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Library Cafe

$$ - $$$American, ,
274 Main St, Farmingdale, NY 11735-3507
+1 516-752-7678
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good47%
  • Average24%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“burgers” (7 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
274 Main St, Farmingdale, NY 11735-3507
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Library has been around for a long time. Its a nice place for date night, have a drink with friends or watch a game. The food is also very good, steaks, chops, pasta,s etc. A bit pricey for some items but the food is...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was there for dinner, not a bad place, a little pricey. The chillie was good nice portion, onion soup was good. We had there grilled cheese sandwich, not bad. The food is just ok, with a beer and a soda, with tip 60.00.

Thank millerb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Library Cafe is an interesting restaurant with a lot of character. You walk right into the bar and there was no one there to seat us. They told us to go back up front and you have to climb a few steps to the...More

Thank Jacquie K
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I came here last night and decided to try their cocktails. I am not a big fan of martinis but saw one in reviews that was recommended. It is called the notebook. It was sweet and delicious!!! I decided to try another called medieval romance...More

Thank 11111111cary
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I stopped by the Library for Brunch/Lunch. This place is so very cool on the inside.There is a model sail boat over the entrance. Yes, it was once a library. The food was very good and the plates are large. No one goes home hungry!...More

Thank cuse592017
Reviewed 4 September 2017

On paper, this looks like a fun and interesting place to grab a bite. But in person, Library Cafe is neither of these. For a cool September evening (about 60˚) it was surprising to find that the a/c was on inside the restaurant, making it...More

Thank jensearch
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Met our south shore friends for lunch during the week. Library Cafe didn't disappoint. Typical pub fare. Our service was spot on and everything came out just right. On a positive note, their unsweetened ice tea had a strong taste of ice tea not colored...More

Thank Road-Maven
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The food here is great and the portions are very large. The prices are so reasonable! We didn't order any dessert, but saw others nearby order an ice cream sundae that was enormous and could be shared by about four people. This restaurant used to...More

Thank luckyteacher
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I had a chicken taco and my niece had a grilled salmon. The food we had was good. The atmosphere was cozy and nice. The people working there were nice. But, tables seem to be too tight. The table right behind us was too close,...More

Thank nugunii
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My family had a private event here, and I must say it was a total success. As it was a catered event, I can only rate what we were served as part of a prepared menu. The eggplant dish was the best I've ever had....More

Thank Xeuropn
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Questions & Answers
Colleen K
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.
5 May 2016|
Response from Nick R | Property representative |
Yes! Visit our website and all of our menus are listed.
William G
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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
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
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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