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300 Father Capodanno Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305-4207 (Sand Lane)
+1 718-447-7679
15:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Wed - Fri 15:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Staten Island, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Held a Holiday Party for our club and everyone raved about the food. The salad was different than the ordinary, the pasta was delicious, and the entrees were very good. We had a great selection and its hard to please everyone. Well I think I did this time! We had a chocolate delight for dessert which was a fondue where... More 

Thank pinkx111
Staten Island
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We had our wedding reception here as we live close by and have been here plenty of times. I've had lunch w/friends, dinner, gone to the deck parties in the summer. All I want is at my fingertips as the staff is fabulous. Food the best, drinks over the top, and the ambience to die for with the ocean, VNB,... More 

Thank Veronica G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I and our 2 year old came here for a celebratory dinner for his birthday. They are so accommodating! The food was fantastic too! The entrees took awhile to get to us but it was SO worth the wait! The seafood was outstanding. I'm pretty snobbish and picky when it comes to fine food and this totally... More 

Thank Erynnecharisse
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165 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Service is terrible. The food is not the greatest in Staten Island. I was there one day on a Sunday around 5 o'clock and the manager was telling me that the kitchen staff was now changing shifts and it would be a while before my meal was to come out boy was he right. This place is more of a... More 

Thank robert l
Lebanon, New Jersey
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The location on the boardwalk, view of Verrazano and excellent food all make for a great experience. Very nice decor inside and out. There is also a bar/ lounge area. Have the Chilean Sea Bass and the lobster corn chowder! So yummy. We were a party of 2 couples this October. Five years ago they did our wedding dinner for... More 

Thank Rachel J
Staten Island, New York, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Recently had Sunday brunch at South Fin. Service was awful - even with just a couple of other tables occupied; it took forever to get the first cup of coffee and longer to get the second. Food was ick ... pancakes and waffles were dry; scrambled eggs not good, and how do you screw up scrambled eggs, It pains me... More 

Thank Carole K
PartyontheGrill, Guest Relations Manager at South Fin Grill, responded to this review

Carole, thank you for your feedback, we would love to discuss your experience further, if its possible at your earliest convenience, please email us your contact info at info@southfingrill.com. Thank you More 

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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I have to say that i had a great experience at south fin. It was recommended to me by a friend because i needed something not too far off the highway. There is valet parking which is great. The beach is right behind you, talk about amazing scenery. The inside had a nice size bar with tv's , so you... More 

Thank Bklynbrain
New York
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a nice restaurant in a beautiful location. They have some outside tables and the food whether in or out is pretty good. It is not cheap.

Thank esc52
Staten Island, New York
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

South Fin Grill is located on the boardwalk in Staten Island. The staff is more than pleasant, catering to you from the minute you walk in the door. whether you sit outside on the patio or inside, the view is amazing. Looking out you can watch the boats pass or just people watch . And the food is just as... More 

Thank Madelyn062
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best places to eat in New York/Staten island. Me and my friend george spent our last evening of the trip having a lovely meal it was definitely a 10/10 and the service from the team was very impressive making sure we had everything we needed. The view is also pretty awesome if sitting outside on... More 

Thank Luke O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
American, Seafood, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Father Capodanno Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305-4207
    (Sand Lane)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Staten Island
  • Phone Number: +1 718-447-7679
South Fin Grill is the premier fine-dining restaurant in Staten Island, offering a unique combination of delectable food, exquisite decor and breath-taking views. Our menu consists a variety of delicious grilled seafood, steaks and international dishes. Our exotic backdrop is perfect backdrop for a perfect night-out. If you prefer dining accompanied by an ocean breeze, our Ocean Deck is the place for you. The new custom built canopy has created the perfect setting for our guests and blends seamlessly with the beautiful panoramic views of the ocean and bridge. It has not only added all weather protection for our patrons, but with whirling fans and lighted globes added a stylish ambiance to an already perfect dining experience. The Fin Lounge is the perfect setting for enjoying our superior martinis and signature specialty cocktails and live entertainment. Closes during Winter

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?