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The Island Mermaid

780 Bay Walk, Ocean Beach, Fire Island, NY 11770-2049
+1 631-583-8088
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“grouper” (9 reviews)
“crab cakes” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
780 Bay Walk, Ocean Beach, Fire Island, NY 11770-2049
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here once we got off the ferry. Service was friendly and quick. We were here on a Wednesday around noon. Food was delicious. We shared the crab cakes and a wrap. Great view of the bay. We sat outside. I will definitely come...More

Thank maazb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary with a romantic dinner at "The Island Mermaid." We were so pleasantly surprised to find there was half price entrees on Monday evening. We had wonderful service from Victoria our waitress to Dillon our busboy! We shared a...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner last night with 4 girlfriends. Restaurant was very busy because of 1/2 price entrees on Monday nights. We had a reservation and were given a very special table on our very own dock. View was spectacular and food and service as well. Great...More

Thank linderbuck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best place of long island for getway is fire island, the restaurant is a gem. We had lunch there with 18 other friends and we had the best time. The restaurant was accommodating and the food was good.

Thank RigRix
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having landed on Fire Island, we decided to have lunch. Island Mermaid seemed the right place with the great location and ambiance. We were 8 of us and the host was very gracious to find us a table, though they were very busy. - The...More

Thank Billytoucan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the very few restaurants that is Dog Friendly on Ocean Beach - we were welcomed with an offer of shading for our puppy and a water bowl. The food was great as was the service. I asked for my salmon cooked medium rare...More

Thank jamie11002017
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Spent the day on Fire Island, and stopped for a late lunch at Island Mermaid before heading back on the ferry. It is in a great location. Everyone was friendly, service was wonderful and enjoyed the shrimp. Made for an overall super visit.

Thank jennydives
Reviewed 25 May 2017

One of the best places for a meal or a drink in all of Fire Island! Right on the Great South Bay, by the ferry dock and with its own docks for visiting boats, tables right there and on the patio, wonderful views across the...More

Thank REMReviews
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We were docked at Atlantique Marina and we had our dog Daphne with us, and we wanted to take a nice walk to Ocean Beach to have lunch, but was afraid no restaurant would welcome us and our pup. We walked up the hostess of...More

1  Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Fire Island for thirty years and have found no other place that rivals the Island Mermaid for quality of food, setting and general good time. The drinks are generous, the menu varied and the view over the bay is spectacular....More

1  Thank bigearslargeyes
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Response from Cynthia P | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Would call and ask the owner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 780 Bay Walk, Ocean Beach, Fire Island, NY 11770-2049
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Fire Island  >  Ocean Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 631-583-8088
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