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About The Maidstone

Consulting Chef David Standrige of New York's Cafe Clover is pleased to partner with Chef Kevin Timmons of The Maidstone 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 pay homage to casual, beach dining with a light, healthful, East Hampton-meets-Santa Monica bent.

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.

207 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Farm-to-table, American

Hours of Operation:
Hours of Operation
Breakfast: Mon-Saturday 8am-10:30am
Lunch: Mon-Friday 11am-3pm
Brunch: Sat & Sun 11am-3pm
Late Afternoon Menu coming soon!
Dinner: Sun - Thurs: 5PM-10PM
Dinner: Fri - Sat 5pm - 11pm
Bar: 12PM-11:30PM

Cross Street:
Mill Hill Lane

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa

Phone Number:
(631) 324-5440

Website:
http://www.themaidstone.com/

Parking Details:
Valet parking available.

Executive Chef:
David Standridge

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, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

More than a feast. A celebration. Gather round the fireplace and enjoy a four-course holiday menu prepared by Chef David Standrige. $85.00 per adult, $42 for children (under 12).

Private Dining

Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, The Maidstone can accommodate all of your special event needs.

The Maidstone Ratings and Reviews

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3.8

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

3.6

service

3.4

ambience

3.9

value

3.1

Noise

Moderate

67% would recommend it to a friend

Romantic (13)
Bar Seating (12)
Neighborhood Gem (11)
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Great for Brunch (8)
Great for Outdoor Dining (8)
Cozy (8)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Authentic (6)
Good for a Date (6)
Great for Lunch (6)
People Watching (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Casual (6)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Fun (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Organic (4)
Seasonal (4)
Worth the Drive (3)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Healthy (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Scenic View (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Business Meals (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Sports (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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·Dined 7 hours ago

The service was atrocious. We had a 4:30 reservation and were seated at 5:15 and did not get our main course until after 7:30. Staff seemed totally disorganized. The soup course was cold as well.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 10 hours ago

Thanksgiving dinner was so delicious really enjoyed it!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 17, 2017

my husband and I were out east for our anniversary. It was a Thursday night and very quiet but perfect for a cold night in November. Had great cocktails in the lounge by the fire before dining in the main dining room. A perfect evening.

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

We were gifted a room at the hotel and meandered downstairs for brunch in the sunroom.
Very friendly staff, had to stop asking them to refill my coffee. Brunch was a farmhouse omelette with squash and cheddar with fries. Gotta have the fries! HUGE bowl. Luckily the hotel has bikes to wear off the calories.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Cozy, Afternoon Coffee, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

I hadn't eaten here since they were featuring a Swedish menu a few years ago. It has changed. Now there are very few choices and the ones there are, are pretty basic. Chicken, beef, fish. I had the chicken - listed as a half chicken roasted crisp. I only got the white meat so I was disappointed, but it was very tender and juicy - perfectly cooked, but way over-salted. The beet salad was good. My friend had a burger ordered medium rare - it was a nice big burger with cheese, but woefully overcooked. The desert was a mystery - an odd flavored ice cream (coconut something?) with caramel sauce and a brownie. The ice cream was ok; the caramel was good, but the brownie was terrible. It is too bad this wonderful Inn dining room isn't a top spot to eat out here - it should be. In fact it is strange there are no really great restaurants in the "Hamptons".

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

The food was wonderful. Local in season - we enjoyed the Montauk Halibut so much!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 10, 2017

We had a late reservation and pretty much had the place to ourselves...

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Had a great experience and would absolutely return

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

I have always enjoyed dining at the Maidstone Arms Inn throughout the years, but my dinner this past weekend was one of the worst dining experiences I have ever had. The quirky, cozy atmosphere of what was formerly The Living Room has been replaced with what could almost be called a dining room in a college fraternity house. The noise level is so high that one of my guests suggested that the staff hand out noise-cancelling headphones before seating people. We had a corner table in what is arguably the quietest spot in the room, and still could not hear one another without screaming. We were miserable.
The service also could not have been worse. Our server was adorable, but this evening was clearly his first day of his first job, and he was operating with zero training. He did not know the menu at all, didn't know the difference between Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon, and made no apologies for the multitude of mistakes. When asked if the scallop appetizer could be made larger into an entree sized portion, he said yes..two scallops arrived as the entree.
I could go on, but I don't want to re-live the experience any longer.
I rarely write reviews, but I wanted to warn anyone considering eating at this restaurant to beware, and definitely bring ear plugs!

