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The Islander

63 N Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11964, Shelter Island, NY
+1 631-749-1998
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (4 reviews)
“french toast” (4 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
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American, Diner
63 N Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11964, Shelter Island, NY
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We came over early on the north ferry so we could try breakfast at the Islander and we weren't disappointed. A proper diner with table service and a full compliment of breakfast favourites. Bottomless coffee too. We arrived soon after 9 a.m. on a Sunday...More

Thank Andy Wilson
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This restaurant is where you want to go for a burger or a basic meal that tastes home cooked. It's not fancy and you have to pay cash, but for the money you can't go wrong. We came for burger night, breakfast and dinner while...More

1  Thank NYNann
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The kids LOVE it and I love taking them. Everything you love about high quality diner food is there in spades and there are lots of delicious healthy options too. the staff couldn't be more friendly and nice. Indoor and outdoor seating. I gave it...More

Thank DisVerite
Reviewed 22 July 2017

the service was outstanding and cheerful -- the first visit the food was quite good, good burger, good fries.....the last visit....it was like landing on a different planet. UGH! not going back.

Thank myrnapeg
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to take a 4th of July trip to Shelter Island and see if the Islander still had those fabulous blueberry pancakes that we remembered from our last visit 15 years ago!!! And yes just as expected. We will return soon...

Thank MHirko
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Been here many times - typically I get a burger (good diner style fare). Friends and family often get sandwiches. Solid service and food: nothing wow, just consistent with a broad menu that is good for diverse palates and for kids. Solid breakfast offerings as...More

Thank carolinemasi
Reviewed 6 June 2017

consistent quality. Cash only is fine, but need to remember that! Cant wait to try breakfast. I wish they were open later.

Thank tallabird
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Met a couple of friends for Burger Night at The Islander. They were busy but the waitresses were pleasant and accommodating. The burgers, when the came, were juicy and flavorful. It was a fun night at the Islander!

Thank Esther S
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I have had several meals at this restaurant & it is definitely a place to go to for good food & atmosphere. Not a ritzy place but a place that is just homey. Service is excellent. Can't go wrong at any time of the day...More

Thank Irish_Grandma62
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I love it here. The food is good and fresh, so is the wait staff. It is exactly what you need on a cold winter's weekend. I will return time and time again.

Thank Tom A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 N Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11964, Shelter Island, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Shelter Island
  • Phone Number: +1 631-749-1998
The Islander is a family restaurant that serves casual comfort food.
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