Hamptons Dining Dish: The Point, Rowdy Hall, Seafood Shop, Mercado

The Point Bar & Grill in Montauk.
The Point Bar & Grill in Montauk. Photo credit: Richard Lewin

Here’s what’s hot in Hamptons dining:

Rowdy Hall’s new additions to its menu include arugula salad with orange segments, toasted almonds, feta and ginger-honey vinaigrette; Tuscan kale salad with baby gold beets and Amber Waves Farm organic wheat berries with avocado-honey dressing; Long Island duck breast with minted Israeli couscous, spring peas and Romesco sauce; and salmon with spring peas, baby carrots, asparagus and mint aioli. 631-324-8555. rowdyhall.com.

Little Red
Little Red

little|red in Southampton is serving up daily specials during dinner service, Monday through Thursday. The entrée specials cost $19.95, plus tax and gratuity, and include: duck grilled cheese on Monday, Chef’s choice on Tuesday, veal Milanese on Wednesday and hanger steak frites on Thursday. 631-725-3400. littleredsouthampton.com

Mercado Mexican Grill & Tequila Bar in Bridgehampton serves lunch and dinner, Monday through Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Brunch is served on the weekends. Appetizers include: homemade guacamole served with warm tortilla chips; mini sushi tacos filled with sushi-grade tuna; and stuffed jalapeños. Entrées: carnitas, slow-roasted spiced pork topped with pickled red onions and guacamole, served with warm tortillas on black beans, rice and vegetables; chipotle pasta, spiced chicken breast in a chipotle cream sauce with red peppers, tomatoes and onions with penne pasta, Cotija cheese and cilantro; and sea scallops, pan-seared in Chile morita sauce, topped with avocado mousse, chipotle aioli and pineapple-mango salsa. 631-237-1334. mercadony.com.

A lobster roll from Seafood Shop
A lobster roll from Seafood Shop

The Seafood Shop in Wainscott has rolled out a new takeout menu and introduced beach-and-boat delivery to kickoff their 42nd season. New takeout selections include: spicy mini crab tacos with chilled crab salad, avocado and tobiko; clam and corn fritters with sweet peppers, scallion and chipotle mayo; the grilled tuna BLT with apple-smoked bacon, arugula, dried tomatoes and avocado mayo; and the cioppino, made with monkfish, lobster, clams, mussels, shrimp and sea scallops in a saffron-tomato broth. They deliver orders for a minimum of 12 people to the beach, a docked boat or home. Menu items include duck confit with grated potato, caramelized onion and pomegranate molasses; kale and quinoa salad with baby beets, pickled red onion, ricotta salata and preserved lemon dressing; and chilled lobster roll. 631-537-0633. theseafoodshop.com.

The Point Bar & Grill in Montauk is open seven days a week noon to 4 a.m. Select menu items include: the BLT wedge, iceberg lettuce, applewood bacon and cherry tomatoes with creamy ranch dressing topped with fried onions; blackened scallops served with original dipping sauce; a Philly cheesesteak with shaved Delmonico steak, sautéed onions, peppers and Jack cheese on a soft hoagie; and sesame-seared local tuna steak served with a soy-garlic glaze, with a side of seasonal veggies and mashed potatoes. 631-668-1500. pointbarandgrill.com.

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