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Nautilus Cafe

46 Woodcleft Ave, Freeport, NY 11520-6130
+1 516-379-2566
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“halibut” (11 reviews)
“soup” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (18 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
46 Woodcleft Ave, Freeport, NY 11520-6130
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been here many times and the food has always been excellent. The service and preparation are perfect.

Thank Portcruiser
Reviewed 23 August 2018

My family and I enjoyed a big family dinner at this restaurant! They were able to accommodate our large party, and the staff was very attentive. Every person at the table of 11 enjoyed their meal. We also arrived early enough to take advantage of...More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We had a family dinner for 11 following a chartered boat ride at the Freeport Marina (across the street). We selected this restaurant because of that proximity and the extensive menu. It did not disappoint in any way. The food was outstanding, the ambiance enabled...More

Thank susanc5105
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We were in Freeport on a Monday evening. Most restaurants were either closed or had very few customers. The Nautilus was packed. If you didn’t have a reservation you would not have been able to eat there. All of our fish dishes were excellent. The...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

You can always get good, fresh food here. The halibut special was delicious! The halibut was grilled and topped with lobster meat and mushrooms. Others had surf and turf. The filet mignon was grilled perfectly. Each entree comes with choice of salad. Sides are extra....More

1  Thank FranP1216
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Met an old friend for dinner. even thought they were booked solid they accommodated us at a bar table which was lovely! Great views of the canal. The wait staff and bartender were wonderful. Its not a very hip place, yet I would definitely go...More

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Located on Freeport's famed Nautical Mile, this is great place for every generation. It sits up from street with large windows for nice views of the mile. That said, it is designed to resemble the wooden ships of yesteryear. The food is tasty also. I...More

Thank Curtis W
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The attraction here is location and the festive atmosphere of Freeport, and on that count Nautilus Cafe delivers a charming, friendly experience. Unfortunately the food is typical chowder house fare, and while nothing is badly prepared, the dishes are largely forgettable. We dined with another...More

Thank Hugh B
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This is one of our favorites on the mile. Only problem is inconsistency and some fish specials can be flavorless. Nice part is that if you want something prepared special - they are always willing to accommodate. Wait staff is always excellent.

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 10 June 2018

After retiring our favorite 'go to' local restaurant for guaranteed excellent food and outstanding service at reasonable prices is located on the Nautical Mile in Freeport. For the past 6 years we regularly eat out at the Nautiius Cafe trying different menu selections, and celebrating...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:30
11:45 - 21:30
11:45 - 21:30
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Woodcleft Ave, Freeport, NY 11520-6130
    (Front Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 516-379-2566
  • E-mail
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