The Maidstone

4.2
735 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
The Maidstone is pleased to debut a casual and contemporary restaurant that reflects the spirit of The Maidstone, where classic American flavors are updated with unexpected, seasonal twists. The menus choices are designed to delight and satisfy guests on every sensory level.

The Maidstone features a 60-seat dining room, bar/lounge with fireplace, and a bright and airy sun room that opens up to the property's outdoor, garden seating.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Farm-to-table, American
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Hours of operation
Brunch
Sat, Sun 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Lunch
Mon–Fri 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
Bar
Daily 12:00 pm–10:00 pm
Late Afternoon Menu
Daily 3:00 pm–6:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 5:30 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–11:00 pm
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Phone number
(631) 324-5440
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Ian Lowell
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Catering
Offering set menus for Holiday Gatherings this holiday season.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Mill Hill Lane
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Parking details
Valet parking available for events, holidays and summer weekends.
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Public transit
East Hampton Train LIRR Hampton Jitney, less then a 10 min walk away from the stop.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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What 735 People Are Saying
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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

Food was mediocre. Arrived cold. Service friendly but SLOW
Noise level very very high
Never again

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UW
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was perfect. Service was good but quite relaxed in terms of pace. Ambiance elegant but very quiet. Very expensive even by manhattan standards !

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 1

Disappointing to have been seated in a freezing cold side room on Christmas Eve that seemed to be make shift. I hope we did not catch a cold although we are not feeling well. It was a terrible dining experience for the prices charged. We will not return nor recommend.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sweet potato gnocchi was the best we’ve ever had. My son and I actually ordered a third portion to share, though I shared better than he did!

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J
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

The Maidstone had an off night on Sat, Dec 1st. I wondered if their usual cook was out because the meal was sub-par and not up to the standards previously experienced. Specially, the French Onion soup and the Seafood special entree were below standard. As a result, the meal was very overpriced for the quality. Very disappointing given how much we typically enjoy our meals there.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Menu not diverse enough

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B
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 4ambience 1

The art work is X rated and offensive

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Haddock was a bit too spicy for some but others were surprised at the level of spice as it was a special. Glad the meatballs are on the menu, would be nice to have them served lingonberries. They made the Birthday feel right with the candle and singing, thanks.

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V
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always have a terrific meal here! Everything was wonderful, our waitress Sarah from Cork just made our delicious dinner that much better!!! It was really awesome!

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Y
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

I had dinner at the Maidstone restaurant last Saturday night. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the meal. The food was delicious to the point that no one wanted to let anyone have a taste of their dish.
The service was excellent. Our server was knowledgeable, energetic and very personable.
My only complaint was the noise level. The room was full and many tables had very energetic groups of younger people who don’t modulate their voices as well as I would like. Even the noise level could not spoil what was a very enjoyable evening.

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HE
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food, cozy and perfect for a fall night, and wonderful, friendly service.

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Naples
10 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed the food, service and ambiance of the Maidstone. We love that that there is a choice of sitting in different rooms, one of which had a lovely fireplace. Always a special place to dine....

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a
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Pretty place. Well cooked food. BUT, the restaurant was challenged -- too many guests, not enough help. We were served by a team made up of Restaurant Mgr and Hostess. We had reserved, but they said our table would be very noisy, so they suggested another. Unfortunately two screaming little kids not being controlled by their parents sitting next to us. The people serving were very nice, but dishes came out for 2 of us, and then 5 minutes later for the other 2 of us. The whole evening felt stressed and just on the edge of control. At the end of the evening, the very nice Mgr came over and sat down with us to commiserate. It would have been nice if she brought out some desserts, or drinks, on the house. In spite of good (not great) food, I'm not sure I'd go there again.

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AR
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Service outstanding!
Waitress Sarah made the night memorable

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JM
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We were so excited that the restaurant was pet friendly! The food was delicious. I had the roasted chicken and I would highly recommend trying it.

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s
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 5

While the food was fine, the service was not. I was one of TWO tables in the whole restaurant. Had to ask repeatedly for drink refills, and it took almost forty minutes to get my egg breakfast. The ambiance is gorgeous, but it’s not likely I’ll return.

