Whether you need a new suit for the beach, a sleek summer dress, a cool new board or a toy for the kids Montauk offers dozens of shops to find most anything you need for your stay. Here’s a great selection to get you going.
Surfing: Air & Speed
The best surf shop on the East End is located at the eastern end of Main Street. Home to the gear you need and the most knowledgeable crew in the suds business. From O’Neill and Patagonia to Laird and Takiyama, Roxy and Billabong they are stocked from floor to rafters with the best boards, wet suits, clothes and every accessory worth having when the urge comes to let it rip! Best of all they know how to use all those toys and are more than willing to share their hard earned knowledge with you.
795 Main Street, Montauk, NY 11954
Beach Toys: Flying Point Surf
with stores in Southampton, Sag Harbor and Greenport this veritable mini-brand is your one-shop stop stocks great brands and knows how to treat customers. Here in Montauk they concentrate on premium eyewear, sandals, sneakers and shoes, casual beachside clothes, a great selection of swim wear and all the gear you need to make going to the beach, a breeze! Located side-by-side on the Plaza here’s a new resource for Montauk shoppers.
33 The Plaza, Montauk, NY 11954
Marine Supplies: Montauk Marine Basin
Located in the heart of the harbor this as modern and full service a marina as any in all of Montauk. Offering over 100 plus deep water slips, dual gas and diesel docks, the largest repair and maintenance services and a massive 100 ton lift they’ve more than got you covered. When you need to stock up for a day’s fishing or cruising their large ships store will outfit you with the best tackle, freshest bait, water tight clothes and nautical accessories. And since they know what’s biting where, they’ll help put you on the fish, too. Looking for a blue-water charter boat? There’s over a dozen ready to go as far and as long as you need to fill your cooler.
426 West Lake Drive, Montauk, NY 11954
Bikes: Montauk Cycle Company
The newest bike shop in the East End has deep roots. Owner Chris Briand spent the past dozen years as the head mechanic at the old MTK Bike Shop on Main Street. Now in his own space in the hear of the harbor he’s plotted a new course to offer old and new customers the best in bikes, service and rentals. That includes a great line-up of on and off road Fuji, Tuesday and Giant bikes. The result? Something for everyone who needs a well-engineered iron steed to enjoy the great Montauk outdoors.
463A West Lake Drive, Montauk NY 11954
Women’s Fashion: Kailani
Montauk’s favorite beach boutique is the spot to find the perfect summer dress, bathing suit or cover up. They feature well-known national clothing lines, alongside new, emerging brand’s you are sure to love. The shop also features men’s and children’s items and unique hostess’s. Stop in to pick-up a new outfit, the prefect Montauk souvenir or gift. Kailani’s unique dresses, flattering swimwear, fun and functional at leisure wear, of-the-moment accessories and jewelry and more will keep you coming back again and again. Located on Main Street between the Chase Bank and John’s Pancake Shop.
729C Montauk Highway, Montauk NY 11954
Women’s Fashion: Kelly B.
Located just off Main Street this cute boutique is filled with fun fashion that are as colorful as it’s ever hip owner, Kelly Bogetti. With a sense of fashion timing that only real shoppers possess she’s assembled an unbeatable mix of clothes, swim suits, jewelry and accessories perfect for any season in Montauk. Clothes for the young and the young at heart are Kelly’s specialty and her new summer lines are sure to be the talk of a town always filled with talk. Cute, colorful, chic, just right for a stroll downtown or a night on the town her racks swim with choices you just won’t see anywhere else. Stop by, you’re sure to find her shop as charming and irresistible as Kelly herself.
41 The Plaza, Montauk NY 11954
Women’s Fashion: NIBI-MTK
The “it” BoHo store in Montauk returns for a 5th season. Concepted from naturally recovered driftwood, featuring original designs and local artists, the boutique has a lively vibe and a curated design aesthetic: presenting a fresh and unique take on Boho. New this year, a focus on barefoot luxury geared towards the apre-beach scene guaranteed to set the Nibi-Girl apart from the crowd. Find them a block north of Main, at their newly reopened shop at the new Marram resort and on Main Street, Bridgehampton.
88 S. Euclid Ave., Montauk NY 11954
Bathing Suits: Greenlines
this five-year old line delivers innovative and stylish styles perfect for local beaches. Made from 100% recycled fabrics these eye-catching designs are as socially responsible as they are attractive! Available in a rainbow of colors and hues they are inspired by classic California style. Made of non-chafing dobby stretch materials they are super-soft and ultra-comfortable. Perfect for the beach, pool or street choose from men’s and women’s kids, too.
732B Montauk Highway., Montauk NY 11954
Jewlery: Shipwreck Montauk
New for 2019, this small but well-appointed space is home to two imaginative designers and craftsmen who have for over a decade produced a line of creative, nautically themed rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings. Whether their best-selling Spanish Galleon ring, ship cameo with carved Italian inset, “Make Your Diamonds Great Again” repurposed bracelet or Indian Ocean ring you’ll find their designs whimsical, magical and indelible. Add to that selected pieces from Jil Platner, Fiat Lux, Alex Streeter and Daisy San Luis and you something everyone who loves beautiful jewelry will treasure
57 Flamingo Road, Montauk NY 11954
Wine & Liquor: Finest Kind
Located steps from the harbor this full service wine and spirit shop uses a name that may not mean much to many. But to those who know it’s roots, it rings true. “Finest kind” is a local saying that fishermen, farmers and average Joe’s on the East End have used for decades to describe the real deal. No frills, no BS, no filler, the absolute genuine article. In this case a store that stocks the very best wines, both local and from the four corners of the world, as well as shelves of liquor both familiar and exotic. Each carefully chosen to offer customers of all palates and price points a solution to their “what to drink today” question.
522 West Lake Drive, Montauk NY 11954
Beer & Soda: Montauk Beer & Soda
Located just a block south of Main Street next to the local Laundromat, they’ve been keeping Montauk thirsts at bay for three decades. Of course they carry copious amounts of your familiar brands: Bud, Miller, Coors, and Rolling Rock to name a few plus 200 of the best micro-brews in the world. Need anything delivered? They’re happy to bring your order to your home, boat or beach.
43 South Elmwood Ave., Montauk NY 11954
Candy & Sweets: Candied Anchor
When your sweet tooth is aching for something special this cozy corner of Montauk will more than fill that bill. Equal parts Americana and quirky Bohemian introduce your kids to your favorite childhood sweet or discover a new, locally-made treat. Ready to please the most stubborn sweet tooth there’s baked confections, ice cream, retro gifts and of course, loads of candy. Find them next to John’s Pancake House, a must-stop for anyone who loves a delicious delight.
721 Montauk Highway, Montauk NY 11954
Bait/Tackle/Merchandise: Star Island Yacht Club
Montauk’s largest full-service offers Montauk’s largest ships store. Choose from ails of bait and tackle, marina supplies, foul weather gear, marine shoes and clothing and their trademark, signature tee shirts, hats and sweaters. Open to the public 5AM to 9PM daily.
59 Star Island Road, Montauk NY 11954
Bikes/Kyaks/Sufboards: Amagansett Beach and Bike
Located mid-way between East Hampton and Amagansett this full service shop sells the broadest range of quality bikes in the area. Choose from Cannondale, Electric, Linus, Beria, 3G, Schwinn and more. Looking to rent? They have the same by the day or week. Need repairs? They can fix any make and model. Add a full array of cloths and accessories and you see why they are busy year-round.
1 Cross Highway, Amagansett NY 11930
© 2019 Montauk Life Magazine
© 2019 Montauk Life Magazine