For most people, Long Island is known as a famous wine country with tons of world-class vineyards. However, sometimes it can be difficult to travel out east to all of the amazing wineries. Luckily, there are plenty of Long Island wine bars where you can find all kinds of local favorites and so much more.
Try Local Vinos and More at these Long Island Wine Bars
Spuntino Wine Bar
Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas, located in The Gallery at Westbury Plaza in Garden City, set out with the goal of introducing a breadth of world-class international wine paired with an expansive Italian, small plate menu.
Not to mention, their wine list and menu are carefully prepared to highlight new, fresh Italian flavors. Although they change their menus four times a year, it’s still rich in fresh, local and seasonal ingredients. Some of their top dishes include:
- Grilled Shrimp Scampi
- Truffled Artichoke Hearts
- Baby Arugula and Pomegranate Salad
- Risotto Al Funghi
As for the vinos, their menu features hundreds of Vini Bianchi, Vini Roissi, Sparkling and Rosé wines, in addition to flights and large format bottles. Click here to make your reservation today.
The Vine Wine Bar
The Vine Wine Bar, located in the heart of downtown Merrick, strives to provide a gorgeous parlor setting that encourages socializing and learning about the love of wine. They also have an unpretentious approach to wine, meaning its perfect for both beginners and veterans.
Besides tons of elite wines, The Vine has a wide variety of liquors, beers and martinis. If you happen to work up an appetite, make sure to try one of these signature dishes:
- Italian Meatballs
- Crab Cocktail
- Marinated Olives
- Artisan Cheese and Tomato Fondue
If you enjoy good food and local vinos, this is the Long Island wine bar for you.
Vinoco Wine Bar
Vinoco Wine Bar in Mineola provides guests with a friendly, casual environment while they’re taken on a gastronomic tour that pleases and challenges the palate. The Head Chef and Owner, Carlos, opened this Long Island wine bar to share his love of food and vino.
Paired with many different wines, their fusion menu blends cuisines from around the world, while focusing on taste, texture and presentation. If you happen to visit, make sure to try one of these delicious dishes:
- Tempura Fish Tacos
- Truffled Mushroom Flatbread
- Mango Shrimp Quesadilla
- Seafood Paella
Just remember, it can get quite busy—so click here to book a table!
Since we’re in the heart of wine country, it’s no surprise that there are so many quality Long Island wine bars.