken plate. It came in a basket with corn bread. No side. We asked and the waiter said it didn't come with one. We later saw on the menu outside the restaurant that it did. The owner or manager was catering to a friend at the next table and the waiter had no interest in us"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Food was excellent ! View of the bay makes for nice pictures ."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "I was a little worried with some of the negative reviews regarding service but I was surprised & excited that our evening was perfect. We had 6pm reservations on a Thursdat and requested to sit outside. There were plenty of tables available, our waitress was lovely as well as the hostesses. Food was good. I'd def go again!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Food was average. Shrimp on my salad was not cooked and was told it was chilled after being cooked. There is chilled and there is rock solid frozen (likely from a freezer bag). Manager was rude to another couple and when politely asked a simple question about the bill, the manager (Martin) got agitated and got in the customer's face. For no reason the manager began cursing in front of the customer's young (under 5 years old) children. Very inappropriate and put a sour taste in my mouth for the restaurant and management. Disappointing as our direct server was friendly and the view of the water is nice."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "The food was great and the beach atmosphere was lovely! The only down side is that lunch was very expensive. Lunch for two, two glasses wine, 1 appetizer, 1 burger,1 scallops,1 dessert....$109.00/with tip $129"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Very fun and cool spot on beach in Montauk. Decor is beachy and Awesome. Food was good as was service. Only issue I had was cleanliness. It's a beach place but dirty silverware and glasses are hard to accept. My beer had glass in it from a chipped glass. That can happen and they bought us a round. When you factor in the dirty silverware then it becomes a pattern that has to be fixed. Great spot though"
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Good food with friendly service in an unparalleled location. What more could you want? My wife, son (4) and I ate outside for lunch. My wife and I shared a steak (very good with tomato salad and chimichuri), calamari (crisp!), beet salad and corn; washed down with bottle of nice rosé recommended by our very nice (and tan) waitress. Boy had the hotdog, which he pronounced "good." Meanwhile a pleasant scene unfolded around us. Mainly a 20-30 something crowd, but we were not the only table with kids - our son found a compatriot to hurl rocks into the water with. To summarize - a fantastic meal all around. We will be back all Summer."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "$$$$ Great $4 extra dollar fries with my $20 dollar burger. Waitress do not inform us of the extra charge when asked if I "would like regular or parmesan fries" Thats sneaky and wrong. I think we got a salad to split but it was not memorable, 2 burgers with fries, 1 frie WAS parmesan, a diet coke and seltzer,$5 each, coffee for 2 and a piece of Birthday cake (Key Lime Pie) came to approx $100 with tip."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Perfect spot to enjoy a sunset but, now that they dropped the corn fritters and kale salad from the menu, the food is just average. And of course, it wouldn't be a beach spot in the Hamptons without expensive drinks in plastic cups. Still... a winner."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "If you are looking for a great view and setting this is it. If you care about food and service.... It is not worth the price. Service is extremely poor and full of attitude."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "We love Navy Beach for the outdoor dining and lovely view of the long island sound. The food is good. Tuna Nikki and Kale Salad are my favorite .....and they offer a kids menu. Great place for kids to play on the beach while you enjoy lunch/dinner and a lovely glass of Rose. We dine here often for lunch. We prefer outdoor dining vs indoor dining. Eclectic lunch crowd.....great for people watching. Service is always friendly. Definitely recommend. One of our favorite MTK places."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Ok. I understand what has been occurring in Montauk, and I appreciate the upscale cuisine that is now present in most restaurants. I also don't mind paying $30-40 for an entree. But I do mind ordering pasta with butter for my 4 year old and being charged $16 for it. It seems kid friendly outside since kids can run around, play bocce etc., but they will always cater to the 20 something couple over your kid. Lovely view, pretty good food, but we won't be back."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "It is a shame that the food is not better because it is the best spot in Montauk (or rather, one of). The burger is good but you can get a good burger anywhere. The ceviche seemed to have a coating of something weird, the octopus didn't have much flavor, nor did the scallops. Great spot for a drink during the week for sunset- that's about it."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Outstanding meal! A++ We can not wait to return! Joe G"
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Our family spent Father's Day at Navy Beach in Montauk and we had a fantastic time. The food is delicious. We devoured the ceviche and crab cake appetizer, followed by the tile fish, lobster and clam bakes and the lobster roll special for dinner. Over our bottle of French rose, we people watched and enjoyed the view of paddle boarders, catamarans and wind surfers on the water. For dessert we shared a piece of the key lime pie and the kids had ice cream. This place is expensive!!! Our bill was over $300.00. However, we really enjoyed our meal and the view. A great memory."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Great restaurant right on the water... everything we ordered was so good! My favorite was the salmon tartar.... sooo amazing! I highly suggest for couples!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "The location and view can't be beat. Food is good too, but definitely not the main draw. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Really chill atmosphere with great mixed drinks. Margaritas were heavy on orange flavor though. Enjoyed mussels which were tender and seasoned nicely Kale salad was fresh. Ceviche was cut into small pieces with a little heat of jalapeño. Calamari was crispy And tender with tangy sweet sauce. Staff was accommodating and helpful overall with fairly prompt delivery of food."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Great food goes a long way to having a great restaurant. It takes a lot for bad service to destry the experience. The wait staff at Navy beach manages to do this. They are rude, lacksidasial, slow, non responsive and non caring. They take great food and a decent crowd as signs that you should be happy that they are even willing to serve you. They tottaly ruin what could be a great, great restaurant experience sr"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Our food and the presentation could not have been better!!!! Would have liked the time between course to have been a bit slower. The food was so good that time was needed in-between courses. We had barely finished our appitizers, when the main course arrived."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Food is good, hostesses always have way too much attitude, acting like they're doing you a favor (perhaps that comes from management's direction), but the wait staff is good and pleasant. Says it's a kid-friendly place, but they aren't so friendly when you walk in with kids - even if you have a reservation. We've been here about 5 times in the past two summers, with and without kids. "
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "Hosted a friend's birthday dinner here on Sunday night and loved it. The service was attentive and friendly and everyone enjoyed their food. Will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "The Sunset is unbelievable. The hostess was a terrific lady. She asked us to wait 5 minutes for a table to open by the window. Try to snag a table at the window. Bar was hoppin with a groovy reggae band the night we were there. Food was very good but pricey. Overall a great experience. Will definitely be back. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "One of our favorite Montauk spots. We will be back"
    Dined on 5/11/2014