05/15/18 6:00am

The new chicken and street corn bowl is quickly becoming a crowd favorite. (Courtesy photo)

Executive chef Alexander Williamson is on a mission to make PORT Waterfront Bar & Grill in Greenport the No. 1 fast-casual dining destination on the East Coast. It’s an admittedly lofty goal, but one the veteran chef is confident is within reach. (more…)

08/23/17 6:10am

A lobster roll from PORT in Greenport. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Anyone familiar with the North Fork restaurant scene knows the tried and true spots that make excellent lobster rolls.

Claudio’s serves a famous one. Southold Fish Market and its version are included in almost every roundup of places to eat on the North Fork. Heck, the man who is sometimes credited with INVENTING the sandwich ran a restaurant here called “The Lobster Roll” until earlier this year.

So, when I kept hearing about the standout lobster roll at newcomer PORT Waterfront Bar & Grill, the recently opened waterfront eatery on Greenport’s Third Street, it piqued my interest. (more…)

06/09/17 6:03am
PORT Waterfront Bar and Grill

Keith and Ali Bavaro inside the tiki bar at the all new PORT Waterfront Bar and Grill. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

A pair of Shelter Island restaurateurs are bringing their brand of laid-back waterfront dining across the moat.

Keith and Ali Bavaro recently opened PORT Waterfront Bar and Grill on Greenport’s Third Street. It’s an offshoot of Shelter Island’s SALT, which they also own. There you will find steamed clams, lobster rolls and burgers which you can enjoy while overlooking the North Ferry and Greenport Harbor.

“It’s a come as you are, feel good kind of place with approachable food and a local, seafood-driven menu,” Mr. Bavaro said. (more…)