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Cliff's Elbow Room

1549 Main Rd, Jamesport, NY 11947
+1 631-722-3292
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“porterhouse” (16 reviews)
“fries” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
1549 Main Rd, Jamesport, NY 11947
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cliff's Elbow room is a satisfactory place. The service was fine. The food was ok. The environment was adequate. We had the special for the day BBQ ribs--not special. I had the clam chowder -pretty standard. Overall, the experience was average.

Thank Pfasma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the mood for a good burger or steak and a very casual atmosphere on the way back from Long Islands Northfork vineyards, this is a good spot. Or... should I say ...joint. Marinated shell steak or marinated porterhouse are actually quite...More

Thank TravelDivaDayna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going to Cliffs for over 30 years. The marinated steak is truly world class. One would not believe this small hole in the wall had such excellent food. Cliff's steak takes no second place to anything I have had in ANY other...More

Thank Brett K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best Steak Dinner around! It is small bar/restaurant but offers the best tasting steak around with their special sauce.

Thank Bill Z
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

On Wed July 5 walked in around 2PM with my daughter her husband and my wife. Place was empty but one man at the bar having a beverage. No employees. Saw a menu on the wall. A young man came from the back and greeted...More

3  Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 16 June 2017

After hearing so much about the Elbow Room, a group of us after golf stopped to have dinner. Boy were we disappointed. Those of us who ordered the T-bone steak had to cut through grizzle and fat. Not returning again.

1  Thank nycooky
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

It's an "old school" family restaurant with good atmosphere and character that's hard find these days. The food is terrific and has kept us coming back for at least 25 years. There are 4 different Elbow Rooms out in eastern Long Island but the one...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

New York prices are higher than most..But consider this a very unique porterhouse steak that must be experienced. It is black. Not blackened....It is marinated beyond belief. I did ask for horseradish for even more flavor. Very large portion . Perfectly tender. Happy patron. No...More

Thank jennifernix55
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Some friends who were shopping in Riverhead suggested meeting at Cliff's Elbow Room for lunch. Somehow I had never visited the restaurant, perhaps because it doesn't look like much from the outside. Appearances can be deceiving. We shared some steamers, and a single portion was...More

1  Thank Angelo M
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Great meal...nothing fancy, Just a great steak, salad, and drinks. We have the recipe for the marinade and were so happy to bring our son to the place where it all started. Cliff's didn't disappoint. You won't get a lot of atmosphere and it isn't...More

Thank Saundra E
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21 August 2016|
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Response from 1004Charlie | Reviewed this property |
if you go for the marinated filet its about $34 the marinated shell steak is about $28 the manhattan clam chowder is excellent as well comes with salad and a potato of your choice most appetizers are around $9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1549 Main Rd, Jamesport, NY 11947
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  North Fork  >  Jamesport
  • Phone Number: +1 631-722-3292
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