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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 good36%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (52 reviews)
“mussels” (15 reviews)
“fries” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
44 Newtown Rd, Hampton Bays, Southampton, NY 11946-1432
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Nothing fancy, but great food! We met friends for dinner and started with some mussels and the clam fritters and both were great. I had the lobster roll which certainly lived up to the hype...it was fantastic. Wife loved her shrimp hero and after washing...More

Thank cds1178
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Unlike the fancy, expensive seafood restaurants that envelope most of the Hamptons, Canal Cafe is a refreshing experience. It is situated right on the water with stunning views by a marina, right off of a main road. Everything on the menu is great, it was...More

Thank Jordyn I
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Canal has a great Daily Specials board that the server brings to each table. The multi- tiered seating outside is really pretty and right on the water. Its the nicest and most welcoming staff in Hampton Bays. Leslie behind the bar will have you laughing...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 27 January 2018

We love to come to Canal Cafe. The food is delicious and the location couldn't be any better. You can sit right on the water and enjoy your fresh seafood - great combination!

Thank WinesHamptons
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Best Lobster Roll around. Canal Cafe never disappoints whether you order off the menu or get their awesome daily specials

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Hands down the best Lobster quesadillas i have ever had! A bit expensive but worth every penny. Great atmosphere right on the water, best margaritas!!

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 13 November 2017

So, this is our go to place for once a week outdoor dining in season. It's always terrific in ever respect. So this evening with temps falling into the 20's we stopped for an indoor diner. Warm, friendly & cheerful food served by familiar faces...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 10 November 2017

A simple, small, lovely restaurant/cafe away from the hustle & bustle of the Hamptons. Accessible by both boat and car with good food & pleasant help. Worth the visit if you're out there and looking for an inexpensive meal in a casual atmosphere.

Thank AncientWarrior
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

what an excellent lunch experience that we had today at the Canal Cafe. Missy our waitress was so helpful and friendly. The food was excellent. We ordered the butternut squash soup which was thick and delicious. Then we both ordered three flank steak tacos in...More

Thank stringali
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The Canal Café is in a very unique location that is hidden inside the Hampton Watercraft Marina Complex. The Café is located right at the edge of the Marina overlooking the Boat Slips and the Shinnecock Canal. The menu is a pub style menu with...More

Thank Allen S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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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