Croxley's Ales


25 Reviews

Type: Bar, Eatery

190 Main St
Farmingdale, New York, 11735-2618
United States

(516) 293-7700 | map

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Photo of AJ721
4.06/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

I have been visiting this Croxleys for years and most frequently as this one is the closest to my house. The tap selection is always good, I'm an IPA guy so they always have something for me to settle on. The food is basic bar selections and nothing to complain about, how could you you go wrong with 10 cent wings ? Which is good to keep cost down since each pour(anywhere from 6oz-16oz) can run anywhere between $7-$15. The atmosphere is good, plenty of TVs if trying to catch a game and the floor area is pretty spacious. I recommend this place to craft beer drinkers and people who just might be looking to try a new selection. Cheers !

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Photo of Greywulfken
4.19/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Atmosphere: big, dark, somewhat bleak front and back eating areas - the aesthetics of the layout were not too appealing, but there are plenty of TVs - I'm pretty sure they lined all the walls - providing constant sensory bombardment - great for sports fans; I went on a Thursday night and it had a decent crowd, not packed, able to get a spot at the bar, which was much more appealing than the place as a whole.

Quality: seemed clean and well-maintained, bathroom (men's) was mediocre - better than a typical bar, but you're not gonna mistake them for anything other than a bar bathroom; the bar area itself was clean and well-lit

Service: very nice and friendly bar and wait staff - professional, polite, and friendly - the bartenders provided quick and accurate service, and the wait staff brought out food promptly and checked up no more or less than you'd want - just right.

Selection: nothing to blow you away, but the volume of choices may! You can check their beer menu online - they have a ton of stuff from all over the place - and no BMC beer!

Food: prepared as requested, delivered quickly, good-tasting and all-around good bar eats - went the wings and burger route myself, and I had no complaints.

Value: draft and food prices were average - which is good - bottle prices ran a little high, so I didn't go there. Taken as a whole, out with a few friends for a few drinks and some grub, had a great time and got my money's worth. Recommended.

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Photo of socon67
4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

A - Crowds range form business types for lunch weekdays to the train hopping Happy Hour folks and the college scene at night. It is generally lively. Tv's show the local sports games. Outside patio area in the warm weather.

Q - Beer poured in proper glassware, taps are cleaned regularly, and a well maintained tap list.

Ser - Proper glassware, knowledge of what was poured, and paid attention to my food order. Decent enough.

Sel - 66 taps and bottles. Didn't find anything earth shattering rare, but an exetnsive list tohat should have something for everyone.

F - I had a BBQ chicken wrap lunch special that was tasty, and priced really well.

V - One of the better places to get craft on the cheap. $5 pints for many of the options is a good deal. I'll be back.

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Photo of CHickman
4.15/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

I've only been to this outpost of the Croxley family for lunch, but it has always been good and due to a small lunchtime crowd I've always gotten great service. I imagine that this place is a mob scene at 6:30 pm on a Thursay or Friday night with the commuters and college crowds packing it in. The wings and pretzels are outstanding, and there is always a great selection on tap. Last few times I was there the bartender was just as nice to look at as she was at providing service, which was an added plus. For basic bar food, a very good beer list and a laid back attitude, Croxley's has perfected the formula. Prices are reasonable by NY standards and I suggest going for lunch if you can pull it off.

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Photo of daliandragon
4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Stopped by with my brother and a buddy the other night before I left to come back to NC. Casual place with outdoor seating but a little loud considering it was only half full. Tried the Deviant Dale's and Great South Bay's Massive IPA. Prices were decent for Long Island. Service was nice but a little slow. Ten cent wings were hot and tasty. I am glad they will be opening up one of these in Smithtown, in theory. This is a good, although fairly generic version of the Croxley's brand, but the location just south of the LIE sets it apart a bit. The selection and atmosphere are superior to nearby Black Forest, who brew their own beer of course. Solid choice any easy drive from most of Long Island.

