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Boat House Water Side Cafe

$$ - $$$
Seafood, American, Bar, Pub
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76 Shore Rd, Glen Cove, NY 11542-3427
+1 516-277-2088
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London, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

A gorgeous restaurant with a wonderful view. Could of stayed there all day, very much enjoyed ourselves. The drinks options are really varied, the food was really nice but nothing to write home about.

Thank Katie N
New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The boat house now the lighthouse under the watchful eye of Todd , was improving constantly. Wait staff was excellent and the food great. On recent trips my wife and I noticed that Todd was not there and seemingly a new waitstaff in place ( we usually go for Sunday brunch or mid week lunch. The food was good but... More 

Thank carbilrussel
Bayville, New York
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This was our 2nd visit to this restaurant , again it was great. Indoor, outdoor sitting on the water, casual, friendly, good staff. Our dinners were delicious, little neck clams, calamari, steamed lobster with clams & mussels ( I had the rice & farm corn on cob). Mac & cheese on chili to die for.

1 Thank Millie G
Glen Cove, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

I can't believe what a change is happening! Just visited the Boathouse yesterday because it was such a nice day, the beginning of the summer and we wanted to be outside. The old owner is gone and the new owners are so welcoming and excited about making wonderful changes in the decor as well as having a consistent menu. We... More 

5 Thank Carol W
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440 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 362 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

The boat house is a nice waterfront setting in Glen Cove. Easy to get to and easy parking. Nice simple deck overlooking the boat basin. Lunch time food was good but not great.

1 Thank JesusDad
Watch Hill, Rhode Island, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Had one of my favorite salads of all time. The Tuna salad is Ahi tuna served rare with pineapple and mango..DELICIOUS! Lobster was perfect and very reasonably priced. Scallop Dinner was shared as an extra appetizer, sauce was deliciously decadent. I would order it again and have it all to myself. Great Frozen drinks. Very friendly staff. Nice setting. A... More 

3 Thank Elle T
Sea Cliff, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Our staff, was Exceptional! Our Bartender, Mike was amazing. The computer system went down, and he handled like a pro, No glitch here. The food was served Buffet style...Fabulous! They served Steamed Clams, Muscles, Penne ala vodka, Stuffed Mushrooms... To die for. Chicken Fingers, etc. Everything was Prepared from scratch. Thumbs up to the Chef!! They had one of their... More 

2 Thank Maryann A
Sea Cliff, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2014

I am repulsed by this establishment and the behavior of the staff. It is a disgrace that I brought people to this establishment after a day of boating to be mortified. The bartender "Trish" - after her shift joined the patrons on the other side of the bar while we were starting to eat our meal. To all of our... More 

6 Thank Joyce O
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

Went for lunch last Tuesday, perfect for outside dinning. The staff sat us right away and let us pick a shady table. The food was very good, I had the fish sandwich, very moist not greasy. My wife had the fish tacos, very good also. The waitress checked on us a few times. I would definately come back again.

1 Thank Jerry F
Long Island,NY
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We came here by jet ski for lunch. We were the only two people in the place. There was a large birthday party outside, but no other diners for lunch. We got the burgers, and they were very good. But they have no White Zinfandel - no sweet wine at all. I will probably not return for that reason. But... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Shore Rd, Glen Cove, NY 11542-3427
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Glen Cove
  • Phone Number: +1 516-277-2088
Open just three weeks, the Boat House, under a previous owner, was known as "The Hideaway". It's located in the Brewer Yacht Yard.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?