An Oldie but Goodie.

“The orange bitters make the bourbon extra smooth, and the extra shot on the side is an homage to the town and how the little extra is there to satisfy a town that enjoys its drinks,”

Long Island Press


Publicans Returns to Manhasset

“Though it is a new millennium for Publicans, there’s still plenty of respect and value for the place’s history in the newly renovated space. Fans, foodies, locals and longtime friends of the spot will each find a home at the carefully restored bar. All one needs to do is grab a seat to begin a trip down memory lane or a new adventure.”

Long Island Pulse


Publicans Redesigned and Ready for Business

“The long-awaited return of Publicans is here. The exterior of the pub is charcoal gray with a simple sign in black letters stating Publicans, which when photographed makes you think of an old-fashioned photo. Truly a blast from the past, only better.”

Manhasset Daily



Classy Manhasset Bar Reborn as Glossy Gastropub

“There is good juju in the walls and an earnestness at Publicans… with Al Green or reggae blaring and the bar heaving, it’s easy to have fun here — a place that has changed dramatically to reflect the changed town around it.”



Publicans Reopens in Manhasset

“J.R. Moehringer would not recognize Publicans. The classic Manhasset pub, immortalized in the author’s 2005 memoir “The Tender Bar,” has been made over into a sleek gastropub where grizzled tipplers are outnumbered by high-heeled Soul Cyclists. The wood is reclaimed, the bricks are exposed, the glossy white tiles whisper “subway,” and the menu features quinoa and kale"