We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Buoy One

1175 W Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901-2844
+1 631-208-9737
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“clam bake” (12 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (22 reviews)
“mussels” (27 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
1175 W Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901-2844
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (186)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 184 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From an out of towner’s experience looking for great, fresh seafood I found this little Gem. Outside made me wonder but rustic and door opens to magnificent atmosphere and staff. Food amazing and fast. Must try if in the area.

Thank jma1016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has been around for years... the seafood is fresh....in the spring/summer seasons you can dine outside. The service is good. I give Buoy One two thumbs up.

Thank toniaw764
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

buoy one is a landmark housed in i,i believe,the first car dealership building in riverhead.it is a no frills fish market with 8-10 tables indoors and an outside deck during the warm weather.it is consistent and fresh.the lunch specials are made to beat.whether it is...More

Thank kevinmannmail
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Buoy One is a chain on the Eastern End of Long Island. It is an informal diner focused on fish and seafood. The Buoy One on Main Street (Riverhead) was highly recommended by our hotel, which was just up the road. We reserved a table...More

1  Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Chose this restaurant from TripAdvisor reviews. A fish market/restaurant. Nothing fancy but very good food. We chose to dine-in which was a nice experience. Also observed a very busy take out business. We chose a Fried Shrimp Basket and a Codfish Basket and sampled each....More

Thank R W
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Four of us for lunch and we all enjoyed our meals. Very good White Sangria too. I had the fried fisherman platter, scallops were the small bay ones, clam strips and shrimp...it was good. Also had the bucket of mussels that were enjoyed so much...More

Thank dizidezi
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We are fish eaters and were very glad to try to fresh fish at this restauant. The meal was excellent, well presented, served coureously and efficiently and moderately priced. A nice place for an evening meal.

Thank Shelly8242
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Too expensive $70+ for 3 people, poor food quality: clam chowder tastes good but tastes like poured from a can, they just add more clams to it. They use store bought sweet chile sauce to go over the Thai glaze fish, this is fast food,...More

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This place isn't much to look at from the outside, actually drove by it before I realized it was what I was looking for. Has patio dining but not very scenic. The food is great! I ordered the coconut shrimp appetizer and they were the...More

Thank Susie W
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This Resturant is a hidden gem in Riverhead but don't be fooled by th outside appetance inside is the freshest most delicious seafood in the area. Try any of the " buckets" of steamed shellfish for a copious meal. The fish is so fresh and...More

Thank Gregg F
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 hotels in Riverhead
Swiss Motel
16 reviews
.39 km away
Greenview Inn
24 reviews
.95 km away
Holiday Inn Express East End
211 reviews
1.37 km away
Budget Host East End Hotel
95 reviews
2.23 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Snowflake Ice Cream Shoppe
98 reviews
.10 km away
361 reviews
1.49 km away
Lolly's Hut
41 reviews
1.57 km away
Nearby Attractions
Long Island Aquarium
521 reviews
2.78 km away
The Big Duck
51 reviews
2.84 km away
Tanger Outlets
288 reviews
2.26 km away
Splish Splash
452 reviews
3.49 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Buoy One staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1175 W Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901-2844
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Riverhead
  • Phone Number: +1 631-208-9737
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing