668 THE GIG SHACK
All images courtesy of 668 The Gig Shack.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Places like Gig Shack are why we started DRL in the first place. They’re a quintessential part of the out east experience, and not everyone knows about them.
Gig Shack is a little surf-inspired cafe that has, in our opinion, the best food in Montauk, and maybe on the entire east end. We’ve seriously never had a bad meal there. And we almost feel bad about blowing up a local secret.
Best time to go is dinner after a long day at the beach. Get there early and put your name down (no reservations), and grab a drink at the bar or go for a walk while you wait. The wait can be long in the summer, but it’s 100% worth it.
Pro tip: ask about the specials. This is the kind of place that’s going to wow you with something they came up with yesterday.
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