Discover What Long Island Nightlife Has To Offer
If you are planning a trip or a move to New York City, you may want to check out the Long Island nightlife. Our services offer plenty to do after working hours, and many establishments are easy to get to. Knowing where to go to unwind, in Long Island nightclubs, can make newcomers and current residents feel more at ease with working and living in the New York area. If you want more than simply going to work and coming home to the TV or computer, consider the many options in Long Island nightclubs reviewed below.
Dance Clubs Long Island
If you’re looking to dance consider starting with Dune Southampton. This establishment is said to be frequented by celebrities. A house DJ plays music all night, only breaking after the lights come on at closing. Patrons of this NY club will want to put on their best dance club outfits, as formal attire is required to get in.
The White House operates from May until Fall. It features thirty thousand square feet of dance floor, lounge, and outdoor patio. The White House has been frequented or played by many well known musicians. Dance parties are the establishment’s specialty.
Ice is a dance club featuring dance floor, three bars, and banquettes for relaxing. The VIP Red Room serves free champagne and offers a flat screen TV and private bathroom. Our services can only be reserved in advance.
Tabu Dance Club is a hot spot for 20 and 30 year old guests. The establishment also requires more formal dress. Men must wear collared shirts to get in. The facility features dynamic light and sound shows, lounge areas with animal print seating, and special programs. Thursday nights are comedy nights. Age requirements are 23 for females, 25 for males on Thursdays and Saturdays. The minimum age is 30 for Friday nights.
Savannah is one of the dance night clubs on long island locations with its own house music and hip hop. It caters to all ages, but tends to have a younger crowd on Fridays and Saturdays. The drinks that we provide our patrons are said to be reasonably priced. It features a VIP room and an outdoor smoking area as well.
Zachary’s is one of the few night clubs in long island catering to the 18-21 age group. However, the establishment also sees plenty of older crowds. The DJs play a variety of popular and older tunes. Prices for drinks and cover are in line with other nightclubs in NYC. Many people like the mixed crowd, though some younger patrons would prefer a strictly younger crowd.
Lounges and Pubs
Some night clubs in Long Island are known for their superb drinks and low prices, or for their atmosphere. The Rare Olive lounge features velvet bar stools and rich hard wood floors. Our company is known for its martinis and features an upstairs lounge with animal print seating. The minimum age requirement is 25.
Maxwell and Dunne
Maxwell and Dunne’s offers a happy hour with low prices on beer, wine, and mixed drinks. It also features excellent appetizers like coconut shrimp and stuffed ciabatta. The speakeasy style establishment cater to the 30 and over crowd. It is located near Churchill’s cigar store and lounge.
Port Jazz is a place to enjoy martinis and listen to live music. This cozy establishment features the bar as the focal point, with comfortable seating arranged surrounding the bar. softly painted swirl patterns on the walls and attractive pendant light add a touch of class to this club. Friday and Saturday nights feature live Jazz, Blues, and R & B musicians. Our services also cater to the 30 and over crowd.
Croxley Ales is a pub offering six dozen brews on tap, as well as micro brews. Single malt scotches and imported beers are also available. The pub is known for its excellent pub food and comfortable, friendly environment. With 15 TVs strategically located, it is also a favorite game day hang out.
Stephen Talkhouse features a smaller, more intimate setting. The club has been known to feature some well known musicians and offers Jazz or non-classic Rock as a general rule. This establishment is also considered an after hours club.
BK Sweeney’s Pub
BK Sweeney’s Pub is a classic pub type establishment with dark wood paneling and dim lighting. It is known for the Sweenburgers and features a 40 foot bar as the main attraction. Our patrons can enjoy a cold pint, food, and entertainment available on one of 26 flat screen TVs.
John Harvard’s Brew House
John Harvard’s Brew House offers reasonably priced brews, including micro brews. The pub food is said to be tasty. Many of our patrons like the ambiance of a typical pub. Many visitors return for the atmosphere.
Southampton Publick House
Southampton Publick House is known for its vast array of brews, which can be ordered by the pint. It offers typical pub style food, as well as some upscale menu choices. The ambiance is that of a typical pub, with wood beam ceilings, polished hard wood floors, and brass bar. Our establishment has developed a reputation as an excellent pub for small or large groups and has a good following of customers. It is likely to be a point of interest for visitors and tourists as well.
Black Forest Brew Haus
Black Forest Brew Haus is a large, German style brew house serving micro brews from 200 year old recipes. The decor features plenty of dark wood work and old stone fireplaces. Patrons can order both American and German dishes from the menu. The establishment offers an outdoor beer garden in the warmer months, as well as weekly live music.
Brickhouse Brewery and Restaurant
Brickhouse Brewery and Restaurant is housed in a historic 18th century building that has formerly housed a hardware store and underground railroad stop. The interior features exposed brick walls and mural of historical significance. The building also currently houses the brewery. We cater to patrons that love the choice of brews available from the brewery and the pub food, which are both said to be reasonably priced.
