Calissa Hamptons Brings the Vibes of Mykonos Out East

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Calissa Hamptons brings the warm, upbeat vibes of Mykonos to the Hamptons. Celebrating its third year in Water Mill on Montauk Highway, Calissa Hamptons combines Mediterranean fare, local catches, live music, a pop up shop, and much more for a true Hamptons lifestyle experience.

The interior vibe is very calming, while the outdoor seating provides a refreshed and fun atmosphere for the whole family. Easily sit for hours watching the sunset and mingling with the friends over cocktails and tasty upscale Greek dishes.

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The Menu

Their wine list has been awarded The Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator. Calissa Hamptons also boasts the largest selection of rosé in the Hamptons.

The menu is extensive, with plenty of options for everyone. Specials rotate regularly. Our particular favorites from their Calissa Hamptons dinner selection include:

  • Saganaki Cheese with local honey, sesame, fig jam
  • Summer Watermelon Salad: basil oil, ricotta salata, aged balsamic
  • Peconic Clam Vongole: white wine, grana padano, parsley
  • Chicken Souvlaki Platter: yogurt-marinated chicken, pita, tzatziki, herb salad
  • Branzino Filet

A children’s menu is also available. These choices include pasta, meatballs with crispy potatoes, and grilled chicken and rice.

For dessert, Calissa offers Baklava, Orange Pound Cake, Spiced Walnut Cake, and Whipped Greek Yogurt with seasonal berries and honey.

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Jimmy’s Gyros Hamptons Food Truck

Jimmy’s Food Truck is parked in front of Calissa Hamptons Thursday-Sunday from 12-6pm. Jimmy’s Gyros food truck offers gyros and salads prepared with traditional Greek recipes and fresh, local ingredients. Jimmy’s also offers wine, beer and spirits. 

The highlight of the Food Truck is a special Whispering Angel rosé menu and games like Bocce, Ping Pong and Cornhole. The menu is ideal for bringing your selection to the beach, pool, or for a picnic lunch at Calissa Hamptons.

The Bazaar at Calissa

The restaurant also has a new Bazaar open Thursday-Sunday that will be open through Halloween. It is a complete Caravana Pop Up Shop direct from Tulum.

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Images courtesy of Calissa Hamptons

Hours & Information

Calissa in Water Mill currently offers outdoor seating for 100 (weather permitting), and indoor dining for up to 65. 

They are open seven days a week year round. Dinner is served Sunday-Thursday from 5-10pm, and Friday-Saturday 5-11pm.

Delivery and takeout is available nightly from 4-9pm. Catering is also available.

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Vanessa Gordon
Vanessa Gordon is the Owner and Publisher of East End Taste Magazine. Vanessa is regularly called on as a family travel, personal finance, and Hamptons lifestyle expert. She has been featured in Reader's Digest, Condé Nast Traveler, The New York Times, New York Post, The Daily Beast, The Daily News, and many other publications. Vanessa is also the Founder of the annual Hamptons summer event, the Hamptons Interactive Brunch.