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The Hamptons nightlife

When people are in the Hamptons, they're up with the birds and barefoot all day.
– Barbara Costikyan

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Photo courtesy of The Surf Lodge.

What can we say, the traditional nightlife scene can be kind of tragic (and not in a Gatsbyesque kind of way). The best parties are house parties, and you either have to get yourself invited somewhere or start your own bonfire on the beach.

Jack's Stir Brew

  • Amagansett, Cafe, $$$$ $
  • 146 Montauk Hwy.
  • Amagansett, 11930
  • +1-631-267-5555

A laid-back coffee shop utilizing all the words you want to hear — fair trade, organic, shade-grown, stir brew — for a fine cuppa joe. Flip-flops and Americana decor remind you that you're on the East End.


  • Montauk, Bar, $$$$ $$$
  • 161 Second House Rd.
  • Montauk, 11954
  • +1-631-668-2877

Summer camp meets bar. A beer garden and dance floor mix with a ping pong table and teepees. Excellent Instagramming opportunities.


  • East Hampton, Lounge, $$$$ $$$
  • 44 Three Mile Harbor Rd.
  • East Hampton, 11937
  • +1-631-604-6062
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Nightlife brand Pink Elephant takes over this restaurant after 11 p.m., transforming it into a boozy, scene-y lounge. 

The Surf Lodge

  • Montauk, Lounge, $$$$ $$$
  • 183 Edgemere St.
  • Montauk, 11954
  • +1-631-483-5039
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One part stylish hotel, one part summer club, and one part beachfront music venue. They've hosted major talent, from Willie Nelson to St. Lucia to Ra Ra Riot.

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