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Modern Snack Bar

628 Main Rd, Aquebogue, Riverhead, NY 11931
+1 631-722-3655
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“sauerbraten” (12 reviews)
“soft shell crab” (21 reviews)
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628 Main Rd, Aquebogue, Riverhead, NY 11931
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

The Modern Snack Bar was extremely busy filling Thanksgiving orders but that didn’t effect the service we received. The oyster special was deliciously unique! We also had a veggie burger and New England Clam Chowder. The service was quick and accurate. We finished our lunch...More

Thank buffettb
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Basic food, nothing fancy! If you're in the mood for old-fashioned food and good service at reasonable prices, this is your spot!

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This place was "modern" in the 50s. But the food is real good. It's known for its pies and turnips. I had the pork loin and was very happy. My wife had some fish and was very glad she did.

Thank montauk45
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This was a favorite decades ago, so we stopped out of nostalgia during a visit back home. It smelled weird inside and looked like everything needed a good cleaning and an update. Sauerbraten was nothing more than pot roast with some questionable gravy, the potato...More

1  Thank Mindy M
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Been going to M.S.B. For many, many, years. It’s a place that once there, you have to return if you have any love of nostalgic times. Waitresses still in the white aprons of the 50’s. Wooden floors, country atmosphere, old fashioned ice cream parlor counter....More

Thank 92ellenm
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This place is from the 50s and I can honestly say they have done no renovations since the 50s..we were warmly greeted..we had the chicken salad sandwiches with coleslaw..nothing special but not bad..my mother in law took a piece of lemon meringue pie home and...More

Thank Ginger L
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Old world for sure.....food is just OK. This is like you stepped back in time to a gentler era. Waitress especially nice and cheerful. Wrapped up paper napkin silverware. Formica tables. Like a cafeteria. Plastic cups, I hate them. Food comes out promptly but it...More

Thank marie s
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been to Modern Snack Bar in years so we decided to visit. Very crowded at 6:45 PM but only had to wait 15 minutes for a table for four. Unfortunately it was too close to a rowdy table of 6 who were loud, obnoxious,...More

1  Thank Sherry F
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing! This place is obviously stuck in the past. There was a line, which indicated it was going to be good but instead, it was a lot of old people who grew up with the place and don't know any better. The $10 mojito...More

Thank BnF0602
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This place was highly recommended so we decided to give it a try. I had the fried flounder sandwich that the waitress recommended. It was a small paper thin piece of fried fish on a bun with no side dish for $14.00. I had a...More

Thank swp28117
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 628 Main Rd, Aquebogue, Riverhead, NY 11931
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Riverhead  >  Aquebogue
  • Phone Number: +1 631-722-3655
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The Modern Snack Bar will be closed for the season from December 10 till April 17.
Located in the heart of North Fork Wine Country, the Modern Snack Bar has been the place to go for Great Home Cooking since 1950. Featuring Roast LI Duck, Sauerbraten, Prime Rib, Fresh Flounder, Soft Shell Crabs, and cool Lobster Salad. Enjoy Draft Beer, Local Wine, or a Classic Cocktail with your meal. Great Salads, Sandwiches, and Burgers too. Famous for their Mashed Turnips and Lemon Meringue Pie. Bring the Whole Family!
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