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Vine Street Cafe
Chef/Owners Lisa & Terry Harwood opened Vine Street Cafe in 2003. Located on South Ferry Road, just 1.5 miles from the South Ferry. Chef Terry works with area farmers, fishermen & vineyards and features their natural bounty on his seasonal menus. We make everything in house and Lisa's desserts, ice creams and fruit crisps are no exception. Recently, we opened a small market behind the restaurant. This is where you pick up take-out orders while stocking your home pantry. Specialty catering is available along with ready fresh meals such as meatballs, chicken salad, bread, smoked ribs, BBQ Sauce and a selection of artisan pastas. Reservations are highly recommended year round.
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waiting staff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Crispy Calamari Salad
carrot-ginger dressing, cucumber, chive, frisee
wasabi-citrus aioli, sweet soy, black seaweed salad
Steak du Jour
hand cut frits ($3)
Great service. A few nice wines at fair prices. Food very well prepared. Was a really nice dinner. Will go back.
All good all good all good
Our waitress, Danielle, was very informative, attentive, and knowledgeable about the different plates, the wines, and how things could be tailored to our different needs.
Perfect place for an evening out. Gluten free accommodations available.
First time and really enjoyed it! Will def be back!
Always our go to while on shelter island.
Excellent service and food.
Ate outside well spaced tables and Covid protocols to make us feel safe.
We have been coming to Vine Street Cafe for years, and it is always a great meal and great time. They've done a great job accommodating for the new Covid rules and requirements. The additional outdoor space is charming and we felt very comfortable and had a delicious dining experience.
Always terrific food and service. Visiting during Covid-19 we were made to feel comfortable. Tables are well spaced even while they were quite busy it was very comfortable. We will def visit again when we can.
This is my second time was there celebrating my sons birthday we both love lamb chops and your is perfection
Excellent food and experience! The outdoor dining was beautifully done. We look forward to returning soon.
All great but service was not as good as usual....I attribute it to being August.
Every meal I’ve ever eaten at vine street has been amazing. It’s our date night go to each time we’re on the island!
Take note that they don’t have high chairs. Difficult to enjoy a good dinner with a toddler without one
Great as alwYsalways!
Excellent food. Try the homemade ice cream.
Staff was kind and helpful. They are doing their best to give everyone space and a lovely dining experience in a stressful time. Thank you VSC!
Delightful and delicious
Food was cold
French fries too salty and deliver after main course was almost done
Service was very amateurish
Outdoor was ugly with no plants or flowers - only pebbles
The outdoor dining was lovely… The service was excellent- catering to all dietary needs with courtesy… and the food was outstanding..
Disappointed that this place went downhill. Food was not great, prices were super high, service was slow and inattentive.
Always a favorite, Vine Street has made the experience even better during COVID with spaced outdoor dining - and they welcome us with our dog , which some places that are seating mostly outside now aren't offering. We love Monday night bouillabaisse; other highlights are the calamari and frisee salad, burrata and tomatoes, scallops with succotash, pasta bolognese and divine duck. Nice wine by the glass list and my favorite dessert, a not-too-heavy strawberry shortcake. The staff are so polite and helpful, and obviously taking great care to make diners feel safe and protected.
Vine St. Cafe has been open and running for 17 years which is a true feat out East, and for good reason. The food is terrific, the service is great, and the vibe is chill. We couldn’t have asked for a better evening out!
Taking covid precautions very seriously. Comfortable social distancing
Consistently good food, and they are handling the volume and Covid-19 constraints really well. I feel comfortable there, the servers are great, and the food, as always, is very good. The outdoor space is wonderful.
It felt like a bistro in France or Italy . Best restaurant in the Hamptons
We have eaten at Vine Street every summer for many years. Everything is always perfect. This year they did a particularly good job with distancing, and other virus related precautions. The food is delicious and the ambiance is charming. Our server, Sadie, was lovely. Can’t wait to return. I only wish they still sold the mixed nuts!
Was disappointed that I couldn’t take drinks to go when all the other restaurants are allowed to do it by the NYS LIQ authority . They should invest in to go cups , would increase there sales
Food and service outstanding-especially in light of the health emergency. The new outdoor area is lovely and our waiter made us feel right at home in spite of the precautions that were necessarily in place for our safety. The food was outstanding as always. So glad that my son finally got to have your duck, which is one of my favorites.
Food was fantastic...service was superb! Would recommend to anyone
Best restaurant on the island
Everything from service (thank you, Sadie) to food was outstanding. Great job, overall, during these very trying times.
A go to! Always great food and a great ambiance. Worth the drive.
The restaurant didn’t honor our outdoor reservation which was completely unacceptable during these times where people are concerned about their health during the pandemic.
Awesome Hamptons restaurant! Consistently one of the best. Everything is top-notch and charming. Eating outdoors was just the ticket after the long COVID lock down. It's pricey - that's for sure. But you definitely get a fabulous meal.
Awesome food and service as usual
Great outdoor dining experience. Alejandra is a great server. I felt safe.
Food was excellent ambience was excellent ,but the service needs some attention.
Had been told about how great Vine Street is by multiple friends and I was extremely disappointed. The food was fine, but the service was lackluster was quite poor and I am not going back soon.
What a great job of making the most of the terrible situation that we are all experiencing. They extended their existing outdoor patio and put up string lights and created a lovely place to dine al fresco. The tables are spaced well apart and they are taking proper precautions. And the food is always excellent. Don't miss the calamari salad, pasta bolognese, the salmon and fries. Thank you Vine Street Cafe, for giving us a place to get out to....we've all done way too many loads of dishes over the past several months!
Vine Street Cafe offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (631) 749-3210.
Vine Street Cafe is rated 4.8 stars by 1079 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.