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Classic Hamptons restaurants that are still going strong

Nick & Toni’s in East Hampton remains the top table in town.

DELLA FEMINA As much about the guests as its fine American cooking. Cuisine: Modern American. Don’t-miss dish: Maine Day halibut with local asparagus; Strawberry shortcake. 99 North Main St., East Hampton, (631) 329-6666

EAST HAMPTON POINT A terrific view of the harbor matched by a terrific raw bar. Cuisine: New American. Don’t-miss dish: Gazpacho oyster shooters; milk chocolate Ovaltine semifreddo. 295 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton, (631) 329-2800

FRESNO A romantic garden with excellent wine list. Cuisine: American. Don’t-miss dish: Calamari with coriander-chipotle aioli; grilled pork chop. 8 Fresno Place, East Hampton, (631) 324-8700

LA PARMIGIANA Families flock to this Southampton spot for its pastas and pizzas. Cuisine: Casual Italian. Don’t-miss dish: Spaghetti with frutta di mare; baked lasagna. 48 Hampton Road, Southampton, (631) 283-8030

MIRKO’S This cozy, husband and wife-run spot has been open for 25 years and is still going strong. Cuisine: Eclectic. Don’t-miss dish: Sweetand-sour stuffed cabbage; rigatoni Bolognese. 670 Montauk Highway, Watermill, (631) 726-4444

NICK & TONI’S The hardest reservation in town. Cuisine: Mediterranean. Don’t-miss dish: Zucchini chips; wood-roasted pork chop; polenta cake. 136 North Main St., East Hampton, (631) 324-3550

PALM (at the Huntting Inn) This is the best Palm there is. Cuisine: Steak-house. Don’t-miss dish: East Coast Gigi salad; New York strip steak; hash browns. 94 Main St., East Hampton, (631) 324-0411

SAM’S A casual pizza joint with bubbly, thin-crust pies. Cuisine: Italian. Don’t miss dish: Five-cheese pizza; rigatoni a la Sam’s. 36 Newton Lane, East Hampton, (631) 324-5900

SANT AMBROEUS An NYC transplant with outstanding gelato and Milanese food. Cuisine: Upscale Italian. Don’t-miss dish: Vitello tonnato; ravioli de la casa; hazelnut gelato. 30 Main St., Southampton, (631) 283-1233

SUNSET BEACH Saint-Tropez meets the Hamptons. Always a party here. Cuisine: French. Don’t-miss dish: Crispy calamari salad; moules frites marinieres; steak frites. 35 Shore Road, Shelter Island, (631) 749-2001

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