All images courtesy of Swallow East.


One of the Montaukiest (is that a word?) restaurants in Montauk, Swallow East serves up new American classics in a small plates format. It’s the perfect spot to start the night, and maybe finish the night, at.

Sidle up at the bar or grab a table and order the asparagus fries and a beer, and tell your friends a tall tale about how you reeled in a marlin with your bare hands last summer when nobody you’re with was there. The exposed beam ceiling and maritime decorations add to the fisherman’s spot vibe and will make your story almost believable.

The place is super fun to grab drinks at on warm summer nights, and might well become your go-to (like it did for us).


474 W. Lake Dr.
Montauk, NY 11954

PHONE: (631) 668-8344

WEBSITE: swalloweastrestaurant.com

INSTAGRAM: @swalloweast

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