Hunter The Restaurant

4.6
215 Reviews
$50 and over
French
*** WE ARE CLOSED ON MONDAYS***
An innovative bistro that’s bringing a new twist to classic French and Spanish Mediterranean cuisine to the table. Our chef driven menu, amplified by market inspired specials, transforms contemporary ingredients into modern expression.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 215 people are saying
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Spencer
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything is always excellent!!’

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Sabrina
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Everything was great. It was our second time. Food was excellent and service attentive. We had a hard time with the noise. The door to the kitchen kept banging. These little things make a difference especially to those seated near the kitchen. Please look into how to get that door to stop banging.

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viprunmom23
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Would love to give this 5 stars, but experience on all levels was a bit mixed. Love the decor and ambience, but noise level went from moderate to high while we dined. When he was present our waiter was great, but he disappeared during our meal, not even checking after our entrees were served. A manager did stop by and I asked for water refill that never came until I was able to flag down someone. As for the food, love the bread, salted butter, olives, & ham they bring each table. The octopus app was outstanding but the gem lettuce salad was bland and salty tasting. The loup de mer entree was fantastic, the shrimp & pasta excellent, but the halibut was bland. And the side of green beans the waiter rec'd was just steamed green beans. We will definitely return and hopefully the missteps will not reoccur. Hunter is a great addition to our local dining scene!

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vipMariaP
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Very expensive, was rushed to order

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wleupp
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing! The staff was awesome, and very knowledgeable & nice. The chef even came out to see how things were. Definitely the best dining experience we have had in some time

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s a great place for occasions of all kind!

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MargeG
New York Area
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Will definitely be back

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MarkPetro
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing as usual, we try to get to Hunter at least once a week. Francisco was our waiter and the service he provides is incredible. Everyone at Hunter always goes above and beyond, that is why we keep returning…

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vipvdr88
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Food and drinks were adequate, nothing more. The cote de beouf was extremely fatty and sliced exceedingly thin.... an embarrassment for $144. When we asked for a bit of horseradish on the side we were told by the runner that "we didn't have any" Huh? Really?

Another in a long line of Long Island restaurants that does it's best at portraying itself as as fine dining restaurant when in reality it pales in comparison to anything in that category that Manhattan has to offer.

Dinner for two with the aforementioned beef, two appetizers and three drinks was nearly $350 w/ gratuity. Hard pass on this one....

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vipZQubed
New York Area
58 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been meaning to try Hunter in East Norwich for some time now, ended up going for our anniversary last night and it was absolutely fantastic! The service was amazing, the food was phenomenal and drinks were awesome.

Can't wait to go back!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service in a beaitiful setting.

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HowardT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Noise level loud, tables close together. Food and service excellent.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal and service!

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vipKathleen
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall4food2service5ambience5

Sorry, I so wanted to love your restaurant but the food was just very so-so. I don't think I will be returning.

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vipMartiniGirl
New York Area
84 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Charming restaurant. White tablecloths. Bright. Clean. Very busy. The service was outstanding. The food was delicious and well prepared. We will definitely be going back again.

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vipACall
New York Area
66 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time there & we can’t wait to get back here again. Especially liked it when Chef Hunter came out of kitchen to chat.

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gordie
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

the wait service was great and the food delicious,but the noise level is pretty high. the bar with clients coming in was probably the problem. It quieted down after many bar partrones were seated. Defintely a good spot..

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MattC
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal from start to finish. The best swordfish I’ve had in years. Cooked to perfection as was our appetizer of lamb sausage. The waiters were amazingly sweet.

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MichaelS
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. We will be planning on going back to enjoy this wonderful place. A true gem.

Hunter The Restaurant
Responded on September 27, 2021

Hi Michael! It was such a pleasure meeting you and your wife, you both are so lovely. We are very happy you enjoyed your experience! Cant wait to see you both again soon! - Mikaela

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience4

Food was nothing better than a meal you could get at a local diner. Service was awful - awful! Temperature in the restaurant was freezing. Prices were well above average.
This will be our last time there.

