Autumn provides a change of leaves as well as a change of menus at local restaurants to incorporate fall flavors. If you’re looking for the perfect drink for the crisp autumn days, the fall cocktails below use seasonal ingredients including apples, pumpkins and cranberries. Be sure to head down to these Long Island restaurants for these awesome autumnal cocktails
4 Patchogue Dr, Rocky Point, NY 11778
Spiro’s is known for having the best happy hour on Long Island. They have a large drink menu including a variety of martinis. Indulge in fall flavors and try their Pumpkin Pie Martini and Xen’s Apple Pie Sangria.
42 E Main St, Bay Shore, NY 11706
TJ Finley’s is the spot to go to for craft beer and cocktails. If pumpkin and Oktoberfest beers aren’t your thing, try cocktails with a fall flavor profile. The pumpkin pie martini is made with Fireball, pumpkin purée, vanilla cream, and topped with a cinnamon sugar rim and mini cinnamon bun. If you don’t like whiskey, try their apple cider margarita made with Hornitos Tequila, fresh lemon juice, agave, apple cider, and topped with a cinnamon sugar rim.
70 E Main St, Bay Shore, NY 11706
Verde Kitchen & Cocktails is known for crafting up the best beverages with a Mexican twist. If you enjoy margaritas in the summertime, try Verde’s margaritas with an autumn update. The Spiced Apple Margarita is made with Espolón Tequila Blanco, local apple puree, fall spice mix, citrus, black walnut bitters, and a fall spice rim. The Pumpkin Margarita is made with Espolón Tequila Blanco, house made local pumpkin puree, house pumpkin spice blend, citrus, black walnut bitters, and a roasted pumpkin spice rim.
53 W. Main St. Bay Shore, NY
Corks and Taps is a great place for small plates of American pub grub, beers and wines. Corks and Taps also has a great seasonal cocktail menu. Some of their fall specials include a Pumpkin Pie Martini, Apple Pie Moscow mule, Autumn Smash, Fall-ini, Spiced Cider Margarita, Caramel Apple Sangria and more.
Toast Coffee House
9 S Park Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706
Toast Coffee House is the trendy brunch spot Long Island can’t stop buzzing about. They recently opened up a new location in Bay Shore and it’s the place to be for boozy brunch. Enjoy Toast’s fall twist to a classic mimosa, a white cranberry mimosa. Hold the OJ and toast to fall flavors!
240 Love Lane, Mattituck, NY 11952
Love Lane Kitchen is a cozy spot to go to for breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you’re heading out east for Sunday brunch, try their Harvest Mimosas made with prosecco, local Long Island Apple Cider and cinnamon & sugar rim. If you can’t decide on hard cider or wine, this drink provides the best of both worlds.
49 E Hoffman Ave, Lindenhurst, NY 11757
Looking for the perfect seasonal shot for the next fall night out with friends? Try the Pumpkin Pie Shot at Restoration Kitchen and Cocktails. Throw back some seasonal shots, it’s the best liquid pumpkin pie you’ll ever taste!