8 Hamptons Food Stores That Make Meals Worth Bringing Home

The Hamptons restaurant scene may be vibrant, but there’s something to be said for enjoying dinner in the relaxation of your comfortable home. That doesn’t mean you have to work hard in the kitchen – Hamptons food outlets cook up wonderful feasts using local bounty, as well as services that offer wholesome meals. Below, we’ve got eight of our favorites with meals to go.

Citarelle Southampton. Photo credit: Brendan J. O’Reilly

Hamptons Food Stores


Like a candy store for foodies, this emporium with locations in East Hampton, Bridgehampton, and Southampton has goods so beautiful you just want to stay inside and inhale. Valid options include roast chicken and duck; baby ribs; and Mediterranean chopped salad with feta, romaine, kalamata olives, chickpeas and cucumbers with French dressing. citarella.com

Golden Pear is one of many excellent food stores in the Hamptons offering take-out food
The Golden Pear in SouthamptonBarbara Lassen

The golden pear

You might like the busy daytime scene at these popular spots scattered around the Hamptons, but you can also enjoy their food at home. Freshly made soups include chicken veg; butternut squash and apple; and garden vegetables and kale; while entrees run the global gamut, from Caribbean blackened mahi-mahi to chicken meatballs to grilled shrimp tacos. goldenpearcafe.com


Homemade almond and oat milk is dispensed in old-fashioned glass bottles at this beautifully designed health food store in Water Mill, which has a quirky location in Sag Harbor. Vegetarians will have a field day with the wild Reuben mushroom; avocado tartan; Vietnamese tofu; and a vegan Caesar. Chicken and rice or lentil soups warm the soul, and satisfying drinks include the Gold with mango, cinnamon, ginger, turmeric, agave, coconut milk and coconut water. provisionswatermill.com

Several delicious East Sunny dishesCourtesy Eat Sunny

eat sunny

Delivered to your doorstep in the Hamptons, the meals in this service launched by wellness guru Tatiana Boncompagni are created by private chef Allan Wyse, who has worked with Kim Cattrall, Fran Drescher and Mario Cantone. Tasty dishes such as Malaysian chicken curry with coconut brown rice and lentils; and grilled wild salmon with couscous; are made with anti-inflammatory ingredients, healthy fats from nuts, seeds, and olive oil; and vegetables and whole grains high in fiber and antioxidants. Eatsunny.com

hen of the woods

Adventurous home chefs will find a treasure in the gourmet shop opened by Suzy Yang and Jonathan Bernard, who focus on local and seasonal ingredients, including Asian and luxury produce like mushrooms, uni, caviar and oysters. buckwheat and sesame soba noodles; edamame hummus; egg salad sands; Korean sweet potato noodles with mushrooms, spinach and garden peppers; homemade ravioli with pork and chives or beef. 48hampton.com

Wishbone Farms

Called a ‘farm to fridge’ store, this year-old spot in the village of Southampton is surprisingly curated and offers packages of high-quality, mostly local, sustainable ingredients in offerings such as grilled salmon in pastrami; tandoori prawns; tuna from Nice; and herb-marinated steak. If you’re ambitious enough to assemble your own hors d’oeuvres, there’s a cornucopia of coveted items, including imported canned fish, artisan preserves, truffle oil and worthy crackers. of envy. www.eatwishbonefarms.com

A delicious round swamp pie Courtesy Round Swamp Farm

Round swamp farm

Famous for its homemade pies and rotisserie chicken, the legendary market which now has locations in East Hampton, Bridgehampton and Montauk, also sells prepared meals including lobster salad, chicken piccata; chicken meatloaf; corn cakes, kale, quinoa; and Thai Coconut Shrimp. roundswampfarm.com

Leonardo’s Stew

It’s worth taking a short detour en route from town to Farmingdale, to stop at this impressive culinary warehouse that holds barrels of every flavorful coffee under the sun. Dinner options include filet mignon; surf and grass; and classics like turkey breast; brisket; leg of lamb; and grilled salmon — all served with a choice of sides, rolls and dessert. stewleonardscatering.com

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