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Jolly Fisherman

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25 Main St, Roslyn, NY 11576-2159
+1 516-621-0055
Sun 13:00 - 20:30
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Long Island, NY
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've eaten at the Jolly Fisherman on many occasions over the past 40 years. Lunch still offers decent value and a pleasant experience but compared to other North Shore restaurants there are better options. This is a high volume factory type operation pushing out a large number of meals to older patrons. Nothing really exciting about the atmosphere or food... More 

Thank Soundside_4
Hicksville, New York
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just read someone's negative review of their experience at this same restaurant. Sounds like we were at two different restaurants, except they were seven people, we were two and their res was for 7:30, ours for 8:30. Yes, the small hallway/foyer/waiting area was jam-packed but we waited only 15 mins past our res time. The service, food, ambience, were... More 

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Roslyn, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

After recently booking a reservation, a family matter came up and we needed to cancel. We called the restaurant and the response was shocking. I was reprimanded for cancelling. Last year we ate here for Passover. the food was poor, the service worse, costly. We thought we would give it another try. They blew it. I will NEVER plan to... More 

Thank Joanne O
Roslyn, New York
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115 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

An eternal staple in the Roslyn area with consistency. My favorite is the cold seafood platter and the banana cream pie is awesome.

Roslyn, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

There was a long wait-even with a reservation. The room we requested to be seated in was not available. The place is noisy. Service not great. Food was not good at all. We would not return to this place.

Thank susuberk
Long Beach, New York
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288 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This Restaurant has had a recent upgrade to both the dining room and the prices. The food is very good but the Luncheon Specials are much more than before. The Seafood Crepe is outstanding and the Banana Bread is not to be missed. All the food is well prepared and of high quality. At lunch time they cater to a... More 

Thank Jgoldchain
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The food was delicious.The menu was varied and had a variety of fish as well as duck, poultry, etc. The atmosphere was lovely...not noisy...very peaceful. The view in the room facing the lake was peaceful and the other room was warm and inviting.

Thank PLJR
Roslyn, New York
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been here in years we decided to revisit it. Aside from all the seniors that dine here the menu is not impressive. Same items from years ago.... no excitement at all... way too pricey for a simply average meal.

Thank annette m
New York City, New York
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We haven't been there is 20 years and thought this turned into a spot for the bus haired crowd. They decor was really great but better than that the fish was amazing. Really nice fresh fish - huge portions and great service. We will definitely return!

Thank sk0213
Great Neck, New York
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 7:55pm for 8pm and had to wait for 25 minutes however they would not tell us how long wait would be. There was no accommodation or apology for wait. Food was decent.

Thank Robert G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$60
Steakhouse, American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Main St, Roslyn, NY 11576-2159
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Roslyn
  • Phone Number: +1 516-621-0055
The finest, freshest Seafood and Steaks on Long Island. Tables overlook Silver Lake in our magnificent newly decorated Terrace or are cozy near the fire in our intimate Fireplace Room. We have been a Roslyn Tradition since 1957. Private rooms for parties accommodate small to large groups for all occasions.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?