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Photo of MikeyMikee
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Really fun place to go with your buddies if you wanna grab a beer and watch a game or somethin. They have pretty awesome wings too and they have 10cent wings monday, tuesday and wednesday which is pretty sick. Not the greatest selection of beer I have ever seen though, Goose Island nightstalker is just about the best I have seen and it was about 22$ which blew my mind. But if your looking to get a good craft beer thats not mind blowing or anything and lookin to go to a place to have fun and hang out then this is the place to go for sure.

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Photo of Paulydeets
3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Croxley ale house is a pretty nice place in a nice little town. They have over 60 beers on tap, but in the few times Ive been there in the past couple of years, the list doesnt change as often as one would think. They dont really get a lot of the harder to find stuff, but if youre interested in trying a lot of different styles, you wont be too disappointed. They have a lot of the stuff you would expect to find but its nothing like some of the places in NYC with a similar number of taps.

One of the reasons why I like this place though is because its a sports bar. They get all of the NFL games and the food is geared towards typical sports bar food; wings (decent, not great), burgers, pub style sandwiches. The food isnt great but not horrible either, but is very reasonably priced. They have wing specials like 5 days out of the week.

All in all its a decent place and its definately worth going to watch a game and have some quality beer and pub style food.

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Photo of HUXC
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Croxley's Ale House in Farmingdale is by far one of the best places in the area if you're looking to try a new beer. Its sports bar atmosphere with big flat screen tv's everywhere is inviting and exciting (probably because it was my birthday and during March Madness). The crown jewel of the bar is definitely the wall of over 63 different taps. At first their extraordinary selection can be a bit overwhelming, but that feeling quickly turns into excitement. Their selection of beers on tap can almost be matched by the beers in bottles that they carry. In terms of food, their 10 cent wings Mondays through Wednesdays are also fantastic. The size and portions of the wings are easily more then expected. Overall Croxley's is a relatively inexpensive place that I would recommend and revisit time and again.

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Photo of huxcrunner
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Went here for the first time on a tuesday night wasn't to crowded but they had 10 cent wing nights and drink specials it wasn't overly crowed at this time and we had good service. They have writen on there menu that they do not carry bud, coors, or miller which was very nice to notice. They have over 60 beers on tap and more from a bottle selections. Most of the beer is reasonably priced especially for the area. They do however have some very expensive beers as well.

As for food it has typical sports bar food. Ordered 30 wings they easily gave me 40 so the food vaule is great. Wings were pretty good other food look pretty good aswell

Overall this bar has a good atmosphere to go to with your friends and watch a game eat some good food and have an extremely large beer and liquor drink selection to choose from would definitely recommend if your in the nyc li area

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Photo of ItMakesMeHappy
4.33/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

I frequent this bar often because of the beer selection and its close proximity to my apartment.

There are atleast 40, maybe 50, different taps at all times with about 8ish continueously rotateing under the seasonal beer selection on the menu. They rotate these beers every few weeks and are mainly the beers I go for but the other taps are full of good beer (which I have done to death). I have yet to buy a bottle here due their high price but the drafts are reasonably priced, most of them falling in the 5-6.50 price range.

The layout is pretty open with tons of tvs on every wall tuned into local sport teams and if you ask some one they will gladely change the channel for you. During the warmer months they open up the doors to a gated outside sitting area. The service is good with kind and mostly knowledgable bartenders and decent with the waitors and waitresses. That being said friday and saturday nights hear are really crowded the service dips alot more then it should. The bar becomes inadequate as it is relatively small compared to the size of the location. Getting a beer becomes a chore that can take several more minutes then it ever should. If you are just looking for a few relaxing beers or to have dinner get there and leave before 8 or go during the week.

This place is pretty big with plenty of dinning tables to the point where I never had to wait to be seated. From what I have had the food is mostly average. The burgers and chicken sandwhiches are alittle below average but their appetizers and their buffalo chicken platter is alittle above. I would describe the menu as good quality bar food that is all reasonably priced.

Overall this is a good beer bar and I usually have a really good time there.

