Finn MacCool's

4.3
61 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups

Established in 1984., Finn Maccool's has been recently renovated and transformed from what was an Irish public house restaurant To what feels more of an upscale Hamptons type atmosphere. The restaurant and bar once decorated in a typical dark manor has been replaced with a light interior, stylish light fixtures, white granite stone U-Shaped bar, and plush seating. The bar is wrapped with bar stools and plenty of high top seating and booths. The main dining area has also been updated with bright fabrics and Celtic artwork.

Finn Maccool's has an extensive menu comprising of a diverse range of burgers & sandwiches, pizzas, appetizers, and salads. The newly designed bar offers a variety of draft beers, featuring 5 from right here on Long Island. The happy hour spans from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Irish
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 11:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 11:30am - 12:00am
Sunday: 11:30am - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(516) 944-3439
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Happy Hour, Late Night, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 61 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.0
service
4.2
ambience
4.1
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on August 9, 2018

Wait staff are a gem. They really make the place.

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4.0Dined on August 1, 2018

The food is excellent here. They have a big
Menu so come with an idea of what you want to eat to help narrow down your choices. Nice atmosphere and good service. Great for groups.

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4.0Dined on July 29, 2018

Great meal and fun restaurant. Service was really lacking, though. Our server was a little nasty and gruff with us at the end of the meal.

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5.0Dined on July 22, 2018

Have been here in the evening and today’s reservation was for brunch! Had a pleasant time!

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2018

Wonderful place would recommend it

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5.0Dined on July 6, 2018

Their food is basic but they do the basics very well. The wait staff are all terrific and really try to help in whatever way they can. A very stress free place to go and relax.

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4.0Dined on July 4, 2018

Waitress was very helpful in describing the beers.

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4.0Dined on June 24, 2018

A fine time was had by all

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4.0Dined on June 23, 2018

Food was great, music good, service could have been a little more attentive.

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3.0Dined on June 21, 2018

I ordered a menu item of ribeye steak with green clili rice, spinach and salsa verde. Steak and spinach were fine, i was served plain rice and some other red salsa. I asked the waiter why my dinner was slightly different. He wasn’t aware of the details of the dish. But he went back to the kitchen to inquire.

The chef stated that the green chilis were in the salsa not the rice. I’m not fluent in Spanish or Italian, but Verde means Green. Not sure why I got a tomato based res salsa.

I felt like I got a BS excuse and the staff wanted me to eat and go. To the restaurant management I ask that do not use bus boys as waiters. It demeans the restaurant and truly good waiters.

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4.0Dined on June 9, 2018

The waiter took to long to check in with us and didn't come back for long spans of time. we were ready to order and had to ask for him to be found. Usually, I have had good service so it was disappointing.

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5.0Dined on June 8, 2018

Danny is a fantastic waiter. He is an excellent server and cares about the business. An absolute gem.

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4.0Dined on June 3, 2018

Always a solid neighborhood spot. Good food and decent service.

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2.0Dined on May 19, 2018

restaurant did not make us feel welcome. felt ignored and taken for granted. food was good, but that good enough to overcome the service and attitudes of the wait staff.

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5.0Dined on May 18, 2018

Always a great evening out!

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2018

It was really nice! I've never been to Finn MacCool's. The service; drinks and food were all excellent!

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4.0Dined on April 28, 2018

First time back since they re-opened and was very happy. Good food, good atmosphere, live music. I will definitely go back.

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2.0Dined on April 26, 2018

First and probably last visit unfortunately, overpriced, incorrectly prepared burgers, calamari appetizer was rubbery. Website advertised multiple local beers, waiter said no, only one. Def. Not worthy of the $100 bill for family of 4.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Loving it with the fresh renovations. Food is excellent and so is the service.

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4.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Met with longtime friends that have not seen each other in a while and the staff never rushed us .It was a great place for lunch and catching up.We will go back.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Unfortunately, our waiter barely checked on us. It was annoying as we couldn't order easily.

