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Founders Tavern

55500 Route 25, Southold, NY 11971-4649
+1 631-765-3100
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good50%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (14 reviews)
“tavern burger” (2 reviews)
“tuna wrap” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
55500 Route 25, Southold, NY 11971-4649
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We recently visited Founders Tavern. Our appetizers were coconut shrimp and Rhode Island clam chowder. Both were good. I believe the chowder was home made. Our entrees were tuna wraps. Our server, unfortunately I didn't ask her name, was very friendly and attentive. In fact...More

Thank Golfpa1
Reviewed 13 January 2018

So we live in the neighborhood and always passed the restaurant. From the outside, we both said "Eh". Well, we tried this weekend and will admit - friendly place, attentive hostess, great local people, quick service, and, most importantly, great food and drink. Good wine...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This friendly bar and restaurant is the go-to place for locals for a traditional and quality dinner.

Thank ElleAll
Reviewed 22 September 2017

After a few wineries we needed someplace to get a bit and Founders Tavern was just the place. Burgers were excellent and prices good. Highly recommend

Thank Mary Ann P
Reviewed 25 August 2017

A small, cozy restaurant in town with a warm staff and interesting and tasty menu. We were quickly seated on a week night and the dining area filled up over the evening. It is a popular spot for locals and those that stay in the...More

Thank TrvCpl
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Burgers are excellent. My go to is the Tuna wrap. It's fresh tuna - not tuna salad! It has a warm atmosphere and is frequented by locals and visitors.

Thank SCMLombardi
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant several times. I always have difficulty selecting an item from the menu to order. Nothing jumps out at me. I like going to a restaurant where many things sound good and I can't decide what to order. Founders Tavern...More

Thank Golfpa1
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Founders Tavern is an authentic grill and bar serving everything from great burgers to pasta , seafood, salads, and meat entrees. The atmosphere is casual, the food is very good, and the service friendly.

Thank BigRickyC
Reviewed 14 June 2017

On a recent bike trip through Southold and some local wineries, we stopped for lunch at Founders Tavern. The place was an excellent stop and featured many varied menu choices, all of which seemed absolutely tasty. We were sat in the dining area adjoining the...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Every time we visit the north fork we stop at Founders for drinks, lunch or apps...the service is terrific, even when they are busy.

Thank Maryann N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55500 Route 25, Southold, NY 11971-4649
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  North Fork  >  Southold
  • Phone Number: +1 631-765-3100
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