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Photo of washburnkid
4.33/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

One of two Croxley locations I've been frequenting. This one looks like it was a former warehouse...there's a ton of space. A rather long bar and a counter with stools facing the partitioned dining space. Plenty of TVs all around if you're wanting to catch a game. The bartenders are also usually happy to put something on for you.

The beer selection is fantastic. No BMC offerings at this place. Craft, local and import only with 50+ taps easy. The menu is divided by draft and bottle, with the draft list divided by seasonal offerings (the taps most frequently rotated) and other styles. I had the most divine glasses of Nugget Nectar here a couple of weeks ago. From what I've experienced, the tap lines are always clean and the beer is always fresh. I usually steer clear of the bottle selection because the prices are a little outrageous. It's more bang for your buck if you go with the draft offerings (which is what I based my "value" rating on). They also have a full bar.

Croxley has sweet potato fries and gravy, a combination to die for. Their veggie burgers are good, too. I've never heard a complaint from the meat-eating friends I usually go with.

I've never had a problem with service here. People have always been really friendly, even the burly security guard who greets everyone and checks IDs at the door on busier nights.

Don't go to this place on a Friday or Saturday night if you're interested in peacefully enjoying some good brews. The young crowd from the college down the road takes over.

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Photo of EkimGram
3.8/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 2

Atmosphere: It is what you would expect from a Sports Bar & Grill on Long Island. 21 & up at all times which is good and they check IDs right at the door. Dining area was nice and clean as well as the bar area. My friend said the bathroom was horrendous (I didn't go myself but he was disgusted when he came back.)

Selection & Quality: The beer was excellent. They had a beer menu that was divided into categories with a description of each beer. Very impressive selection and fresh. Prices for bottles was a little crazy, lowest bomber was $9 for a Rouge Dead Guy.

Service: I went for a 2PM lunch so the bartender was also waiting the tables. It wasn't full at all so service was acceptable. She knew the beers and made some decent recommendations. Made a point to come back frequently to make sure everything was alright.

Food: The food was alright. I got the Maryland Crab-cake sandwich. It wasn't horrible but I've definitely had better. Buddy got a bacon cheeseburger and he said it was fine. French fries were rather salty but the Cole slaw was not bad at all.

Definitely a great place to find good beer on Long Island. I wouldn't go out of my way for the food though. I'm definitely going to go back and give it a second chance, maybe get a sandwich; something a little more simple with less room for error.

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Photo of ryantaussig
3.83/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 2

Croxley Ales is more of a sports bar than anything else, but with the boom in interest in craft beers it was only a matter of time for a sports bar to catch the drift and put some real effort into offering good beers. The servers are generally attentive and are usually moderately knowledgeable. If it gets busy, there will be wait time. The selection is large, but it is second to The Good Life in nearby Massapequa Park, though, it is worth noting that Croxley Ales does have more taps than any other bar in the area. The food is not worth bothering with. It's standard bar fare that is less than well prepared. Expect mostly grease.

Overall a great place to visit, just don't eat there.

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Photo of steelerguy
4.4/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

This place is the best I have gone to on Long Island for beer selection, and one of the best I have ever gone to period.

It definitely has that sports bar feel, so if you are not into that won't like the atmosphere. I am a big sports fan and all the TVs with games on work for me.

I have not gotten a bad beer there, meaning wrong temperature or improper carbonation, all foam...etc. These beers come from the tap right on.

Service is nothing special, but it is fast and that is even when they are busy. I don't need someone making sure I am doing okay every 2 minutes, as long as you get me what I need with minimal wait I am happy.

The selection is amazing! The number of great beers they have on top is extraordinary and if they don't have it on tap you can order from a very nice selection of bottled beers, many Belgian or speciality and hard to find. The bottled beers can be a bit expensive though.

I have only had wings there, they are good. They are not great or even really good...but at 10 cents on a Wednesday night, I am not going to complain. Leaves plenty of extra coin for beer.

If you order from the taps and I don't see why you wouldn't, expect to pay $6 a pint. Not cheap, but for the quality of beer and the selection, I think this is very reasonable.

