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Heirloom Tavern
Heirloom Tavern

Heirloom Tavern Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://heirloomtavern.com/
  • Phone: (516) 686-6633
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Kent Monkan
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Heirloom Tavern
Coined as an "American Gastropub" by owner and Head Chef Kent Monkan, the Heirloom Tavern offers its customers the finest food and greatest company Long Island has to offer. Some of our main courses include Painted Hills steaks, potato-crusted Chatham cod, and fettuccine lobster carbonara. Stop in for drinks or dinner!Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Outstanding!!! Frequent diner. My wife and I love this restaurant. Great menu. Great chef. Never disappoints. From the bread to the dessert, always terrific!!!"
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "Our go to place for cocktails and small plates, and within walking distance of our home. Great service, great ambiance."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Ambitious menu with wonderful specials that do not brake the bank. Good selection of moderately priced wines by the glass."
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "This was our second time at heirloom and once again everything was delicious. From the bread to the endive salad to the salmon to dessert , everything was wonderful. Our friends enjoyed it as well. They honor your reservation and don't rush you out. It's better then some of the well known restaurants we've been to in manhattan. We will definitely be back. Hope next time they have the grilled octopus salad we had our first time there!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Nice assortment of bar plates and small plates, coupled with a glass of wine, and you're all set. Good local spot. Gets a nice crowd."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "Best dish was one from the bar plates - sweet and spicy shrimp in lettuce leaves. I have been dreaming about them - delicious. Other appetizers were okay. Skip the duck spring roll. It was non description, dry and no sauce for dipping. I love baked clams and these were good but not amazing. The endive salad sounded better on the menu but was okay. I had the red snapper special for my entree and it was very good. The skin was crispy and it sat atop a ragout of roasted potatoes, artichokes, and spinach in a pool of luscious pink sauce. An all around great dish. My husband had the French Onion burger on the menu and it was okay - bun could not stand up to the jus so created an exceptional mess."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Excellent brunch and great service. Will definitely return when in the area."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "We dined out Saturday nite with another couple. Always liked energy in restaurant although the noise level makes conversation difficult. Service was quite slow and food inconsistent depending on what you ordered. Caesar salad was tasteless, sole was light and well prepared. Steak very good. Would go back, but not high on my list for a great dining experience."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Truly delicious food with a menu of lots of choices. Large plates, small plates, salads, pastas and sandwiches. Something for everyone. I had wonderfully prepared Bronzino, my son had the ahi tuna burger. Fresh ingredients that are perfectly prepared. Service is excellent and friendly. Very small restaurant so reservations are definitely necessary especially on the weekend. Midweek reservations are easier to get. Definitely a neighborhood gem!"
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "The Brunch was outstanding. The Apple French Toast was unbelievable, I didn't ear until the next day. Thank you"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "I have wanted to try this restaurant for awhile since we LOVE Brass Rail and they are owned by the same person. The staff was all very nice and the food was all wonderful with beautiful presentation. The prices were also very fair."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Had a great meal at heirloom tavern consisting of bar plates and small plates each and every one better than the other we tried the lobster taco the smoked chicken quesadilla the spring rolls the veal meatballs the steak skewers and everything was delicious and the cocktails we had with dinner were great as well service was on the ball we loved it so much we're going back next week"
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "The menu had many options - bar plates (1serving); small plates (2 servings), salads, sandwiches, pasta's and entrees. The Food was nicely presented and tasty - except for the wilted spinach and sauce that accompanied the blackened fish which was nearly too salty for consumption. I would definitely frequent this restaurant again but would request ligthening up on the salt."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "My mom and I were going to watch my daughter dance at the Tilles Center at CW post and we wanted to get some dinner before. I checked Open Table for something in the area and we came across the cute restaurant. My mother had the fried chicken with sweet potato purée and spinach. She loved it. I had the calamari special it was ok. It was overpowered by the olives. We shared the vanilla cheesecake with the chocolate crust. It was delicious! If you are in the area cute place. Love the decor!"
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "the food was presented beautifully. the waiter was attentive."
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "Food was excellent, prices were reasonable, large selection. Only two complaints were it was a bit warm and quarters were a little cramped. Maybe get some new floor tiles? The really important things were all there though, excellent meal."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "We love this restaurant and always recommend it. It has great ambiance and the food and service are always outstanding. Wonderful menu and specials."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Well the bar is small but there is in fact a real bar menu. As well as extremely well executed real food, both on the menu and daily specials. We have been here twice and haven't been disappointed. It's small but not noisy, a goody place but not pretentious. A great find, in an odd location."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Wonderful service. The staff was very attentive. Had the branzino which was delicious. Two sides were included with main dish,it's not often anything included. We all enjoyed our meals. A definite "return to" restaurant!"
    Dined on 2/12/2014
  • "We waited awhile to get a reservation at heirloom, but it was well worth it. The restaurant was busy but our reservation was honored. They didn't rush us and everything was great. They had a grilled octopus salad as a special that was the best I've ever had and enough for my husband and I to share. I had the pork chop which was delicious as well as our friends meals - scallops, salmon and a seafood pasta - all entrees were enjoyed. I even made another reservation as I was having my dessert! Can't wait to come back."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Friendly welcome. Celebrating a birthday & dessert plate was nicely presented; but after blowing out a candle, the bus boy passed by, stuck his fingers over my dessert & removed the candle while I was eating. That was unpleasant. Also, my Lichi Martini arrived with a maraschino cherry which took away from the look & taste of the drink. Overall we enjoyed dining there when we arrived early. The noise escalated more & more & took away from the more adult romantic feeling at the beginning of our evening."