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

fOOD DELIVERED WAS TEPID WHEN SUPPOSEDLY WAS TO BE A HOT MEAL. fOR $18.00 A DISH WAS SERVED WITH ABOUT 4 TABLESPOONS OF PASTA. THEN SUBSTITUTED FOR 2 SCALLOPS FOR $22.00 THAT WAS TASTY.
MY FRIEND HAH A TASTLESS CHICKEN BREAST.
mENU WAS LIMITTED.

THIS USED TO BE A SPOT FOR WONDERFUL FOOD THAT WAS EXPENSIVE BUT ONE I OFTEN CHOSE FOR DINNER. NOT AGAIN.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 6, 2017

First time in East Hampton for the film festival and snagged a table here.
Lot's of celebrities in every corner of the room. The photography collection on the walls is fantastic. We had a duck special and the cavatelli both really good. Affordable wine list. Staff friendly but acoutics need help.

Tags: Seasonal, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Scallop app excellent, haddock excellent, salmon just OK. Very good wine list. Fireplace nice on a cool night, noise was terrible in dining room, couldn't talk at all. Price a bit high but not unexpected.

Acoustics spoiled the evening out. Maidstone needs to get that fixed!

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Service was inconsistent and unprofessional. Almost all patrons in the dining room were complaining about some aspect of their experience while we were dining.
The lobster rolls were very short on lobster. Several diners including us were brought small ramekins with extra lobster mixture when we complained. From the comments of our server it seemed that the kitchen staff prepared them expecting complaints. Given the $26 price it was very disappointing.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Brunch was not good. Was really disappointed that we didn't have a great experience. Food took over 45 minutes as did drinks. Coffee was cold and not fresh. Food was not seasoned and parts were cold. Waiter was new but manager saw that we were having issues and no one came over to apologize or try and help. Beautiful space and dinner previously was great so confused why brunch was so off. Hopefully they pull it together soon.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 24, 2017

We hadn't been to the Maidstone in a couple of years and we were all pleasantly surprised by the presentation and quality of our meals. We were disappointed with the crudités. We misread menu and thought we ordered crudo.

Will definitely go back!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 24, 2017

This was one of the worst dining experiences I've ever had. The hostess was either drunk or stoned. We checked in. She had our name. An hour later when we weren't seated and asked why she said "I didn't know you were here". Yet she had checked us in! The place was mass chAos. The hostess dropped and broke a glass. She Must be the owners wife because there is no way this woman should have been doing this job. I used to love this place. Won't be coming back. An abomination.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2017

We got married at the hotel three years ago and decided to spend our anniversary night there. I mentioned this in my open table reservation and also posted it on Instagram, tagging the Hotel (they saw it because they liked the post). No one wished us a happy anniversary or acknowledged the occasion. The service was bad - we waited too long for drinks and food. Memories of a beautiful night were diminished by a bad experience.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Waiting for almost 45 minutes for the waiter to return. They literally served dinner and never came back. No water or wine refill, no "how's your meal", no clearing of plates or the courtesy of asking about coffee or desert. I went to the host twice to request the check and still waited. Dishonest people would have just left, but we waited, and waited, and waited, and finally were able to pay and leave.

$100 p/p meal deserves the courtesy of service.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We reserved for dinner at the bar and had a wonderful experience.
The popovers are incredible! The menu was smaller than I expected but the hostess mentioned a transition to a fall menu soon. Staff very accomodating. Left my credit card at the bar and the restaurant called and offered to drop it off at our hotel on the way home.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 21, 2017

A return visit to the restaurant finds the prices much softer and the staff more professional. We enjoyed a leisurely dinner without all the summer chaos. Enjoyed the food even though the popovers came out during our appetizers not before. Staff apologetic and sent a cookie plate for the snafu. We'll be back.

