MONTAUK, N.Y. — Were it a normal summer, the staff at Duryea's Lobster Deck here at Long Island's eastern point would this week be starting to wrap up the season. But this is no normal year, and the restaurant isn't changing out of its summer whites just yet.
The dining deck, which was reconfigured to serve people in a socially distanced manner, is now staying open until the end of September. The ramped-up takeout menu, not previously a big part of the business, will still be running until Columbus Day — something it has never done before.
“We’re expecting to maintain steady business … We do feel people are staying out east longer than the typical season, and we’d like to be available for them,” said Emily Corso, the events and marketing director for Montauk Asset Holdings, which owns the restaurant, as well as Lulu Kitchen & Bar…
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