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North Fork Guide

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North Fork Itinerary

From vineyards to delicious eateries around town, we’re here to help plan your trip to the North Fork and ensure that you stay busy and entertained. As always, please contact us directly for personalized suggestions.

Food & Dining

Where to Eat

Local Restaurants

  • A Lure | 62300 Main Rd, Southold, NY • 631.876.5300
    Seafood-focused menu. Includes raw bar. All local wines.
  • Caci | 56125 Main Rd, Southold, NY • 631.765.4383
    Contemporary Italian. Wood fired grill + homemade pasta. Extensive local wine list.
  • Elbow East | Kenney’s Rd at Kenney’s Beach, Southold, NY • 631.765.1203
    Casual sports bar with TV. Good oysters and clams on the half shell, burgers, fish tacos.
  • Granna | 1556 Main Rd. Jamesport, NY 11947 • 631.779.2844
    Top-quality Neapolitan style pizza; hand-made mozzarella; other Italian entrees and local wine.
  • il Giardino | 739 Main Rd, Aquebogue, NY • (631) 779-3900
    Delicious, simple Italian food served up in a historic inn.
  • Jedediah Hawkins Inn | 400 S. Jamesport Ave, Jamesport, NY • 631.722.2900
    Contemporary American with casual glassed-in porch. Lounge bar in basement wine cellar.
  • Lombardi’s Love Lane Market | 240 Love Lane, Mattituck, NY • 631.298.8989
    Delicious Italian market – perfect to bring in for a picnic. Large sandwiches – be sure to split!
  • Love Lane Kitchen | 240 Love Lane, Mattituck, NY • 631.298.8989
    Café with A+ food, reasonably priced. Great local wine list. Breakfast, lunch, outdoor seating.
  • North Fork Table and Inn | 56125 Main Rd, Southold, NY • 631.765.0177
    Perfect for special occasions. Contemporary Wine Country cuisine with a tasting menu. Lunch on weekends, dinner.
  • Southold Fish Market | 64755 Main Rd, Southold, NY • 631.765.3200
    Seafood market serving great seafood lunches. Excellent lobster roll! Lunch, dinner.
  • Touch of Venice | 28350 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY • 631.298.5851
    Classic and contemporary Italian with a nice bar.  Lunch and Dinner, outdoor patio.
  • Village Cheese Shop | 100 Love Lane, Mattituck, NY • 631.298.8556
    Fondues, sandwiches, salads. Good for picnic provisions. Lunch, outdoor seating.

Greenport Dining

  • 1943 Pizza | 308 Main St., Greenport, NY • 631.477.6984
    Create your own pizzas + great salads.
  • Brix and Rye | 308 Main St., Greenport, NY • 631.477.6985
    A fabulous bar with house cocktails. This was an old speakeasy back in the day.
  • Bruce’s Cheese Emporium | 208 Main St., Greenport, NY • 631.477.0023
    Casual café serving breakfast lunch and dinner. Good people watching.
  • First and South | 100 South St., Greenport, NY • 631.333.2200
    Their motto is “Simple food made great, great food made simply.” Outdoor seating, lunch.
  • Frisky Oyster | 27 Front St., (Rt 25) Greenport, NY • 631.477.4265
    Contemporary American Cuisine.
  • La Cuvee Wine Bar | 326 Front St,, Greenport, NY • 631.477.0066
    Contemporary American cuisine. Outdoor seating available. Lunch (on weekends), dinner.
  • Noah’s | 136 Front St., Greenport, NY • 631.477.6720
    Seafood, Raw Bar, Contemporary American. Lunch, dinner. Outdoor seating available.
  • Porto Bello Restaurant | 1410 Manhasset Ave, Greenport, NY • 631.477.1515
    A beautiful patio overlooking the water serving fresh seafood and Italian.<
  • Salamander | 38 Front St Greenport, NY • 631.477.3711
    Casual café and bar located inside Salamander General Store. Perfect store for provisioning or for sitting at the marble bar for a fresh meal of local ingredients.  The best fried chicken you will ever eat. Knock out fried oyster roll and French fries.
  • Scrimshaw at Preston’s Wharf | Preston’s Wharf, Greenport, NY • 631.477.8882
    Contemporary American cuisine with an Asian flair. Outdoor seating available

Riverhead Dining

  • Diggers | 58 W Main St, Riverhead, NY • 631.369.3200
    Irish Pub and Restaurant, serving fresh, handcrafted ales and eats on historic main street.
  • Bistro 72 | Hotel Indigo, 1830 W Main St, Riverhead, NY • 631.369.3325
    Chic spot with American farm-to-table menu, outdoor seats & frequent live music.

East Marion/Orient Dining

  • Hellenic Snack Bar | 5145 Main Rd (Rt 25), East Marion, NY • 631.477.0138
    Very good Greek food, local fish. Local wines. Glassed-in patio.
  • Orient by the Sea | 40200 Main Rd Orient, NY 11957 • 631.477.0138
    Waterfront views. Casual atmosphere for fresh seafood close to the Orient point ferry.