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FR
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

THIS PLACE IT WONDERFUL! THEY HAVE AMAZING OYSTERS AND THEIR BURGER AND CLUB SANDWICH ARE TOP TOP! I AM GOING BACK HERE AGAIN VERY SOON! ALSO, THE WAIT STAFF IS VERY GOOD AND SUPER FRIENDLY! IT IS A GREAT ATMOSPHERE AS WELL

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time eating anywhere in the Hamptons and the brunch was spectacular! I got the brioche French toast and it was the best French toast I ever ate, my fiancé got the fish sandwich and she enjoyed every bit of it, she liked how it was fried but the breading was a light coating, not like you get anywhere else. I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a good meal in a fun atmosphere in the Hamptons.

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OT
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Extremely cold.

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DM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server Dexter was excellent, what a pro. Amazing crab pasta and maybe the best oysters ever.

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l
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

The Maidstone Hotel is charming as is the bar, lounge, restaurant, sun room and outdoor seating. I always love coming here.

Unfortunately, since the hotel is under new management I find them to be understaffed, disorganized and the food lacks seasoning.

During our last meal, my husband’s salad starter arrived with all of our main courses. That meant his main course sat in the kitchen until he finished his salad. The table wasn’t large enough to bring it all together. When his main arrived it was cold.

It is worth mentioning there were very few people dining and it took 40 minutes to send out 4 dishes. I believe there were only 2 waiters and I could see them trying to service ALL areas.

We live down the street and used to love to come, we may give it another try in Winter to see how it goes.

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E
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such nice and gracious serving food was absolutely delicious wasabi lobster and quinoa salad all delicious I will say coffee was half full and then charged us when we asked for another cup of coffee other than that this place is beautiful in decor and so comfortable. Highly recommend for an afternoon.

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P
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful meal in the backyard. The quality of the food was wonderful and the service, especially our server (Britni?) was exceptional. What an efficient and caring young lady. Thank you for a great experience and we're looking forward to our next meal there.

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DB
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

the best spot in town overlooking our gorgeous town pond and with the only tesla charging stations

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DM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed the crab pasta and stripped bass, the oysters were also fantastic. They have expanded their wine list since my last visit, very nice list.

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OT
Los Angeles
20 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love The Maidstone Hotel .... Great food , great atmosphere, the best the Hamptons has to offer.
Seafood fine dinning at its best.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 4

Terrible service. Uncooked pasta.

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OT
Los Angeles
20 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I loved every aspect of the Maidstone hotel from the bar to the amazing sea food. Fit for a foodie or a place to have fun. This place had style and design from the moment you walk in. Fun fun fun

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GU
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is our second visit to the Maidstone. The food was excellent. Highly recommend the chilled lobster and the Maidstone salad. Servers were all friendly and service was top notch.

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R
Palm Springs
18 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved everything about the restaurant except the loud noise as there are few soft surfaces in the main dining room to absorb sound, otherwise was pleasantly surprised.

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OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Had to wait an hour to be seated despite having a reservation

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Y
Toledo
18 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Pork chop and Seafood Boil we’re both delicious. Service was attentive and very personable. Restaurant was not very busy at time of our visit, but our experience overall was outstanding.

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RW
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food. Great waitstaff. We could hear each other. Updated hip decor.

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LB
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food especially the lobster salad. We also had the sea bass and it was prepared perfectly! Service was great and the experience was memorable!

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VC
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 2ambience 5

Great outdoor space for kids! There was a trampoline, connect four, and a ping pong table!

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EJ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We were pleasant ly surprised.. Food is delicious.. Ambience lovely.. Noise level moderate.... and of course this is one of East Hampton's nicest , historic spots.... very special

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CR
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

My friends loved eating by the fire. The people watching was very fun.

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VG
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 3

Lovely place, great service & attention given. Horrendously noisy dining room, so very friendly Maitre d helped us escape into the
garden where we ate happily & well. Service excellent. Then, later bar scene seemed trendy & chic & fun.

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JT
New England
3 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were at Maidstone for lunch and seated indoors. The food was delicious. You should try it!

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U
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Lots of mussels that weren’t open, ditto clams. Over priced. Caveat. It is the Hamptons.

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