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Nick & Toni's in East Hampton has a cocktail list using locally sourced spirits, including the barrel-aged Negroni with Seneca Lakes gin from Finger Lakes, Campari, sweet vermouth, Fee Brothers orange bitters from Rochester and an orange twist. (July 21, 2013)

Top cocktail restaurants on Long Island

A good cocktail can be a good thing to find, especially in the warm weather months. Here are some local favorites.

East Hampton Point, East Hampton: Overlook Three Mile
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East Hampton Point, East Hampton: Overlook Three Mile Harbor and sip on a raspberry frozen margarita or one of the bar's signature cocktails, including the Point? martini (Ketel One vodka, blackberry, lychee and lime) or smoke and mirrors (Bombay? gin,? mezcal,? Campari and sweet? vermouth). (July 21, 2013)

East Hampton Point in East Hampton serves a
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East Hampton Point in East Hampton serves a mango daiquiri. (July 21, 2013)

East Hampton Point in East Hampton serves a
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East Hampton Point in East Hampton serves a classic margarita. (July 21, 2013)

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Wave Seafood Kitchen, Port Jefferson: At Danfords Hotel
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Wave Seafood Kitchen, Port Jefferson: At Danfords Hotel & Marina, the restaurant serves an array of signature drinks including the tidal wave, with coconut rum, blue curacao, pineapple juice and coconut milk. (July 12, 2013)

A jalapeno margarita, served waterside at Wave Seafood
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A jalapeno margarita, served waterside at Wave Seafood Kitchen in Port Jefferson. (July 12, 2013)

Roots Bistro Gourmand, West Islip: Go with a
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Roots Bistro Gourmand, West Islip: Go with a classic, such as a mojito, or try one of Roots' specialty cocktails, including laws of motion (with fig vodka) or salty watermelon (rum). (July 20, 2013)

Roots Bistro Gourmand in West Islip's law of
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Roots Bistro Gourmand in West Islip's law of motion, with fig vodka, yuzu juice and muddled figs. (July 20, 2013)

Roots Bistro Gourmand in West Islip's rum-based salty
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Roots Bistro Gourmand in West Islip's rum-based salty watermelon. (July 20, 2013)

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Fishbar on the Lake, Montauk: Drink options include
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Fishbar on the Lake, Montauk: Drink options include a house-made sangria. (July 9, 2012)

Four Food Studio, Melville: Mod styling goes with
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Four Food Studio, Melville: Mod styling goes with your cocktail of choice, including the restaurant's play on Long Island iced tea, Long Beach iced tea. (July 24, 2012)

Nick & Toni's, East Hampton: The grape Gatsby,
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Nick & Toni's, East Hampton: The grape Gatsby, with Absolut vodka, Wolffer Estate Verjus, spearmint, Prosecco and lemon. (July 21, 2013)

Nick & Toni's in East Hampton has a
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Nick & Toni's in East Hampton has a cocktail list using locally sourced spirits, including the barrel-aged Negroni with Seneca Lakes gin from Finger Lakes, Campari, sweet vermouth, Fee Brothers orange bitters from Rochester and an orange twist. (July 21, 2013)

Nick & Toni's in East Hampton serves a
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Nick & Toni's in East Hampton serves a mai tai with Diplomatico Blanco rum, Rhum Clement VSOP rum, house-made orgeat syrup, Pierre Ferrand dry curacao and fresh lime juice. (July 21, 2013)

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K. Pacho Cocina and Tequila, New Hyde Park:
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K. Pacho Cocina and Tequila, New Hyde Park: An extensive tequila menu feeds an extensive selection of margaritas, from traditional to blueberry-pomagranate. (March 23, 2012)

Navy Beach, Montauk: Set so close to the
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Navy Beach, Montauk: Set so close to the water you're practically in it, Navy Beach serves up signature cocktails including its acai caipirinha, a fruity take on Brazil's national drink. (July 21, 2013)

Navy Beach in Montauk serves a cucumber gin
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Navy Beach in Montauk serves a cucumber gin and tonic with Hendrick's gin and celery bitters. (July 21, 2013)

An orange mojito at Navy Beach in Montauk.
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An orange mojito at Navy Beach in Montauk. (July 21, 2013)

Tropix, Freeport: Sit in the vast outdoor lounge
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Tropix, Freeport: Sit in the vast outdoor lounge and sip a frozen pina colada. (July 20, 2013)

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Honu Kitchen & Cocktails, Huntington: A black currant
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Honu Kitchen & Cocktails, Huntington: A black currant margarita is among the signature cocktails, which also include a coconut martini and the Brooklyn Botanical and tonic, with basil, cucumber and lime. (July 20, 2013)

A mojito at Honu Kitchen & Cocktails in
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A mojito at Honu Kitchen & Cocktails in Huntington. (July 20, 2013)

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