Honu closes in Huntington to make way for new restaurant


Honu Kitchen & Cocktails, a longtime favorite eatery in downtown Huntington, has announced it has closed.

“We are so gracious and thankful to all our loyal customers over the past 20 years who celebrated many special occasions with us,” reads an announcement today on the restaurant’s Instagram.

Honu was best known for its eclectic food menu, craft cocktails and lively atmosphere.

In the post, it says a new restaurant group will be taking over the space at 363 New York Ave. Check back with Greater Long Island for more details.

The owners of Honu extended their best wishes to the incoming restaurant group, stating: “[They] will be recreating the space into an amazing culinary experience for all this fall.”

Upon the news of its closure, sad commenters expressed how much they will miss the staple in the heart of Huntington Village.

“You will be so missed, you were one of my absolutely favorite restaurants,” wrote one person with the IG handle kristabella27. “Loved every experience. Very sad to hear — all the very best of luck to you.”

Top: The sign of Honu Kitchen & Cocktails in Huntington. (Credit: Facebook)