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“A Great Restaurant on the Water!”
Review of Rumba

Rumba
Ranked #2 of 80 Restaurants in Hampton Bays
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Spicing up the Long Island waterfont, RUMBA is a special dining spot serving up a unique combination of Island-inspired food, premium handcrafted rum libations, happy staffers, reggae + a low-key vibe…all on the Shinnecock Bay (accessible by boat).
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Driving around the area on a misty, foggy non-beach day looking for lunch on the water.... Tripadvisor's reviews were very good, I will say the restaurant is excellent. Fantastic, unique drink menu matching their caribbean fare. Not to mention the excellent wait service (Alexis) and the shuttle to the parking lot!

I highly recommend Rumba and look foeward to my next time out there.

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1  Thank Seth S
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Great restaurant right on the water. Great rum drinks and island foods. Jerk Chicken was amazing, as were the Mojitos.

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Thank Tom M
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

We are absolutely in love with this place from our first visit. When we came, the place was full and we were told we'd have to wait for about one hour. As we read many positive reviews, decided to wait - good for us! while we ordered our drinks at the bar and in some 20 minutes, there was already a table available so we switched to food. omg. this is one o the best places for Mexican food we have ever tried. their 'guacamole of the day'; 'taco of the day' were gorgeous. Margarita - excellent. Wine - very rich and tasty (Merlot).

We went there for the second time, think it was Thursday - and they had live music, which was also veery good.
Parking is available; and that's another great thing about the place - while you are waiting for your table, you can grab a drink and go to the parking area, which is right in front of it and has a beatiful bay view; there are tables and comfy chairs, so you can enjoy staying there until they text you that they have a free table.
We live in NYC and decided to go to Rumba every time we feel like Mexican food. It is truly worth it!

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Thank nycmarika
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Wholly crap I love this place. We were there for Wednesday lunch. Alexis was our very attentive and patient server. The rib appetizer was bursting with flavor. The rum punch packed a nice little punch. The shrimp sandwich and crab cake salad were filling and flavorful. Even the fries were perfectly cooked and did not require catsup for flavor. The key lime pie and the house banana vanilla rum should be packaged to go. Will be back next time we are in the neighborhood. Oh - loved the deck view too. Take a walk on the peer after to reflect on a great place to slow down and enjoy.

Thank roblaz
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Rhumba's features a menu with a Tropical Caribbean flare. Food is excellent and fairly priced. Rhumba's is almost always packed with people waiting on line outside. It is a very small venue and features valet parking which I highly recommend taking advantage of. Don't let the wait for a table keep you from trying this restaurant, its worth the wait.

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1  Thank Allen S
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