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The owner of the Bayview Inn & Restaurant is proposing splitting the property, which also holds a two-unit home, into two separate parcels. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

A proposal to convert the former Bayview Inn and Restaurant in South Jamesport into five apartment units was met with opposition from nearby residents at a Zoning Board of Appeals hearing last Thursday.

The 19,985-square-foot property’s zoning calls for two-acre residential lots, even though it, and most of the properties in that neighborhood, are well under one acre. (more…)

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Angela DeVito, president of the South Jamesport Civic Association, outside the Bayview Inn & Restaurant. The group has yet to take an official on a plan to convert the building to apartments, and split the parcel into two separate lots. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Angela DeVito, president of the South Jamesport Civic Association, outside the Bayview Inn & Restaurant. The group has yet to take an official on a plan to convert the building to apartments, and split the parcel into two separate lots. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

The new owners of the former Bayview Inn and Restaurant in South Jamesport are seeking a variance from the Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals to convert the property’s main building into five apartment units.

Gattofreddo, Ltd., — which is headed by Southampton attorney Richard Mathew — wants to subdivide the 20,000-square-foot property into two separate lots, said Adam Grossman, the attorney representing Mr. Mathew. The Bayview Inn and Restaurant closed a few months ago. (more…)

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Owners: The Patchell family

Year established: 2002

Location: 10 Front St., South Jamesport

Phone: 631-722-2659

Attire: Casual

Wheelchair accessible: Yes

Hours: Lunch Friday-Sunday, noon-closing; dinner Tuesday -Saturday, 4:30 p.m.-closing
Website: northforkmotels.com

Just steps from a bay beach, the Bayview Inn and Restaurant has offered fresh local produce, seafood and wines since 2002. The restaurant features a cozy dining room with a fireplace, a bar with a pub style menu, and seasonal outdoor dining on the wraparound porch and deck.

Lunch appetizers include fresh lump crab cake with roasted garlic remoulade, garnished with black bean and roasted corn salsa; oysters or clams on the half shell; or mussels Posillipo, steamed with garlic, white wine, herb and tomato broth. Among several salad choices is one of farm-fresh beets and beet greens dressed with tangy raspberry vinaigrette and crumbled goat cheese .

Lunch entrees include a cheeseburger cooked to order with a choice of mild cheddar, gorgonzola or swiss cheese, topped with bacon, sauteed shiitake mushrooms or onions, and grilled shrimp BLT on multigrain bread with herb mayonnaise and french fries.

Chef Tom Lopez’ dinner menu features such entrees as grilled peppercorn encrusted rib eye steak with roasted shallots, crumbled gorgonzola and potato; local Crescent Farm boneless duck with raspberries, bigarade sauce and wild rice; or classic shrimp scampi sauteed in garlic, white wine and fresh lemon, served with rice timbale.

Bayview Inn and Restaurant is open year round and takes reservations for holiday parties and special events. There is also a menu just for kids.