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About 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.

19 Bellport Lane
Bellport, NY 11713
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Steak, Seafood

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.

Cross Street:
South Country Road

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(631) 803-6067

Website:
http://www.portersonthelane.com/

Entertainment:
please call for upcoming events or visit our website
631-803-6067
www.portersonthelane.com

Catering:
On & Off-site catering is available.

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 !

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

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

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!


Porters on the Lane Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.3

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (11)
Great for Outdoor Dining (10)
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Neighborhood Gem (9)
Good for a Date (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Special Occasion (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Fun (7)
Great for Lunch (7)
Bar Seating (7)
Good for Groups (6)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Cozy (3)
Great Beer (3)
Hot Spot (3)
People Watching (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Business Meals (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Romantic (2)
Scenic View (2)
Seasonal (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Waterfront (1)
Authentic (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent meal and wine. My husband and I enjoy going to Porters when our son is at a school dance. Good food and wine and nice cozy place.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Great spot. We were here for a lacrosse practice all the way from Syracuse NY. All I did was use the app and saw this. Again Great spot. Steak was HUGE couldn’t finish it. Fireplace seating for us with the snow outside hit the spot. Thanks

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Always great.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Was at Porters last night to find I was sitting next to a very rude and snobbish couple.. we watched and heard them belittle every one on the staff. when a manager came over (very sweet young lady) they verbally assaulted her because a busser cleared a plate that literally had a tiny tiny pc of bread on it.. the complaint was that there are starving children in Africa.. was nice to see the owner come out and defend his staff and escort these jerks out. which brings me to my point the staff is always great here,., friendly and happy and this is why. they are a family.. a team food speaks for itself.. always outstanding in every way

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Fantastic, never disappoints. Staff is great.

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Better in the summer then in the winter

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

We went to gateway for an afternoon - and we picked Porters for dinner and it was excellent - I had lobster mac and cheese and my husband had the short ribs - sooooo good!!!!!

Tags: People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

went to porters for my 50th time or so. Great place to be

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

always perfect, staff is friendly and fun, food is very consistaent and delicious. always a great special on the board

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

My husband and I went to Porters before the show at the Gateway - The food was good although a little pricey. The waiters and waitresses were friendly and the service was excellent. The atmosphere was comfortable and we enjoyed being there, we would definitely go again.

Tags: Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Casual, Fun, Seasonal, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Best place to eat in the village. nice cozy atmosphere with a fun and very good staff.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Great food and great service. Had a reservation, got there 10 mins early and they were ready and waiting.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 16, 2017

My wife and I love the food at porters braised short ribs is always my go to dish it never disappoints my wife had the truffle ravioli she said it was very good only issue we had which never happens is we felt very rushed we barely finished our appetizers and the waiter was already removing our dishes and putting our main course down other then that I have no complaints

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Good food, good service. Too noisy.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great place for a quick bite or when meeting friends! My favorite!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 30, 2017

I don't know what else I can say considering I've reviewed the place well over 50 times at this point. I've eaten the menu and there isn't a bad thing on there....just go, order something, sit outside on the patio (weather permitting), and enjoy! No matter what you have, it's going to be great!

Tags: Good for a Date, Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Food Excellent. Noise Level off the wall. I left with a headache. Went with four other people. We could not carry on a decent conversation. However, all said they would come back because of the excellent foor

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 18, 2017

When ever I am in town I usually eat at Porters at least once. This time, we sat in the “quieter” dining area with the fireplace which wasn’t lit and apparently not ready for the season yet. So it was drafty there and the evening is chilly as soon as the sun sets in October. . It’s also located by the end of the bar which can be VERY noisy. My friend and I wanted to try a couple of small bites so we split a crab cake which was yummy. The featured burratta with pancetta was also good but we only received 1 crostini slice.. weird but there was bread on the table so we improvised. The featured butternut squash soup is always an outstanding choice. The sea scallops on risotto, which I’ve had before, were too salty and the risotto was not creamy enough. The portion of risotto was huge so I don’t know if they served a lot to make up for the olack of other things about the dish or what. We each ordered double vodkas, mine with soda which was ok and hers with tonic which she claimed had no alcohol and received no buzz. At $12.50 a drink, you should feel SOMETHING, right? All in all, the menu hasn’t changed much over the years but the location is sweet, the service is excellent, stick to the main dining room if you’d like to hear the table conversation, order beer or wine to keep The Damages within reason and next time my dinner might be appetizers and soup.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Organic, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

This was our first time here and the food was great! We will be back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

GREAT FOOD! GREAT SERVICE!GREAT ATMOSPHERE

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The food was delicious as always and came out fast and our server was very efficient.

