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The Living Room

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Swedish, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Maidstone Inn, East Hampton, NY 11937 (Mill HIll Lane)
+1 631-324-5006
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08:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 22:00
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I've been going to brunch and dinner at The Living Room at the Maidstone for the past 5 years. The interior is a treat, cozy and colorful, and the food is excellent (aside from a rough patch a couple of years back when they had some kitchen staff turnover). The Swedish meatballs are super tasty and a great fallback to... More 

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Thank Tom E
Wantagh, New York
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere was wonderful, with indoor seating with various couches, chairs, and decor. The outside had tables with white tablecloths as well, and a couple of couches and cushioned seats, in a garden setting. It was quiet and enjoyableWe weren't rushed and the staff attended to us in a timely manner without hovering over us. We had a choice of... More 

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Thank Ann C
Santa Monica, CA
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Beautiful location in the Maidstone Hotel which prides itself on the Scando, cozy vibe. You need to like the food that goes with the place. I recommend a dish with salmon. Swedish meatballs and mashed potatoes were a hit with the men. The white burgandy was perfect! Nice outdoor seating if you prefer it over the low ceilings inside "The... More 

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Our dinner at The Living Room was amazing. Food: delicious. no complaints whatsoever. Service: perfect (fitting for the restaurant quality) Decor: beautiful, unique, not stuffy (despite the maidstone's old reputation for that) Ambience: vibrant, with plenty of space and comfort (i.e. not noisy and not people crammed together) We loved coming here, and will certainly return again! We actually ate... More 

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Thank jflds
Hong Kong, China
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161 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We went to Maidstone Inn for dinner and were captivated by its quaint environment, lovely porch and outdoor garden and food. The bar was quite busy when we arrived and it's pet friendly. Cute little decorations all around the Inn made it homey but not too busy. We ordered some oysters for appetizers (both the crispy peconic bay oysters and... More 

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Thank Kevin J
Stone Harbor, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Wonderful meal with food that was creative and locally sourced. Still dreaming of the kale salad, the terrific coffee and the donuts! Chef is amazing and the menu is varied and they can accommodate many different diets.

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East Quogue, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Entrees served before starter finished,taken back to kitchen, reserved ice cold-3rd time no taste. Crab pappardelle was tasteless. Waitress disappeared often. No serving coordination. Also, noisy and very expensive.

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Thank Susan R
East Hampton, New York
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

A nice restaurant in a lovely inn with a picturesque setting. The food and service are excellent. American food with Swedish specialties.

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Thank SPRINGS2013
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

We recently went here for dinner. We sat outside with our dog and had a few drinks first. The drinks were both just bar drinks so nothing special. We then had the cheese plate. It was good, but was odd in that contained three soft cheese and no hard cheeses. We also had the fresh bread they provided, which was... More 

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Thank Jeff S
Sag Harbor, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

We were there a week or so ago for my Fiance's birthday. The pros- Food was great. We had the Frisee salad with gorgonzola, apples and walnuts and it was perfect. Not swimming in dressing but just right. The entrees we chose were the black bass and the duck breast and both were absolutely delish! Not over seasoned or over... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Swedish, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 22:00
Monday
08:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 22:00
Thursday
08:30 - 22:00
Friday
08:30 - 22:00
Saturday
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Maidstone Inn, East Hampton, NY 11937
    (Mill HIll Lane)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  East Hampton
  • Phone Number: +1 631-324-5006
Description
At the Living Room, we identify the freshest and most naturally produced foods, creating world-class menu selections from what can be purchased through local, organic producers. This is the slow-food philosophy at work, and we believe it makes for the best-tasting meals in the Hamptons. Our chef uses the slow-food process to "cook with the seasons", coming up with mouth-watering menus of cuisine he calls "new American with a Scandinavian twist". Signature dishes include Scandinavian classics like Toast Skagen and exquisite desserts like Spring Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp with homemade honey vanilla gelato and Catapano Goat Cheese Tarte with homemade lingonberry sorbet. To complement, you can choose from more than 200 vintages from our extensive wine cellar. From local Long Island varietals to organic Oregonian boutique blends and standards from Europe, there is a wine for every mood and food at The Living Room.

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