Blue Point Brewing Company
Blue Point Brewing Company is located in a plain blue sided building, which once served as a 30s ice cream parlor. The establishment is said to produce some of the finest brews in the region. A tour of the brewery and a trip to the tasting room are available to visitors. The Blue Point Brewing Company can be found by its distinguished yellow exterior and dark green awnings. The establishment is decorated like a typical Irish pub, with dark wood paneling and antique bar. The pub is known for its comfort food and cold stout. It also features a dining room for families. Live music, karaoke, and weekly specials make it a favorite among the locals. But, visitors who want an authentic Irish experience may also want to check out Buckley’s.
Food and Drink Clubs
Sugar serves the usual drinks, as well as exotic mixes and plenty of appetizer dishes to try out. The prices are reasonable and the music is varied. Most visitors say the dance floor doesn’t come alive until closer to midnight. The establishment plays top 40, Latin-American, hip hop, 80’s music. For those who want a diverse crowd, Sugar is the place to go. Our organization also tends to favor tourists and visitors from out of town, with special pricing.
Chi Dining is said to be a classy place that offers live music and an outdoor patio for warmer nights. Overall, the food, music, and decor are said to be tasteful and surpass expectations. The only complaint many visitors have is the limited parking available.
Havanah Central serves Cuban food and authentic Cuban drinks. The music is not too loud, according to patrons. The food is good and most visitors love the cozy, yet attractive environment. This food and drink club also has an outdoor patio, to enjoy in the warmer months. Those who want something different from the usual American, Asian, or Mexican appetizers and the typical top 40s or hip hop music, may want to consider a night out at Havanah. It’s not for everyone, but many people who visit are pleasantly surprised.
After Hours Long Island Night Clubs
Dave & Busters
Dave & Busters is an arcade complex featuring several bars, interactive and typical arcade games, a restaurant, and a stage for live music and theater entertainment. Among the establishments on long island, this one is somewhat unique and offers something for everyone. It is ideal for adult parties and large groups. It is also a good place for small groups and couples to visit, if they want an enjoyable night out.
Boardy Barn has been a favorite since the 1970s. Its main attractions are cheap beer and desirable music. The establishment is known to attract a college crowd, but will cater to older visitors as well.
Albatross is located on the Bay Walk and is said to be a favorite Summertime establishment for drinks and fried seafood dishes. The Albatross features live music and classic rock. Visitors must take a ferry to reach this place. The atmosphere is lively, though casual.
Dublin Pub and Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub
Dublin Pub and Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub both feature pints and home made food. Napper Tandy’s also features steaks, burgers, and baskets of battered crab cakes or fish. Those who want traditional Irish food or typical New England fares, along with cold beer may find either of these pubs desirable.
Both pubs feature live music and dance music for younger crowds or those who simply want a dance party atmosphere. Both establishments are said to be reasonably priced and have good crowds nearly every weekend. They are classified as pubs, but are also considered after hours establishments, as they feature music until the wee hours.
Lounges for Long Island Nightlife
The Red Bar & Restaurant
The Red Bar & Restaurant features European chic design. It offers live music, an extensive wine list, and plenty of upscale appetizers and dishes. An outdoor patio is available for dining or sitting and enjoying a bottle of wine. Reservations for dinner are recommended, for this popular establishment.
Brokerage Comedy Club
Brokerage Comedy Club features a pub type atmosphere and live comedic entertainment nearly every night of the week. All shows require a two drink minimum. An open mic night is offered every month, for those who want to try their hand at stand up comedy. It is said that many up and coming comedians have started out at the Brokerage, including many well known comedians.
Governor’s Comedy Cabaret and Restaurant
Governor’s Comedy Cabaret and Restaurant is an establishment that brings in well known comedic talent for its shows. The menu ranges from typical pub type food to typical restaurant meals and patrons are welcome to come early for dinner, well before the show starts.
There are many other fine establishments in the Long Island area. But those reviewed are some of the top picks reviewed by USA Today. Each establishment falls under at least one category, though many could be placed under more than one heading. Another feature of these reviews, is the actual comments provided by patrons who have visited the nightclubs in NYC and lounges NYC hosts.
It is apparent that Long Island nightlife is as varied as the cultures and backgrounds of residents in the area. Visitors also have many options to choose from, if they desire a sample of local night life, dining out, and stopping for a drink or two. Some places are suitable for families, while others are more suitable for couples and adult groups.
Whether a visitor wants an establishment with a long history, a place with great ambiance, or a place that offers great entertainment, we offer plenty of choices in the Long Island area. There are places to suit just about every entertainment budget and taste in music. Comedy clubs offer something different, if nightclubs in NYC are not desirable.
Many of the places reviewed are also well known for their food, from typical pub type menu items, to local sea food dishes, and exotic foods from other cultures. Tourists and new residents may have a hard time deciding which establishment to try first, if they are interested in more than one type of music or cuisine.