Inside Bar Clementine, Long Island’s new high-end cocktail bar


Bar Clementine — Long Island’s new high-end cocktail bar and bistro — is now open in downtown Islip.

The concept comes from the ownership team behind The LakeHouse in Bay Shore, which includes Matthew Connors and his wife Eileen Connors, along with Jason Gut.

The trio launched the restaurant this February at the old Treme jazz venue at 553 Main St.

Patrons can expect New American bites on the menu, and to indulge in elevated cocktails, including the signature Clementine Cocktail. Here’s the menu:

In December, Eileen Connors described Bar Clementine to Greater Long Island as a place that will be “very elegant and very pretty.”

And they surely delivered. Keep scrolling for photos of the beautiful space.

Some background

The Connors, who live in Bay Shore, moved from Brooklyn in 2006 to open The LakeHouse, with Eileen Connors running the front of the house and Matthew in the kitchen. Matthew had made a name for himself in Manhattan, where he last ran the popular farm-to-table restaurant Veritas in the Flatiron District. The LakeHouse is now perennially ranked as among the best restaurants on Long Island.


All photos were taken from Bar Clementine’s Instagram. Follow them below.


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