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Venues in Oakdale, NY,
(631) 589-2694

About Us

View is a waterfront restaurant and wedding venue located on Long Island in Oakdale, New York. This Lessing’s Hospitality Group venue was once part of William K. Vanderbilt's Idle Hour Estate and offers couples and their guests gorgeous views of the Great South Bay. They pride themselves on their amazing seafood, casual, yet elegant atmosphere, and exceptional service. View looks forward to turning your unique ideas into a reality.

Facilities and Capacity

Couples can enjoy both intimate ceremonies as well as lavish receptions at this seafood restaurant. With both indoor and outdoor settings, they’re open year-round for your celebration. Weather-permitting, you can say your “I do’s” outside on their gorgeous deck overlooking the Great South Bay. There is a charming, white gazebo you can exchange your vows under. As you and your partner go off to take unforgettable photos, your guests can sip on signature cocktails and munch on appetizers such as fried oyster shooters, Maine lobster salad, and mini burger sliders. For your reception, you and your loved ones can move into their elegant dining room. This stylish room features a neutral color palette, soft lighting, wood floors, and multiple windows, so you don’t have to sacrifice the views of the Bay as you dine and dance the night away.

Services Offered

This full-service venue offers all-inclusive packages, so you can take care of every detail in one place. In addition to hosting your ceremony and reception, View is also happy to host your bridal shower. Their professional events team will walk you through your planning process, allowing you to have a stress-free and enjoyable planning experience. All of their packages are customizable, so your celebration can reflect your individual needs, desires, and budget. They’ve partnered with a trusted florist, baker, photographer, limousine company, and clergy members to ensure your day flows smoothly from start to finish. Additional services include, but are not limited to:

  • Bar services
  • Directional maps
  • Free docking for boats
  • Personal maitre d’ and captain
  • Place cards
  • Valet parking
  • Wedding cake


Couples who select View will enjoy exceptional cuisine and a professional presentation. Your menu can be customized to suit your unique tastes and preferences. For cocktail hour, you’ll enjoy hot and cold butler-passed hors d’oeuvres, a fresh vegetable and fruit platter, a display of domestic and imported cheeses, and a variety of stations. For your wedding dinner, you’ll receive a champagne toast, a delicious appetizer, salad, and your choice of three entrees. You can also add on enhancements, such as the following:

  • Chilled jumbo gulf shrimp
  • Fresh littleneck clams and oysters shucked to order
  • Japanese sushi and sashimi


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  • I recently had my wedding here and I was extremely unhappy with the way things went. I have been to the view plenty of times and have not had an experience like this. I dropped my decorations off 5 days before the wedding and they told me to leave a note where to put everything. I left a note (3 pages with detailed description) and everything was thrown all over. Service was horrible, had only 1 waitress for my wedding of 31 guests and took forever to receive a drink. I came back in the room and everyone had a drink but the bride (me). My mom had to set up the decorations.. they couldn’t even open the guest book so no one signed my guest book. My chair covers weren’t put on. Oh and for the ceremony that was outside none of the chairs were set up the groomsmen were taking them down to set up because the ceremony was going to start. A lot of people complained that the fish wasn’t good and the chicken was extremely dry. We asked for more bread and they wouldn’t give it to us. They... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Marina, Restaurant

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower

    What event services do you offer?

    All Inclusive Packages

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

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