City Island Yacht Club

Incorporated 1907


The Galley Restaurant is open for the 2024 season. 

View The Galley menu

For reservations call: 718-885-2487 or visit

June & July 2024 Hours of Operation:

  • Wednesdays: 5 – 10pm; Big Tom race night, continues every Wed. through Sept. 4th
  • Fridays: 5 – 9pm
  • Saturdays: 12 – 10pm
  • Sundays: 12 – 9:30pm

For direct inquiries, reservations and event bookings call 718-885-2487 and press 2 for the restaurant and leave a message or visit

Message from the Stewards of The Galley Tavern

Our menu celebrates the rich culinary heritage of American tavern fare, featuring timeless classics crafted with locally sourced ingredients and artisanal flair. Indulge in juicy burgers stacked high with gourmet toppings, succulent seafood platters brimming with fresh
catches from the nearby waters, and hearty comfort dishes that warm the soul. From crispy fish and chips to tender steak frites, each dish at The Galley Tavern is thoughtfully prepared to satisfy every palate.

Raise a glass to good times with our hand-crafted cocktails, expertly mixed using premium spirits, house-made syrups, and market-fresh garnishes. Sip on signature creations like the Fisherman’s Mule, or the Spicy Watermelon Margarita, a tropical concoction that transports you to paradise with every sip. Beer enthusiasts will delight in our curated selection of craft brews, while wine lovers can explore a diverse array of varietals chosen to complement our flavorful cuisine. Experience the vibrancy of City Island’s waterfront community with our lineup of world-class events and entertainment. From live music performances and themed nights to trivia contests and culinary showcases, there’s always something happening at the City Island Yacht Club.

Join us for an evening of laughter and libations and create memories to last a lifetime against the backdrop of stunning waterfront views. Full catering menus are available for private events.

At The Galley Tavern, hospitality is our passion, and our dedicated team is committed to providing exceptional service with a smile. Whether you’re an active member or a first-time visitor, you’ll always be greeted with warmth and attentiveness as we strive to exceed your expectations at every turn. Embark on a culinary journey to remember at The Galley Tavern, where great food, good company, and waterfront charm converge to create an unforgettable dining experience on City Island’s picturesque shores at the City Island Yacht Club.

Welcome aboard!

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