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18 Bay

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic

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18 Bay is a Chef owned and operated restaurant. We serve a four course Italian inspired Chefs menu that is a direct reflection of the local markets. Dinner begins with four different antipasti, followed by a handmade pasta, a choice of entree and dessert. The menu changes every week. We make handcrafted cocktails using organic syrups, serve local wine including two on tap, as well as international wines from small producers. We offer a vegetarian menu and accommodate for any allergies or aversions. We look forward to sharing with you our interpretation of the best of our terroir.
USD 25 - USD 100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews tasting menu pasta lamb porterhouse bass roasted quail almond cake truffle panna cotta crab potatoes set menu course meal service was excellent dietary restrictions entree choices four courses creative cuisine
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

The perfect place to experience a relaxed meal along with gracious owners. Elizabeth and Adam attend to every detail. A place you will want to visit again and again.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jerry9836
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem, wonderful restaurant offering a 4 course meal with a really nice wine list, the chefs ( husband and wife)are very creative and really talented. A must if you come to Shelter Island.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank joelaO9309HA
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing meal Tried things I would have never tried Delicious food One of the Best meals we have eaten in the many years visiting Shelter Island

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank U9543RGalim
Reviewed 1 September 2018

An adult restaurant not often found at a summer resort island. Staff is very attentive, concerned about allergies and dislikes. Will amend if you don’t like something. Four courses all beautifully displayed and tasty. Meal was not rushed . A real pleasure. Menu is prix...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jane K
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We were happy to get a reservation at 18 Bay based upon the consistently positive reviews. The price fixed chef's selections offers you a tasting plate of 4 different pre-selected items beautifully displayed on a special 4 quadrant plate. Our server thoughtfully asked if we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mike L
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We hadn't been here in a while and we're so happy to find that the quality of the food hasn't dropped at all. In fact, it was probably the best meal we've had there. We love the ambiance and the format. They're always great about...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank NYCDesign78
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Truly unique food, pasta in the shape of scallop shells in a scallop and wine sauce. AMAZING! The kind of place that you hope for but rarely encounter. BEYOND OUR HIGH EXPECTATIONS.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve never written a review like this one before. But I have to be honest. The only good thing about this place was that the people working there are nice. * Food was not good * Service was okay, they kept forgetting things * Vegetarian...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank MexicotoNYC
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This a house that has been converted to a very neat eating establishment. We sat on the porch, but due to the big windows and the lighting, you could see the inside diners...it was just cool ! The service was excellent and friendly and the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Beverly T
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This restaurant prides itself on using local, fresh seasonal ingredients. A prix fixe three course menu varies weekly depending on availability. The food is exceptionally well prepared and presented. Vegetarian options are readily available. The wine list offers a number of well chosen local, US...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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