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Long Island Restaurants

The Dock

  • American

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

Seafaring-related antiques festoon the rustic wood walls and ceiling of Montauk's favorite dockside restaurant. Great nachos, burgers, fish sandwiches, specials, and a cozy, local bar scene are hallmarks here.

Restaurant Information


Montauk Harbor near the town dock, Montauk, New York, 11954, United States



Restaurant Details:

  • No credit cards
  • Closed Dec.–Mar.
  • Reservations not accepted

Updated 12/31/1969


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By sandL

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Jun 29, 2009

odd and inappropriate...THE DOCK

I was overjoyed with the fact that I was not only going to Montauk but also to the historic bar lounge "The Dock." famous for its Bar B Q and Burgers. I arrived and was promptly seated and so far everything was great until I turned around and found the bathroom had no lock and could hear everything and also smell everything from our seat. I decided to close the bathroom door and saw no lock and when looking inside there I saw anti-Semitic jokes, racist

comments and insensitive imagery of homeless people half naked framed for all to see. I could not believe this establishment actually found these things appropriate enough to think they were funny for the customers. I walked out and sat back down and ate my burger, which was great, but the waitress never brought my fresh lemonade even after I asked twice. I decided to drink the water and then looked up to find yet more offensive framed images of a "stereotypical Black face sambo image eating a watermelon, jokes on Muslim culture, more anti-Semitic images and sexist photos of women. I decided to stand up and walk out without thanking the waitress and simply paid for my half eaten burger. I cannot say the food was good or even bad; it was the atmosphere of intolerance and hate that dominated The Dock. I for one will never return to this place. It is an insult and it will be reported.

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Apr 28, 2008

Excellent Steamed Mussels

The seafood was very good. Some of the best steamed mussels that I've ever had. Nice local crowd and quirky deco.

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