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3.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great place to meet friends and family. Recently renovated. Irish pub for grown-ups. Good food. Great value. Got the seared ahi tuna appetizer, very good. Fish and chips also good, although my friends version seemed a bit off. Can’t go wrong with a hamburger or Sheppard’s Pie. Salmon and branzino also good.

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2.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Nicely redone after fire. Good for burger and beer. Do not get the fish.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Always a great meal at Finn's. Food is delicious and there is a great selection of beers on tap.

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1.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter dinner which should have been a nice night out but was ruined by this Terrible experience. The restaurant was not crowded yet they put us in a room with a large party going on. They then moved us to a small crowded table. We finally got moved to a booth where we were completely ignored for over 20 minutes. The waitstaff were busy talking in the back by the kitchen and not waiting on the customers. We got up because we had enough of this nonsense and as we were leaving the hostess asked if we enjoyed our meal. Seriously the water was delicious. They made no attempt to apologize or at least acknowledge they dropped the ball. Very disappointed not the place it used to be. We ended up at Louie’s and had great service and a fantastic meal.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Load and very young crowd. Great Guinness. Good food. Loved the cashel blue salad.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Great local restaurant. Reasonable good food and service

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4.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Great local place

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

We loved this place. We went for St. Patrick's Day and had a great time. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. Irish music on the side was the icing on the cake. Would definitely recommend.

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3.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Nice restaurant for families. Appetizers were good. Entrees were good; nothing to, "write home," about. Servers were great. There were Irish step dancers for St Patrick's Day.

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4.0Dined on March 10, 2018

The food and service at Finn McCool's was excellent. Not outstanding but excellent! The service was a little slow but it was a busy time so that was to be expected. I ordered the calamari appetizer which was really delicate and perfectly done. I also ordered the porterhouse pork chop ( which wasn't a porterhouse cut) what was none the less perfectly done. Not large portions but ample enough. It came with a small side of Brussel sprouts and roasted potatoes, again ample but not a large portion. All very well done. My fiance got the shrimp and capellini and was very tasty. That portion was okay as well. Another friend of mine got the shepherd's pie which according to her was okay but not outstanding or anything special. All in all it still wasn't wonderful experience worth the four stars not the five. I would definitely go back.

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Great local place for a burger and drinks. Good service.

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4.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Great local place for a burger or drink

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

The food was good and the service was very good even on Valentine's Day. Will definitely come again .

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3.0Dined on February 12, 2018

It has been years since last visit. Place looks really good. The compliment ends here. Started off with a shrimp cocktail. They looked mutant - super big. The best part was the size. Did not taste good - did not have a good crisp texture. Disappointment. Next had a burger- not very memorable either. What made it worse was a long strand of hair also occupying the plate. Shame on me I said nothing - but after seeing it and not being fond of the shrimp I just let it go. Not coming back here anytime soon. Can't find a reason to so.

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Dinner with friends. Fun night and accommodated our dietary changes to menu items without question.

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5.0Dined on February 5, 2018

Nice dinner and ambiance. THe shrimp crab cakes were delicious but the salad with it small for an entre.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

The morn more I come to Finn McCool's for dinner, The more I like it. :)

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4.0Dined on January 20, 2018

I used to come here when I was in my 20s and was expecting it to be at best a quick bite and nostalgic. I was instead pleasantly surprised. The whole place was bright but cozy and definately bustling. We were seated in a booth next to the kitchen and the saxophone player (he was good and not at all too loud.). We were quickly greeted and gave our drink and appetizer orders. We waited a min. amount of time for those to arrive and the waiter took our dinner orders (prime rib x2). While we waited we enjoyed the atmosphere. The place was full (we were there at 6:30 on a Sat) but it was nicely spaced. The food arrived after about 10 minutes. When ut arrived I asked for butter and steak knives. We ended up asking the manager who got it to our table which is no big deal but just a mention.
The food was really good. My husband felt his was rarer than he asked for but he still enjoyed it. We will be back!

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1.0Dined on January 19, 2018

So disappointed... Always come for the Cesar Salad and am never disappointed. This salad must have sat in the fridge for a week.

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