Great cocktail restaurants on Long Island

The tidal Wave cocktail at Wave Seafood Kitchen

(Credit: Randee Daddona)

A meal can become an event with a great cocktail, and these restaurants will surely help you reach that next level with their spirited drink lists.

  • Critic rating 3
    East Hampton Point, East Hampton: Overlook Three Mile

    East Hampton Point $$$ | New American, Restaurant 295 Three Mile Harbor Rd. East Hampton Overlook Three Mile Harbor and sip on a raspberry frozen margarita or one of the bar's signature cocktails, including the Point
 martini (Ketel One vodkda, blackberry, lychee and lime) or smoke and mirrors (Bombay
 Campari and sweet

  • Critic rating 2.5
    Fishbar on the Lake, Montauk: Drink options include

    Fishbar on the Lake $$$ | Seafood, American 467 East Lake Dr. Montauk Wash down that fresh seafood with drink options including a house-made sangria.

  • Critic rating 3
    Hendrick's Tavern in Roslyn features several dining areas,

    Hendrick's Tavern $$$$ | New American 1305 Old Northern Blvd. Roslyn Brothers George and Gillis Poll brothers have transformed what was the creaking George Washington Manor ...

  • Critic rating 2
    Honu Kitchen & Cocktails, Huntington: A black currant

    Honu Kitchen & Cocktails $$$ | Eclectic, American 363 New York Ave. Huntington Signature cocktails include a coconut martini and the Brooklyn Botanical & tonic, with basil, cucumber and lime.

  • Critic rating 3
    Insignia Prime Steak and Sushi located in Smithtown

    Insignia Prime Steak and Sushi $$$$ | American, Steak, Sushi 610 Nesconset Highway, Smithtown Hosting the latest member of the Anthony Scotto Restaurant group (Rare650 in Syosset, Blackstone in ...

  • Critic rating 2.5
    Diners linger over lunch at Jewel, a new

    Jewel Restaurant $$$$ | New American 400 Broadhollow Road Melville Showcasing with almost 250 seats in a fun house of swirling wood, much marble, upside-down ...

  • User rating 2
    K. Pacho Cocina and Tequila, New Hyde Park:

    K. Pacho Cocina and Tequila $$$ | Mexican, Lounge 1270 Union Tpke. New Hyde Park An extensive tequila menu feeds an extensive selection of margaritas, from traditional to blueberry-pomagranate.

  • Critic rating 2
    Chef/Owner of Left Coast Kitchen in Merrick, Christian

    Left Coast Kitchen & Cocktails $$$ | American, New American, Beer, Wine bar, Gastro-pub, Breakfast 1810 Merrick Rd. Merrick Merrick gastropub where the kitchen puts great detail into its menu of both classic and ...

  • Critic rating 4
    Thursdays and Saturdays especially draw crowds in the

    Monsoon Asian Kitchen and Lounge Pan Asian, Lounge 48 Deer Park Ave. Babylon At Monsoon, diners can expect Chinese, Thai and Vietnamese dishes on a family-style, sharing menu. ...

  • User rating 4
    Navy Beach in Montauk serves a cucumber gin

    Navy Beach $$$ | Seafood, Italian, Nightspot, Rock and more 16 Navy Rd. Montauk So close to the water you're practically in it, the cocktail list covers the classics (caipirinha, mojito) and their own creations such as the summer share (Alibi American Whiskey, lime and agave).

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