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799 Old Country Rd, Plainview, NY 11803-4905
516-935-5120
Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 9
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place to take the kids and grandkids.

The food here is not exceptional, but it is satisfying. The service is always prompt and accommodating. I have two grandsons who can be hard to please, and they are both able to find something to eat here. (We do get sick of diners!) The televisions can be jarring, but again it keeps the kids... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
karenfaz
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Plainview, New York
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Plainview, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

thee Main Event is a great lil sports bar/restaurant to eat at and watch sports events.the left side of restaurants has many tables for families to eat good food .the right side is a bar and also has quite a few tables to eat at and one can also eat your meals at the bar,they have a good variety of... More 

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Plainview, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The food here is not exceptional, but it is satisfying. The service is always prompt and accommodating. I have two grandsons who can be hard to please, and they are both able to find something to eat here. (We do get sick of diners!) The televisions can be jarring, but again it keeps the kids happy and quiet. What more... More 

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Plainview, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This is a neighborhood sports bar that also has fresh seafood and burger/wraps. They have a zillion TVs and it can get quite loud. Also kid friendly for the families. But mainly alot of men here watching sports. Women might feel a bit uncomfortable sitting at the bar since mostly guys.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Have been here several times. Its sometimes crowded and loud during certain sports but i have found the staff to be just ok. Not overly friendly basically just meh. Went on a quiet night and got dirty looks for laughing too loud. I work right by here so will go back but will seek out other choices first. Beer was... More 

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Long Island
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239 reviews 239 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We were a group of 12 going to lunch. Before we went I made a reservation, took everyones order and collected the money. The day of the lunch I called and was given to Karen who was going to be our server. She took the order over the phone and reviewed it. When we got there at the reservation time... More 

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Plainview, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Always a good time and great food. Great place to bring kids, you don't have to worry about them being noisy.

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Richmond, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Chose the restaurant due to reasonable proximity to my hotel, and an online menu that fit my mood. Ordered a strip steak which was truly one of the best I've ever had. Service was very good, and for the sports minded, TVs were everywhere. Surprised, and pleased with how quiet the restaurant was

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Plainview, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a great place to go in a pinch! The food is good. The prices are fair. The service is good and we love the ambiance! It's a fun place to go and even if you are not a sports fan, the TVs provide a lively background.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

good food, music and lots of sports TV around the restaurant... :) Lots of parking and the staff are nice polite and quick on getting the food to the table as well as checking on whether you need additional services

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Coram, New York
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75 reviews 75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Haven't been here in a few years, a little has changed. There are more TVs but mainly prices are up, quite a bit! There is nothing to distinguish Main Event from a slew of similar sports bars but prices. The only reasonable items are the burgers and prices are a little high. Service, food and atmosphere is average at best.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 799 Old Country Rd, Plainview, NY 11803-4905
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Plainview
  • Phone Number: 516-935-5120

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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