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Billie's 1890 Saloon

304 Main St, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-1679
631-331-1890
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- Oct 23, 2013
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Fresh Meadows
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Finding a restaurant on a Saturday Night in Port Jeff can be a challenge. Most are pretty busy. As we wandered down Main Street, I spotted Billie's sign. We entered looking to see if we would be greeted & seated. When we got someone's attention they pointed toward the restaurant area in back and told us to choose our table.... More

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This is the must go place during happy hour. The wings are cheap only 20 cents and certain drinks are half off. If you're there early getting a table should be ok, but it gets harder to get a table later on. The service is lacking and could improve. Some of the servers don't really pay attention and gets back... More

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Fairport, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

This is always the place we visit when my husband and I come back to Port Jefferson to see family.We meet up with friends. It is always a good time. There is also a little "dining area" in back that has good food.

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

I stopped at Billies on a Sunday afternoon for a quick drink. After waiting more then a few minutes for the bartender to pull away from customers from other end of the bar, he finally came to take our order. He wasn't rude but, I got the feeling I took him away from important matters. He never introduced himself or... More

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Miami
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I had dinner and a beer at this joint once a week for four years, loved it every time. Great food, good beers on tap and the staff are great. It can get crowded on the weekend, but the perfect weeknight spot.

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New York City, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

beer /music/ if your young and want to have a good time stop by this little local spot in the heart of port jeff ny

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sewaren, NJ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Billie's is a local dump but could be a charming dive bar if the staff and manager knew how to treat customers. We were ignored for the first 20 minutes of our visit. We were a party of four and the place wasn't too crowded (probably because of the discourteous hired help and management). We waited forever for our meals... More

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Long Island, NY
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Whether you are a Long Islander or a visitor, you will be pleased by Port Jefferson's version of "Cheers" when you enter Billie's. Because Port Jefferson is a charming village located at Port Jefferson harbor - where ferries run regularly between this eastern Long Island location and Bridgeport, Connecticut - tourist traffic is always a variable when dining in P.J.... More

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Port jefferson, n.y.
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

The food is ok (you can get a pretty good hot open sandwich with fries) and the beer is cold. Happy hour is on Billie's time and when you go for an early dinner you see everyone in town including families. Billies is always reliable for wings and the like. The best is when it is a snowy night, the... More

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NYC
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47 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Trashy place, terrible food. High school reunion. Dirty, but with none of the charm of a "dive bar." Inconsistent pricing, rude staff, place is packed way too tight. Needs a visit from the fire marshall on a weekend.

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