Here’s what’s hot in Hamptons dining at Page at 63 Main, La Fondita, Harbor Bistro, Sienna Restaurant & Ultralounge and The Harbor Raw Bar & Lounge.
Page at 63 Main in Sag Harbor has launched is its newest venture The Back Page. The market café concept is open daily from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. and offers a more casual dining experience, mainly geared for takeout. Guests may enter through the atrium room at the rear of the restaurant or through a side entrance on Division Street. Eighteen seats are available, including two large picnic tables with market umbrellas and additional banquette seating along the perimeter. The menu is available from breakfast to late at night and offers vegan and organic options, incorporating produce from the restaurant’s on-site aquaponic garden. A sample menu is as follows: oatmeal blueberry pancakes; Back Page burger; Montauk lobster roll; and grilled Spanish octopus. 631-725-1810. page63main.com.
La Fondita in Amagansett is celebrating their 14th season by hosting a social media contest called #FonditaFix. Guests are asked to post food photos to Instagram or Facebook using their special hashtag for a chance to be featured on one of their pages. La Fondita is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Select menu items include the mariachi mix, tacos de tinga, chiles rellenos and tacos al pastor. 631-267-8800. lafondita.net.
Harbor Bistro in East Hampton now serves dinner every day beginning at 5 p.m. The menu, spearheaded by Chef Damien O’Donnell, focuses on new American cuisine with a French backbone blended with hints of Asian and South American fare. Appetizers include lobster bisque; yellowfin tuna poke with avocado, tomatoes, macadamia nuts and ginger-soy; and crispy kataifi-lobster bundle with citrus slaw, spiced sesame aioli and Thai chili. Select entrées include: rigatoni Bolognese with porcini, tomato, shaved Parmesan and truffle oil; Montauk monkfish with sofrito rice, chorizo, mussels, tomato, fennel and saffron; Jamaican jerk-pork tenderloin with exotic rice, pickled peaches, lemon and fennel; and five-spice Long Island duck breast with root vegetables, chevre and blackberry-onion jam. 631-324-7300. harborbistro.net.
Sienna Restaurant & Ultralounge in East Hampton recently launched a new modern Italian menu by celebrity chef Donatella Arapia. Dinner is served Wednesday through Saturday from 6 to 11 p.m. Select dishes include: pappardelle with Calabrian braised pork shoulder; grilled tuna served over red quinoa, pea shoots with a grilled lemon mint; and filet mignon served with black pepper Zabaglione sauce and grilled asparagus. 631-604-6060. siennahamptons.com.
The Harbor Raw Bar & Lounge in Montauk made its debut Memorial Day Weekend. It offers share-able small plates and seasonal, modern cocktail blends. Dinner is served Wednesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 6:30 to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. A raw bar is available with oysters, clams, and Montauk fluke crudo. Select small plates include: grilled octopus served over a minty garbanzo salad with a harissa aioli dressing; Long Island striped bass served in a tarragon broth with fava beans; Vidalia onions and Crimini mushrooms; and the drunken lobster, mashed potatoes and lobster with a whiskey tarragon sauce. Select desserts include: mint chocolate panna cotta and roasted pineapple puddle served with salted caramel ice cream and caramel sauce. Brunch will be offered starting early July on weekends, and the space transforms into an evening lounge with live music Wednesday through Sunday from 3 p.m. to close. 631-668-8260. theharbormtk.com.