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Things to do in East Hampton

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Vineyard
“Beautiful vineyard. Wine and cheese platters available at the tasting room. Life music available at the wine Stand building on route 27 on Fridays from 5pm during spring, summer and fall”
  • 80 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fun live music venue. Gets really crowded on the weekends in the city. Week day show might be a better bet.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Great side trip especially on a rainy day. If you are interested in art and art history this is a nice diversion - stop for lunch and shopping in Amagansett or East Hampton afterwards. Be sure to check the hours - as they are limited.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Well known, well appointed and wonderful food. Northern Italian for the most part and locally grown and sourced produce and fish. Fab brunch on Sundays in the off season. See and be seen!”
  • 40 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“A favorite! Sophisticated bar scene. Part of the Hillstone Group, well known for their beautiful rich interiors, open kitchen, superior service and great food! ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Cinema
“Beautiful space. Well curated exhibitions and theatre. Where to go to really experience East Hampton.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“This and Bostwick's On the Harbor off Gann Road in Springs are def favorites for Seafood!!! The Harbor has incredibly beautiful sunsets and great happy hour specials. The Chowder House is casual and fun w extra delish seafood! Warning: ALWAYS CROWDED!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“astoundingly breathtakingly beautiful unique spot for strolling in awe among works of art and natural glory”
  • 33 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great Happy Hour everyday from 4pm - 7pm with $1 Oysters and selection of appetizers, cocktails and wines on special. Gorgeous view of the harbor”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Its always packed because well it is that good. the line moves fast just be patient and you'll see. Best Coffee on this side. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Market
“The prepared foods are excellent and specifically Lisa's No Nut Chocolate Chip Cookies are the best!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Excellent Italian food right in the heart of the village on Newtown Lane. I've never had a bad meal here and the bar is really lively!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Beach
“East Hampton’s Town Beach. Admission with a $30 parking lot sticker (day pass). Load up friends and family and get there early.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Scenic and easy hiking trails with a lot to see. Many different bird and mammal species. The views are unrivaled. The welcome center is full of interesting information about the park. Ferry ride was quick and cheap.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Take a quick bike ride to this great spot in Amagansett Square. Delicious, innovative Indian-inspired fare with laid-back outdoor seating. Also great for take-out. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
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“No reservations. A favorite of many. Fresh delicious food for lunch and dinner. Lively bar scene.”
  • 26 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Italian Restaurant
“Well known, well appointed and wonderful food. Northern Italian for the most part and locally grown and sourced produce and fish. Fab brunch on Sundays in the off season. See and be seen!”
  • 40 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“A favorite! Sophisticated bar scene. Part of the Hillstone Group, well known for their beautiful rich interiors, open kitchen, superior service and great food! ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“This and Bostwick's On the Harbor off Gann Road in Springs are def favorites for Seafood!!! The Harbor has incredibly beautiful sunsets and great happy hour specials. The Chowder House is casual and fun w extra delish seafood! Warning: ALWAYS CROWDED!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great Happy Hour everyday from 4pm - 7pm with $1 Oysters and selection of appetizers, cocktails and wines on special. Gorgeous view of the harbor”
  • 37 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Excellent Italian food right in the heart of the village on Newtown Lane. I've never had a bad meal here and the bar is really lively!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
“Take a quick bike ride to this great spot in Amagansett Square. Delicious, innovative Indian-inspired fare with laid-back outdoor seating. Also great for take-out. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
“No reservations. A favorite of many. Fresh delicious food for lunch and dinner. Lively bar scene.”
  • 26 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“In Springs. Stunning sunsets. Boats go in and out. Amazing and very creative menu and extra fun bar scene w live music on weekends. Anyone would love it here!”
  • 20 locals recommend

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