Tags: Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 20, 2017

The Maidstone is one of the loveliest restaurants in East Hampton. The ambiance is five-star and despite the "energetic" sound levels that would ordinarily keep me away, I definitely recommended dinner there. The menu has made good strides since they changed it from Swedish to creative local. The generous servings were creative and well presented.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 2017

The layout seemed to cause problems for the staff. The dining room is narrow with a single pathway for travel in and out of the kitchen. There were frequent traffic jams preventing the staff from getting orders submitted. Jams occurre at times from patrons, at other times from servers taking orders from the main pathway instead of off to the side. There was only one parking attendant trying to park cars on a busy weekend. This caused a bit of confusion from patrons leaving the restaurant. The food was top notch however

Tags: Local Ingredients
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 (New England)·Dined on September 16, 2017

We enjoyed the Maidstone very much. The food was excellent and the ambiance was wonderful. The service was a little slow, but not so much that it was a big problem. Would definitely go back again.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 13, 2017

What a surprise and a treat. Pop over heaven, fireplaces, endless garden. The staff young and eager. Managed to score on happy hour pricing at bar before dinner. WINNER!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 10, 2017

GM is great. Food stellar. Second visit service was slow but stuff happens and it was the weekend after Labor Day

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 (New England)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Enjoyable enough food but the worst service I've had in a very long time. Waiter apologized and still took at least a half hour to even get drinks. I wanted to believe the other reviews were false but unfortunately it's all true

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

Place was empty. Food would have been very good if everything was not overly salty. The last time we were here they weren't as heavy with the salt shaker!

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

Delicious food, excellent and friendly service. Food is quite paleo friendly with many fresh seafood options. Highly recommended.

Tags: Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Paleo Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Organic, Seasonal, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Very satisfying, good local food, friendly service.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Healthy, Paleo Friendly
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 3, 2017

In a town where there are surprisingly few stand out restaurants, considering the caliber of clientele it attracts, The Maidstone is a good choice, ifyou're looking for a casual meal in a fun, vibrant setting. It's a great place to go for cocktails and people watch, and I've enjoyed all the food I've eaten there. The scallops were particularly exceptional.

Tags: Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, People Watching
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Really bad service and food.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 1, 2017

50th percentile for the Hamptons, which is a low bar. Surprisingly limited number of choices on the menu

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Great dinner. The garden was closed for a Jimmy Choo party so we sat inside in front of the fireplace in the main dining room. The warm popovers are amazing. The music was a little loud but the manager was nice enough to turn it right down and offer a different table away from the speakers. Will definitely return as the weather cools. COZY!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Don't know if the whole venue has changed ownership, but huge drop off in quality since our last visit. I don't usually write reviews, but feel compelled to this time. Evening started well enough with a nice bottle of blanc de blancs, but went downhill from there. Bartender seemed to revel in the fact his cocktails were strong rather than how they should be mixed. Food was ok, but service very poor. On prior visits service had been very good. Can't blame the young lads trying their best, have to look to the management. Ordered a side of fries with my whole fish, but they came plated up on a small plate with the fish and hence no room to de-bone the fish etc. I could have forgiven all if only we could have enjoyed a decent bottle of wine! Alas i have no idea what they have done to the wine list! Most limited and poorest i have ever come across in what tries to pass as a decent restaurant. I'm really not hard to please. Seriously, don't visit.

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

Lively scene and beautiful setting. Service was slipping but its the end of the summer when waitstaff turns over.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Love the ambiance and the food. The staff is super friendly and helpful.

Tags: Live Sports, Hot Spot, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Had dinner before catching a performance at Guild Hall. Cocktails, gazpacho, salmon and wine all good. Peach pie NOT the best ever, however.
We've always enjoyed the glassed-in porch with its view of the pond and cemetery, but this time it was too heavily trafficked for us.
Like so many reviewers, we're nostalgic for the old Swedish-inspired menu, but as is this still stacks up fine against its "generic" Hamptons competitors.

Tags: Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Lovely room, unusual seating, great photography could not overcome awful food and deafening noise level. Fluke on a bed of local corn sounds relish, right? Not if corn is drowning in a heavy mayo-based dressing. Inedible, tasteless grilled peaches as a starter w/watercress. What can one say when you really want to like it but lousy.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 22, 2017

Great time at The Maidstone. Sat in the magical garden, so much prettier than the backyard at EMP where we ate the night before. we had the local corn, lobster rolls, rose' and played ping pong! We would have played another half hour but it got too dark. Have the brownie sundae.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Great for Brunch, Organic, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Healthy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Too loud, can't hear yourself think. Need a new bartender! Expensive for quality of food served.

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