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Sand Castle on the Ocean

On the Beach., Cherry Grove, Fire Island, NY
+1 631-597-4174
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (2 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
“great lunch” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
On the Beach., Cherry Grove, Fire Island, NY
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal here. The food is excellent and service is pretty good and friendly. I highly recommend it. It's not cheap but not outrageous for what you get.

Thank ClintPage
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Food was amazing, service attentive and friendly, decor cozy yet beach classy! 5 stars. Highly recommend! Especially the carrot cake if you can get it!

Thank Dana1213
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch and had view of ocean and beach. Service was excellent, the waiter had good recommendations re: the food. Had lobster rolls and the falafel and both were excellent. High quality and unbeatable views.

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This restaurant is a shame : bad food bad service price expensive this restaurant is a nightmare !!!!!!

Thank 123patrick92
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Tasty food served with a view of the beach, one of the few places on Fire Island where you can eat facing the ocean. The food is delicious and recent change of ownership or chef seems to have improved things. Though, friend I was lunching...More

Thank SonerTraveler
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We struck lucky, it was a week day and we were a table of 8 great service and food was adequate for a beach side cafe

Thank richmou
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Nice place just to have lunch ,food pricing was good but drinks a little high.very close to the ocean. You can sit outside enjoying the waves, the staff were very nice. This does seem to be a fav of the locals

Thank LINYtraveler40
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We were four for dinner on a Sunday. The staff is pleasant and the setting is nice. Cozy beach decor inside and a more rustic setting on the canvas enclosed deck. Even though it is right on the ocean the view is limited. Food was...More

Thank Donald S
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Giving this restaurant 5 shrimp rating. We had an array of appetizers and everything was great Please try the crab stack, it's light and tasty. The wait staff was wonderful

Thank Monica W
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The staff are great and the location nice - but the food is really poor. I had a turkey burger and my friend a beef burger - and both of us agreed they were in the top 10 worst meals we've had. Like really bad...More

Thank Daniel V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the Beach., Cherry Grove, Fire Island, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Fire Island  >  Cherry Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 631-597-4174
Formerly Jumping Jacks
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