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Muse In the Harbor

4.1
191 reviews
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$50 and over
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American
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  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem

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About

Muse in the Harbor offers a New American menu with a Southern twist, right on Sag Harbor's bustling Main St., with views of Long Wharf and the bay from the main dining area and outdoor patio tables. A newly refurbished outdoor deck, under the Tuscan-lit canopy of a 70-foot tree has plenty of room for al fresco drinking.
For colder, and inclement weather, Muse also offers a roomy indoor lounge with couches and a cozy fire place.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Dinner:
Thursday-Sunday 5:30pm-10:00pm


Weekend Brunch:
Saturday-Sunday 11:00am-3:00pm
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Phone number
(631) 899-4810
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Matthew Guiffrida
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Private party facilities
During the Winter months, the entire facility may be used for Private parties on days that we are normally closed (Monday's, Tuesday's and Wednesday's). Special arrangements to rent the entire facility on any other day during winter, or for a particular event in warmer months may be able to be made.
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Private party contact
Jillian : (631) 899-4810
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Catering
Please call our main number: (631)899-4810 for all catering inquiries.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Bay Street
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Parking details
There are 17 reserved parking spaces for Muse in the Harbor. The spaces are labeled and to the left and right of the building. There are also 2-hour public parking spaces in front of the restaurant, as well as a public parking lot behind the shops in Sag Harbor.
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Public transit
The Jitney, running to and from New York City, is within walking distance of Muse in the Harbor.



There is also local, public, bus transportation available. These stops are also within walking distance.
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Entertainment
Muse features a variety of Live Entertainment ranging from weekday, one-man bands, to late-night weekend DJ's!
Monday night we have Robert on the steel drums (weather permitting.)
Thursday night acoustic with Steve Fredricks.
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Special events & promotions
Check in with us in the fall! We will be hosting events during the week when the restaurant is closed for dinner service!
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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4.1based on all time ratings
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food
4.0
service
4.1
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3.6
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2.0Dined on October 21, 2017

food was tasteless. service just adequate. would not go back

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5.0Dined on October 1, 2017

Great spot in Sag Harbor with spots available for parking. Loved the decor and service. Yummy cocktails and more reasonable than some of its neighbors. We enjoyed an early fall brunch outside.

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5.0Dined on September 16, 2017

A really enjoyable dinner, beautifully served and prepared. Food was outstanding. Service was good, not great, but overall experience excellent and I would go back.

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5.0Dined on September 3, 2017

this is one of our go to sag resturants- We always enjoy the atmosphere and ambiance-great to bring guests when going out to dinner

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5.0Dined on September 2, 2017

Great night at Muse. Service was quick and efficient. Dinner was great and the Zepoles never disappoint.

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4.0Dined on August 26, 2017

Get the meatballs!!! The scallops were also a fantastic choice!

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5.0Dined on August 19, 2017

What a brunch treat!
Order the omelet of the day! Mine was delicious cheddar,bacon, tomato and just perfect. My husband had the French toast and my son had the eggs Benedict. A win on all three.
Can't wait to try dinner there.

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5.0Dined on August 8, 2017

We lunch here often. Service is always attentive and a good menu for various diet needs.
we brought friends who ere new to the space and they loved it.

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3.0Dined on August 6, 2017

Appetizers were great. Main courses were average at best. Pretty space, food needs improvement...way too many delicious restaurants in Sag to settle.

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5.0Dined on August 5, 2017

The food and atmosphere are consistently great, only glitch was they didnt have enough menus, but that was nothing

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3.0Dined on August 5, 2017

Asked whether we were ready for the check before we got our entrees. Slow service.

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4.0Dined on August 4, 2017

It was very good. I had the scallops , my husband the hamburger & our friend the tuna appetizer. Everyone cleaned their plates. The waitstaff was great and attentive . All in all we had a lovely evening and would go back.

The biggest drawback is the sag harbor parking. We were fortunate to get a space. The restaurant has a couple of reserved spaces but they go quickly.

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4.0Dined on August 4, 2017

Glad Muse reopened. We had an enjoyable dinner on Friday night. Tuna and SeaBass were very good so was the Muse salad and tuna appetizer.

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3.0Dined on July 31, 2017

Good food, good ambiance, but as with everything in the Hamptons these days incredibly overpriced. $52 for a steak or lobster risotto is kind of obscene.

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4.0Dined on July 30, 2017

It wasn't that crowded on this Sunday evening so we were able to get outdoor seating. I chose this place for the gluten free options so that worked out for me. Hubby ordered the mussels as our app and it was delicious; light but full of flavor. The artichoke was a nice touch. I ordered the vegetarian and that was fine. My husband ordered the sea bass and we both swear it tasted more like swordfish. I'm used to more buttery tasting sea bass but this sea bass was thick, meaty and did have a lot of flavor. We weren't crazy about the fish but we enjoyed the atmosphere, and our waiter was attentive and sweet.

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5.0Dined on July 22, 2017

Food and service were excellent. Resturant is beautifully designed. Great space for a date, dinner with friends or a special occasion. Highly recommended.

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4.0Dined on July 16, 2017

Great ambience! Food was good. Our waiter was great!

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4.0Dined on July 15, 2017

Had anniversary early dinner. food was great. Sweet potato apple soup was yummy. Their rum punch was great (not strong....).
food was great, not cheap, but pretty good.
Ambiance is cool and it looks like one of the better restaurants at Sag Harbor.

