West Islip

sprawling with a welcoming community and gorgeous tree-lined streets.

Welcome to West Islip

A close-knit community found throughout quiet streets


One of the best places to live in New York, West Islip is in Suffolk County, sprawling with a welcoming community and gorgeous tree-lined streets. With coastal access and great schools, many flock to the area for its proximity to New York City, but you won’t have to leave the neighborhood often, considering the array of amenities in town! Ample parking, attractive lawns, beautiful pockets of green space, and more await those moving to West Islip. 


West Islip is not only home to great opportunities but also beautiful homes. With many locally-based architects right in the neighborhood, your dream home is right around the corner. As if that were not enough, existing properties offer countless options as well. From colonial to ranch styles to even more, the possibilities are endless — but all stately, elegant, and becoming for a community that knows how to provide only the best for its residents.


Things to Love

  • Great schools 
  • Friendly, small-town, community-forward atmosphere
  • Fun, clean beaches for everyone to enjoy
  • Great location
  • Lots of recreation opportunities for the whole family
  • Convenient to Manhattan

Local Lifestyle

West Islip is blanketed by a small-town, neighborly atmosphere. Locals love the sense of community present throughout its population of nearly 30,000. Home to a rural-residential feel, West Islip offers many recreational, educational, and career opportunities. With quiet, pleasant streets and elegant home architecture, denizens of West Islip are secure knowing that their community has their back. The area also boasts many coffee shops, parks, restaurants, and more, meaning there is always something to do. From family-friendly events to the beautiful outdoors and beach access, West Islip provides and then some. This town knows how to put community first, which becomes especially clear during local festivals and fairs. People of all ages love living in West Islip.


Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

Many delicious eateries, luxurious dining locations, and fun shopping opportunities await throughout West Islip. Stroll with an ice cream cone along a pier, or make a reservation at a local favorite to celebrate any of life’s occasions.


Authentic, delicious Mexican cuisine awaits at the beloved Besito Mexican restaurant, known for its locally-sourced, fresh ingredients. On the other hand, updating the wardrobe for any trend or season has never been easier, thanks to NY Chic Boutique. This shop offers everything, from plus sizes to activewear to business and even friendly florals. 


To elevate your experience, make a reservation at the local mainstay Primi Italian Steakhouse, home to a top-notch dining experience and perfectly-prepared steaks. Even better, it also offers an array of authentic, delicious Italian dishes. Afterward, have fun relaxing at the Secatogue Brewery, a colorful and award-winning craft brewery.


Things to Do

From the great outdoors to local festivals, West Islip always has something fun to do. 


With more than 300 vendors, West Islip’s dedication to the community comes to life every year at the annual West Islip Country Fair. People of all ages love the live music, street foods, and artisan goods available throughout the fair. For live music any other time of year, Lion’s Den has your back. With great food, delicious cocktails, and lively music, this pub has it all.


The beauty of West Islip’s natural surroundings has unending potential. Anthony Casamento Park ties nature with community by offering great recreational space while hosting community events like summer movie series for the kids. For the iconic beach spaces and waterfront views, look no further than West Islip Town Beach and Marina. Offering more than just water views and access, the beach and marina also boast elevated symphony live music events and other community events.



West Islip is home to many great educational opportunities. Served by the West Islip School District, some other top educational opportunities include:


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