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Library Cafe

274 Main St, Farmingdale, NY 11735-3507
+1 516-752-7678
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good47%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“french toast” (4 reviews)
“buddha bowl” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
274 Main St, Farmingdale, NY 11735-3507
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a great steak? Keep looking. Looking for lot of carrots? Then this is your place. Good beer and subpar food. Go somewhere else. Sorry.

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Although the restaurant looks great the food is subpar. There were nine of us eating lunch on a Sunday. The wait staff was friendly and efficient. The coffee had that burnt flavor it gets when sitting on heat for too long. Most of our food...More

Thank lauraless212
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Nice bar type restaurant on main Street in Farmingdale. Full bar and beer on tap. Nice menu, we had the roast beef melt, and corned beef sandwich, with side salad and onion soup. The place was crowded, nice selection of drinks and food. price is...More

Thank millerb
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Ate there for the first and last time. Many people we know had been there and liked it. We were unimpressed.

Thank Lawrence D
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Had been wanting to try the Library for years, having heard good things about it, and having been to another of the owner's restaurants. Great space for a restaurant, and an amazing bar, though I didn't order from it. My friend liked the selection of...More

Thank Reviewer6SJ7
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Was taken to lunch with my boss and 2 co-workers. Always hate eating out with boss as I don't know what I can eat that doesn't make me messy!! I went for it, order the Korean BBQ Tacos. The tacos were amazing!! Best I ever...More

Thank Luv2lucy
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Unfortunately it was a very rainy Saturday afternoon but my niece had her baby shower brunch there. We took over the whole right side of the restaurant, about 45 - 50 strong. The restaurant allowed us to be there early to set up the centerpieces...More

1  Thank Sue M
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Recently visited for a casual dinner. The three of the four of us had hamburgers. Mine was the shroom and Swiss. Although ordered medium it was not as juicy as it should have been and was a smaller patty than I have gotten at similar...More

Thank 185charlesg
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Well, if they serve you stale bagels, don't have cream cheese, mini French toast is burned, scrambled eggs are slimy, and they give you eggs Benedict which nobody really likes then it's not worth the money. Serving family style is a nice idea but you...More

Thank LynneS_NY
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Slow service with just OK food ,we ordered ribs then were told they did not have any ,this was a bad sign to start since it was a Saturday meant kitchen was not stocked properly also told certain garnish was out also went to a...More

Thank joeN7773SL
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Sapa94
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Response from Joe C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know. I suggest you give them a call - I suggest call today because I'm sure they will be crowded..
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Colleen K
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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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
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
Description
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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