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“Great food Great views Great service!”
Review of The Island Mermaid

The Island Mermaid
Ranked #4 of 19 Restaurants in Ocean Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We dined at Mermaid Island on Thursday, August 7,2014 during a day trip to Ocean Beach. There are many restaurants to choose from,but Mermaids Island had the best water views,with tables outside overlooking the water.The staff was most accommodating about our request to be as close to the water as possible. Our server was so friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. She definitely was one of the best servers we have had at ANY restaurant! We had the Clambake Special which was very reasonably priced at $26.00 for a great seafood assortment,potatoes & vegetable. We will definitely return to this restaurant when we go back to Fire Island!

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Thank Sheila S
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Really awesome view sitting on the dock watching the sun go down. The food was great! The only thing that I thought was very strange was that they brought me a neat bourbon drink in a wine glass. Quickly fixed (as it just doesn't feel right to drink a nice scotch or bourbon out of a wine glass). Service, food and especially the view was perfect!

Thank RidinWaves
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Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

Great view of the sea
Right on the water.
The owner was nice.
Service was good.
Foods were delicious.
It was pricey.
But you know it is island :)
Everything is pricey.

1  Thank oionmocu
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

The Island Mermaid is one of our family's favorite spots each summer in Fire Island. The service is great, the food is perfect beachy seafood, and the views and overall atmosphere are wonderful. For our family, The Island Mermaid = Summer. We love it. Thanks Scott and crew, we'll keep coming back.

1  Thank B_Family602
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

The bf & I had taken the ferry over to spend the day having cocktails, listening to music & enjoying the salty air. After taking a peek at menus that we walked past, we decided on The Island Mermaid. The hostess was pleasant and sat us all the way out on the dock, which was awesome. You can't get any better water front dining than these seats. The waiter was nice, and helped me in deciding on which flavor of their giant martinis to get. I was torn between watermelon & mango, and he stated he had just mashed the fresh watermelon, to go with that. He was right- it was delish! The bf & i decided that we might just get an app, have our drink, relax for a little & move on. When we saw the size of the calamari at the next table, we knew that that would be our best bet. There is no way we would have been able to eat that and lunch meals. The calamari was amazing. It's coating was nice, it was cooked correctly, and the sauce was good too. We will definately be back before the summer ends!

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2  Thank iiwicked
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