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Rachel's Waterside Grill

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281 Woodcleft Ave, Freeport, NY 11520-6337 (Front Street)
+1 516-546-0050
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Today
12:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 16:00
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Staten Island, New York, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Seafood was very fresh and flavorful. The service was a little slow but it was an overcast day and not much going on on the nautical mile, but pleased with the food

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Lynbrook, New York, United States
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I took my wife to Rachel's Waterside Grill to celebrate her birthday. Beautiful place. Food was Excellent, wait staff was friendly but as with most better eateries, not inexpensive. Portions were acceptable, drinks were well made, and food was delicious. As long as the prices don't frighten you away, you should enjoy it!

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Massapequa Park,N.Y.
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

two of us had mussels, shrimpr, calamari, monk fish. food was great, service was really good. went for early dinner, parking was available. we ate inside due to the sweltering weather

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Thank socwrebas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

No disappointments, just delicious and succulent seafood for the seafood lover in you. I enjoyed the blackened chicken and shrimp pasta dinner, while my wife enjoyed her scrumptious lobster feast. Now I'm even more curious to try their other delightful entrees...I'm looking forward to their tasty dessert menu as well. I highly recommend (Rachels) when it comes to great seafood... More 

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Miller Place, New York
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

The food is OK, as a group style luncheon, I would say that the food and service was pretty good. As these were not choice that I would typically choose, they were prepared properly, the service was pretty good. In all fairness, it was a group dining experience and that should be taken into consideration when evaluating this review. They... More 

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NYC
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310 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived to a empty restaurant for early seafood lunch. Got seated by window but at a tiny table. We were only 2 but there were so many other spots. In Any case ask what is in the fish and chips/ answer tilapia. This is a cheap fresh water Asian farmed fish. We drive to Freeport for fresh local fish. Menu... More 

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Long Island, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I went there with my husband for dinner and I was not really comfortable in the space, It was very non-welcoming. Food average. I probably would not go back

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Greer, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

My granddaughter suggested this restaurant on Freeport's Nautical Mile. We didn't have reservations and it was crowded but they found us a delightful seat with a water view. Although it seemed to be very busy, our waiter hustled to make sure we had a great experience. My wife and I, along with my granddaughter had time for a pleasant, relaxed... More 

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Oceanside, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner hoping for a nice dinner on the water. The place is FILTHY!!!! Even the waiter looked UNKEMT. Food not good at all . Lucky we didn't get SICK !!!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Our experience was great! Tony, our waiter, was friendly and efficient. We were a table of 7. Our shared appetizers were great, and all of our entrees came piping hot right from the kitchen. Everyone enjoyed their meal! A little pricey, but it is in on the Freeport Nautical Mile, a known tourist area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 281 Woodcleft Ave, Freeport, NY 11520-6337
    (Front Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 516-546-0050

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?