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258 E Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays, Southampton, NY 11946-4118
+1 631-594-3868
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
258 E Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays, Southampton, NY 11946-4118
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quirky entrance is amusing as you drive up to complementary valet parking. The grounds are lovely and well maintained. There are separate areas that you can choose to drink & dine- my favorite is the round outdoors bar that offers views of the Bay and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

It was restaurant week at Cowfish. We chose to participate in the menu instead of ordering from the menu. All I can say is WOW everything was on point! The service, the food and the views. Thanks Cowfish for creating a special date night with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Anything they serve will leave you satisfied. A good variety of fish and other tastes will thrill your palate. The Chowder is the best in the country.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jahoomus
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

can’t imagine why this place is so popular and so expensive. menu was limited and mediocre. it was off season so i am guessing the clientele maybe doesn’t expect anything better. over cooked shrimp and oyster appetizers, salmon, along with scollops and whiting was the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jonwmm
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We stopped at Cowfish the other day for lunch. It is located on the Bay near the canal. It is a modern building with lots of windows looking out at the water. We had the pan-fried flounder, French dip sandwich and the salmon. They were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bourlingueur60
Reviewed 28 October 2018

On a lousy weather day when a group of us decided to hit a few wineries in Long Island, we decided we wanted seafood for lunch. We found Cowfish down in the Southampton area, and were glad we did. Most in our group had the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch on a beautiful sunny day. There were no available tables upstairs outside, but there was a ledge that we could pull some high chairs up to. We both ordered the blackened white fish sandwich that came with a homemade coleslaw, &...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PussyKatz
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Do you like lobster? Do you like mushrooms? Then you must try the lobster stuffed mushrooms! The wine list ain’t bad either :)

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Steven T
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Very busy restaurant with average menu. Loud too. Nice water view. My burger was delicious. Casual family friendly atmosphere.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ekellyf
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Cowfish in Hampton Bays tonight... Cowfish was fantastic! From the ambiance to Ally (our server) to the food... so enjoyable! Ally was very attentive and friendly and knew exactly which apps and entrees could be made gluten free as well. Our apps came out perfectly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kjp5
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Response from 215erikaw | Reviewed this property |
You’ll have to discuss with the server they are quite accommodating
28 July 2018|
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Response from 215erikaw | Reviewed this property |
No they don’t take reservations under 10ppl
Margot L
11 May 2018|
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Response from amattam209 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately no they do not
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 258 E Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays, Southampton, NY 11946-4118
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Southampton  >  Hampton Bays
  • Phone Number: +1 631-594-3868
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Whether you are chasing the summer sun or wishing for a warm winter meal, Cowfish is here for you every season. This stylish spot with rustic furnishings pairs steaks, seafood, and sushi with canal views from patio tables. Plenty of boat docking, with catering available.
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