From Our Editors
In order to reinvent the seafood-eatery formula of their oceanside neighborhood, a group of restaurateurs looked elsewhere, to what they name in their bio as the "only other coastal location in the U.S. that matches the allure of Manhattan Beach." As a result, The Hamptons' seafood-focused cuisine and oceanic decor stays true to its namesake. Executive chef David Linville crafts a menu of gourmet-inspired, yet casual dishes that range from tender crab cakes and seared scallops with risotto to fish tacos and lobster rolls. Inside the sea-foam-hued dining room, blue-glass floats suspended in fishing nets cast an underwater glow across rows of tables to the lobster traps above the bar. There, 14 types of craft beers rush from the taps, and red and white wines pour freely into glasses or the tackle boxes of fishermen angling for tuna sommeliers.