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Shipwreck Diner

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46 Main St, Northport, NY 11768-1722
+1 631-754-1797
07:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Fri 08:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful Sunday Seafood brunch. I had a very tasty seafood bisque(chowder) and crabcakes app. I was bursting at the seams. Clear that it is a family run spot and that adds to the atmosphere. Prepare for a short wait for a table but that just means you soak in more of the experience. A real gem that... More 

Thank Enda W
Long Island, NY
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246 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

If there is any criticism to be leveled at this otherwise delightful culinary gem, it would be that they only accept cash. Credit card points notwithstanding, the breakfast and lunch offerings here rival any other Nassau or Suffolk County restaurant my wife and I have experienced. Yes, dear reader, it's THAT good! On previous occasions we were seated toward the... More 

Thank Resingle1
Northport, New York, United States
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421 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This diner has been around for a lifetime. It's family owned and operated, was featured in a TV renovation, and since then has been even nicer than before. The service is also much friendlier these days than I remember (if I'm being honest my first time there wasn't the best and I was underwhelmed). It's a village gem, worth a... More 

Thank Camila M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Love, love their breakfasts. They are flexible. If you want only 1 pancake, you got it. They always give me a piece of cake or biscuit on the house.

Thank Barberbar
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Best place in Town for your Home cooked Meal! Steak and Eggs is the BOMB! Tell Time we sent you... Excellent Food! Always Busy - BUT WORTH THE WAIT!!!

Thank MonicaAria B
Saint James, New York
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I went on a holiday weekend (Sunday) and this railroad car diner was very busy (Yes they do take reservations). The theater down the street just let out and it seems everyone was heading over to this diner. My group had 5 people and we didn't wait long for a table. We ordered beverages and one member ordered a chocolate... More 

Thank Jeff V
Northport, New York
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This understated and very homey dinner has been a staple in our community for years. It is great for breakfast and lunch. They even serve beer now. Something new. They have a back outdoor area which is fun in the summer. Good food ..... nice people ...... great breakfast and lunch. No frills.

Thank Linda110141
Northport, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Tim's Shipwreck Diner is THE place for breakfast if you want to enjoy the vibe of Northport waking up in the morning! There is a great hometown cozy feel about the place and the Staff (or Crew) are extremely friendly. The food is excellent, hearty servings and top quality! Great coffee that the Crew keeps your mugs full! Full menu... More 

Thank 60b0bd
Mineola, New York
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This place was just SO MUCH FUN that I can't wait to go back! You walk into a "very diner like setting" and it's packed with people talking, laughing, telling stories, etc... It's clearly a "local spot" and obviously loved by all. One of their claim to fames is that they were on TV for "Restaurant Makeover." There is a... More 

Thank Joel H
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We recently had breakfast here with our two small children. Food was really delicious and they could not have been more accommodating or nicer to the kids who had so much fun and more importantly, ate every bite!!

Thank AliaKD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Main St, Northport, NY 11768-1722
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Northport
  • Phone Number: +1 631-754-1797

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