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The Tavern at Shelter Island House

11 Stearns Point Rd, Suite 2, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2009
+1 631-749-5659
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“prime rib” (2 reviews)
“calamari” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Grill, Bar, Seafood, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
11 Stearns Point Rd, Suite 2, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2009
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1 - 10 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 6 September 2017

We have just had a lovely couple of days here on Shelter Island and tomorrow move onto Cape Cod. Our last meal this evening was at The Tavern, a great menu and our food was delicious. ( Fish and Chips and New York strip). Our...More

Thank janenpete
Reviewed 5 September 2017

A short walk away from the noisy (and rather pretentious) Sunset Beach, The Tavern serves good food in a relaxed environment, including a lovely covered porch area.

Thank warmwaterdiver
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We come to SI at least once a year & have never been bowled over by the restaurant choices. While there are a couple of good choices on the island we mainly find high prices with lackluster food and/or service. Well, this place hits the...More

Thank Dhonour
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Great food but we loved Alice our waitress. so helpful and made great recommendations. we even saw a family of deer walking across the street

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We were looking for a place to eat that was near to the Perlman Concerts and not too crazily expensive and time consuming nor too much like a take-out place. A restaurant that was closed for that evening told me about the Tavern and we...More

1  Thank hamptonite
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We book a night at the Shelter Island House every winter as a quiet getaway as just a couple. Half the reason is for the comfortable rooms, the other half is for the wonderful dinners & drinks we have at the Tavern. Great fresh, amazing...More

Thank deb s
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We attend a family gathering after funeral of a loved one. The service and food were second to none. We spent many hours after the catered event in family gathering at the Tavern and felt very welcome and comfortable.More

Thank 648Seniortraveler648
Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at The Tavern at Shelter Island House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the Tavern at Shelter Island and the five star rating. We are so sorry for the loss of your loved one but we are pleased that we could provide your family with comfort during such a difficult...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017

Another amazing night at the Tavern at the Shelter Island House. We had a large group- with 7 adults and 3 kids under the age of 10- and were able to be seated in a private room in the back of the restaurant. This 'family...More

Thank Caitlin M
Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at The Tavern at Shelter Island House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and the five star rating! We are so pleased that you and your family were able to have another great meal and experience at the Tavern. As a staff favorite, we completely agree that the...More

Reviewed 21 October 2016

Special restaurant tucked away on Shelter Island. New owner/management doing a terrific job. Menu is good but limited except for daily specials. Tavern House Salad a winner! Burger also very delicious. Excellent service and lively bar scene. Great addition to SI!

Thank islandwhine
Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at The Tavern at Shelter Island House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of the Tavern at Shelter Island House! We are pleased you were able to meet our new manager and enjoy the atmosphere and food! We look forward to having you dine again with us soon!

Reviewed 11 October 2016

While staying for an overnight at the Shelter Island House last week, my wife and I decided to have dinner at the inn's restaurant, the Tavern. Turned out to be a great call. Plenty of strong options on the menu, and our choices--half chicken and...More

Thank swoosh8
Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at The Tavern at Shelter Island House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2016

Thank you for your excellent review and five star rating of the Tavern! We are delighted you liked the menu and enjoyed a delicious meal! Come back and stay and dine with us soon!

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Patricia L
13 August 2017|
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Response from Shelter Island H | Property representative |
Hello - we would love to have you join us for dinner Thursday and yes it is Prime Rib Night! Please feel free to call us at 631-749-5659 to confirm your reservation and provide us with your contact information.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Grill, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Stearns Point Rd, Suite 2, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2009
    (West Neck Road)
  • Public Transportation: Train: www.lirr.org Penn Station to Greenport, then board the ferry to Shelter Island. Bus: Take The Hampton Jitney www.hamptonjitney.com to Greenport, then board the ferry to Shelter Island.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Shelter Island
  • Phone Number: +1 631-749-5659
  • E-mail
Description
Dedication to local farmers and fishermen ensure the dishes celebrate freshness and inspiration. New American style menu is complemented by handcrafted cocktails, world beers and a meticulously curated wine list to round out your exceptional dining experience. Seasonally driven menus and ambiance change from al fresco to fireside and accompany the re-freshed chic decor. Known as the island hotspot conjoined with the welcoming team that is both local and family owned makes Shelter Island House Restaurant your best island destination for friendly sophistication.
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