Who doesn't love a pub? Steeped in tradition and devoted to camaraderie, these neighborhood hangouts charm everyone. Plus, what kind of complaint could you have for a place that serves hefty pints, savory pub grub, and a constant dose of hospitality? We choose only the best pubs in Long Island to give you a feel for how good these places can be. Enjoy a glass of your favorite ale, a plate of fish and chips, and all the tall tales you can bear. Although John Harvard's Brew House is a tradition in town, all of our Long Island pubs easily deliver the feel-good experience you're craving.


This Irish-style pub, which boasts locations in East Hampton and Southold, offers a laid-back setting where folks can gather, down a few cold pints of stout, and enjoy good conversation with regulars on topics ranging from world events to...  Read More

This German-styled alehouse uses 200-year-old recipes to produce some of the best micro-brewed beer in the land. The decor is distinctly Old Country, featuring dark woods, dim lighting, and a stone fireplace. Adding to the place's popularity is...  Read More

One of the best places to find a cold pint in the Hamptons, this fashionable brewpub enjoys a reputation that extends far and wide, thanks to famed, handcrafted brews and a menu that mixes traditional pub grub with more upscale options. Want...  Read More

Napper Tandy's Irish Pub

Perhaps a tad high-octane at times for a traditional Irish pub, this place nevertheless has a loyal crowd of followers, who pile in each night to enjoy cold pints and homemade grub. After all, the menu features such beer-friendly dishes as fried...  Read More

Reese's 1900 Pub

The old, brick Reese Building, which dates from around 1900 (thus the name), offers an ideal setting for this Irish pub, which features dark paneled walls, a pressed-tin ceiling, a beautiful oak bar, and brass railings. Along with its cozy...  Read More

John Harvard's Brew House

With such an unwieldy moniker, you'd think this pub would get lost in the crowd. But, just the opposite has happened on Long Island – folks remember the Beantown-based brewhouse and spread the word to friends and visitors. Maybe it's the...  Read More

Buckley's Irish Pub

Keep your eyes peeled for the yellow building with dark green awnings while cruising through Center Moriches, or you may just miss this authentic Irish pub. Indeed, from its antique bar and stained wood paneling to its tasty comfort food and...  Read More

B.K. Sweeney's Pub

Dark wood paneling, dim lighting, a beautiful 40-foot bar, and neighborly service – this charming pub most assuredly lives up to its motto, "Life's a little sweeter at a B.K. Sweeney's." Part of a family of watering holes/restaurants, the...  Read More

Croxley Ales

Boasting nearly six dozen on-tap brews (including regional microbrews and hard-to-find international ales and lagers), not to mention some of the tastiest pub grub on Long Island, Croxley is one of the area's most popular gathering spots....  Read More

Guido's Irish Pub

Cold-tapped beer and cozy confines help define this Wantagh watering hole, which is a good place to catch your breath at the end of the day. Guido's doesn't force patrons to conform to the latest fashion trends or be anybody other than...  Read More

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