10 Places to Meet Old Friends for a Drink

Suggestions for the best places around town to catch up with friends over a drink during the holidays.

The holiday season is now upon us. Here are ten places to check out if you're looking to catch up with friends for drinks.

A Riverhead establishment for over 100 years, Tweeds is one of the most beloved bars in town. The bar is named after William "Boss" Tweed, the infamous leader of Tammany Hall in the 19th century whose "associate," John J. Sullivan, built the building in 1896.

This popular pub features a selection of local craft beers and domestic brews at the wrap-around bar, as well as a wide variety of Irish  and pub foods.

Cliff's Rendezvous, a steakhouse staple of the Riverhead bar scene since 1977, offers an old-time, intimate setting for locals to grab a bite.

Known for their authentic Greek dining, Athens Grill in downtown Riverhead also features a bar scene for those looking for a quiet place to meet for drinks.

Located next door to the new Hyatt Place East End, the lively Jerry's features multiple bars and exotic drinks and well as live entertainment like karaoke.  

A new addition to the neighborhood nightlife, Cody's brings a country atmosphere to the town, where friends can gather to watch the big game. The restaurant also features line dancing nights on Saturday nights.

This upscale restaurant opened in 2010 and serves local beers and wines at the bar.

Located in a renovated Chase bank on Main Street, the Riverhead Project is one of the chic new additions to a growing group of restaurants downtown. The restaurant features a contemporary mood, with a long bar suitable for a group of friends looking for a classy night out.

This Polish Town restaurant and bar features happy hour daily from noon to 6 p.m. and ladies' night every Thursday.

There's always a deal for those looking for a fun atmosphere at this restaurant and bar on Route 58.

Erin Schultz December 02, 2011 at 09:30 PM
What about the Loose Caboose by the train station? That's where I plan to take you for our holiday drink, Paul. :)


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