Activities & Services

What to Do

North Fork Wineries & Tours

  • Vintage Tours | Southold, NY • 631.765.4689

  • Wine Tours New York | 954.224.0982

Outdoor Excursions

  • Strong’s Marine | Camp Mineola Rd., Mattituck, NY  • 631.298.4770  •  Boat Rentals

  • Captain Bob’s Fleet | Mattituck, NY • 631.298.5522  •  Fishing

  • Orient by the Sea Marina | Orient Point, NY  • 631.323.2424   •  Fishing

  • Peconic Star II – Capt. Dave Brennan | Greenport, NY • 631.289.6899  •  Fishing

  • Sail the Historic with Schooner Mary | E., Main St. Greenport, NY • 631.662.7925  •  Scenic Cruise, Daily Sails

  • Sail the Historic with Captain Eric | E., Main St. Greenport, NY • 631.332.0699  •  Scenic Cruise, Private Charter

  • Sail Aboard Gallant with Captain Dan | Prestons Dock, Main St., Greenport NY • 252.723.1941  •  Scenic Cruise, Private Charter

  • Three Waters Kayaks | East End Waterways • 646.673.1423  •  Kayaking, Tours & Rentals

  • Eagles Neck Paddling Company | 49295 Main Rd., Southold, NY • 631.765.3502  •  Kayaking, Biking, Paddleboarding, Tours & Rentals

  • Dan’s Bike Rentals | 212.380.1119  •  Bike Rentals

  • Star Gazing: The Custer Institute | 1115 Main Bayview Rd, Southold, NY  •  631. 765.2626

Spa & Wellness

Historic Sites

Park Trails & Beaches

  • Bailie’s Beach Park | A Soundfront Beach located on the east side of the Mattituck Inlet Jetty. Site of a Boy Scout Cabin, Mattituck District Permit required for parking.
  • Emerson Park | An unsupervised beach located at the end of South Harbor Rd.
  • Nassau Point Causeway | beach with swings and slides, sandbox, barbecue grill, picnic tables, park benches, handicap ramp, basketball court, roped off bathing area, bathroom facilities, and lifeguards on duty over the summer months. The Nassau Point Community Beach is a parcel of considerable acreage and beach front on Little Peconic Bay and wetlands areas on the west into Broadwater Cove.
  • Mill Road Preserve | 1900 Mill Rd., Mattituck. A 25-acre parcel with the trailhead located on Mill Road.
  • Downs Farm Preserve | 23800 Route 25, Cutchogue. A 51-acre wooded parcel with miles of passive recreation trails; adjoins productive farmlands and the tidal wetland of Downs Creek.
  • Arshamomaque Preserve | A 120-acre preserve with 1.3 miles of nature trails that wander through mature woodlands, freshwater wetlands and open fields.
  • Dam Pond Maritime Reserve | 11855 Route 48, East Marion, A 36-acre reserve with a 1.2 mile trail.
  • Orient Beach State Park | 4000 Route 25, Orient. 25,000 feet of frontage on Gardiner’s Bay and a rare maritime forest with red cedar, blackjack oak trees and prickly-pear cactus.

Farm Stands (organic)

  • Sang Lee Farms | 25180 County Rd. 48, Peconic, NY • 631.734.7001
  • The Farm | Rt 25, across from Old Field Vineyards, Greenport, NY  • biodynamic, organic
  • Garden of Eve | 4558 Sound Ave., Riverhead, NY • 631.722.8777
  • Golden Eathworm Farm | 652 Peconic Bay Blvd, Aquebogue, NY • 631.722.3302
  • Browders Birds | 405 Soundview Ave, Mattituck, NY • 631.477.6523 • eggs, chicken, farm wear
  • Ty Llwyd Farms | 5793 Sound Ave., Mattituck, NY • (organic) vegetables and unpasturized milk
  • 8 Hands | 4735 Cox Lane, Cutchogue, NY • 631.533.2768 • organic, eggs, lamb, wool

Farm Stands

  • Bayview Farm and Market | 891 Main Rd., Aquebogue, NY • 631.722.4369
  • Briermere Farms | 79 Sound Ave., Riverhead, NY • 631.722.3931
  • Harbes Family Farmstand | Sound Ave at Hallock Lane, Mattituck, NY • 631.298.0800
  • Krupski’s Farm | RR3 38030 Main Rd., Peconic NY • 631.734.6847
  • Latham Farms | Main Rd., Orient, NY • 631.323.3701
  • Wickhams Fruit Farm | Main Rd., Cutchogue, NY • 631.734.6441
  • Schmitt’s Farm Country Fresh | Main Rd., Laurel, NY • 631.298.1991

