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Hamptons restaurants

Celebrate the coming summer at the Clam Bar

(Credit: File / Ellen Watson)

Whether you're hanging at summer's hottest destination or attending the annual Hamptons Film Festival, you're bound to get hungry.

Saturday night reservations always remain an adventure, but that's part of the fun of dining in the Hamptons. And, yes, there are less upscale restaurants that are worthy of everyone's time.

This guide should help you navigate the East End eateries.

  • Critic rating 1
    The restaurant 1 North Steakhouse is on North

    1 North Steakhouse $$$ | Seafood, Steak 322 W Montauk Hwy. Hampton Bays A spare, unpretentious spot, situated along the Shinnecock Canal, just north of Route 27. The ...

  • Critic rating 3
    The exterior of The 1770 House in East

    The 1770 House $$$$ 143 Main St. East Hampton What started as a home is now a landmark. The seamless service and the sensibility ...

  • Critic rating 3
    Diners linger over their suppers at Almond restaurant

    Almond $$$ 1 Ocean Rd. Bridgehampton A grand tin ceiling, subway tiles, little signs for Pernod and Martini, a polished bar ...

  • The American Hotel in Sag Harbor is distinguised

    The American Hotel $$$$ 49 Main St. Sag Harbor The American Hotel, which has eight guest rooms, is a local landmark. It's known for ...

  • Babette's is located in the heart of East

    Babette's $$$ 66 Newtown Lane East Hampton Celebrity sightings are not uncommon at this low-key East Hampton cafe where chef-owner Daniel van ...

  • Barrister's restaurant in Southampton has an outdoor patio

    Barrister's Restaurant $$ 36 Main Street Southampton This venue has closed. ...

  • Critic rating 2
    A veggie burger is served at Bay Burger

    Bay Burger $ 1742 Sag Harbor Tpke. Sag Harbor An über-casual order-at-the-counter space with indoor and outdoor seating. ...

  • Critic rating 2
    Beacon restaurant in Sag Harbor. (Sept. 15, 2012)

    Beacon $$$$ 8 W. Water St. Sag Harbor The Beacon will guide you to Sag Harbor. It lights up dining dining out. ...

  • Critic rating 3
    David Liszanckie, chef of The Bell & Anchor

    The Bell & Anchor $$$ 3253 Noyac Road Sag Harbor In seaside hues of blue-green and white, The Bell & Anchor rings in summer. Relaxed ...

  • The Blue Parrot Restaurant in East Hampton.

    Blue Parrot $$$ 33A Main St. East Hampton With décor ranging from colorful prints to surfboards, this laid-back beach-meets-studio eatery is a good ...

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