By The Foodies
It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, and it’s never too early to start thinking about happy hour, so The Foodies at Long Islander News have put together a list of our favorite happy hour specials around town. Did we miss your favorite? Well, let us know what it is, and where and when it’s offered by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 Pinelawn Road, Melville
Unwind, taste, network, mingle and enjoy the prime time menu at Blackstone that’s available Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. The steakhouse offers a bar menu with items priced at $8 and a selection of $8 cocktails and glasses of wine. The specials are available in the bar and lounge only.
Honu Kitchen & Cocktails
363 New York Ave., Huntington
Honu mixes up happy hour specials from Tuesday-Friday, 5-7 p.m., featuring $6 cocktails, along with beer and wine specials. Also offered is a menu of $6 bar snacks (bar area only). Additionally, Wine Down Wednesday offers 100 bottles of wines from around the world for 50 percent off. There’s also corporate happy hour on Fridays; call ahead and register eight or more guests to get the first round of drinks on the house. Call 631-421-6900 for more information.
279 Main St., Huntington
The intimate, welcoming environment at IMC makes for a perfect happy hour experience. Specials are available Tuesday-Friday and Sunday from 4-7 p.m. at the bar, which bathes in a sea of dim, neon-colored lights. Along with drink specials – $5 house wine, draft/bottled beers and mixed house drinks; and $10 specialty cocktails – a bunch of IMC’s bar bites are also discounted. The discounted food items include maple glazed bacon ($5), filet mignon skewers ($5), mac ‘n’ cheese ($5) and the Black Angus burger ($8; $5 on Tuesdays).
12 Gerard St., Huntington
Mac’s regularly offers up happy hour specials each day of the week with half-priced drinks – including hand shaken margaritas, mojitos, handmade sangria, wine by the glass and domestic and premium beer – coupled with specially-priced appetizers. Specials are available 4-7 p.m. on weekdays, 12-7 p.m. on Saturday and all day Sunday.
515 Broadhollow Road, Melville
Located in a prime, Route 110 space right near the Huntington Quadrangle, The Refuge is a popular destination for a robust happy hour crowd. The Latin and Italian restaurant and bar serves up specials Mondays through Fridays, 4-7 p.m. at its bar and in its lounge. Specials include $5 traditional margaritas, $5 select wines by the glass and $5 select craft beer drafts. There’s also a DJ on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Rust & Gold
70 Gerard St., Huntington
Looking to watch the big game, or play some games at the bar? Rust & Gold has you covered, and the rustic sports bar also offers happy hour specials 4-7 p.m., Monday-Friday. The specials include $2 off select drinks, including draft beers, cocktails, rack liquor and wine. There are also discounts on food items.
34 Main St., Northport
Overlooking Northport Harbor, Skipper’s Pub offers up happy hour specials Monday-Friday, 4-7 p.m. All house-brand liquor, wine by the glass and beer are half price at the pub, and there are appetizers available at discounted prices, including hamburger sliders and mozzarella sticks. The specials are only available at the bar.
The Wine Cellar on Main
70 Main St., Northport
Located in the heart of Northport Village, just steps from Northport Harbor, The Wine Cellar on Main offers a rustic and intimate space to enjoy wine, food and friends. Food and drink specials are offered throughout the week: on Mondays, get a cheese and meat board and two glasses of wine for $28.95; on Tuesdays tapas are half-price all night; Wednesday brings 25 percent off all bottles of wine (10 percent off half bottles); Thursday happy hour is 5-7 p.m., bringing $4 cans and $5 drafts of beer, along with $1 off glasses of wine; on Fridays and Saturdays, 3-6 p.m., four-pour wine flights are $10; and on Sunday Funday craft beer cans are $4, craft beer drafts are $5 and mimosas and Bellinis are $5.