    Dined on 2/4/2014
  • "Love Heirloom Tavern, probably our favorite LI restaurant. Went on Sat as a group of 4 and the portions seemed significantly smaller. Hopefully this was just a one-off issue and not the new norm. Food was still fantastic."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "The food was very good, The server had quite a few tables to attend to, which led to slow service (example, having to ask for drink refills). The one thing that really bothered me was having to have my dinner on a "craft paper" tablecloth. The ends curled up every time we moved our arms which I found quite annoying. That is the reason I gave it only 2 stars for ambience."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Favorites are the clams casino and fried mozzarella apps. LOVE the mac & cheese. Tried french onion soup and burger this time, also very good. Great neighborhood restaurant."
    Dined on 1/20/2014
  • "Looking for a drinlk after the train(sparkling orchard) or dinner, Heirloom can't be beat. Excellent food whether you are looking for a full meal or a burger. Great small plates as well. Nightly specials always good. A small bar that sometimes can be loud if sitting up fromt, but lively nevertheless."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "Lots of variety. Small plates, big plates - Burgers or salads or Fish o-- the list goes on. Everything is really good. Great attentive service. We live locally and really enjoy coming here and always eat something different."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "the guac is overrated but the other dishes were great. One suggestion is to stagger your order of small plates and appetizers. We ordered five small plates for our dinner and all five were delivered to our table at the same time five minutes after we placed the order. Food was delicious but we felt we were rushed"
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "I have been going to this restaurant since it opened. What I find most interesting is EVERYTHING is ALWAYS PERFECT. From the ambience to the service to the food and drinks. This is what going out to a restaurant should be. The menu caters to all tastes and all of it is great. This past trip I started with a scotch egg - that was a nice touch. I also ordered a Bronzino served whole - it's like Christmas on your plate. To finish, the creme brulee with cinnamon and hazlehut ice creams with a Mexican Coffee sent me away! Alaways a treat! Always fantastic!"
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "food was very good too noisy on weekend but we go there during the week and it's quieter and food always consistent."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "We have been to Heirloom Tavern several times and always look forward to returning. The food, the service, the atmosphere, and everything else about this restaurant is first class. I tried the shrimp lettuce wraps for the first tme, and they were by far the best I've ever had. We will go back again and again."
    Dined on 1/7/2014
  • "The food and service were very good. This night the restaurant was not busy so the noise level was quiet otherwise it can be very loud and difficult to have a conversation. We really enjoy dining at Heirloom"
    Dined on 1/6/2014
  • "Often we take for granted the restaurants closest to home, in this case Heirloom Tavern in Glen Head. The chef is truly amazing - both for creativity and the quality of the food served. Don't miss the lobster mac'n'cheese, or the crusted stuffed chicken. Mouthwatering and delicious. The gelato is just like it is in Italy. This cozy restaurant knows not to cram too many tables in this modest space so that you can enjoy talking with your dining guests. Unlike some other high end restaurants, Heirloom Tavern is also modestly priced, considering the quality of their food. So for a new year's resolution, check out Heirloom Tavern!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Wonderful food and good service makes a great evening!"
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "Went with a group and had an amazing dinner with fabulous service. The waiter was extremely attentive. Food was great and the menu has lots of choices. Shrimp lettuce wraps were delicious as Well as the lobster mac and the flour less chocolate cake!"
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "This is such a little gem! And the food consistently good;have only been here for lunch, and each time food selections are very good;the ceasar salad which I split was really crisp,no brown leaves, no overdone dressing and the two crispy , garlicy croutons on top a real yummy start! The small plate of skewed bbq skirt steak was also delicious, really good! Also, Nice wines by the glass!"
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "My wife and I made a spur-of-the moment decision to dine at Heirloom Tavern on a Friday evening at 6:30. There were several two-person tables available, but the maitre 'd gave us the worst one, sandwiched between a walkway and the bar. We asked for a better table in the back, and he said it was reserved. When we were done with our meal, that table was still empty. Despite this annoyance, our appetizer and entree dishes were excellent. The food came out quickly and everything was delicious. But we got the creme brulee for dessert, and it was skimpy. There was less than a quarter inch of custard in the dish."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "There are very few high quality places to eat on Long Island's North Shore, but we felt the food and service were quite good. While in Manhattan, there are equivalent places on nearly every block, there only a handful of places where it is worth going out to eat, rather than staying home and cooking it yourself. This was one of those places."
    Dined on 12/5/2013
  • "We visited on a Saturday night. I made the reservations on a Thursday so the only time slot they had left was 6:30. Book early. Very small establishment so we ate very close to another couple but the food was worth it. Great menu. My wife and I went with a tasting of the small plates."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "Kudos to Bennet! Great host and helpful even though our friends were running late and the restaurant was clearly packed."
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "I had heard about this place for quite a while and was excited to finally have a reservation for dinner. While the food is very good and the menu is interesting, I feel that it is somewhat overpriced. Cocktails were $13 and even a very small glass of wine was $10. The small plates, which are appetizers, were ok but also pricey. I had the cheesesteak sandwich, which was very tasty. My dining partner had the paillard chicken which was rather ordinary. We skipped dessert. I'm not sure I'll be back so soon."
    Dined on 11/15/2013