The Hamptons has so much to offer. There are the gorgeous beaches that surround stunning landscapes that surround well-manicured mansions. And then there are world-famous events that take place under the starry skies out east in the fresh air. As the sweet sea air breathes fresh life in city dwellers who come for a seasonal escape one thing they all have in mind is the perfect place to eat.
With so many offerings it can be hard to select what is the best. But luckily there is basically no wrong option when it comes to dining in the beautiful Hamptons. A variety of dishes await you this summer. Everyone in your party will enjoy entrees, drinks and sweets that the region showcases. The Hamptons does a lot of things best when it comes to destination expectations and food certainly tops that prestigious list. Have a delicious time dining on the East End at several phenomenal establishments.
In Southampton, a must is T-Bar Southampton, which has inspiring menu selections from their sister restaurant in New York City. The quintessential location in the heart of the village is an ideal stop for superb dishes and cocktails in a charming setting. Info tbarsh.com
UNION STEAK & SUSHI
Here’s is an exquisite restaurant that boasts meals and service fit for royalty. Sushi selections are delectable, and their sublime USDA prime steaks and cuts are renowned in the region. Mouthwatering bliss awakens your taste buds with the Dry Aged Bone in Rib Eye and Australian Grass Fed Lamb Chops.
UNION BURGER BAR
For more casual options, the Hamptons popular ghost kitchen pop-up, The Coop, has a new permanent home at Union Burger Bar. Restaurateurs Ian Duke and David Hilty introduced the simply “scrumptious” chicken out of Southampton Social Club last year. Customers can expect the same outstanding variety of fried and rotisserie chicken options with a wide assortment of sides. Be sure to try the Barbecue Chicken Sandwich with Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ sauce, chipotle mayo, cabbage and apple slaw.
If you are staying for a long weekend in the Hamptons get a room at the Southampton Inn. Here you can visit Claude’s Restaurant on the premises. Open daily for breakfast and weekend brunch, locals and tourists alike cannot get enough of their entrees. The chef can also put together a perfect picnic basket to take away for your day in the sand at nearby Cooper’s Beach. Info: southamptoninn.com
SOUTHAMPTON SOCIAL CLUB
Finally, for a bold night out, Southampton Social Club sets the standard and energy for a season of dining, drinks, and dancing. Enjoy an al fresco menu under the stars with kitchen delights from Executive Chef Scott Kampf. Cabanas on the backyard lawn will have service highlighting a cocktail program with tasty concoctions. On a weekly basis entertainment on site includes live music and DJs performing together to create blissful summer vibes. Info: southamptonsocialclub.com
OLD STOVE PUB
Also, don’t miss the iconic Hamptons dining staple Old Stove Pub. Owner Joseph DeCristofaro proudly serves up classic dishes to culinary aficionados out east and has attracted the likes of celebrities to CEOs to families and first dates for good reason. It is a perfect stop on the way back from the beach or just for an incredible night out.
You can also take a lovely drive to the North Fork for a cuisine adventure at Demarchelier Bistro. The local favorite establishment is celebrating the season in style at their newest location in Greenport. Family owned and operated, the restaurant creates a rich and dynamic environment that demonstrates celestial menu selections, stellar service and rich cultural expressions.