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1519 Main St, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-2238
631-828-5987
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Price range: $1 - $10
Cuisines: American
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

What else can I say, great drink and food specials. I am never disappointed in this place. Paper plates are filled with great food.

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Mount Sinai, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

A whole lobster for $9.99 A large steak for $11.99 and $5.00 for 10 peel and eat shrimp. The value is great with a good selection of food. My biggest complaint about this place is that it is very very loud. If you want to be able to hear yourself talk ...go in the middle of the day instead of... More

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

One gets what they pay for, and this place is no different. Sure, the food prices are incredibly low, but so is the quality. And if this is supposed to be an Irish bar, how is it that the Guinness stout tastes as if it were made in Mexico? Somebody should clean the lines every century or two because when... More

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Go casual, jeans casual. It could get a bit messy. It is confusing the first time, ask for "how to" at the bar. It is noisy, crowded, busy. Not good for conversation unless you are shouting. The lobster wasn't huge but was very good. The split pea and ham soup was great as well. Forget the slaw and the salad... More

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Vero Beach
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Tara's is a landmark in Port Jefferson. The menu is on paper plates on the wall, you can get anything from a hot dog to a "the best lobster in town" $10. The day we were there the special was corned beef dinner or roast beef sandwich served with salad & soup for a dollar. Food is great but if... More

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

beer battered onion rings nice! mozza sticks with fries nice! dollar burger nice! soup nice! peel n eat shrimp 10 of them nice! boneless buffalo bites with fries nice! fried shrimp n scallops nice! every thing was nice 7 years since i was last here with my family the salad was smaller but so what. the price was right the... More

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Islip Terrace, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

the food there is sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo good. i love every thing i get there and the people are sooooooo nice. i love the iris feeling that this place gives you and the burgers are soooo good as well as every thing there

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The food is not homemade, but frozen. The best value is the dollar burger but no better than dollar menu fast food. The place has a rowdy atmosphere, not welcoming if not a "regular". The cafeteria tables are not welcoming, the place needs cleaning, the management needs customer relation classes. no real irish hospitality st all

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Riverhead, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Things they are a changing ... Tara's has been a community staple for over 30 years. Not fancy, but you could always expect the best meal or bang for your buck!. We LOVED the Chili!!! We hurried to Port Jefferson around 12:45 because already, and based on lunch time history, we may not only not find seating in the dining... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

My husband and I used to have dinner at Tara's often when we were dating. It is a bar and can be quite noisy. The food is excellent but it is very casual. We've brought our teenage children here and they've enjoyed it.

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Additional Information about Tara Inn

Address: 1519 Main St, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-2238
Phone Number: 631-828-5987
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Port Jefferson
Average Prices: USD 1 - 10
Cuisine: American

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