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Porters on the Lane
Porters on the Lane

Porters on the Lane Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.portersonthelane.com
  • Phone: (631) 803-6067
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Friday Saturday & Sunday's 12pm - 4pm

    Dinner: Monday - Thursday 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sundays 4:00pm - 10pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Jesse March
  • 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, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: On & Off-site catering is available.
  • Private Party Facilities: We offer a variety of special event menus to fit all of your catering needs both on and off premise. From birthdays & showers to weddings Porters on the lane can meet your needs. Please call for more information on pricing and availability.
  • Private Party Contact: Jenni Giannott (631) 803-6067
  • Entertainment: Live music - Wednesday Nights 7-10 Thursdays Nights 8-11 Fridays & Saturday Nights 9-12
  • Special Events & Promotions: Happy Hour - Monday thru Friday 4-7pm offered at the bar & bar tables only Includes -half price draught beers & half price wines by the glass & half price appetizers!
    Mondays are margarita mondays at Porters with a special mexican themed menu in addition to our regular menu with $5 margaritas to choose from!
    Available throughout entire restaurant and the bar!
    Sunday Football - Porters has got you covered with a special $6 menu & half price draught beers - available at the bar and bar tables only

Getting there

  • Cross Street: South Country Road
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: There is a large municipal free parking lot located right next to Porters on the lane, located on the south side of the building as well as street parking !
A word from Porters on the Lane
Porters on the Lane features an American menu. Highlighting steaks and seafood. Served in casual atmosphere with a choice of dining areas & menu options for any palette. There are four dining areas to choose from as well as the bar - The main dining room is spacious with navy & white decor located at the front of the restaurant with windows overlooking the porch & Bellport lane. Then we have the fireplace room which is located in the back of the restaurant, this quaint room has beautiful ivory tin walls & ceilings. A working stone fireplace from floor to ceiling which always makes this room popular in the winter or for private parties! We also have seating in the bar section at high top tables. Then the last option is the front porch which is open seasonally & weather permitting. This is a beautiful space for outdoor dining & certainly the most requested area when available.
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Diner Reviews
  • "The building charming, and the bar was fun and upbeat. But although we had reservations and there were plenty of open tables they had us wait 15 minutes before we were seated. The waiters were nice, but the food and drinks took a long time to arrive."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "Porters is a good place to go for a good solid meal. Good beer list with a few unique choices. Lobster Mac and cheese was great."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "My husband and I had dinner on a Friday night before heading down to the marina for an outdoor concert. The braised short Ribs and Lobster bisque were fantastic! Our server, Heather was friendly & efficient. We look forward to coming back and will bring friends :)"
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "This is a great place to try something a little different(like seafood tacos for an appetizer). The choices are varied, and well prepared. I love to sit on the porch!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "The food at Porters is outstanding and the service is fantastic. I can't say enough good things about this place!B"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "The restaurant was friendly and the service was good. The lobster salad was terrific and so were the appetizers. It was a nice place and a lovely area including the porch area outside"
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Lobster Roll!!! Burger!! clams on the half shell!! oysters fresh shucked...sitting on the porch.. it just oozes long island summer.. we love this plave staff is great food is excellent."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "I Love this Restaurant. by far the best place to dine on the south shore. this place is very well kept and that is a pet peeve of mine.. the food was absolutely delicious. my husband had the steak oscar special and I had the Tuna special. the food just keeps getting better and better. our waitress was great.very attentive and alway smiling.. they must give there staff happy pills.. looking forward to another return."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "This was my second time here and both times wee amazing. The food, service and overall dining experience was amazing. I would highly recommend the lobster mash! the NY strip was cooked perfectly as well. If you are looking for a great dining experience and good prices, this is definitely the place."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "There were 4 in our group. Food was delicious. Service also excellent. Friendly staff with smiling faces, wonderful!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "I had the bass served with artichoke hearts, mushrooms and red pepper. Cooked to perfection! My friends had burbourn salmon. Amazing!"
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Our dinner tasted great and the menu choices and specials were very appealing. Although it was a bit loud at times, it truly is a perfect dinner venue. Some people were eating on the porch outside and others were around the bar, and the 2 dining rooms were jammed packed. This says that they are doing something right!! I would definitely return again and bring others along."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Delicious food in beautiful Village of Bellport! A little noisy, but not that it interrupts your dinner experience. Fast, friendly service. Been here before and will return again and again."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "If you thought you were about to dine at a special place, with superb food, impeccable service and a lot of character, this is not that place. Having said that, it is a top ordinary surf and turf restaurant. My oysters were first rate as an appetizer, but my shell steak was overcooked and I had no patience to wait for a new one to be prepared. My wife's salad was crisp and fresh, but her lobster was well . . . . a lobster. Folks there is nothing at all special about this restaurant, but it is a pretty good place to eat, nonetheless."