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799 Old Country Rd, Plainview, NY 11803-4905
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Ranked #19 of 74 Restaurants in Plainview
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

This is often a place where friends and I meet for lunch. The garden salad topped with grilled salmon is relatively guilt free and quite satisfying. It is often, surprisingly, not too busy so we have no trouble hearing each other. This is really a sports bar with many, many tv screens showing a variety of games which we are... More 

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New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

They are one of the few restaurants that can make mojitos! They grow their own mint! What a novel idea!! So refreshing on a hot summer day!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

Excellent sport pub. Great atmosphere and nice food. Steak was excellent and very good choice of beer! Very recommended! Nice neighborhood pub at Plainview.

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New York, New York, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great if you want to watch any kind of sports. Great appetizers. Nice crowd. Great location. Stuffed shrimp is the bomb!

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

too many rowdy people here. beer overpriced, they dont carry a good selection. minutes from my hotel and cab charges 15$ each way. close to farmingdale airport

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Long Island
4 reviews 4 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you happen to find yourself in Plainview, New York, and are interested in following your favorite sports team while grabbing a quick drink and some bar food, then Main Event is a good destination. The place in lined with TV's, and even has a motorcycle on the ceiling, and it will definitely satisfy your appetite for sports. As far... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Very nice family friendly sports bar/ restaurant. The menu is large and everything was done well. The staff was very accommodating, changing channels on the TVs by our table

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Hicksville, New York, USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The Main Event in Plainview is large and has a multitude of TV's for easy viewing of all sorts of sports. The menu is varied - many appetizers, salads, burgers, pastas, steaks, and wraps. Everything I have tried has been tasty! The servers are friendly and attentive. There is a bar area far enough removed from the dining area so... More 

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Plainview, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Lots of people like this place but I am not one of them. More of a bar/grill type. I know, it's a "sports bar" with gastropub food whatever that is. When I want to watch a game, I like to watch at home. When I go out to dinner or lunch, I don t need TVs surrounding me. I don... More 

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Huntington, New York
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9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I have been going to Main Event for years.....back when the Hat Trick dinner was about $18.00! Food is very good......best baked clams appetizer! Slowly though, the prices keep going up and since they opened the place in Farmingdale, they raised their prices again. Hard to find an appetizer for less than $10.00! Ordered the pulled pork on pretzel bun... More 

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Additional Information about Main Event

Address: 799 Old Country Rd, Plainview, NY 11803-4905
Phone Number: 516-935-5120
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Plainview
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?