Cliff's Elbow Room

1549 Main Rd, Jamesport
(631) 722-3292

Recent Reviews

B Busifam

Good food. We had a steak and a flounder. Service was a little slow. It was our 2nd time there and we are coming back.

ffd072mike

If you like them to nickel and dime you, go to this place, they charge a credit card fee and the dressing for the salad. REAlLY. To me that's BS. Theres other steakhouses that dont charge people a fee.

Denise Ramirez

The Elbow Room was quaint .. It's not roomy enough for a lot of people but still great. The service was good and staff friendly.

Janet Schaetzle

Always love having lunch here. The marinated burger is the best!!

Debbie Sue

The steak and clams has always been the best!

Ife M.

Hi Yelpers! This is going to be very brief and very to the point. Cuz I'm busy enjoying this delish food!!!! N.E. Clam Chowder- THE BEST I'VE EVER EATEN!!! EVER! In my 47yrs!!! I'm so for real right now. Meaty, seasoned to perfection Burger of the week- tasty, FRESH made patty, beefy. Not the best but def not the worst I've had Clams on the half- fresh and briney. Our server (Terry)- super helpful and attentive. But just enough. Not annoying in the least. Beer- Cigar City. Not the best. Lacking...punch.

Mike Arnold

Marinated 24 oz t-bone was delicious, clam chowder was great as well. Our waitress was friendly and outgoing. Overall a superb experience. I would highly recommend to anyone.

Diane Ramos

We had always heard about this place and were in the area so we decided to try it. We were surprised how outdated and dingy the dining room was. Definitely could use a good cleaning and makeover. We got the marinated steaks... once you get past the burned meat, the flavor was there. Our steaks were literally crusty and black. Yuk. The sides were ok, baked potato was small. The staff was the saving grace... very friendly and nice.

Ruben Castro

The marinated t bone steak is one of the best steaks I have ever had! The service was also outstanding! 5 out of 5stars!

Joe Ingoglia

Had dinner there this evening. Marinated steak was absolutely great. Our server was pleasant and attentive. Prices are good.

James K.

First: bartender greets us for brunch with a huge smile. She promised to make us a "special" Bloody Mary. It took a few minutes but she came back with a Bloody Mary with spicy pickles and shrimp. My dining companion remarked "One of the better bloody Mary's, I've ever had." Cliffs is known for steaks. We went for lunch and had sandwiches. The appetizers and drinks were even better than the sandwiches. Will be back for dinner soon!

Joan Palmer

Consistently fantastic food. Best marinated steaks and delicious sides. Professional and friendly staff. Highly recommend.

Paul Vetrano

Really good food and drink. Very cozy and warm environment. A bit loud, but in a good way. Lots of locals seem to be regulars, so that's a good sign!

Cee

I ate here with my family of four. 2 Adults, 2 children. The bill came out to $100 including a tip, I had a beer. We had 3 burgers, an appetizer an order of chicken fingers. It is a bit on the pricey side, but for the area you have to expect that. With that being said, the food was pretty good. We enjoyed our burgers with the marinade. They cook your food exactly how you ask for it. Service was very good and friendly. It was a bit tight in there but with a name like "elbow room", you have no right to complain. I would go back.

Raphael Moy

The food and service here was atrocious. The seafood was mid tier, and the clam chowder is watery and didn?t have any clams! The chicken is cold, rubbery, and plain disgusting. The pasta here is from a box and the sauce is watery. The worse part is the service. We enter the restaurant and we had to wait over 10 minutes before they sat us, and all the tables were empty! Once we got our food, it was all cold. They didn?t once ask us how are food was. Another thing that we didn?t like was the fact that there was a service charge on top of a tip. I?m going to pay a percentage of my tip from a service charge? This restaurant is horrible, do not come here.

Christianna D.

Service was fine but there's no room for anyone to even move around! It was so crammed! I've never seen anything like it! The food was mediocre and REALLY overpriced. We did not enjoy this place at all and won't be back.

Raphael M

The food and service here was atrocious. The seafood was mid tier, and the clam chowder is watery and didnâ??t have any clams! The chicken is cold, rubbery, and plain disgusting. The pasta here is from a box and the sauce is watery. The worse part is the service. We enter the restaurant and we had to wait over 10 minutes before they sat us, and all the tables were empty! Once we got our food, it was all cold. They didnâ??t once ask us how are food was. Another thing that we didnâ??t like was the fact that there was a service charge on top of a tip. Iâ??m going to pay a percentage of my tip from a service charge? This restaurant is horrible, do not come here.

