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Croxley Ales

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Croxley AlesCroxley Ales

18 Ratings
Ratings: 18
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.05%
Taps: 60
Bottles: 46
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

129 New Hyde Park Rd
Franklin Square, New York, 11010-2932
United States
phone: (516) 326-9542

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Reviews by rodney45:
Photo of rodney45

New York

4.15/5  rDev -3.7%

I always enjoyed a night out at Croxleys, whether its ten cent wing night, or just going by to check out the game or grab some pretty hard to find brews on tap. Croxleys has never let me down. Its a good solid bar, with some pretty good bar food offerings. Their wings are really great, a little small, but for 3 dollars, you can pack in 30 wings and call yourself a real man. Theyre ussually really busy on wing night, and fri sat nights. When i mean packed, i mean stuffed to the gills, cant get a table for 45 minutes packed.

-has a ton of hard to find draft beer, and bottle choices. 60 beers on tap.
-good food.
-good value on wing night.
-best selection of on tap craft brews in nassau county.

-no parking
-crazy busy sometimes
(the usual for a good place, but if you go on an off peak hour for dinner and some drinks, you wont have to worry about those things.

Beer brands ive seen there recently(on tap),
Dogfishhead, bear republic, arcadia, excelsior, southern tier, Stone, abita, gooseisland, magic hat, spaten, hofbrau, green flash, harpoon. and many more, changing regularly.

12-05-2011 02:37:01 | More by rodney45
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12-29-2013 02:45:01 | More by mtnwesdew
Photo of Brianmerrilyn

New York

4.13/5  rDev -4.2%

I had been to this gin mill a few years back and decided to return after visiting Long Island for my Mothers birthday. This was the place where I learned of a beer cocktails called "Dark Side of the Moon" which at the time was Hoegaarden and Guiness. now it's Blue Moon instead. Nonetheless, a good sign of the owners creativity.
The website is quite funny in telling you that Bud, Coors and Miller are "NOT FOUND HERE".

Wooden vener paneling, solid oak stick, old time London red telephone booth and interesting old school beer plaques and posters. Bar is in the middle, Irish style but half opened on Tuesdays. Booths on walls and tables with stools around front window. They keep the lights down low to create a cozy feeling. Classic rock pumped from satellite radio.

Food is basic pub grub and if not for the corn feed increases effecting almost all protein products, I would say the place would have been too expensive. Waitresses are friendly.

Glassware from what I could see were pints, heffe's and tulips. Not impressed when served a German Weissen dobbelbock in pint glass but I'll take an Aventinus anytime.

I was impressed to see Unibroqu's Maudite on tap, Slyfox fromPhonexville Pa 's helles Golden lager, Spaten Mai Bock. All seasonals are Sam, Brooklyn or Bluepoint, Sierra, no imports. Croxley's makes their own blonde, Anchor Liberty Ale, Dogfish 60m IPa, leffe blonde, Hofbrua, Flying Dog PA, Languitas, sixpoints (righteous ale and Sweet Action) Goose Islands Honkes Ale, Boddington and Speckled hen. Woodchuck Pear cider was something I had not seen, i suspect this is for the old men in the area, Youngs choc stout, Abita Purple Haze, and Lndeman's Framboise.

Bottles of note were Aventinus Dopple bock, Rogue Hazelnut Brown and Mocha Porter(Nice!) SS Taddy Porter, Brooklyn Local 1, Hennepin, all 3 Chimay's, He'Brew's RIPA, and Green's gluten free amber ale.

THEY ONLY TAKE AMEX. but quickly point you to an ATM within the establishment. No 10 cent wints, that's only the city joint.

Great place to have fine beer and quality pub grub.

07-16-2008 18:13:32 | More by Brianmerrilyn
Photo of KATE12

New York

3.88/5  rDev -10%

I love coming here. The atmosphere is great. Dark with little candles and wooden tables. It really gives you a pub feel. It gets pretty crowded but usually the wait isn't too long and it's nice to have a drink at the bar and check out the dozens of taps.

Looking at their beer menu is always fun. They have an impressive selection all the time and carry some of my favorites (lots of IPAs!) They're pretty good at changing the menu frequently which is always appreciated.

The food is great. I LOVE their wings. Super crispy and just the right amount of hot sauce. They're awesome. Plus during happy hour and football games you can get them for 10 cents. A pretty good deal! They have great burgers as well.

Croxleys is one of those places that you inevitably end up craving every few weeks. I can't wait to go back!

07-10-2008 15:09:13 | More by KATE12
Photo of greebsnarf

New York

3.78/5  rDev -12.3%

It's weird; 60+ taps from around the world and a respectable bottle selection, but still I'm never really excited when I look at Croxley's drink menu. Don't get me wrong--they've got plenty of great beers for good prices--but nothing ever quite grabs my attention... maybe if the menu rotated more?

That said, it is, overall, a great place, and Long Island could use a lot more like it. The food is delicious (but stay away from the desserts); the staff is not always prompt but always very friendly; and the atmosphere is usually very laid back even on crowded nights. And, most importantly, the beer is always very good even if it's never the most exciting. The draught beers are sorted to give a fair amount of information: they're grouped first by "Light / Amber / Dark / Wheat / Fruit" and then by country of origin; there are certainly better ways to organize a beer list but it's pretty effective.

Check it out if you're in the area and in the mood for a relaxing evening with solid beers.

09-05-2006 06:54:55 | More by greebsnarf
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4.65/5  rDev +7.9%

Visiting family in Queens, and my brother-in law saws you need to try the wings at this place, and oh by the way they have a lot of beer on tap. Nice smokefree bar with tables on both sides. 60 + beers on tap, including Dogfish Head 60 minute IPA a great match for there wings. A well rounded food menu, and a great selection of beers (Beer Menu states we don't carry Bud, miller etc.) Overall Great seelction, Great wings. I now have a excuse to visit my mother more often. I'd put this on par with Hopleafs in Chicago (go there for mussels!)

05-29-2006 22:16:34 | More by pmatz2
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