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Canal Cafe

44 Newtown Rd, Hampton Bays, Southampton, NY 11946-1432
+1 631-723-2155
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“lobster roll” (59 reviews)
“mussels” (15 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
44 Newtown Rd, Hampton Bays, Southampton, NY 11946-1432
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time here for lunch; once this summer and again this past weekend (Columbus weekend). Nice menu--not too complicated. Guacamole and fried oysters were excellent. Friends had a lobster roll (served on ciabatta bread); I had fish and chips. (Wish they would put fish tacos...More

Thank YankeeAnnie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lobster rolls are my highlife favorite. Crispy fried dishes. French fries, sweet potatoes etc. Mussels were very good. Everyone liked their lunch dish.

Thank lsal
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Every year on vacation, I stop here at least twice with my Golden Retriever. It is difficult to find, and many locals there. People are great, food is great, view is wonderful. Don't miss it.

Thank babydaze92
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for lunch or dinner, beautiful view of the Shinnecock Canal, hearty menu and delicious cocktails as well. Paul and Parker with the rest of the crew will make you feel home. Open from early spring until late winter.

Thank Mauricio M
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

While we have been in H Bays for 14 years of weekends we never knew of this place until our refrigerator serviceman told us about it, and we live just across the canal !! In our defense we have only had to be in that...More

Thank Edward F
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

It’s in a marina, and it’s a cools place. Indoor seating looks ok, but if you go, it’s worth sitting outside, even if you have to wait a little bit. The food is good and the price range is fairly wide. Mostly it’s reasonably priced,...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Seafood dominates the menu. We ordered mahi sandwich and shrimp hero. It came with a pile of french fries and a tiny cup of coleslaw. I wish there was more of the coleslaw, it was good addition.

Thank paulsimutis
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Fun , causal, atmosphere with great food and service and a beautiful view! Try the lobster roll....steamed clams ...mahi sandwich...shrimp cocktail....and tap beers ...everything was fresh and delicious!

Thank Suzi B
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The CANAL CAFE has a reputation for serving the perfect LOBSTER ROLL and fresh seafood. The scenery is awesome, the service is outstanding but the wait for a table is soooooo long, if you wish to eat outdoors. But do wait, bcause we chose to...More

Thank LorryWy
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Went with fellow chef, started out in a beautiful setting. Took 11 minutes after we were sat before a waitress arrived. Had a good moderate priced interesting wine list. Ordered a bottle of wine and a Mediterranean sampler appetizer! It and the wine were delicious....More

Thank Goddessofthegrill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Newtown Rd, Hampton Bays, Southampton, NY 11946-1432
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Southampton  >  Hampton Bays
  • Phone Number: +1 631-723-2155
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