Hamptons Dining Dish: Winter Specials on the East End

Crepe at Jerry & the Mermaid.
Crepe at Jerry & the Mermaid.

Bistro 72 at Hotel Indigo East End in Riverhead serves breakfast, lunch and dinner Sunday through Thursday from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. Select breakfast items include: the East End parfait, seasonal berries, goat cheese and granola; eggs your way with bacon, sausage or Canadian bacon, breakfast potatoes and toast; and the Nova Benedict, an English muffin with sautéed spinach, Nova lox, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, chives and a side of breakfast potatoes. Select lunch and dinner items include: five onion soup, Vidalia, red, shallot, scallion and leek with Gruyere croutons; the Bistro 72 salad, organic greens, candied walnuts, blueberries, shaved red onion and goat cheese crostini with a poppy vinaigrette; the margherita flat bread with tomato bruschetta, mozzarella, fresh basil and organic Tuscan herb olive oil; and the French dip panini, shaved roast beef on French baguette with Swiss cheese, ale mustard spread and au jus. 631-369-3325. indigoeastend.com/restaurant.

La Fondita in Amagansett is now open Wednesday through Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Menu items include: sopa de tortilla—chicken broth, tomato and tortilla soup topped with avocado, crema and queso fresco; ensalada mariachi—red peppers, roasted butternut squash, mushrooms, poblano peppers, black beans and chick peas on iceberg lettuce with chipotle mayonnaise and chile powder crisp tortilla strips; carne asada torta—grilled skirt steak, refried beans, mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato, avocado, pickled jalapeño and crema on a Portuguese roll; burrito de cammarrones—a flour tortilla filled with shrimp, rice, sliced red peppers, jalapeño, cilantro, onions, lettuce, pico de gallo and avocado; and Mexican wedding cookies. 631-267-8800. lafondita.net.

Indian Wells Tavern in Amagansett serves lunch and dinner daily from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Weeknights feature various themes. Monday is burger, brew and wings night which includes a Tavern burger with fries, a half-dozen wings and a draft beer for $17. Tuesday is steak night, and features a soup or salad and steak with potato and vegetable for $27 or soup or salad, steak, potato and vegetable and dessert for $30. Wednesday is fajita night and features a choice of steak, chicken or vegetable fajita with all the fixins’ and margarita specials. Thursday is prime rib night and features a soup or salad, prime rib, baked potato and vegetables for $25. Happy hour is served at the bar Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. and features reduced price drinks and $6 bar menu items. 631-267-0400. indianwellstavern.com.

Jerry & The Mermaid, Seaside Clam Bar and Grill in Riverhead serves lunch and dinner Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Select menu items include: coconut shrimp with honey aioli; crispy pork pot stickers with ginger soy and sesame; Jerry’s famous buffalo wings, hot, medium, mild or make-me-cry with bleu cheese and celery; pan-roasted filet of salmon with wasabi-aioli crust; shrimp scampi over linguine; Black Angus, gorgonzola-crusted rib eye, marinated and topped with crispy onions; and chicken française.
631-727-8489. jerryandthemermaid.com.

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