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Johnny’s Reef

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Lunch & Dinner with a View
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Cafeteria Style Dinning:
​​"[City Island] is even better than a New England fishing village. I used to drive my kids to Johnny’s Reef Restaurant, which is all the way out on the point. We would order baskets of fried clams and eat them outside on the picnic tables overlooking the water. I still go when I can. It’s a great escape without leaving the city.”

-Mayor Mike Bloomberg (NY Post)

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Convenient Hours



Wednesday - Sunday

Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday 

11 am - 10:30 pm

Friday and Saturday

11 am - 11:30 pm


Johnny's Reef has been serving the great customers of City Island for over 60 years. In this time, our mission has never changed: To Serve the Freshest and Most Delicious Seafood City Island has to offer. There's something on our menu for everyone, so bring your friends and family down and enjoy our beautiful indoor/outdoor picnic setting.