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18 Bay

23 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964
+1 631-749-0053
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“antipasti” (13 reviews)
“tasting menu” (11 reviews)
“pasta” (32 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
23 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant came highly recommended and I'm so glad we listened. The concept is so unique and the food was truly amazing. We couldn't get enough of the pasta course! Looking forward to dining here again on our next visit to Shelter Island!

Thank glassernicole
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was wonderful. From the time Jimmy , the great host, greets you at the door until the end of the 5 courses. The lamb porterhouse is to die for. They will cater to any tastes and wims as long as you let them...More

1  Thank hazelr918
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The food was amazing. The perfect meal. You just sit down and it's all decided for you. A small taste of everything, until you're full. Jimmy was a great host and the chefs did an amazing job with all locally grown items. Highly recommended.

Thank 22LDF
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Having a summer home on Shelter Island, we've been to 18 Bay many times, but last night was one of the best dining experiences ever. This place just keeps getting better every time we visit. The service is impeccable. Jimmy, the Maître d' makes us...More

Thank Noemi B
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Birthday dinner for 12 people. Set menu worked really well. With two entree choices. And great vegan / vegetarian alternatives. Food was cooked to perfection. Locally sourced ingredients. Nice wine list. Jimi and his team were super helpful and attentive.

Thank Hayley M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We enjoy the creative cuisine prepared with the freshest local ingredients. The service is attentive and friendly. The staff is concerned about allergies. They will also modify the menu to suit your needs. Substitutions are just as good as the items on the planned menu....More

Thank marionnewyork
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at 18 Bay and were so delighted with the food. They only offer a tasting menu which is incredible! You start out with 4 appetizers, then a freshly made pasta dish then a choice of one of two entree's....More

Thank PDR1122
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We recently had my son and future daughter-in-law's Rehearsal Dinner at 18 Bay. We had the use of the entire facility for the event and the owners and staff could not have been more accommodating. The food is delicious and the service is excellent. ...To...More

Thank Olive C
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We found ourselves driving through Shelter Island in the off-season desperately trying to find a place to eat that wasn't closed. We stumbled upon 18 Bay, thankfully. When we found out it was a fixed tasting menu we thought we'd have to try again but...More

Thank Nancy G
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We loved the ambiance and the dinner! There is a set menu, except for a choice of two different entrees. The first course came in a 4 sectioned plate with 4 different small portions of appetizers. Charming and delicious! It's a beautiful room, quite modern...More

Thank Anita Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964
    (Duvall Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Shelter Island
  • Phone Number: +1 631-749-0053
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18 Bay is a Chef owned and operated restaurant. We serve a four course Italian inspired Chefs menu that is a direct reflection of the local markets. Dinner begins with four different antipasti, followed by a handmade pasta, a choice of entree and dessert. The menu changes every week. We make handcrafted cocktails using organic syrups, serve local wine including two on tap, as well as international wines from small producers. We offer a vegetarian menu and accommodate for any allergies or aversions. We look forward to sharing with you our interpretation of the best of our terroir.
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