26 Maidstone Park Road, East Hampton, NY 11937

Phone Number

(631) 324 - 3002 or (631) 324 - 0725

Date Visited



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Michaels Maidstone Bar & Restaurant


Michael’s Restaurant & Bar is located at 26 Maidstone Park Road, East Hampton, NY. The paved parking lot has two, handicapped - accessible spaces. A wooden ramp leads to the single-door entrance. A bench is located at the bottom of the ramp.

There is a full-height bar and several dining areas with a variety of tables, booths, and banquettes. There is wood flooring  throughout. Space between tables can be a bit tight in some areas.

Two, large, single-occupancy, handicapped-accessible restrooms have only one handrail in each. There are no baby-changing facilities.


    Surface of lot:  paved
    Distance to venue:  very close
    Transportation to venue offered:  na
    Terrain:  flat
    Places to rest:  bench just to right of ramp
    Paths and walkways:  wooden ramp to entrance
    Doors:  single door
    Number of floors:  1
    Elevators:  na
    Ramps:  wooden ramp to entrance
    Steps and staircases:  none
    Width of aisles:  can be a bit tight depending on where you sit
    Places to sit:  tables, booths, banquettes, full-height bar
    Location of restrooms:  in rear of one dining area
    Type of restroom:  two, large, single-occupancy, handicapped-accessible (only one handrail) restrooms
    Ease of entry and exit:  hallway to restrooms is a bit narrow
    Baby changing station:  none
    Friendliness of staff:  exceptionally friendly and efficient

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New Year’s Eve, found us visiting friends in Montauk. Due to a mix-up, our original reservation for dinner at a local restaurant did not happen.  This turned out to be lucky for us.  We found Michael‘s, in East Hampton. Not exactly around the corner but, since the weather was OK, it was not too far.

Michael’s is a family owned restaurant (open year-round), located in a residential neighborhood near Maidstone Beach. It has been here for over 40 years.  The website states that it is “…homey, charming and unpretentious…comfortable and sophisticated at the same time…” Yes, yes, yes, to all of these. If you are a wine lover they offer 40 different wines by the glass and 425 by the bottle. (web)  We found Michael’s to be warm and welcoming (our server Donna, was great!). The website also says they offer a “…variety of cuisine that includes a blend of European and American, infused with some Asian flair.”  We can attest to that, as the six of us had a variety of items from Asian Steamed Dumplings, Crab and Lobster Ravioli, Crab Cocktail,  Rack of Lamb, to Salmon. EVERYTHING was delicious! Desserts were wonderful as well.  We were told that the menu changes often. We will be happy to check it out!

We drove up to find two handicapped spaces in the small, paved parking lot. There is a short, wooden ramp to the single door entrance. Once inside, the full-height bar is on the right. Wood floors lead to several dining areas. We found a combination of tables, booths and banquettes throughout. Although not spacious, there is adequate space between tables. I suspect the configuration is somewhat better during non-holiday times.

There are two, large, single-occupancy restrooms which are considered handicapped-accessible. There is only one handrail for assistance. The restrooms are located in a somewhat “tight” hallway.

Our “mix-up” for dinner turned into a wonderful New Year’s surprise at Michael’s.  We are looking forward to returning when the weather is warm enough for us to really look around outside, and enjoy an amazing meal inside.

As always, we at Destination Accessible advise you to check a venue’s website,, when planning a visit, to know before you go.



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