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Tara Inn

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Went for Lunch on Wednesday

I don’t know what to say. The food was good. The beer was very cold and the bill was unbelievably... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
paulmQ7116FE
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Long Island, New York
Dive bar with a good selection of cheap food

Tara's is the ultimate dive bar. If you want something upscale or nice this isn't the place for... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Liz M
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12 Aug 2018
“Went for Lunch on Wednesday”
22 Jul 2018
“Dive bar with a good selection of cheap food”
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1519 Main St, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-2238
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

I don’t know what to say. The food was good. The beer was very cold and the bill was unbelievably small. Jen bartender was very funny and we had a great time. Will be going back

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Tara's is the ultimate dive bar. If you want something upscale or nice this isn't the place for you. There is a vast selection of food and the menu is plastered all over the walls written on paper plates. The food is super cheap but...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

I've been coming to Tara's for years and it never disappoints. The food is always great, served hot and timely alongside a nice frosty beer. Works for me,

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We go here often for super great portions of food, The menus are on paper plates on the walls, great bar burgers and sandwiches

Thank Anthony Tony P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Have been going to Tara's Inn for over 40 years .It's not just the place it's also the People .The food is all good and not at all expensive .Would highly recommend to anyone .

Thank LuvVermont
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Essentially a bar with food on Main Street in Port Jefferson. The food is okay - but average. Can get very crowded but always a pleasant boisterous crowd.

Thank 27VMG
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Great place to grab a bite. Food service was quick. The food tasted amazing. The pricing is very good too. Plenty of seating and clean.

Thank Johnny R
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Tara's has been the way station for local and travelers in the Port Jeff area for the past gazillion years (ok, I can only attest back to 81). the "tara burger" is famous up and down the east coast, and justifiably so. No frills, no...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Good cheap food, inexpensive drinks and a mix of clientele. Can be loud, but can be put with. At time it may be hard to find a seat, but when you do, the "menu" is written on paper plates and tacked to the wall. Once...More

1  Thank P30
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Tara's is a great place to spend time with friends while enjoying good food, cold beer, and good service. The prices for food are reasonable ranging from $2 for a Tara burger to $9.95 for lobster. If you're going to have more than one beer,...More

Thank John514
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