Please note that we cannot take reservations for specific tables though we will do our best to accommodate a request.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Roasted Maple Glazed Norwegian Salmon
caramelized brussels sprouts
Tuna Poke Bowl
sushi grade tuna, ponzu sauce, mashed avocado + sesame seeds over a bed of crisp greens w. tortilla chips
Autumn Kale Salad
chopped kale tossed w. roasted butternut squash, cranberry, couscous, pumpkin seeds + goat cheese w. a maple cider vinaigrette
Better than average fare and good location but food was cold even when it was brought to the table.
Excellent, always has been. I continue to go back.
quite rude to other people from what I witnessed. A delivery man and an elder women was spoken too pretty harshly be service industry standards. I was sitting near the entrance door and saw it firsthand. Not to mention my appetizer didn't come out until after my entrée..
Was so happy to be back at Island for dinner. Tables were well spaced, service was great, food was delicious, and can't wait to go back.
The food was great, the drinks could have been better, it went from great drinks to some poorly made one's. Overall it was still great had the best calamari of my life here.
Really good food and drinks! Great and easy environment for kids too
For inside it was very very cold. Like we couldn't take our coats off. I get businesses need to get their expenses in order, but it's February. Turn the heat on.
Staff were very nice.
Went beyond my expectations. Food was 10/10 and the vibe inside was great. Nice cozy fireplace in the back.
Loved it. Service was great, friendly servers and hostess. Food was excellent i will go back
Excellent in every way as always. Highly recommend!
We ALWAYS love Island - and it feels very safe there....not something I would have mentioned in past years! Food and service great as always - although we DO miss our favorite server, Nicolette! Dede Rothenberg
Very cold outdoor dining setup, could barely sit for long
Island is always wonderful...and seems to be handling all the constraints of this crazy time as well as any place can!
Always love Island. Even during these difficult times..
Out local favorite restaurant where my daughter had her first meal out. They are doing everything right with outdoor dining too. Thank God for some normalcy in this pandemic. We love Island!
I went back for the second week in a row. My go to outside dining choice is now Island. The outdoor seating is good. The food is excellent and the service couldn't have been nicer. I almost don't want to write this so that it doesn't get too hard to make a rez.
I come to Island often and it is always such a great experience! I was nervous to dine outside in the cold but their outdoor setup was perfect. So cozy and cute! Staff was so sweet as always and food was delicious! The French Toast was so yummy and their Espresso Martinis... LOVE. Highly recommend :)
Great outdoor covid friendly dining
Great neighborhood gem with great outdoor dining set up!
Lovely outdoor dining experience and neighborhood gem and great food and service
Really nice staff and excellent social distancing!
Great service and delicious food.
We were three sitting inside. I requested a corner table from Ottavio, on the phone. He reassured me it would be waiting. Nothing. The pleasant lady who greeted us was able to arrange a table anyway. one in our party was a childhood friend who flew into New York for a surgery and we got together after 60 years. She lives in Chile and we were in primary school together for two years, in Istanbul. The food was unimportant but the Salads Nicoise... how can seared tuna have strings of fat in it? My wife said her crab cake, served over spinach, could have been a woolen glove. I n noticed our guest left half her order on the plate. Having said all that, I liked the decor, the ambience and the general feel of the place. I might give it another try before condemning it forever.
Great food during a difficult time.
I go to Island at least once a week. Like the food and the service. It is like being with a family. Great to be on the sidewalk.
Server was the rudest we have ever witnessed. Super moron!
Everything is always terrific- delicious food, cold martinis, and great service.
You expect a certain level of freshness at a seafood restaurant. The tuna in the tuna poke was brown from sitting in a marinade for too long. The lobster in the lobster roll was dry and tasteless, suggesting something that the restaurant purchases frozen, rather than prepares fresh. Wine glasses are also a joke - totally incorrect for proper wine service.
The Eggs Benedict was sub par.
Island is a nice neighborhood restaurant with a menu that offers something for everyone. The service was excellent, the food delicious, the ambiance was a tent on the sidewalk (!) and it is a friendly, pleasant place to enjoy lunch.
Delicious and cheerful. Tables were spaced very far apart and all precautions taken.
Wonderful restaurant. Very accommodating during the pandemic. But they are digging up Madison Avenue and you can't hear anything at lunch time. Hopefully, this will end!
Always wonderful - this time, dining outdoors, of course, there was jack-hammering going on across the street - just unfortunate. But a great restaurant!
It’s always a pleasure to eat at Island...and they’re being very careful in terms of virus prevention!
food was not prepared as requested. Returned several times. food was not hot
Back table was just ok... food was very good service was excellent!
Great outdoor setting and very good food, thank you! Will come again soon.
We went to the Island to celebrate my birthday. I ordered the snapper entree, my date ordered the lobster roll. Food wasn’t incredibly flavorful but was plated pretty. The cherry old fashion was delicious. Staff was attentive. Ambiance was romantic. I would return for the drinks and ambience.
Nice menu choices. Food was very good. Service a little slow, but believe that was because they were busy and only had two servers working. Would definitely go again.
I have been to Island many times and I am sure it is because of Covid but the food was mediocre at best. My curry chicken salad sandwich could not have been more bland and it had more apple then chicken. Meh!
You can order delivery directly from Island using the Order Online button. Island also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 996-1200.
Island is rated 4.6 stars by 381 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.