Hamptons Dining Dish: Backyard, Starr Boggs, Docks, 668 The Gig Shack

668 The Gig Shack tacos.
668 The Gig Shack tacos.

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The Backyard Restaurant at Solé East in Montauk is open daily, serving breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m., lunch from noon to 3:30 p.m. and dinner from 5:30 to 10 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Menu items include: veal “vaca frita,” veal medallions pan-seared and served with pickled onions and pan-herb sauce; and herb brine half roasted chicken. Brunch menu changes weekly and is available every Sunday from 12–3 p.m. 631-668-9739. soleeast.com/restaurant

Starr Boggs in Westhampton serves dinner daily and offers three promotions throughout the week. On Mondays, they offer a lobster bake beginning at 6 p.m. The cost is $65 and includes an appetizer; raw bar buffet; salad; steak and lobster entrée and dessert. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday, a two-course prix fixe is available for $35. Selections include: grilled Shinnecock calamari served in a spicy dressing with roasted peppers, grilled red onions, orange supremes and shaved fennel; and basil-crusted swordfish with orzo paella, chorizo, peas, shrimp and mussels.
631-288-3500. starrboggsrestaurant.com

Dockers Waterside in East Quogue is open daily, serving lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and dinner from 4 p.m. to close. Menu items include: pan-seared scallops wrapped in bacon; ginger-marinated grilled shrimp; and oven-roasted veal chop in a wild mushroom Riesling reduction. Brunch is available on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. A two-course lobster bake special is offered Tuesday and Wednesday from 4 to 9 pm. and on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. The cost is $33 and includes a house salad and lobster bake platter: 11/4-pound lobster, clams, mussels, shrimp, potato and corn on the cob. 631-653-0653. dockerswaterside.com

little|red in Southampton serves dinner daily beginning at 5:30 p.m. and serves lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Lunch items include: grilled flatbread pizza with tomato, basil and fresh mozzarella; and pepper rubbed hanger steak with pommes frites and herbed garlic-butter. Dinner selections include: pan-roasted cod with an asparagus and wild mushroom fricassee and sweet corn reduction; veal Milanese with arugula, tomato and red onion salad with balsamic dressing; and grilled cheese sandwich with Brie, slow roasted duck, braised cabbage and Dijon. 631-283-3309. littleredsouthampton.com

668 The Gig Shack in Montauk kicked off its new “champagne campaign” on Wednesdays to pair with its staple menu items. Every Wednesday until 10 p.m., select bottles of champagne will be available for half-price while guests will be showered in bubbles from a bubble machine. Signature dishes include: “Montacos,”  served on tortilla, crisp red slaw, blackened local catch of the day and sweet mango sauce; the “Miles Anthony” lobster roll, house-pulled lobster salad on a fresh baked croissant with homemade potato chips; and slow poached shrimp scampi with housemade fettuccine, roasted plum tomato and confit garlic. 631-668-2727. 668thegigshack.com

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