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2016

Great meal. Wine List had a New Zealand white we rarely see in the US. And excellent attentive and friendly service.

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3.0Dined on November 5, 2016

We were charmed by the atmosphere and character of the restaurant, very different from the gayer and more flamboyant nature of its summertime scene. The list and descriptions of drinks, too, was welcoming and very provocative. Then we tasted it all! The drinks were very tasty--a bit too tasty! Very, very strong. I couldn't eat more than a bite or two of the succulent hanger steak, as it was so spicy it nearly burned the roof of my mouth off. And my husband, whose love of French-fries is legendary, couldn't eat more than a few. Perhaps if we'd been warned, we'd have ordered different foods.

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5.0Dined on November 5, 2016

An exceptional meal! Presentation, flavors, and service stellar!

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4.0Dined on November 5, 2016

we dined at muse in the harbor for lunch. we were met by a very pleasant, friendly and accommodating hostess who allowed us to sit where we preferred. our waitress was pleasant and did not rush us at all. the salad, with a tuna add-on, was very tasty and the tuna was a nice size piece and was cooked perfectly! hubby had the beet salad with a chicken add-on, which was also a nice dish, except he was anticipating cooked beets (his preference) rather than the shaved beets. the key lime cheesecake was excellent - a unique and delicious spin on regular cheesecake as it was done in layers !! will be back! thank you!

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5.0Dined on November 4, 2016

Prix fix is a good value. My husband had the meatballs and I had the salad , delicious

He had the pork chops, I had the salmon scallopine. Not disappointed

Portions are the same as the summer when there is no prix fix

We had one dessert, sorbet -
Enough for two

We will be back

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5.0Dined on October 29, 2016

Lovely restaurant! The service and food was excellent. We ordered off the fixed price menu which was a great value. The meatball appetizer was delicious and the salmon was very good. My dessert of rice pudding, berries and cream was exceptional! We'll definitely be back!

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2.0Dined on October 8, 2016

The food is just ok. Our server was awesome.

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3.0Dined on September 15, 2016

Food was good but the staff is a bit unsupervised.
I understand the reasons people have been commenting about service.
Would not return.

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3.0Dined on September 11, 2016

Been for lunch and dinner - both great. Breakfast was not the best. Food was ok, service was eh, no lactose free options for coffee - only WHOLE milk or cream - very surprising for the times. Need to fix that.

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3.0Dined on September 3, 2016

While the majority of the food was enjoyable, the tuna entree used a poor quality fish. It was supposed to be sashmi style, recommended rare. It came out overcooked and loaded with bloody sinew - not an enjoyable cut of fish, and not worth $44. It was brought to the chef who said that it was no big deal to eat.

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5.0Dined on September 1, 2016

We enjoyed a lovely meal to celebrate the end of the Hampton Classic!

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4.0Dined on August 31, 2016

very solid- everyone in our party of 4 enjoyed their meals. It was a beautiful night and we were happy that we were able to eat outside on the patio.

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4.0Dined on August 27, 2016

The indoor /outdoor aspect is appealing and the near "waterview" of the fish tank is a lovely touch.
Our waitress was a little flippant but efficient.
It was a lovely pre-theatre dining.

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2.0Dined on August 20, 2016

We asked for a table outside and were refused even though the terrace was pretty empty until we left. Food isn't very good and prices are high. There are much better restaurants, but this is one of few that takes reservations. Paella is not good.

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5.0Dined on August 19, 2016

Excellent meal. Delicious entrees.

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4.0Dined on August 13, 2016

Good food, pretty decor, nice if somewhat unprofessional help. The menu is unusual, and my kids had trouble picking menu items, but the food is yummy if overpriced for what it is. We thought this was a more casual burger place with a greek flair, but it is actually a fine dining experience with $40 entrees just all the other places in the Hamptons. The location is great, right in the town of Sag Harbor and with views of the water. Our waitress was friendly, but kept touching my husband's shoulders when talking to my him. My kids got a kick out of me being jealous, and we had a good laugh about it, wondering of it would have bothered me if she were a he and not so pretty! Lastly, they seem to honor reservations here, which is hard to find in the Hamptons in August.

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5.0Dined on August 12, 2016

Service a bit shambolic, no one seemed to be in overal control. Needs such as bread,salt and pepper were not anticipated. wine service wes lacklustre.

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3.0Dined on August 5, 2016

The building which is now inhabited by Muse has been so many restaurants over the years. This new iteration, Muse, is nicely decorated. We were warmly greeted, and seated at a very nice table. Waiter was efficient, but the food was just so-so. My scallops were undercooked and sitting in a pea mash that congealed as the meal progressed. But my husband's tuna, which he ordered black and blue, was just not good at all. He could barely eat it as it was such a bad piece of fish to begin with, and became a pile of mush on his plate. We had high hopes this go, but may not be eating there again this season. Will try again next summer.

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3.0Dined on August 5, 2016

The restaurant is located very closed to the marinas and in walking distance. Decorated nicely. However, the service and attention to detail was below our expectations. The food was ok. Maybe they just had an off night, but overall I gave them 3 stars.

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5.0Dined on August 4, 2016

Great food and service

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1.0Dined on August 3, 2016

Service was good but the food was overpriced, not prepared as asked and poor quality. I will never go again. Sad because it is great location and we liked the food when it was in watermill

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5.0Dined on August 2, 2016

We just happened to see an ad for this restaurant and decided to try it. Food and drinks were excellent and was a very pleasant dining experience. A little pricey though but pretty typical for the area.

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