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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 good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“lobster roll” (55 reviews)
“mussels” (15 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Newtown Rd, Hampton Bays, Southampton, NY 11946-1432
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Reviewed yesterday

The CANAL CAFE has a reputation for serving the perfect LOBSTER ROLL and fresh seafood. The scenery is awesome, the service is outstanding but the wait for a table is soooooo long, if you wish to eat outdoors. But do wait, bcause we chose to...More

Thank LorryWy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went with fellow chef, started out in a beautiful setting. Took 11 minutes after we were sat before a waitress arrived. Had a good moderate priced interesting wine list. Ordered a bottle of wine and a Mediterranean sampler appetizer! It and the wine were delicious....More

Thank Goddessofthegrill
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful views of the marina and canal area in Hampton Bays away from the usual Hampton crowds. Excellent food quality with good service to match. Although my favorite lobster roll is served warm with butter, this cold one with mayo is huge and flavorful. It's...More

Thank duffman2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed dinner for two on a Monday evening on their deck. We were seated right away. We enjoyed the poached shrimp and Caesar salad for appetizers. I had the lobster roll which was amazing! It is plenty of lobster salad simply prepared with celery...More

Thank Marianne A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had to wait quite awhile for a table. The food was good, but not anything above expectations. When we were seated they were attentive. Nice atmosphere sitting on the water's edge was the best part of the experience.

Thank Roy F
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Ate there on a Sunday. It was a beautiful, sunny day. Canal Cafe is located at a marina so the view of the Shinnecock Inlet as the boats go by is beautiful. My husband had the lobster roll, which they are famous for, and I...More

Thank Isabel333
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

The hostesses are b**ches and could care less about customer service. They told us they "lost us" after an hour or waiting all while laughing at us. When we called to speak with the manager Missy, the hostess explained that she was the manager and...More

1  Thank Trish M
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Canal cafe has good food in comfortable atmosphere adjacent to the bay. My fav is lobster rolls - best from May thru August.

Thank kathmandu91
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice location on canal. Service and food were good and lobster roll stood out, bit every dish was good. Cannot think of better outside lunch place in Hampton Bays

Thank doctortravelgeorgia
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love the canal cafe - they have delicious lobster rolls and their specials are always phenomenal. I’ve been here many times and the food and views never disappoint. It’s my first stop whenever I get out here. The only reason they loose a...More

Thank Jessica W
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Restaurant Details

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