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258 E Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays, Southampton, NY 11946-4118
+1 631-594-3868
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“cornbread” (11 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
258 E Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays, Southampton, NY 11946-4118
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is wonderful! I took my wife out for dinner on a sunday night. Not too crowded, but considering it was a sunday in the wintertime in the hamptons, it was a good crowd! They do their best to seat you by a window...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I met another couple for our first meal at Cowfish. It was amazing! The food, service and staff were everything one would want. Definitely a place to return to in the future.

Thank Cliff C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had reservations and waitstaff could not be more accommodating. It was cheerful, attentive service with our enjoyment in mind. The view is great and the atmosphere is easy and welcoming, with music provided in the bar weekends. I forgot my test kit and, having...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I enjoy dining at this restaurant mainly because of the views of Shinnecock Bay and the Shinnecock locks leading into Peconic Bay. You can also come by boat. They have had a few chef changes, so the quality has not been consistent. A good variety...More

Thank Rosalie T
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Friends get together at CowFish in Hampton Bays, NY for a Rafael Vineyards Wine Pairing Dinner 1-12-2018 Great food + plenty of wine + good friends =s a fabulous evening.

Thank YodaNyc
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We’re from the south and I’ve never had Cornbread as good as this! The staff was terrific and everything we had exceeded expectations. This is a well thought out establishment from the ambience to the southern food with a northern twist. Loved it!

Thank Joey M
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

So glad we stumbled across this beautiful restaurant. It was a great way to end our couples weekend getaway! The water view was relaxing and beautiful. Great service and friendly staff, we even received an envelope with a promotional offer to come back again which...More

Thank Silvanad09
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

On our recent visit to the area we wanted dinner in a low key seafood place with good food. We hit a home run here! The place is tucked away on the water and in back of some other buildings so we walked into another...More

Thank NWRob
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Fantastic setting very good food. Wonderful place to go on a warm Summer night. Food/ Drinks a bit expensive.

Thank dondebe2
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Excellent waterview and views of several marinas. Seafood prepared in an excellent manner. Nice bar area. Lobsters served in a great way.

Thank Irwin B
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9 August 2016|
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Response from jackiej526 | Reviewed this property |
Happy Hour is 3:00-5:00 weekdays
24 August 2015|
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Response from Donna L | Reviewed this property |
I was there around 500 the wait was minimal . I know they had some tables with reservation signs in it so depending on you party size maybe calling ahead could help . They also have an outside lounge which serves appetizersi... More
lois k
27 May 2015|
Response from Colleen H | Reviewed this property |
I was able to see the prices on the menu by pulling up the menu in a pdf format. I would say average prices for a dinner entree would be around $25. Beef prices hit me as being very high--I'm not looking to spend $40 for a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 258 E Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays, Southampton, NY 11946-4118
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Southampton  >  Hampton Bays
  • Phone Number: +1 631-594-3868
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Whether you are chasing the summer sun or wishing for a warm winter meal, Cowfish is here for you every season. This stylish spot with rustic furnishings pairs steaks, seafood, and sushi with canal views from patio tables. Plenty of boat docking, with catering available.
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