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Photo of RPIdemon
4.6/5  rDev +12.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

This is my go-to place for multiple reasons. The selection is pretty solid and gives you a wide range to choose from depending on your mood or what you're eating. The beer menu has very brief descriptions of the beers so you know what you're getting into. The staff can give slightly further descriptions of the beers and will help you pair with what you're eating. Although I'm not a fan of sports, this place gives you many many screens to watch, even though they only have 4 channels going on at once. The music works well enough for me, and the clientele thankfully isn't the rowdy kind. 10 cent wings on Mondays and Wednesdays after 5 pm, with the minimum at 15 wings/order. Beautiful.

A good place for beer lovers, and an even better place to relax. The bartender automatically tells me the freshest stuff on tap whenever I walk in. She's the best.

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3.9/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

I enjoy going to Croxleys whenever I can. I like the 64 taps to choose from but thats about all I drink there bc alot of the bottle prices are not worth it. Although the tap selection keeps you busy with plenty of stlyes to choose from. The food is good and the service isnt bad. I did have one bad experience their when a hostess was rude to a few people I was with but her co-workers informed me she wasnt very nice. Another complaint is that I've been going there since it opened and havent really noticed the beer menu changing up at all. Overall this is the best place to go around that has a huge craft/import selection and some good food.

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Photo of slander
3.83/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

On the heels of SSS (Seasonal Southampton Sunday), what goes out, must come back in. First all Patchogued and working westward still, surely there's something doing in Nassau, I saw not before. Maybe something Southern State accessible, along the return corridor although I'll deviate if whatever for. And you know there's that Croxley's; no, not that one and no, not that one...

Passed (that was it, there) and back (I'll turn around here) and parked (just past, easy get away) and in (through the corral doors) to the outside pen, 5 black steel cross hatched roundy tables here. Entering past there through the funny glass garage doors open over Main Street, Farmingdale, into the large open room, sterile, and sure to be filled with considerably more of the folks here now when not now, Sunday afternoon.

"L" shaped white marble topped bar along the left wall, seating upwards of a dozen and a half on backless Randy stools. Brick wall barback, with 2 white marble panels holding 34 taps each, alternating up down up down, and center shelving in between with booze over glassware, a dirty Jager dispenser below, and more booze & glassware displayed on the ends. A row of 7 flatscreens above the bar, lined with strung red, white & blue starred garland, and drop lantern lamps over the bar seating.

An adjacent bar counter of the same white marble play sits across the room seating a dozen, with 3 booths beyond and 3 tables on the back wall; rows of flatscreens lined above all the seating, just so you don't accidentally not look at a TV no matter which way you look. Past there in a side room; 3 booths on the inside wall, 5 tables in the middle, and 5 booths on the far wall. Far booths are deep for larger wing eating parties, as are the 3 tables to the rear sharing common benchage. And another stretch of seating, down past the bar; 8 booths on the far wall & a dozen+ tables from the rear & forward across the way. Drop lamps over the seating areas, bland everywhere brewery signage & pub signs, some of them spinning, and some of them glowing neons, and seriously, flat screens everywhere & in between. Lots of brick and, well, I thought, I think its black painted everything else but it might be a slate gray blueish & black panel walls, pillars, booths, ceilings, duct work blending & hanger rafters.

68 taps in all, roughly ½ of them craftish, evenly split in thirds by local (Blue Point, Captain Lawrence, Brooklyn, Six Point), regional (DogFishHead, Sam Adams, Yuengling, Smuttynose, Sly Fox, Magic Hat, Troegs, Geary's), and beyond (Leinenkugels, Flying Dog, Anchor, Lagunitas, Sierra Nevada, Oskar Blues, Goose Island, Green Flash, Abita, Mendocino). The other ½ are a mix of mostly bland & unexciting imports, Belgians, German, UK, and elsewhere (the best of the lot being, maybe Paulaner Salvator Dopplebock or Grimbergen Double), plus an offensive collection of beer cocktails for which some body should be punched. In the neck. Repeatedly. And without mercy.

