From all the Hamptons villages, Amagansett is the most down to earth. It’s a little quieter and artistic, but there is still lots of entertainment options. If you are staying in Amagansett, make sure to stop by at The Stephen Talkhouse for a concert and grab some fresh produce at a farmer’s market.
Where to Stay: Best Hotels in Amagansett
434 on Main (434 Main Street, Amagansett | 631.604.5765)
This boutique B&B will feel like home! Located in a walking distance from the beach and all of the finest attractions, this dog-friendly hotel is a perfect location for these looking to relax and rejuvenate.
Inn at Windmill Lane (23 Windmill Lane, Amagansett | 631.267.8500)
Book this hotel if you are looking for ultimate relaxation and privacy. This inn is comprised of only seven suites and three cottages to make sure you feel secure and not being disturbed on your vacation.
What to Visit: Best Entertainment in Amagansett
The Stephen Talkhouse (161 Main Street, Amagansett | 631.267.3117)
If you enjoy live music, that’s the place to go! The Steven Talkhouse is always booked, as it’s known for hosting some of the most popular rock bands in America. I attended multiple concerts at this venue and these were always great!
Amagansett Farmer’s Market (367 Main Street, Amagansett | 631.267.3894)
There is a whole culture of farmer’s markets in the Hamptons that are happening every weekend (in fact, this topic deserves a separate post). If you are a newbie to this scene, start your research from this cozy outdoor fair where you can find anything from fresh local fruits and vegetables to yummy baked goods.
Amagansett Food Institute (367 Main St, Amagansett | 631.527.5688)
If you love learning about sustainable agriculture and eating you might enjoy attending one of the Amagansett Food Institute events. From food lab conferences to food fairs – this organization hosts some of the best events for concerned eaters.
Where to Eat: Best Restaurants in Amagansett
Hamptons Chutney (6 Amagansett Square, Amagansett | 631.267.3131)
How about some Indian food while in the Hamptons? If you are craving some vegan, gluten-free crepes or, perhaps, a delicious soy chai, definitely stop by at this Indian chain restaurant for lunch or order in for your next house party.
Jack’s Coffee (46 Montauk Highway, Amagansett | 631.267.5555)
This is my absolute favorite place for getting my daily cup of joe! The coffee shop sells all sorts of delicious artisanal coffee—including vegan milk options! In fact, visiting Jack’s is my favorite part of the day while I’m in the Hamptons! By the way, they also sell a wide range of organic and vegan snacks so definitely stop by here before heading to the beach!
Meeting House (4 Amagansett Square, Amagansett | 631.267.2764)
We had a brunch in this beautifully decorated restaurant this Memorial Day weekend and it was phenomenal! Even though they have not that many coffee choices (it’s okay—Jack’s coffee is across the street), the salad and sweet potato fries are amazing!
La Fondita (74 Montauk Highway, Amagansett | 631.267.8800)
There is nothing fancy about this miniature Mexican café, but the food is worth the hype. Pick up some vegan tacos or burrito bowls—you’ll definitely enjoy La Fondita’s down-to-Earth vibe and the freshest Latin American dishes in the Hamptons!
Where to Shop: Best Stores in Amagansett
Love Adorned (156 Main Street, Amagansett | 631.267.7720)
Looking for souvenirs from the Hamptons? Then, this cozy store is for you. Jewelry, handcrafted soaps, artisanal cooking utensils, books – everything you need to always remember how you spent your summer in the Hamptons.
Tiina The Store (216 Main Street, Amagansett | 631.267.6200)
This boutique store combines all the favorite items of its owner, former fashion editor Tiina Laakkonen. Fashion, beauty, and home goods and other pieces handpicked for those who live and breathe fashion.
Where to Sweat: Best Fitness in Amagansett
Barry’s Bootcamp (199 Main Street, Amagansett | 631.267.3015)
If you enjoy kicking your butt even during vacations, this fitness spot is for you. Known for its intensive approach to muscle and strength building exercises, this fitness club is a perfect solution for results-driven fitness addicts.
P.S.—In case you missed it, check out my East Hampton Guide!