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The Whale’s Tale
(516) 432-9587, Long Beach
awhalestale.com

With a Happy Hour that runs 11 hours (11am – 10pm), seven days per week, expect this Long Beach seafood and oyster bar to be packed tighter than a can of sardines. Zing!

Potter’s Pub
(516) 794-6698, East Meadow
pottersisasurebet.com

On-site OTB wagering with multiple tellers, multiple screens, and beer, beer, beer. Charles Bukowski would be proud.

BBQ Inc.
(516) 255-9191, Rockville Centre
bbqincrvc.com

Extensive brew and bourbon selection, and, of course, flying pigs galore! Can you really go wrong with tap offerings in mason jars and gallon jugs?

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Magic’s Pub
(631) 288-6105, Westhampton Beach
magicspub.com

No tricks here—affordable dining and drafts in a comfortable, casual setting. Note: Please leave the black capes and top hats with concealed rabbits at home.

The Point Bar and Grill
(631) 668-1500, Montauk
pointbarandgrill.com

The only true sports bar in the vicinity of that semi-famous lighthouse you may have heard of once or twice. Happy Hour runs every weekday (5pm – 7pm), with half-priced drinks and appetizers.

Rowdy Hall
(631) 324-8555, East Hampton
rowdyhall.com

Drag your mates for a pint, or six, to the pub-bistro named after an Eastern Suffolk boarding house. Enjoy the brew, but drink responsibly/return home safely—squatting is not allowed.