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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%
Travellers talk about
“tavern burger” (2 reviews)
“tuna wrap” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
55500 Route 25, Southold, NY 11971-4649
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Five of of cousins met up for the first time in years and occupied a nice round table in a quiet corner, which was pretty easy to find since we were the only patrons at lunch on a Thursday. We ordered the house-made potato chips...More

Thank Leejoe
Reviewed January 15, 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 January 13, 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 October 16, 2017

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

Thank ElleAll
Reviewed September 22, 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 August 25, 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 August 8, 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 July 8, 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 June 27, 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 June 13, 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
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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