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Canal Cafe

44 Newtown Rd, Hampton Bays, Southampton, NY 11946-1432
+1 631-723-2155
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“lobster roll” (59 reviews)
“mussels” (15 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Newtown Rd, Hampton Bays, Southampton, NY 11946-1432
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every year on vacation, I stop here at least twice with my Golden Retriever. It is difficult to find, and many locals there. People are great, food is great, view is wonderful. Don't miss it.

Thank babydaze92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for lunch or dinner, beautiful view of the Shinnecock Canal, hearty menu and delicious cocktails as well. Paul and Parker with the rest of the crew will make you feel home. Open from early spring until late winter.

Thank Mauricio M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While we have been in H Bays for 14 years of weekends we never knew of this place until our refrigerator serviceman told us about it, and we live just across the canal !! In our defense we have only had to be in that...More

Thank Edward F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s in a marina, and it’s a cools place. Indoor seating looks ok, but if you go, it’s worth sitting outside, even if you have to wait a little bit. The food is good and the price range is fairly wide. Mostly it’s reasonably priced,...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seafood dominates the menu. We ordered mahi sandwich and shrimp hero. It came with a pile of french fries and a tiny cup of coleslaw. I wish there was more of the coleslaw, it was good addition.

Thank paulsimutis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun , causal, atmosphere with great food and service and a beautiful view! Try the lobster roll....steamed clams ...mahi sandwich...shrimp cocktail....and tap beers ...everything was fresh and delicious!

Thank Suzi B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The CANAL CAFE has a reputation for serving the perfect LOBSTER ROLL and fresh seafood. The scenery is awesome, the service is outstanding but the wait for a table is soooooo long, if you wish to eat outdoors. But do wait, bcause we chose to...More

Thank LorryWy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went with fellow chef, started out in a beautiful setting. Took 11 minutes after we were sat before a waitress arrived. Had a good moderate priced interesting wine list. Ordered a bottle of wine and a Mediterranean sampler appetizer! It and the wine were delicious....More

Thank Goddessofthegrill
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Wonderful views of the marina and canal area in Hampton Bays away from the usual Hampton crowds. Excellent food quality with good service to match. Although my favorite lobster roll is served warm with butter, this cold one with mayo is huge and flavorful. It's...More

Thank duffman2014
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We enjoyed dinner for two on a Monday evening on their deck. We were seated right away. We enjoyed the poached shrimp and Caesar salad for appetizers. I had the lobster roll which was amazing! It is plenty of lobster salad simply prepared with celery...More

Thank Marianne A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Newtown Rd, Hampton Bays, Southampton, NY 11946-1432
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Southampton  >  Hampton Bays
  • Phone Number: +1 631-723-2155
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