Bar trivia is a trend at drinking holes everywhere, and Long Island is certainly no exception. This weeknight activity is sure to help you unwind in between the daily grind of work. So tuck your phone away, grab a cold one, and test your knowledge at one of these seven spots for bar trivia on Long Island.
Bar Trivia on Long Island
Bourbon & Brews
Head to Bourbon & Brews for craft beer, cocktails, and food in a cozy atmosphere. The staff holds themed trivia nights about specific television shows and pop culture, as well as general knowledge trivia. Check the bar’s Instagram for more information. 361 Merrick Ave., Merrick, bourbonbrewbar.com. 9 p.m. Tuesdays.
Nags Head Ale House
Whether it’s live music, karaoke, open mic, or trivia night, there’s always something fun going on at Nags Head Ale House. Be sure to reserve your spot for weekly trivia at this lively joint. 396 New York Ave., Huntington, instagram.com/nagsheadalehouse. 7 p.m. Thursdays.
This ‘90s/early ‘00s-themed bar draws eager crowds to its themed trivia nights with a nostalgic twist. Each week brings a new, fun topic – from cult classic movies to wrestling and more – for pop culture fans to show off their knowledge and compete to win a prize. 380 N. Wantagh Ave., Bethpage, nostalgiali.com. 8 p.m. Wednesdays.
Rudi’s Bar and Grill
Come hungry to Rudi’s Bar and Grill’s Tacos and Trivia nights. Compete for cool prizes in general knowledge trivia and chow down on $2, $3, and $4 tacos. Plus enjoy drink specials. 554 NY-112, Patchogue, rudisbarandgrill.com. 8 p.m. Wednesdays. (Taco specials start at 4 p.m.)
The Preston House and Hotel
For all you East Enders, The Preston House and Hotel recently began hosting biweekly trivia nights and will offer bar bites, $1.50 oysters, a $20 burger and brew special, bottled wine specials, and a dinner menu on these nights. Register online. 428 E. Main St., Riverhead, theprestonhouseandhotel.com/events. 6:30 p.m. every other Wednesday.
Tuesday Trivia has become a staple at The Republic, which is known for its competitive Stump Trivia held every week. Challenge your trivia knowledge while enjoying some of the best gastropub eats in town. 217 Main St., Farmingdale, therepublicpub.com. 8 p.m. Tuesdays.
For yet another Trivia Tuesday, head on over to T.J. Finley’s. Players will test their general knowledge and see who comes out on top. Plus, the bar offers $5 Fat Tire pints from 7 p.m. to close on trivia nights. 42 E. Main St. Bay Shore, restaurantji.com/ny/bay-shore/t-j-finleys. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays.
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