The Long Island Bar

110 Atlantic Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718-625-8908
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  • Sun-Thu 5:30pm-12am, Fri-Sat 5:30pm-2am
The Long Island Bar demonstrates the best possible outcome of nostalgia as a pervasive cultural trend. Opened as a diner in 1951 (the original owners still live down the street), bartender and New York Times columnist Toby Cecchini revived the Cobble Hill landmark with restauranteur Joel Tompkins. Just as the neighborhood has been on the financial up and up, the modernized bar now serves $12 cocktails. But they're expertly crafted an hearken back to the place's history. It's located next to the Long Island College Hospital on the otherwise residential Henry Street, two blocks away from wall-to-wall shops and restaurants on busy Court Street. The G to Bergen is your best bet for inter-Brooklyn access but all the Manhattan lines are located close by downtown.

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