October + "fest" = Oktoberfest! And while the original Oktoberfest is a traditional autumn beer festival held in Germany every October, Long Island restaurants enjoy the tradition just as much! Below is a list of restaurants, pubs and bars that offer specials to celebrate the autumn season.
Rowdy Hall kicked off its Oktoberfest celebration in September with a traditional Oktoberfest festival. The celebration continues with a daily $24 German fare Fester Preis and beer specials through October 7th. The Rowdy Hall commemorative beer mug will be offerd for $7 with discounted refills for $4. An Oktoberfest tasting flight will also be available ($9). Oktoberfest beers on tap include: Paulaner Hefe-Weizen, Warsteiner Premium Pilsner and Hacker-Pschoor Oktoberfest. The Oktoberfest bottled beer is Erdinger Dunkel Weiznen ($6.50).
10 Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937
Southampton Publick House
Join in on the Halloween Costume Party at Southampton Publick House on Wednesday, October 31. $10 door cover which lets you enjoy drink specials, DJ Dory and best costume cash prizes from 10 p.m. until close. The crowd favorite house brewed Pumpkin Ale will be offered.
40 Bowden Square Southampton, NY 11968
Jamesport Manor Inn
Offering a Beer Pairing and Tasting Dinner. This event is a four-course beer pairing and tasting dinner hosted by the Greenport Brewery on Friday, October 26. The cost of the dinner is $65 per person. Reservation recommended because seating is limited.
370 Manor Lane Jamesport, NY 11947
Now offereing outdoor food and beer in the Biergarten! Open seven days a week and serving over 50 craft beers!
150 Main Street Stony Brook, NY 11790
Blackwells at Great Rock Golf
The inaugural RockToberfest Golf & Beer Outing will be held on Saturday, October 20. Golfers will begin play with a 12 p.m. shotgun start. The outing, priced at $100 per person, includes: access to the driving range, an 18-hole round of golf with cart, unlimited beverages and snacks from a beverage cart and halfway house, on course contests with prizes, on course barbecue lunch, a cocktail hour with passed hor douvres, buffet dinner, and additional prizes and giveaways.
141 Fairway Drive Wading River, NY 11792
Snapper Inn is celebrating Oktoberfest Sunday, October 14th from noon to five outside on the lawn. Celebrate with live German music, beer, wurst, Gemutlickheit.
500 Shore Drive Oakdale, NY 11769
T.J. Finley's is hosting Pumpkinfest 2012 on October 20. There will be 10 plus pumpkin beers on the tap and starting at 6 p.m. Drink your favorite beer out of Mini Pumpkins. Costume Contest being judged at 9pm. Winner will win a grand total of $500 cash and there will be other prizes for the runner-ups.
42 East Main St. Bay Shore, NY 11706
Library Café is having an Oktoberfest Beer Dinner Tuesday, October 16 at 7 p.m.
Celebrate Oktoberfest with a four-course Beer Dinner for $35 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservations recommended.
Library Café is also offering a German Menu starting October 16th to the 22nd. The Oktoberfest Celebration begins Tuesday, October 16th with a four-course Oktoberfest Beer Dinner and it will continue all week, day and night, with an Oktoberfest lunch and dinner menu.
274 Main Street Farmingdale, NY 11735
George Martin The Original
Thursdays are Oktoberfest Thursday at George Martin, with a special Chef's menu which will feature bratwurst sliders, shnitzel & sauerbraten.
65 North Park Avenue Rockville Centre, NY 11570