Also, 3 dozen bottles, with fine fine descriptions. 10 Belgians, including Orval (Orange Amber color with hints of juniper, lemon and flowers. Crispy light body with a touch of bitter hops). I think I'll just wait for no one to drink them and go collect them aged, thank you. What else, what else? Oh, Duvel (Belgian golden ale, refreshing and golden like a pilsner, but with the depth and complexity of an ale. Bottle conditioned), and Delirium Tremens too (The flavor was cloves, banana and peppery with pungent hops. Crisp carbonation right off with a medium-light body. Nice dry finish). And 3 Canadian (including Peche Mortel), 7 Germs, 5 English, and 11 American micros (Stone Arrogant Bastard, Brooklyn-Schneider Hopfen Weisse & Local 1, Omme, Hennie & Rare Vos, Rogue Dead Guy, Hazelnut Brown & Mocha Porter, Long Trail Double IPA, and something just called Biere De Mars, a 750 going for $36, doesn't say what or from whom, although the description reads "Wild yeast, tartness, funky dry hopping & touch of space dust" so I'm narrowing in on it as we speak).

Had a Sixpoint Righteous Rye, Dave had the Green Flash Hop Head Red, and said of it, "In fine shape, as always". Don't know if that's sarcasm, he is Witzel after all. And then I had the Blue Point Hoptical Illusion (that bitch was nicely hoppy), and the Goose Island Honkers Ale for Dave, as expected (though I don't know why it would be). We split a cubic assload of wings just because, settling on medium. They were crispy good and they were tasty and I hardly cried. And they were of the 20 cents each variety which is of the not suck. Tunes, from country to Cult and hey, Woodstock is 40 this year, I thought, on hearing "Somebody to Love" and Joe Cocker doin', "With a little help from my friends" just after that. The place was pretty dead on sports bar Sunday, so the crowd wasn't offensively just that. Not the worst place to be stuck beering. It's Croxley's is all.

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Photo of BeTheBall
3.6/5  rDev -11.8%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Stopped for dinner Wednesday night after a full day at Bethpage Black for a practice round. Atmosphere was sort of cheap, concrete floor with plain round tables in the back half, a crowded long bar with more tables in the front half. Very loud, no doubt in part due to the hard floors and walls. Had to almost yell to talk to my brother at our table; I hate that.

Beer selection was certainly better, much better than average with about 20-30 drafts and dozens of bottles. That being said, I kind of struggled to find what were to me intersting beers to drink. I had one IPA that I couldn't finish (can't now remember what it was), but had a Stone IPA that was great, along with a couple of other beers. The waitress was friendly and attentive.

We ate 20 wings that were 10 cents each, their special that night, then each had a sandwich. Food was decent, nothing special, but nothing bad. I gather that this is the best beer selection in Farmingdale, and is certainly better than anything near where I live in Mass., so cheers to them for being there.

All in all a decent place to put a few down, nice selection and decent pub food if you can handle the roar of the crowd.

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Photo of rasta16ry
3.73/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 2.5

This is the Croxley's closest to where I live, so I go there if I want the biggest selection around. It's not the most unorthodox selection, but definitely the biggest.

The atmosphere is usually cool and fun, but it's best in the summer. The warehouse-type feel can sometimes be a little cold and echo-y if it's not full enough in the winter, but in the summer they open up the garage doors and put some tables outside and it's a really nice place to have a beer. Put the earplugs in when the stupid LIRR comes by though; the track is like 15 feet away.

Croxley's usually have a bunch of good beers - always a couple from each local like BPBC, Sixpoint, Brooklyn and even Southampton sometimes. Then they have stuff like Green Flash and usually have a couple of interesting things to try. They had Oaked Double Bastard on cask when I was last there, which was awesome, and they usually have cask Old Speckled Hen. Mr. Body Massage Machine, go!

There are a couple of drawbacks. The space is huge, so sometimes it's a less than warm atmosphere. The food is not something I would go out of my way to have. And the staff is usually not helpful beer-wise. For beer questions, I follow my usual procedure and try to get one of the male bartenders.