Tags: Great Beer, Pre/post Theatre, Scenic View, Waterfront, Good for Groups, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Paleo Friendly
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·Dined on September 26, 2017

Porters has a great menu, excellent beer and wine list, and a great vibe. The service was terrific, too. I would definitely recommend it.

Tags: Great Beer, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on September 21, 2017

One of the noisiest places we've ever been in, bar none. Needs rugs and wall coverings to make it quieter desperately. On a positive note, our waitress responded quickly to our request to move. Even after the move, place was still noisey. Food average and there may have been some good specials but couldnt hear the waitress.
Never again.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2017

This place needs to stop being so consistently good! I always end up here.. lol. Loved it again. Specials were great

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 11, 2017

My first time to porters, the food was very good and service was excellent. The dining room was pleasant but a little noisy from bar which is right out side the main dining room.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Food great. Too noisy, and too many little children seated by those of us who don't appreciate spending $100.00 plus for a lovely dinner having to have the evening spoiled by badly behaved children. We were surrounded by little ones; thought it was McDonalds.

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Wonderful meal! Lobster truffle ravioli was the best I've ever had! Would recommend easily

Tags: Casual, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Usually good but unfortunately cutting corners on quality. Scallops and shrimp tasted like ammonia. Worst meal ever. But they had no problem replacing it. Lobster
roll was excellent.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Pretty porch dining ,nice comfort food, very lovely ambience

Tags: People Watching, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

A new find for us...just moved to the area and are getting trying out local restaurants.
This one is a keeper. We will def. be back for other items on the menu that sounded delish.
I enjoyed a lobster meat cocktail for an app. so fresh ... and the flank steak, which was more like a filet mignon, with shoe string fried onions. My husband had the baked clams and thought they were the best he has ever had... lobster Mac and Cheese. Out of this world...

Staff was profesional, service was great and food presentation was spot on...Drinks made well as well...Desert was a special and was ok...wouldn't order it again. Shouldn't have it anyway...

Quaint and charming ... GO!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Fifth or sixth time I have dined here over the past few years. Always an enjoyable dining experience in every way.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Love porters. Old charming house like setting. Great staff. To top it all off with the best lobster roll around on the porch

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Went to this Restaurant after seeing a play at the Gateway Playhouse in Bellport, LI. Great choices to eat. Try the Filet Mignon tidbits with the Gorgonzola Fondue, excellent. Short ribs were great. Also the French roasted chicken. Vanilla Creme Brulee for dessert. Would recommend this restaurant and would go again.

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on August 24, 2017

Just a great place! Delicious food, yummy drinks, wonderful ambiance. All servers are so friendly and seem to really care that customers have a great experience. There's nothing better than having dinner on the porch on a summer evening while watching the sun set. Would highly recommend Porters to everyone.......and I have!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food
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·Dined on August 23, 2017

Always a great place to eat at make reservations it does pack out very quickly excellent food excellent service my wife and I have never had any issues going there

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Business Meals, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

The food was really good and it was nice to dine on the porch.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Casual, Seasonal
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 14, 2017

I have been going to Porters for years and enjoy especially sitting outside on the terrace looking out to this charming village
The other night had the best lobster and tuna tacos.
Usually it's a very friendly crowd but the last night we were there the rudest people were all around us being rude to the staff The owner did the most amazing job protecting his staff especially our sweet waiter Eric and that night especially

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Its always a pleasure dining here. The waitstaff is pleasant knowledgeable and courteous. The food is consistently delicious and won't leave you hungry. I highly recommend Porters.

Tags: Tapas, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Great setting, we ate outside on the porch, always attentive service and amazing food.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 2, 2017

Food was good but unfortunately not worth the price

Tags: Casual
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