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Cliff's Elbow Room

1549 Main Rd, Jamesport, NY 11947
+1 631-722-3292
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“marinated steak” (24 reviews)
“porterhouse” (15 reviews)
“surf and turf” (6 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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1549 Main Rd, Jamesport, NY 11947
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This place is real small and a bit too cozy. But if you want the best marinated porterhouse this is the place to go. For the money, its by far the best. Having gone to some of the "best" steak places and paying dearly, this...More

Thank montauk45
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful marinated New York strip steak with tap beer. Can’t imagine a better place for a birthday lunch with fellow retirees from the business world. You can’t go wrong with anything on their menu but the steaks are worth the trip past Riverhead on the...More

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have eaten here countless times in the past 40 years. It has had some bumps in the road but tonight we had a superb meal. I had linguine with local little necks and shrimp, and he had his usual filet marinated....More

Thank Judgefoodie
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Ordered the t-bone. Tasty and cooked the way that I ordered, but pretty tough. The rest of the meal was nothing to write home about. Salad was wilted from too much time in the cooler; french fries were not nearly as good as the ones...More

Thank phdaum
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Very good steak, burgers, etc. served in casual atmosphere. Popular with the locals.. service good and proud of their food.

Thank Irwin B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

So so. Place was very crowded every time we went (evidence of good food?), very noisy 9peolple relaxing?), snail service (not enough servers?), and tight sitting quarters. The food however - once you got served - was really good. Big portions, quite tasty, OK wine...More

Thank mkastner2017
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Cliff's Elbow room is a satisfactory place. The service was fine. The food was ok. The environment was adequate. We had the special for the day BBQ ribs--not special. I had the clam chowder -pretty standard. Overall, the experience was average.

Thank Pfasma
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

If you are in the mood for a good burger or steak and a very casual atmosphere on the way back from Long Islands Northfork vineyards, this is a good spot. Or... should I say ...joint. Marinated shell steak or marinated porterhouse are actually quite...More

Thank TravelDivaDayna
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I have been going to Cliffs for over 30 years. The marinated steak is truly world class. One would not believe this small hole in the wall had such excellent food. Cliff's steak takes no second place to anything I have had in ANY other...More

Thank Brett K
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Best Steak Dinner around! It is small bar/restaurant but offers the best tasting steak around with their special sauce.

Thank Bill Z
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21 August 2016|
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Response from 1004Charlie | Reviewed this property |
if you go for the marinated filet its about $34 the marinated shell steak is about $28 the manhattan clam chowder is excellent as well comes with salad and a potato of your choice most appetizers are around $9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1549 Main Rd, Jamesport, NY 11947
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  North Fork  >  Jamesport
  • Phone Number: +1 631-722-3292
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