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Jerry & The Mermaid

469 E Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901-2556
+1 631-727-8489
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
469 E Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901-2556
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1 - 10 of 391 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Good lunch, cold beer and view of the marina. Wanted to find a place where we could eat "outside" without the bugs. Nice enclosed patio.

Thank jcloud44
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went with a large group. The service was good but I was disappointed in my meal. I ordered the crab cakes and they tasted like they came out of a frozen food box. The salad and the veggies could not have been fresher however....More

Thank drregina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this restaurant. Food is great; Setting is fun. Service is good and friendly. Good for kids...grandson's favorite haunt!

Thank Judith L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Riverhead on business and was looking for a local seafood restaurant. I surely made the right choice. I was met at the door by the owner who showed me to a table, and it only got better from there. I started with...More

1  Thank Hoyt44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must have been living under a rock for many years, as that was the last time we went to Jerry's. We live less than a mile away but we haven't been here in 15 plus years. Look what I've been missing. I took my...More

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located next door to Hyatt and a breath away from Aquarium Small unassuming.. main dining area, as well as an " outdoor"...we we were seated in the rear.. the view of the Peconic, obstructed by boats.. our server, very pleasant, engaging,personable.. We ordered the "...More

Thank Puravida_7
foodieforlifeNewYork, Owner at Jerry & The Mermaid, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear you were not satisfied with your dining experience. As for the crabs done scampi style. That is not our normal preparation for them, but we did them for you that way by special request. I apologize that the scampi seemed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot say enough about this place, we have been here for dinner, after events and we plan to have the after wedding party and breakfast here next spring. The food is great, Jerry and his Dad are awesome and the apps, especially the coconut...More

Thank Armando D
foodieforlifeNewYork, Owner at Jerry & The Mermaid, responded to this review

Armando, Thanks for the rave review! Glad to hear you love the coconut shrimp. It's one of my father's original recipes, which make it extra special to hear you love it! We look forward to having the wedding after party here next spring! Thanks for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the coconut shrimp and artichoke hearts but this time I decided to try shrimp parmigiana. It was fabulous. The sauce was so good that it tasted like I made it or maybe better than mine! My bf had baked clams as usual and...More

Thank Angela-1151
foodieforlifeNewYork, Owner at Jerry & The Mermaid, responded to this review

Angela, Thanks for taking the time to review! I am glad to hear you had a great experience and love some of the signature appetizers! We look forward to having you back sometime soon to Jerry's. Thank you again for the great review and patronage!...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Charming Sea themed interior for starters. The food and service were incredible.Since we were there for lunch and knew we would be going out for dinner,we did not want to over order. We started out with Manhattan Clam Chowder. It was chock full of goodies....More

Thank Decor71
foodieforlifeNewYork, Owner at Jerry & The Mermaid, responded to this review

Sorry to hear about the bad hair day....but ecstatic to hear you loved Jerry's! Thanks for the patronage and great review! Regards, Jerry Dicecco Chef/Owner: Jerry and The Mermaid

Reviewed 1 April 2017

The restaurant is definitely a great find. Being next to the Hyatt is a great place to be. Stopped in for a late lunch and was not disappointed. We had the fried duck wings with bbq sauce. They absolutely delicous...crisp on the outside and juicy...More

Thank my2bs4me
foodieforlifeNewYork, Owner at Jerry & The Mermaid, responded to this review

Glad to hear you had a great dining experience with us recently and thank you for taking the time to review! Regards, Jerry Dicecco Chef/Owner: Jerry and The Mermaid

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Reservations accepted or needed for a Saturday night?
6 July 2016|
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Response from RoadMaven | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations. There are plenty of eateries in downtown Riverhead within walking distance but Jerry's is the best. You won't go hungry there.
Andrea M
Do you have a private room?
5 February 2016|
Response from foodieforlifeNewYork | Property representative |
Yes we do. We can accommodate up to 65 guests in a private space. Please call Jerry at 631.727.8489 for more information.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 469 E Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901-2556
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Riverhead
  • Phone Number: +1 631-727-8489
  • E-mail
Open Seven Days a Week Year Round. Located directly next to the Hyatt Place East End Hotel and Atlantis Long Island Aquarium! Just minutes from Tanger Outlets and a short drive to the Hamptons or LI wine country. Arrive by car or by boat using one of Jerry's complimentary docking slips!