Additional Activities

Activities & Services

Additional Services

Automotive Services

  • Hometown Taxi | (631) 765-8622
  • Layya | (631) 494-8763
  • Riverhead Town Taxi | (631) 369-7770
  • Island Cab Company | (631) 786- 2173 • Office: (631) 765-5336
  • Main Street Drivers | hourly rental cars and vans (212) 579-4963 • (888) 327-4460 • hourly rental cars & vans
  • Casual Pointe Transportation | (631) 576-4787 • limos
  • North Fork Designated Driver  | (631) 734-9463 • drives your car so you don’t have to
  • Town Car & Limo Service |  (631) 765-5834 • islander limo
  • Long Island Railroad | Penn Station via Ronkonkoma • (631) 231-6477
  • Cross Sound Ferry | New London CT to Orient • (631) 323-2525 • ferry
  • BPJ Ferry | Bridgeport CT to Port Jeff NY • (888) 443-3779 • ferry
  • North Ferry Company | Greenport to Shelter Island – (631) 749-0139 • ferry (cars, walk on, bikes)
  • South Ferry Company | Shelter Island to South Fork • (631) 749-1200 • ferry to hamptons
  • Hampton Jitney | From Eastern Long Island (631) 283-4600 • From NYC (212) 362-8400
  • Orient Point & East Hampton | Suffolk County Bus • (631) 852-5200
  • LI MacArthur Airport | Cont, Delta, NW, SW, US Air
  • Mattituck Airport |  small, midsize aircraft, hanger
  • Hertz | 29950 Main Road, Cutchogue • (631) 298-2692 • rental car
  • Enterprise | 1076 Old Country Rd., Riverhead, NY • (631) 369-6300 • rental car
  • Dinizio Service Center | Route 48, Mattituck, NY (631) 298-8999 • auto-repair

Additional Services

  • New Beginnings | 46950 Country Rd. 48, Southold, NY (631) 765-5035 • hair salon
  • Mattituck Dry Cleaners | 10095 Main Rd., Mattituck, NY • (631) 298-4343 • dry cleaning
  • Alfred Ciletti, DDS | 44655 County Road 48, Southold, NY • (631) 765-1262 • dentist
  • Stat Health | 32645 Main Rod, Cutchogue, NY • (631) 734-5505 • walk-in clinic
  • Central Suffolk Hospital | 1300 Roanoke Ave., Riverhead, NY • (631) 548-6000 • hospital
  • Eastern Long Island Hospital  | 201 Manor Place, Greenport, NY • (631) 477-1000 • hospital
  • Southold Optician | 55905 Route 25, Southold, NY • (631) 765-4344 • eye doctor
  • CVS | 9870 Main Rd., Mattituck, NY • (631) 298-8280  • pharmacy
  • USPS | 140 Love Lane, Mattituck, NY • (631) 298-4230 • post office

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B&B Policies

Are children permitted to stay at the Farmhouse?

Children 14 and older are welcome to stay at the Farmhouse Inn.

Are pets permitted to stay at the Farmhouse?

No, pets are not permitted to stay at the Farmhouse Inn.

Do your rates change?

All rates are subject to change during high impact periods and holiday weekends.

How many guests are permitted to stay in a room?

All of our guest rooms, by state law, allow for 2 guests. Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate for a third guest in individual guest bedrooms.

Is breakfast included in our stay?

Yes! Complimentary breakfast at Shinn Estate Farmhouse takes place each morning in the historic dining room of the 1880’s Tuthill homestead overlooking our vineyards.

Breakfast is served from 8-10AM providing a leisurely tone to the morning. Each morning starts with:

  • Freshly Made Scones, Banana Bread and Local Artisan Breads
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Frittatas from the Girls Out Back (our Chickens)
  • Homemade Granola and Organic Yogurt
  • Homemade Waffles (we provide the batter, you pour it into our waffle maker and enjoy some delicious hot waffles)
  • Juices, Coffee, Tea + Cereal

If you have any special requests or dietary restrictions please let us know ahead of time and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Is smoking permitted at the Farmhouse?

Smoking is not permitted inside the Farmhouse Inn.

What is included in our stay?

Your room comforts include:

  • Bottled Water
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Complimentary Happy Hour (complete with wine & cheese) from 3-6PM
  • Complimentary Wine Tasting of 5 Wines per guest
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Homemade Cookies
  • In-Room Air Conditioning and Heat
  • Iron
  • Private Bathroom
  • Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Soap, Moisturizer, Hair Dryer, Bathrobe & Slippers

Should you have any personalized requests, please do not hesitate to ask.

What is your cancellation policy?

Payment in full is required with your reservation. If your travel plans change and you must cancel or reschedule your reservation, please call us at least 14 days in advance to receive a full refund.

In the unlikely event that you must cancel or reschedule with less than 14 days notice, you will receive a credit towards a future stay at Shinn Estate Farmhouse.

What time is check-in?

Check-in is from 3PM – 5PM.  If you plan on arriving outside of check-in times, please call or email us to make arrangements. Note: late check-ins will be self check-ins.

What time is check-out?

Check-out is at 11AM.

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