Salt & Barrel is a brand new restaurant in Bay Shore, New York that opened in March of 2016. The name derives from their oyster bar theme and emphasis on American fare and whiskeys. Although only open for a few months, Salt & Barrel has gained a great reputation and following in the community. Everything at Salt & Barrel is extremely fresh and they use the finest and highest quality ingredients to create all their dishes. The menu has an eclectic array of options from their raw bar, seafood, and meat entrees. One of customersí favorite appetizers is the Crispy Rock Shrimp that is made with Fresno chili, charred lemon, petite herbs, and spicy mayo. The Mid-Atlantic Scallops is another favorite dish, made with black beluga lentils, pearl onions, tomatoes, and Ras el Hanout. Salt & Barrel was even voted one of the best Lobster Rolls on Long Island. They donít use any mayonnaise or filler, but instead use butter poached lobster and celery served with salt & vinegar potato chips. If youíre more of a land-eater, Salt & Barrel also offers a selection of meat and non-seafood entrees too. The Ginger Beer Braised Short Ribs are a fan favorite that is served with vanilla scented parsnip puree, wild mushrooms, and crispy garlic. The restaurantís menu is seasonal as well so it changes with what ingredients are freshest throughout the year. In addition to their delicious cuisine, Salt & Barrel also features a full bar. The bar focuses on American Whiskeys and Bourbons as well as other traditional cocktails. The Sazerac and Hemmingway cocktails are many customersí favorites. Salt & Barrel actually makes a batch of the Hemmingway and then kegs it allowing for the cocktail to be on tap ñ something very unique you donít see often! Their raw bar is actually located right behind the bar as well, an interesting and cool aspect that adds to the atmosphere. The ambiance of the restaurant is warm and inviting with a hard working staff that makes sure every customer leaves happy and satisfied. The next time you visit Bay Shore, be sure to visit Salt & Barrel for a meal and experience you wonít forget!
61 W Main St.
Bay Shore, NY 11706