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Modern Snack Bar

628 Main Rd, Aquebogue, Riverhead, NY 11931
+1 631-722-3655
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“pies” (20 reviews)
“sauerbraten” (10 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
628 Main Rd, Aquebogue, Riverhead, NY 11931
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Return to the past at this iconic Nobrth Fork Restaurant. Comfort food that makes you remember grandmas family dinners

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The Modern Snack Bar is a must stop for my wife and I whenever we're on the North Fork. First of all, the place is an icon. The MSB neon sign in front is a classic as is the inside restaurant as well. You almost...More

Thank stankoart
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

My friend and I decided that the perfect lunch today would be lemon meringue pie and coffee. What a great idea! The pie was scrumptious and the coffee was great! Our waitress was friendly and efficient. Very good!

Thank Esther S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Been at least 6-8 times over the last 10-12 years, Its an Iconic North Fork Restaurant if even only for its history. I really want to like the place for its traditional north fork heritage- but its hard! Usually there's a long wait (and not...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Located in the town of Riverhead is a great place for tried and true American comfort food. The preparations are simple and flavorful. Their claim to fame is the mashed turnips. I am not a turnip fan but have to say this preparation was very...More

Thank 605jayg
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Although it has outlasted its name (there's nothing "modern" about it) this restaurant serves delicious home-cooked type meals of all varieties. And the homemade pies anc cakes are mouth-watering!

Thank Ric D
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped on the way of a nice fall trip on the North Fork while visiting Long Island from Florida. Heard a lot about this old classic restaurant. Was a Sunday night The place was packed. If you like simple old-fashioned foods this is your place....More

Thank jonathan G
Reviewed 8 December 2016

While in town visiting relatives made another trip to the Modern Snack Bar. This time I had the clam chowder and Chicken Parmesan on spaghetti noodles. The new England clam chowder was excellent. The chicken was good but not the very best I have had....More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 17 November 2016

If you like simple yet delicious meals this is the place! From young to old the menu will please all! Milkshakes, meatloaf, scallops, crabs! The mashed turnips have to be given a try. Lemon Meringue pie is the best! You can also order pies, gravy,...More

1  Thank candyland2016
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Old diner with specials of homemade pies. Counter service by experienced servers. The lemon meringue pie was good and generous portions. Great coffee. Pies can be purchased. Lunch and dinner menus.

Thank 1224connie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 628 Main Rd, Aquebogue, Riverhead, NY 11931
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Riverhead  >  Aquebogue
  • Phone Number: +1 631-722-3655
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Located in the heart of North Fork Wine Country, the Modern Snack Bar has been the place to go for Great Home Cooking since 1950. Featuring Roast LI Duck, Sauerbraten, Prime Rib, Fresh Flounder, Soft Shell Crabs, and cool Lobster Salad. Enjoy Draft Beer, Local Wine, or a Classic Cocktail with your meal. Great Salads, Sandwiches, and Burgers too. Famous for their Mashed Turnips and Lemon Meringue Pie. Bring the Whole Family!
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