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "We had tickets to a show in Bellport and did not know of any restaurants coming from Western Suffolk. What a delight when a friend recommended Porters. We made a reservation and were 15 min late not realizing how far. They took us right in to a great table and service and food was great. We enjoyed lobster roll and crab Meat plus a steak!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Everything was wonderful. The outdoor dining was very comfortable and the food and service was great"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Good service food, wine and selection. Timely but not rushed, Got us out when needed. Seated us quickly for our reservation."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Porters is one of our most favorite local delights. The menu is changed seasonally and the nightly specials are always of variety. The summer Risotto is a must have, along with the striped bass. Specialty drinks are of enjoyment and of reasonable pricing."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "As always the food was delicious and the service wonderful. Brought friends with us and they also fell in love. Tuna tacos are always yummy, as well as the baked clams. Seafood was very frsh and the profiteroles are a must try!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We were seared promptly and our table was ready. The service was attentive but not over bearing. All six members of our party were very pleased with the food perpetration but more importantly it's taste. Overall it was a very good dining experience and I would return"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "This restaurant was wonderful. Will definitely be going back. The food was fantastic and the service was wonderful."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "My husband and I went here before a show at gateway! What a great find! Such a cute country cozy place from the outside! Fish lobster was so fresh! The service was too notch! Wish I would remember his name! So attentive! Will definitely go back and recommend to all!"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Porters is one of my favorite restaurants to go to for an adult night out. The bar has delicous and different drinks to choose from. The menu offers various types of food and is always delicous. I always recommend this restaurant to peope, definitely one of my favorites to go to!!! Can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Greatly enjoyed our first time at Porters. It was an interesting menu with just enough selection for fish lovers to the steak enthusiast. Service was excellent and the feeling friendly. I definitely will be recommending this new find to my family and friends with complete confidence. Loved, loved, loved, the quaint atmosphere...very homey feeling. The food was good... especially enjoyed the many appetizers."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Now that I've had dinner on the porch at Porters I know that summer has arrived for sure. Great stuffed clams, amazing scallops and terrific pastas. Creative drinks menu. Very efficient service. Can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "All in all eating at porters was pleasent. The food was good I always get there calamari. Also the service is always friendly attentive and consistent. This was my third time dinning here I never had a bad experience. Had a chicken sandwich which was a little dry but I'll be back I like this spot."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "After attending 42nd Street at the The Gateway Playhouse-this was a wonderful end to our date night. It was lovely and the food was plentiful and delicious!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Porters is one of my favorite local spots. Food, service and atmosphere are top notch. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Great food and service but noise level is deafening. Cannot rec do to that only. Its unfortunate because the food , service and location is great."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Great, cozy, home-like restaurant. Must get there again to dine on the Patio."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "Great food, great service - absolutely nothing to complain about. Will definitely be back"
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "Had a reservation for 8 people for 6:15 and our table was ready but we were asked if we wanted to gave a drink at the bar first and relax and than we would be seated. Very nice"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Place is very cute, but the noise level was truly deafening; like being at a wedding band so loud you cannot have a conversation. We will find alternative when going to theatre. Not at all relaxing. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Very varied menu with steaks, hamburgers, fish, all well prepared. I love eating here before the Gateway Theater."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "We Love Porters!!! great atmosphere.. the servers are happy and well educated on menu and wines. the busy buss girl keeps the tables tidy. and the porch is the best seat in town. the food was great. left very satisfied and looking forward to another great experience at Porters!"
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Food was excellent & the service was very friendly & accommodating. We were a group of 10 & our dinners came together for our group & the wait was short. Very impressive!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "excellentand servce were perfect.. sit on the porch if you can.. great way to spend the afternoon!!!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Several dishes with truffles including mashed potatoes which were delicious. I came here on a recommendation. My nephew raved about the truffle raviolis but I was enticed by the roasted chicken with truffled mashed potatoes and I'm glad I chose it. It was very tasty and juicy. It was a Friday night and the bar was busy but not Rudy. The dining room is separate. In warmer weather you could have dinner on the tables outside. The only negative is that the waitress didn't come back to check on us until the meal was done. She was initially attentive but not after the meal was delivered. Not as attentive as I would expect. I will be back for those raviolis. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "There was a table near us which was VERY noisy also noise from the bar was also loud. It was so bad I kept saying "sorry I can't hear you" . The woman across the table from me kept saying "what I can't hear". The noise ruined what I think would have been a really nice dinner. I would lthink long and hard before I would go there again."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "Excellent food drinks and service. Look forward to coming back"
    Dined on 5/3/2014