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Photo of mattthunder
3.9/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Good beer bar. Good spot. First off, the location is easy to get too by car or train. Their is ample parking in the area, though the lot can get crowded, especially Sunday afternoons.

The food is pretty good, and reasonably priced. 10 cent wings on Monday & Wed. With 20 cents on saturdays and sundays during the football games.

There is also a great Sunday brunch which includes all you can drink, unfortunately that only applies to Croxley Blonds, mimosas, bloody marys and screwdrives.

We go here regularly, and it seems they are finally starting to switch the taps up, which is a good sign.

My biggest negative is uneducated bartenders.

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Photo of dgthompson
4.9/5  rDev +20.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

I had traveled to their other locations often, so when I saw they were opening one right in my hometown I was very excited. great bar, great selection (100+ beers, not one of them Bud/Miller/Coors). Almost all the beers are top notch. I've had about 30 f them so far and only a couple I didn't like. The people that work there are very friendly and efficient. The food is good too. Their wings are the best around. Bar area can get a little crowded on typical busy bar nights, but worth the crowd. A lot of TV's, great place to watch the game.

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Photo of plaid75
3.83/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Located on Main Street, Farmingdale just south of the LIRR tracks. Plenty of parking in the rear, but strangely no rear entrance. For those who know the area, it occupies the former Downtown space.

The space itself is huge with about 3/4 of the area devoted to dining. The bar area is spacious, although there is limited seats at the bar itself. However, there are ledges and stools to pick up the slack. Very industrial in design.

The draft list is typical for Croxley's - 50+ beers on tap, with a handful of seasonals mixed in. While this may seem like a good thing, and it obviously is, don't expect to sample the cuttng edge in craft beer at Croxley's. Other than the seasonals (which are the same every year by the way), the beer list hardly changes.

The wings were good (they always are) and the prices were toward the higher side, as with the other locations.

There was only one bartender on duty to cover the roughly 25 patrons at the bar as well as the table orders. I have noticed this at all the LI locations. So needless to say, it was a bit difficult getting a beer.

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Photo of Biggness
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

I got my first glimpse of Croxley's Last night, and I was certainly impressed for the most part. I really liked the atmosphere, nice trim work inside, nothing like seeing 68 taps on the wall and the open walls was a nice addition. Everything I ordered was very high quality so I can not complain. Our server mixed up beers way too often and forgot beer orders just as often, BUT sh e was very nice. How can you complain about 68 taps? Well of the 68 I count 15 I would certainly order, 5 that I would not leave without ordering, not a great ratio but certainly enough to tempt me to come back. 12.95 for a burger with toppings, fries and a draft. Great deal and it was good!

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Photo of bonbright7
4.13/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I visited the new addition to the Croxley Ales group of bars on opening night and by chance as I had not seen the notes about when it was going to open. I walked in after buying a great cigar down the street and surveyed the mix of industrial looks with old English wood paneled booths. It didn't quite work, but it was clearly planned out to accommodate large numbers of patrons.
As I settled into the bar for two rounds, I was summoned by my friend Ryan from Manhattan Distributing, who was also attending the opening. While we dined on platters of great bbq/hot wings with another beer rep and great glasses of Palm from one of the taps, I noted the place was functioning very well under the weight of its first night.

I have passed by the Croxley Ales a couple of times since and noted the younger crowds packing the place out into the street. I am looking forward to another and quieter evening there in the near future when I can go.

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Photo of wschumac
4.43/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

New place which opened about a month ago, I stopped in for a little lunch the other day. Considering there are three other Croxely's in the New York area I believe this one is the largest in square footage but not sure about the beer.

With 68 different beers on taps from Belgians&Germans to Microbrews and local beers such as blue point and Southampton you can't go wrong. Friendly staff and great outdoor seating area to relax with your favorite beer and some food.

Located on main st. in farmingdale right by the railroad tracks excellent place to stop in and grab your favorite beer or try a new one.

I was here suring the day not sure about how the nighttime clientèle is, Could possibly be a college crowd....

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Croxley's Ales in Farmingdale, NY
4.08 out of 5 based on 39 ratings.
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