5 Long Island Pubs with Outdoor Seating

The temperature is slowly rising across Long Island and now more than ever diners are eager to dig into their favorite dishes outdoors. When in the mood for comfort food, nothing beats a juicy burger, hot wings and other classic pub fare accompanied by a good beer. Several pubs and gastropubs have an outdoor table ready.

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Brixx & Barley, Long Beach

Brixx and Barley pizza

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Brooklyn Ale battered fish tacos, IPA braised brisket quesadillas and a 14-oz Bavarian pretzel with Guinness cheese sauce can be enjoyed on the spacious sidewalk right on Park Avenue. The bar has over 30 beers on tap and more in bottles. Don’t forget to try the skyscraper shakes with candy and sugary goodness mixed in. On a hot summer day, it will be worth it. Phone: 516-544-4511 | Address: 152 West Park Avenue Click to go

Jobs Lane Gastro Pub, Southampton 

Chef and owner William Oster of the former Tuscan House brings a thoughtful twist to pub food with Jobs Lane Gastro Pub. The Euro-American menu is meat heavy with Italian comforts like pizza and pasta, and twists on classics like a wild game burger of wagyu, elk and bison. There are also 10 different salads on the menu, offering healthier and heartier option for diners. Try the Umbria salad with lentils, farro, fava, cannellini, baby kale and baby spinach with shaved pecorino. Sip on international craft bottled beers, local and global wine selections and craft cocktails outdoors with casual sidewalk seating. Phone: 631-287-8703 | Address: 10 Windmill Lane Click to go

Prost Grill and Garten, Garden City


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German cuisine and beer are often synonymous, and for good reason. Get the German-American pub experience outdoors at Prost Grill and Garten. Known for its Schweineflugel (pig wings tossed in buffalo, barbecue or chipotle barbecue sauce), the restaurant offers a selection of sausages, burgers, sandwiches and authentic German classics like sauerbraten, wienerschnitzel, short rib goulash, chicken and schnitzel alongside a large selection of German and imported brews. Picnic bench seating under the shade of umbrellas on the patio add to the experience of this lively but family-friendly establishment. Phone: 516-427-5215 | Address: 652 Franklin Avenue Click to go

Southampton Publick House, Southampton

This brew pub produces and serves its own beer on tap for lunch and dinner year-round with varieties like Southampton Double White, Burton IPA and Keller Pils. The menu features the likes of brewery pretzels with cheddar ale sauce and honey mustard, firehouse chili, buffalo potato skins and wings, in addition to a long list of pub classics including sandwiches and tacos. Enjoy all of this in the open air at the front of the restaurant or out back on the intimate patio. Phone: 631-283-2800 | Address: 62 Jobs Lane Click to go

Vauxhall, Huntington 

Vauxhall wings and beer

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Burgers, beers and cocktails in the heart of Huntington Village sounds like a pretty great way to spend a warm day or night on Long Island. Vauxhall’s burger list alone will get diners inside—or out—with names like blue velvet, wildlife, evil sal and kitchen sink. Not a meat eater? It has vegan black bean sweet potato or chickpea edamame burgers that don’t skip out on flavor. The same goes for the free-range chicken wings or vegan soy wings. Grab a seat at an outdoor picnic table with a can of craft beer or a pint from its tap selections, and dig into something good. Phone: 631-425-0222 | Address: 26 Clinton Avenue Click to go