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“Good food, great view”
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Whale's Tail Cafe
Ranked #39 of 64 Restaurants in Northport
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Reviewed 1 October 2012

The Bang-Bang sauce is great on everything. From appetizers to salads to dinners, they do a great job. The view of the marina and beyond is not to be missed. Taco Tuesdays are fun.

Thank hunters109
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Reviewed 26 September 2012

Not easy to locate, but fun once you're there. Place gets crowded quick so get there way before sunset. Nice atmosphere overlooking the marina. Simple food and drinks with live music on occasion.

Thank Deborah-AnnB
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Reviewed 28 July 2012

It is difficult to find somewhere where you can park and just look at seaside activity in the shade whilst having a leisurely bite. We found such as the Whale's Tale - dubbed the hideaway by the half-shell. We chanced upon it, many wouln't. If the temperature outside is 35c/95F then you want a seat in the shade where you can eat a leisurely lunch. During a NY heatwave when we had not much to do we went there twice. Good seafood too.

It is under Northport - It is really Centerport

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Thank Incartek
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Reviewed 25 July 2012

Great little spot in a marina on 25A in Northport. Looks out over the pool (marina guests only) and harbor. Good clams steak taco salad is a winner.

Thank joekonli
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

July 5th late afternoon, after day at the beach. Stopped in for a beer and some clams. Decided to sit inside as we had had enough sun. Server informed us that Thursday was half price Taps/Apps special. We ordered two beers and the calamari, bang bang shrimp, and an order of steamed clams. Clams were good, but served in aluminum take-out dish? Calamari was very good, but the marinara sauce was blech. Shrimp were boring, nothing bang-bang about them. We needed another beer midway though the food and could not locate our server. Went to bar behind us and asked bartender for another two beers. She told us she would tell our server. Now, if we can't find our server, and wanted another beer, why should we have to wait for her to find him? When I asked her that she said" well, I don't know what beer you were drinking"..DOH!
how about asking us???? I got another server to bring us our beer, and he was very helpful.
When our server reappeared he apologized and went on to tell us that he had been "indisposed"
TMI! When he was clearing our dishes, he noticed that there was one clam left (it had not opened during the steaming) he asked us if we wanted it wrapped to take home?
This place has a great location, but it needs more attention to detail (unopened clams) and better server training!

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