Ali Wentworth shares her favorite getaways from the Hamptons

Ali Wentworth and her news anchor husband George Stephanopoulos have had a home in the Hamptons for 20 years: first in East Hampton, then in Southampton and now back in East – on the same street where they used to live.

“East Hampton is where we go to unwind, spend time with family, and unwind,” Wentworth, 57, tells Alexa. “I was pregnant there, raising kids, celebrating birthdays, celebrating holidays and making amazing friends. Above all, I learned there how to rake mussels.”

Ali Wentworth with husband George Stephanopoulos.
Ali Wentworth and her husband George Stephanopoulos have called the Hamptons home for two decades.
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It’s also where the actor and author (who starred in everything from “In
Living Color to the pop series Nightcap, which she also created) spent much of the early days of the pandemic recovering from COVID-19 and writing her new book, Ali’s Well That Ends Well: Tales of Desperation and a Little” to write Inspiration.”

“I wrote it as a journal about what it was like to be in quarantine with my family and what our coping mechanisms were like,” she said. “I hope readers will remember the lessons learned during the extremely unprecedented time of a global pandemic. And maybe a little laugh – especially with the chapter about our obsession with the show Love Island Australia.”

Here are some of the comedian’s favorite homes in the Hamptons.


BookHampton “I can spend a whole rainy afternoon here browsing through art books and reading poetry. [Wentworth will appear for a reading of “Ali’s Well That Ends Well” here on July 15 at 5 p.m.] And any book they don't carry, they'll get for you.” Hauptstr.  41, East Hampton

“I can spend a whole rainy afternoon here, browsing through art books and reading poetry. [Wentworth will appear for a reading of “Ali’s Well That Ends Well” here on July 15 at 5 p.m.] And any book they don’t carry, they’ll get for you.” main street 41, East Hampton


Custom layered cake with fresh seasonal flowers at Carissa's Bakery.

“They make the most wonderful cakes and tarts – it’s almost a tragedy to eat them because they are true works of art.” 68 Newtown Lane, East Hampton


Montauk Point Lighthouse
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“Tourist or not, when in Montauk you have to see the lighthouse.” 2000 Montauk Hwy, Montauk


Nellie's of Amagansett “I love shopping for friends at Nellie's because they have antiques and unique jewelry.  I gave people the finest bowls around here.” 230 Main Street, East Hampton

“I like to buy gifts for friends at Nellie’s because they have antiques and unique baubles. I gave people the most beautiful bowls from here.” 230 Main Street, East Hampton


Clam Bar “Even though it's right off the highway, I love this seafood restaurant.  The steamers and lobster rolls are worth it.  Don't forget the fries.” 2025 Montauk Highway, Amagansett

“Even though it’s right off the highway, I love this seafood restaurant. The steamers and lobster rolls are worth it. Don’t forget the fries.” 2025 Montauk Highway, Amagansett


Henry Lehr Womens “This is the place for me.  I dress like a college student.  My uniform: jeans, white button-down shirt, and fluffy scarves.” 16 Newtown Lane, East Hampton

“This is the place for me. I dress like a college student. My uniform: jeans, white button-down shirt and soft scarves.” 16 Newtown Lane, East Hampton


Stephen Talkhouse “You'll find the best live entertainment here.  Even though I'm so old that loud music hurts my ears.” Hauptstr.  161, Amagansett
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“You will find the best live entertainment here. Even though I’m so old that loud music hurts my ears.” main street 161, Amagansett


“A family favourite!” We’ve been taking our girls here for years, even when they were little. Our favorite time is winter at the pizza oven.” 136 N. Main St., East Hampton


Naturopathica Spa & Healing Center “When I need a break, I go here for the best massages and facials.  Then I spend way too much money on all the creams and organic elixirs.” 74 Montauk Highway, East Hampton

“When I need an escape, I go here for the best massages and facials. Then I spend way too much money on all the creams and organic elixirs.” 74 Montauk Hwy, East Hampton


Balsam Farms “Hands down the best farm stand.  I would drive 1,000 miles for their white corn.” 293 Town Lane, Amagansett

“Hands down the best farm stand. I would drive 1,000 miles for their white corn.” 293 Town Lane, Amagansett


The Golden Pear “My favorite place to have breakfast is on the beach, especially early in the morning.  So we go here for muffins, fruit salad and coffee and then have a picnic on the beach.  Dogs and everything!” 34 Newtown Lane, East Hampton

“My favorite place to have breakfast is on the beach, especially early in the morning. So we go here for muffins, fruit salad and coffee and then have a picnic on the beach. dogs and everything!” 34 Newtown Lane, East Hampton

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