Osteria Salina Offers Authentic Sicilian Cuisine in Its New Location on Georgica Pond #hamptons

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A stunning new location for the established masters of Sicilian cuisine at Osteria Salina. After three years of creating a loyal following and serving authentic Sicilian dishes highlighting the specialties of Salina located in the Aeolian islands, Osteria Salina has moved from 95 School street in Bridgehampton to 108 Wainscott Stone road in Wainscott. The new Osteria Salina has undergone a thorough refurbishment that has restored the grandeur of this iconic location known formerly as Sapore di Mare. Experience the intimate private dining room, La Saletta. Enjoy the Georgica Room with panoramic views of bucolic Georgica Pond.  Socialize in the main room against the backdrop of a castle-like fireplace a hand hewn beams.  Osteria Salina’s features include a wood burning pizza oven in addition to a classic baby grand piano bar lounge, and will continue its tradition of serving fresh, clean local fare coupled with genuine Sicilian hospitality. Helmed by Executive Chef & Owner Cinzia Gaglio and Host Tim Gaglio, the restaurant can now accommodate private events; guests will enjoy live entertainment in the piano lounge and dine in one of its many old world dining rooms.

 

After three years of creating a loyal following and serving Authentic Sicilian cuisine highlighting the specialties of the Aeolian islands, namely Salina, Osteria Salina has moved from its location in Bridgehampton to Wainscott, NY.

 

The new Osteria Salina space underwent a massive renovation under the direction of restauranteur Tim Gaglio and his family to restore the grandeur of the space, previously the iconic Sapore di Mare. The walls were re-painted in grey stone grey and the ceilings a reflective periwinkle blue to give the space’s interior a warm, iridescent glow. They also brought in hand-made wrought iron wall sconces and chandeliers to make sure the inside reflects the restaurant’s exterior, which is styled after a European manor house. The newly painted walls pair seamlessly with its idyllic views of Georgica Pond, allowing diners watch the pond’s wildlife while enjoying Osteria’s signature Sicilian dishes prepared by Chef and restauranteur Cinzia Gaglio.

 

Chilled thick cut Kirby cucumbers seasoned with Sicilian olive oil, flake sea salt, and freshly cracked black pepper along with the coveted agrodolce Caponatina, served atop hand cut crostini made from the Sullivan Street Filone bread are delivered to the table as you arrive. From there, guests can enjoy signature dishes including Fritto Misto served with shrimp, squid, zucchini, crispy capers and lemons in an Arrabiata sauce, the Polpette which are Cinzia’s signature meatballs served with pecorino Siciliano in her pomodoro sauce, or the Pesce Spada alla Piastra, a swordfish served with a caponatina of eggplant, tomato, golden raisins, capers, agrodolce. They will be expanding the menu with items like Busiate alla Trapanese, Spaghettini Nero di Seppia with sea urchin (Riccio di Mare). Gamberi Con Couscous. Guests come far and wide to enjoy Osteria Salina’s signature Panino de Gelato, which are two of Cinzia’s handmade biscotti rounds filled with gelato. They will also be offering an aperitivo hour from 4:30pm to 6pmwhich will include a lighter menu along with many aperitifs.

 

Osteria Salina boasts an A-List clientele from actors to politicians includingMary Kate Olsen, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Liv Tyler, Christie Brinkley,Bradley Cooper, Kelly Ripa and Keith Hernandez.

With the new expanded space Host Tim Gaglio can now hold private parties in its intimate private dining room, La Saletta. In the main dining room, the space now features a baby grand piano lounge, which will feature performances from top cabaret acts throughout the New York area.

 

Osteria Salina

108 Wainscott Stone Road

Wainscott, NY 11975

(631) 527-5396

 

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