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Library Cafe

) #15 of 112 Restaurants in Farmingdale ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
274 Main St, Farmingdale, NY 11735-3507
+1 516-752-7678
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good46%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar, Pub
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274 Main St, Farmingdale, NY 11735-3507
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Reviews (76)
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The girls got a night out here to wine and fine. The library cafe is a busy restaurant with an American cafe menu and a path bar. It's a fun spot to catch up with friends.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Very noisy restaurant. You can't even have a conversation with the person next to you because it is so noisy. The presentation of the food is very appealing. However, I ordered a medium rare burger and it was served to me char broiled. It tasted...More

Thank Valerie L
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Food is always good. Efficient and friendly staff. Martinis are strong and equal to 2 in other bars. Great place to hang out with friends

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I have been going to this place since it opened. The first years were really awesome. They had some cool appitizer that was like tempura veggies. The best! As years gone by it changed. Some for the better and some for the worse but recently...More

Thank Tiffany T
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We called a day or two in advance about hosting a group for lunch following a funeral at Pinelawn. Can't say enough about the service, flexibility and food. Everything was wonderful! The lady on the phone said they often accommodate funeral luncheons because they are...More

Thank Adventures0fAandL
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Six for dinner...all friends. Great appetizers, excellent service. Would highly recommend making a dinner reservation. Went on a Thursday night...at 5:30. Excellent service and good seating...by the time we left at 8:00, the place was packed! Will be back...Recommended!

Thank YankeeAnnie
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Great place for a burger or a steak. Nice atmosphere, lively and good. Attentive servers, drinks are great and very enjoyable.

Thank jeannine130
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Nice clean place. Good food. Try the wings. Great place to meet new people. Very energetic! Good Bar scene. Good place to watch sports on big screen TV's.

Thank SavoyNewYorker
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Love the bar decor, being it's the old Farmingdale library they kept the ladder to instead of getting books off the top shelf your getting liquor off the top shelf. The drinks where very good. I tried a watermelon one that was really good, the...More

Thank Wandering_Freee
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Great bar/restaurant hosed in the old Farmingdale public Library building. Classy place with so much atmosphere. Young people gathering place. Food is very good also but make no mistake, this is a great bar. Liquor selection is outstanding!. Plenty of tap beer to. I recommend...More

Thank RRolston
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Colleen K
Is there a parking lot or just street parking?
2 March 2017|
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Response from Wandering_Freee | Reviewed this property |
Yea there is a public lot not far from the cafe. That is where we usually park.
Is there a kids menu
5 May 2016|
Response from Nick R | Property representative |
Yes! Visit our website and all of our menus are listed.
William G
Are there drink & menu specials on Cinco de Mayo?
4 May 2016|
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Response from JERRYMAX | Reviewed this property |
That I do not know. I have never gone there on May 5th. I'd advise you give them a call and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 274 Main St, Farmingdale, NY 11735-3507
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Farmingdale
  • Phone Number: +1 516-752-7678
  • E-mail
The Library Cafe is in the center of Farmingdale and has the ambiance of an uptown Manhattan lounge and restaurant. Stop by for our signature martinis and great food.
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