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IraM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant is well managed and the food is impeccable. Would highly recommend this restaurant. Great ambiance, extremely clean and a job well done by the chef and his staff.

Hunter The Restaurant
Responded on September 27, 2021

Hi Ira! We are happy to hear that you and your guests had an amazing experience. Looking forward to celebrating your birthday! - Mikaela

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RichardL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Well prepared food. Professional service. Thoroughly enjoyed our meal.
We made a reservation for a future family event on the spot.

Hunter The Restaurant
Responded on September 27, 2021

Hi Richard! Thank you for your kind words. Looking forward to seeing you and your wife on your next visit!

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vipjayngee
New York Area
44 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Overpriced menu. Elegant decor mismatched with club music making it impossible to have dinner conversation. More likely to hear neighboring tables loudly trying to talk over music. Food a total miss. Delicate pepper appetizer overwhelmed by spicy hot spread. The paella that looked good absolutely ruined with overcooked and inedible fish. So very disappointing at any price but stunningly sad with such high priced expectations.

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RICHARLEENEW
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing, beautiful experience! Couldn’t thank Mikaela and our waiter enough for making my birthday extra special! High end food with tasteful drinks!!!

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vipAndrewR
Miami
42 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous flavors, creative and delectable, service excellent as well.

Hunter The Restaurant
Responded on September 27, 2021

Hi Andrew! Always a pleasure seeing you and the family every week - you all are a delight! - Mikaela

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vipGary
New York Area
131 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food preparation as well as tge presentation are excellent. Flavors worked really well together. From apps to dessert it was terrific.

Hunter The Restaurant
Responded on September 27, 2021

Hi Gary! We are elated that you and your guests had a great time with us - thank you for those kind words. - Mikaela

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Ariana
Richmond
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible experience at Hunters-- Everything is absolutely delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delish as always. Thank you Hunter and team

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vipRondaS
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Next level dining in a casual yet sophisticated atmosphere. Incredible food and service.

Hunter The Restaurant
Responded on September 27, 2021

Ronda! You are the sweetest and it is always a pleasure seeing you, looking forward to your next visit!

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lucyberritto
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place was really nice! The food was delicious and the ambiance was beautiful! I would recommend this restaurant to anyone!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service with delicious food! We celebrated our son’s 27th birthday and it was very special! The chef gave us a complimentary short rib, which was extremely savory and tender. The waitstaff brought smiles to our faces as they brought a cake with a candle. My son had a wonderful birthday! Thank you all for a delightful evening!

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NEILC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

ok limited menu
high price close table spacing

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vipVictoriaW
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanks for a lovely evening!

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GaryL
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Service was excellent and the ambiance is very sleek and modern. Portions are quite small and are very expensive. Noise level was extremely loud.

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IngridA
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic from start to finish. Delicious food, friendly and professional staff, and great atmosphere. The trifecta! The Chef is outstanding!!! We appreciated his visit to our table.

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vipRobco
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated our anniversary with a perfect dinner in the perfect restaurant. Food was amazing and service was perfect.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

THE BEST RESTSURABT ON LONG ISLAND. THE CHEF IS A GENUIS

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vipDomC
Tampa
59 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first visit to Hunter the Restaurant with our Friends. We very much enjoyed the food and services. The restaurant design is beautiful and Milaela the manager was very welcoming and was very gracious to our party. Hunter and staff did outstanding job and we wish him nothing but the best. Dom and Linda former owners of Luce Ristorante.

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BEH01
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first time at the restaurant and we were very aware of the entry and decor which was a new and a fresh ‘Manhattan look and feel’. The service was efficient and attentive, but it was difficult to understand the server with a mask (which we understood was a Covid precaution).
The food was excellent. The halibut was prepared well and the duck was exceptional. We look forward to a return.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Poor service and loud indoors

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You can order delivery directly from Hunter The Restaurant using the Order Online button. Hunter The Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (516) 624-8330.

Hunter The Restaurant is rated 4.6 stars by 215 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.