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Cheap Eats in Montauk: 3 newbies to try

Chilaquiles are served at La Brisa in Montauk.

Chilaquiles are served at La Brisa in Montauk. (May 26, 2013) Photo Credit: Newsday / Rebecca Cooney

These three new Montauk restaurants are low-key, offering up quality food and friendly service.

La Brisa is a Mexican restaurant located in
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La Brisa is a Mexican restaurant located in the center of Montauk. (May 26, 2013)

La Brisa's vhef Luis Aguilar works behind the
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La Brisa's vhef Luis Aguilar works behind the scenes by the restaurant's tortilla machine. (May 26, 2013)

La Brisa's interior is inspired by Mexico's vacation
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La Brisa's interior is inspired by Mexico's vacation spots like Tulum and Acapulco. (May 26, 2013)

La Brisa serves sangria, as well as other
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La Brisa serves sangria, as well as other bebidas. (May 26, 2013)

Fresh fish tacos are served at La Brisa
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Fresh fish tacos are served at La Brisa in Montauk. (May 26, 2013)

La Brisa in Montauk has its own line
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La Brisa in Montauk has its own line of soft drinks that it bottles, labeled Lupita. (May 26, 2013)

Chilaquiles are served at La Brisa in Montauk.
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Chilaquiles are served at La Brisa in Montauk. (May 26, 2013)

Sweet 'tauk and Red Hook Lobster Pound are
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Sweet 'tauk and Red Hook Lobster Pound are paired together in the same space in Montauk. (May 26, 2013)

Susan Povich, owner of Red Hook Lobster Pound,
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Susan Povich, owner of Red Hook Lobster Pound, at the store counter in Montauk. (May 26, 2013)

A Maine-style lobster roll is served at the
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A Maine-style lobster roll is served at the Red Hook Lobster Pound in Montauk. (May 26, 2013)

The Red Hook Dawg at Red Hook Lobster
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The Red Hook Dawg at Red Hook Lobster Pound in Montauk, served with a watermelon-cucumber lemonade from Sweet 'tauk, which shares the space. (May 26, 2013)

Lucky J's Chicken and Waffles recently opened in
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Lucky J's Chicken and Waffles recently opened in Montauk.

Fried chicken over waffles is a specialty at
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Fried chicken over waffles is a specialty at Lucky J's in Montauk.

Fried chicken in a basket is served with
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Fried chicken in a basket is served with syrup and hot sauces at Lucky J's in Montauk.

The Chicken Waffle Taco served at Lucky J's
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The Chicken Waffle Taco served at Lucky J's in Montauk is a hand-held version of the classic Southern dish. (May 18, 2014)

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