Jim B.

We have never had a bad meal in the last 20 years of visiting this establishment. The salad is always fresh, the rolls always warm. The service is always outstanding and the beer is cold. The steak's are awesome and so is the seafood...I highly recommend this North Fork restaurant!

Jason Smith

My type of spot... little hole in the wall with the best steaks... i had the porterhouse and it was perfect... donâ??t be fooled though... more people then you would think know about this spot. This little room packs out... so beat the crowd and head in for an early dinner or u can forget about a seat.

Cathy Anner

Great as always. Awesome New England clam chowder. Great staff, food and environment. Did I mention the clam chowder?

IngerB918

Stopped by the Elbow Room for dinner. Looks like it hasn?t aged a day from when I was a kid. Had a marinated T-bone steak. Perfectly cooked. Was a nice dinner.

Shari O.

Delicious dinner. But what made the dinner exceptional was our waiter, Dan. My husband generally doesn't like ipa beer and that is all the Elbow Room has on tap, which is my husband's preference when ordering beer in a restaurant. Dan was able to describe each ipa beer to my husband in great detail. After determining what kind of beer my husband preferred, Dan suggested one ipa beer that he thought he might enjoy. He allowed him to taste it, as well. Besides enjoying excellent service of our wonderful steak dinner, my husband enjoyed 3 of the ipa beers that Dan recommended. (I drove home) We will be back!

Maureen Fritch

We have come back many times. Great service, outstanding food. Great atmosphere. They are so caring and pleasant.

TJ P.

My favorite steak on Long Island! Their in house marinade is to die. We went to Cliff's twice this past week because we didn't know when we would be back in the area. The restaurant is very small and can be loud so plan your visit to eat early if your like it a bit less noisy. Their is always good rotating specials and the desserts are very very yummy! We also enjoyed the baked clams and ordered the fried flounder dinner twice as well this weekend. If you are 'out east' and looking for somewhere to grab a very very good meal, Cliff's Elbow Room is your spot! Cheers

Chris Christodoulou

Excellent food and service. You must try the steak sandwich!

Evan D.

Had a lunch meal with about 8 people. Great dive bar for drinking, with decent food, but buyer beware, had some extra toppings in my veggie wrap. Looks like an acrylic nail fell off from someone in the prep kitchen or cook line. Covered in glitter and sparkles. They comped my Meal, but that's a mere pittance, compared to that experience.

Edward Drielak

Have been going to this group of Elbow room restaurants for over 58. Years. Seafood is great. The place is known for the marinated steak. Baked clams, salad with house dressing and marinated porterhouse steak. Just the place to go. You will not regret. Save room for dessert.

Keaton Sandoval

I eat in this spot a lot since I work nearby. I love how their customer service is always great and they keep the spot well kept regularly. Prices are affordable and they serve large portions.

Kari Lalli

Best steak around.. always cooked to perfection.. absolutely no room and extremely crowded hence the name but always worth it.

Tennis Lover

Not satisfied with the meal and a horribly pricey menu: a menu that hasn't changed in decades! The restaurant was great during the Eighties but lost appeal and the food isn't as appetizing as it once was.

Kathy Nielsen

Tasty and a great stop when running around the eastern bit of LI. It's been there forever and is definitely lived in. That's part of the charm. Food and Service were great.

Tim Buksa

Still the best marinated steak on the north fork. Baked clams too.

GmaSandra

Five of us had a mostly good experience. The soft shell clams and the Blue Cheese salad were good. Some of the steaks were very tough. Strangely, they take only Cash Tips???

Lynn Ingenito

Decor updated. Nice touch with the copper tin ceiling and bright walls. But, never mind that. The steaks never ever change. And that is the best, super charred exterior, tender thick, juicy mignon. Still get the salad, and choice of potato. Excellent meal as always. Want to go back asap.

Allen John

Great food on the east end

Karen K.

We each had the marinated porterhouse. It was not as good as I remembered it from a few years ago.

Leonard Graczyk

Best steaks ever. Marinade delicious

Brian Coleman

Food is consistently good but charging for soda or ice tea refills is just greedy and tacky. I don't know any restaurant who charges for refills. Is business that bad? Not good business.

Brian Fredrickson

Great place , good burgers!

Tony Goldense

Food was great. Service was great. Price was a little expensive.