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Buoy One

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1175 W Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901-2844
+1 631-208-9737
11:00 - 09:00
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Floral Park, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First, I have to say absolutely WONDERFUL !!! We went here because a newspaper writeup mentioned that they have a clam bake, something we could not find anywhere. I have no words to say how great it was. Everything we had was top notch. We had clams and oysters from the raw bar, shrimp and scallops for appetizer and a... More 

Thank 120Linette
Great Neck, New York, United States
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244 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've always thought of this place as a summertime spot to eat out doors on picnic tables. Truth is that it's a wonderful place for a casual meal anytime you want delicious seafood served by a genial staff. The Manhattan Clam Chowder is somewhere above world class & yes i know about chowder red or white. Their steamers, fresh ,... More 

Thank Paul E
Framlingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Relatively cheap seafood - great value for your money. Not everything is deep fried too (unlike other restaurants). Had crab and tuna - was really good. Could easily come back again and again

Thank MWill95
Coram, New York
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We went for the "seven fish" night: you get seven different fish dishes as part of your meal. They're small portions, but by the time you get to dish 5-6 you're absolutely full. Every dish is very tasty and very nicely presented. The place is small so reservations are needed

Thank gabi12016
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

What a find. On our way to Montauk and stopped by for lunch. Excellent meals and fantastic service. Definitely worth the side trip for anyone passing through this part of the world. The chowder and the baked clams in particular, were fantastic.

Thank James P
New Hartford, NY
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222 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Looks kind of so-so from the outside, as this is a fish market!! BUT there is a small dining room there. 9 tables, could fit 36 people. Very low key and simple in appearance. This is NOT a romantic venue! One waitress...very friendly, and efficient. No bar, they did did serve beer and booze. Fresh clam special appetizer was great!... More 

Thank NYBob6
East Harptree, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Very fresh fish. The fish sandwiches, salads and tacos are excellent. Good fish & chips. Always good and a great stop near Tanger mall.

Thank 1224connie
La Quinta CA
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Cute little place, just a little hole-in-the wall that makes you feel like a local. Our hotel recommended this place to us when we asked about seafood and we're glad we went. My husband had the fried clam strip dinner and said it was just OK. I had the Panko Crusted Stuffed Oysters and they were terrific. So good in... More 

Thank Sandy C
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I have been regular in Buoy one Riverhead for quite some time. It has always been my go to place when in the area. It is casual dining with outdoor seating area and with great seafood selection. The place started as a seafood market turned into both seafood market and a restaurant. Their warm seafood salad, mussels and shrimp baskets,... More 

Thank kotravel18
Rochester, New York
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111 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I had the Manhattan clam chowder and my partner a bisque. The chowder was good, the bisque unflavorful with off flavors. We went there specifically for fresh - local - seafood but could not find anything that night. After much back and forth ordered a mixed lobster dinner w/ corn, a few shellfish etc. Yes it was not bad but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1175 W Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901-2844
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Riverhead
  • Phone Number: +1 631-208-9737

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?