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The Tavern at Shelter Island House

) #7 of 22 Restaurants in Shelter Island $$ - $$$ American, ,
11 Stearns Point Rd, Suite 2, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2009
+1 631-749-5659
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (2 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
“calamari” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Grill, Bar, Seafood, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
11 Stearns Point Rd, Suite 2, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2009
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 18 June 2017

We were looking for a place to eat that was near to the Perlman Concerts and not too crazily expensive and time consuming nor too much like a take-out place. A restaurant that was closed for that evening told me about the Tavern and we...More

1  Thank hamptonite
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We book a night at the Shelter Island House every winter as a quiet getaway as just a couple. Half the reason is for the comfortable rooms, the other half is for the wonderful dinners & drinks we have at the Tavern. Great fresh, amazing...More

Thank deb s
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We attend a family gathering after funeral of a loved one. The service and food were second to none. We spent many hours after the catered event in family gathering at the Tavern and felt very welcome and comfortable.More

Thank 648Seniortraveler648
Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at The Tavern at Shelter Island House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the Tavern at Shelter Island and the five star rating. We are so sorry for the loss of your loved one but we are pleased that we could provide your family with comfort during such a difficult...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017

Another amazing night at the Tavern at the Shelter Island House. We had a large group- with 7 adults and 3 kids under the age of 10- and were able to be seated in a private room in the back of the restaurant. This 'family...More

Thank Caitlin M
Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at The Tavern at Shelter Island House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and the five star rating! We are so pleased that you and your family were able to have another great meal and experience at the Tavern. As a staff favorite, we completely agree that the...More

Reviewed 22 October 2016

Special restaurant tucked away on Shelter Island. New owner/management doing a terrific job. Menu is good but limited except for daily specials. Tavern House Salad a winner! Burger also very delicious. Excellent service and lively bar scene. Great addition to SI!

Thank islandwhine
Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at The Tavern at Shelter Island House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of the Tavern at Shelter Island House! We are pleased you were able to meet our new manager and enjoy the atmosphere and food! We look forward to having you dine again with us soon!

Reviewed 12 October 2016

While staying for an overnight at the Shelter Island House last week, my wife and I decided to have dinner at the inn's restaurant, the Tavern. Turned out to be a great call. Plenty of strong options on the menu, and our choices--half chicken and...More

Thank swoosh8
Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at The Tavern at Shelter Island House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2016

Thank you for your excellent review and five star rating of the Tavern! We are delighted you liked the menu and enjoyed a delicious meal! Come back and stay and dine with us soon!

Reviewed 1 October 2016

my husband and I wanted to go for drink and ecide out plans for the day. We were served by Mike the bartender who was no nice insightful offered suggestions for the evening. I was givien a tour of the place and enjoyed and nice...More

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Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at The Tavern at Shelter Island House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Thank you for your 5 star review of the Tavern! We are delighted you and your husband were able to have such a nice evening and enjoyed the drinks and the staff! We hope to having you dine with us again and hope to have...More

Reviewed 20 September 2016

We went the week after Labor Day on a Monday-this, thank goodness, was the only restaurant open that evening..it was excellent-

Thank Elizabeth A
Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at The Tavern at Shelter Island House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to send in your five star review! We are happy we could be open after Labor Day and pleased to hear your experience was excellent! We hope to have you dine again with us soon!

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The setting is lovely and the service is friendly, but we had a bad experience at The Tavern. On a recent Sunday night, one of the specials was seafood paella, a favorite dish of my wife and me. We both ordered it. What we got...More

Thank andybaum
Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at The Tavern at Shelter Island House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are sorry to hear your experience was less than satisfactory and appreciate your feedback. We hope to have the opportunity to impress you with our upcoming new menu this fall.

Reviewed 1 September 2016

This was a dinner and drinks get together for about 20 people and kids. The venue was the Tavern and I can't comment on the rest of the facilities at the House. Suffice to say that the staff were very obliging and efficient - particularly...More

Thank leonard m
Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at The Tavern at Shelter Island House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2016

Thank you for taking time to review the Tavern at Shelter Island House. We are so pleased your special event went well and that you found both the food and the service to be excellent! We hope to have you dine with us again soon!

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Patricia L
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Response from Shelter Island H | Property representative |
Hello - we would love to have you join us for dinner Thursday and yes it is Prime Rib Night! Please feel free to call us at 631-749-5659 to confirm your reservation and provide us with your contact information.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 40
Cuisine
American, Grill, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Stearns Point Rd, Suite 2, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2009
    (West Neck Road)
  • Public Transportation: Train: www.lirr.org Penn Station to Greenport, then board the ferry to Shelter Island. Bus: Take The Hampton Jitney www.hamptonjitney.com to Greenport, then board the ferry to Shelter Island.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Shelter Island
  • Phone Number: +1 631-749-5659
  • E-mail
Description
Dedication to local farmers and fishermen ensure the dishes celebrate freshness and inspiration. New American style menu is complemented by handcrafted cocktails, world beers and a meticulously curated wine list to round out your exceptional dining experience. Seasonally driven menus and ambiance change from al fresco to fireside and accompany the re-freshed chic decor. Known as the island hotspot conjoined with the welcoming team that is both local and family owned makes Shelter Island House Restaurant your best island destination for friendly sophistication.
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