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A Lure

62300 Route 25, Southold, NY 11971-4741
+1 631-876-5300
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“flounder” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (21 reviews)
“mussels” (12 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
62300 Route 25, Southold, NY 11971-4741
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Seafood restaurants in this region of Long Island are not in short supply but sometimes they leave you disappointed and you still have to pay the bill.... But, A Lure is in a class of its' own!!! Delicious, fresh, plentiful, masterfully plated and service like...More

Thank justblu
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Had dinner with my husband at A Lure last night. Got seated right away and brought water and very stale bread...........then the wait........a good 20 minutes before our waitress came (did not introduce herself ~ a pet peeve) take a drink order. By that time...More

Thank Marilyn R
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This was our favorite seafood restaurant on the north fork. Well, we were only in the area for two days, but anyway: This place was terrific. Amazing crusted flounder. Fantastic shrmp and grits. Fabulous steamed lobster (the chef refuses to serve it any other way)....More

Thank sfstrasser
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We dropped in here on a Wednesday late afternoon and were greeted with smiles and a table looking at the water. The drinks were delightful, service great and the food......out of this world. My swordfish was extraordinary! Everything we ordered was served in a timely...More

2  Thank marie s
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Enjoyed the waterside dining at A Lure, and was pleasantly surprised with the well priced mid-week menu. I would return!

Thank Stefanie S
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Read about this restaurant on a wine website. All their North Fork winery recommendations were spot on so thought we'd try A Lure as well. Horrible mistake. Do not go there. The food is not good and the wait staff acted as if we were...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I could not believe my wife and I were threatened by the owner after complaining about the food and service. We were attracted to a lure by a great review and recommendation but left the place in a hurry to avoid being arrested. We arrived...More

1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We made reservations quite some time ago and we were looking forward to a nice meal. We had drinks at the bar which were vile. No other way to describe it. Dinner was extremely disappointing, the watermelon salad made me want to go brush my...More

1  Thank Hill H
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We deliberately chose a night without live music but the piped-in music was loud and appealing to a very young crowd. The setting on the water is lovely, though, and the service was excellent. My husband's meal was disappointing: the chips with his beer-battered fish...More

Thank MariaTer.
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My cousins from Philadelphia and wanted fish.We had a delicious dinner with good service The choices of broiled fish was the he best selection The mussels served as a super vessel for bread dunking I shall return

Thank Shelter2016
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Alice W
12 July 2016|
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Response from 17wandalust46 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They do-it's inside, but during off peak hours I bet you could take your drink outside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62300 Route 25, Southold, NY 11971-4741
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  North Fork  >  Southold
  • Phone Number: +1 631-876-5300
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A Lure, located at the landmark Port of Egypt Marina, is the North Fork's newest waterfront seafood restaurant and the newest joint venture by celebrated chef Tom Schaudel and restaurateur Adam Lovett. The duo, known for aMano in Mattituck, Passionfish in Westhampton Beach and Jedediah Hawkins in Jamesport, is joined by chef de cuisine and partner Jeff Uguil who leads in the kitchen. The idea behind A Lure is to create a seafood chowder house, serving impeccably fresh fish and seafood, in a relatively casual and convivial setting for locals, boaters, day-trippers and vacationers on the idyllic North Fork of Long Island wine country.
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