The DRL Hamptons Guide Archives

A Look Back At What Got Us Started

We Switched Our Style Up.

We used to be a site focused on covering a wide range of bars, restaurants, and other spots to check out in the Hamptons. The posts in this archive are from that time.

Now, we’re more focused on creative design, media production, and related pursuits.

Nevertheless, we’re still super interested in the bar / restaurant / hospitality / retail scene out east, but now in a hyper-focused, super-curated way.

If you’re looking for the best places to eat, drink, shop & more in the Hamptons during the 2022 season, the list you’re looking for is here.

If you want a view into what our old content was like, let the posts below be your guide.

Archived Posts
Cove Hollow Tavern

COVE HOLLOW TAVERN

The husband and wife team behind the experience at Cove Hollow have put together a menu of classics and new flair that have us coming back frequently.

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Clam Bar

CLAM BAR AT NAPEAGUE

30+ years of serving up clams and beers to people going to and from Montauk. That’s Clam Bar’s claim to fame, and honestly, for us, it’s more than enough.

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Cappelletti

CAPPELLETTI

Cappelletti is the latest iteration of foodservice hospitality from the genius Italian minds behind the former Espresso Italian Market, also in Sag Harbor, and Il Monestero out in East Hampton, way back in the ’80s.

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BuddhaBerry

BUDDHABERRY

BuddhaBerry is the east end’s answer to all your fro-yo needs. (And crepes and waffles and coffee and other things that’ll have you running straight to Barry’s on Monday.)

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Breakers

BREAKERS

Breakers is classic motel in Montauk, located on Old Montauk Highway, has gotten a millennial-driven revamp and is quickly becoming a hotspot for the too-cool-for-Gurney’s set.

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Bostwick's Chowder House

BOSTWICK’S CHOWDER HOUSE

Bostwick’s is one of the most iconic restaurants out east, known for the 2+ hour waits for its lobster rolls, fresh seafood, and, of course, chowder.

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Bistro Ete

BISTRO ETE

Bistro Ete is as much a restaurant as it is an opportunity: an opportunity to eat world-class cuisine, at a price-point that is far from the NYC markup, in a setting that is pretty, well, chill.

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Bell & Anchor

BELL & ANCHOR

Bell & Anchor’s cuisine is a throwback to Sag Harbor’s days as, well, a harbor. It’s a local staple, popular with Sag Harbor year-rounders.

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668 The Gig Shack

668 THE GIG SHACK

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.

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