The Arden is situated above a Starbucks in the town of Port Jefferson; enter at street level and climb a seasonally decorated stairway to reach the "ultra lounge". The bar acts as focal point and room divider, and tables line the rim of what will morph into a dance floor. The Arden's kitchen specializes in entertainment as well, plus fare that's complemented by a drink or five, from small plates to large.

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The Arden is a restaurant, lounge and nightclub located above Starbucks on Main Street in Port Jefferson.

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Patrons mingle at the bar at The Arden in Port Jefferson.

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The bar acts as a focal point at The Arden in Port Jefferson.

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"The Big Show" band performs as patrons dance into the evening at The Arden in Port Jefferson.

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Server Brittany Halperin brings a selection of desserts to a table at The Arden in Port Jefferson.

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The slider board includes a trio: a Wagyu beef burger, another with Taylor ham and cheese, and a third with Buffalo-style chicken at The Arden in Port Jefferson.

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Fig-and-goat cheese flatbread with caramelized onion is a standout at The Arden in Port Jefferson.

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Tuna two ways is a well-fashioned duo of sashimi and tartare at The Arden in Port Jefferson.

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