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185 N Ferry Rd, Shelter Island Heights, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2003
+1 631-749-4300
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good18%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible34%
27 Jun 2016
“I so wanted some oysters.and clams”
20 Nov 2016
“Used to be great, now just kind of seedy but a sentimental favorite”
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American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
185 N Ferry Rd, Shelter Island Heights, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2003
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

I grew up on Shelter Island. The Dory was always colorful, but also had dependably great burgers, clam chowder, cold beer. Now all of the above are mediocre but the view is still great

Thank ComstockHill2
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I called the people at the Dory as we planned a trip to Shelter Island recently. I asked if they would be open on the day and at the time that were planning. I was told by the man on the phone that yes they...More

Thank robin m
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. Great food Great price Great service Great atmosphere Wonderful friendly local people who treat you like family!

1  Thank luv2travel5545
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Made the reservation with credit card info yesterday for special lobster dinner tonight. Took $20 ferry to the island tonight. Lo and behold! They didn't have our reservation AND they didn't have any lobsters left AND the owner merely said "sorry." Nothing offered to soothe...More

Thank ontherunbigapple
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Don't waist your time and I mean time. Waited for food for 1.5 hours. Ignored for our time there. No water refills till asked for. Had to ask twice for the bill. Rude waitress. Advertised special out front but told that it is sold out...More

Thank troyphillips77
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The decor is old and established. I went there to listen to the live music and have a glass of wine. The music is very good and I enjoyed the wine. I met some interesting local characters at the bar.

Thank MaryZed
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This is a shelter island gem. One of the few places left where you can just have a beer and relax with locals. The super cool bar is full of totally random bric-à-brac . Meals are pricey but the view is amazing from the back...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This little resturant in located on the Main Street is shelter island which is a delightful island off the north fork of Long Island. Anyway back to the resturant. The view out the back of the resturant is lovely view of a bay. We were...More

Thank nomad55_8
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

The food is so-so at this old ship on Shelter Island. The ambiance is rustic bordering on shabby (picture a frat house basement on the water). On a recent visit to town, our young child needed to use the restroom, although we weren't eating at...More

1  Thank Silvermine14
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Went to the Dory with my family; 3 children and 3 adults. We were seated right away and then sat for 45 minutes before the waitress took our orders. Then we waited another 45 minutes before the food was served. The service was so bad...More

Thank Coach-D_NY
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 04:00
11:30 - 04:00
11:30 - 04:00
11:30 - 04:00
11:30 - 04:00
11:30 - 04:00
11:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 N Ferry Rd, Shelter Island Heights, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2003
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Shelter Island  >  Shelter Island Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 631-749-4300
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