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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: Reservations

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 11
    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
sports bar with no soul

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
Fishy517
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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231 reviews 231 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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
2 reviews
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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74 reviews 74 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Massapequa Park, New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Burgers not cooked to order, fries were cold the wings were served at room temp. Overall disappointing. Will not go back

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NY
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360 reviews 360 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
273 helpful votes 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The main event is a great place to gather with friends for lunch or dinner. Always a fun time, plenty of parking. Easy location and great service. Plenty of screens to watch your favorite team.

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New York City, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The beer keeps flowing all night at the Main Event. I like to go after Tennis at Bethpage and get a good buzz on. The bartenders will keep your glass full and keep the tops low cut. Take friends, drink too much and take chances.

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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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