10 Top Staten Island North Shore Night Life Spots To Check Out!

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Staten Island usually isn’t the place people think about when they talk about New York City nightlife. The truth is, Staten Island is often considered lacking when it comes to having a social scene for its residents. Although this may be true, in comparison to New York City’s other boroughs, there are some places on Staten Island’s North Shore that are worth checking out if you’re looking for some hip and entertaining things to do at night.

Flagship Brewing Company

38-40 Minthorne Street, Tompkinsville


Owned and operated by three Staten Island childhood friends, the Flagship Brewing Company brings a unique product and a unique atmosphere back to Staten Island’s North Shore. Flagship’s tasting room is open Thursday through Sunday, and offers a relaxing and laid back atmosphere for people looking to just “hang out.” If you’re looking for a little more excitement, there are plenty of events happening on the weekends at Flagship -comedy nights, open mic and local bands- all featuring local talent. Check out their events calendar here for more information on upcoming events.

Beso Restaurant

11 Schuyler Street, St. George


A popular and enticing dining option is Beso Restaurant, a small and cozy Spanish restaurant with tapas, entrees & sangria. Beso is perfect for any occasion: a family dinner, romantic evening or a night out with friends.

Burrito Bar

585 Forest Avenue, West Brighton


The motto reads, “Peace, Love & Mexican food” and the food, drinks and atmosphere has won this West Brighton Tex-Mex restaurant and bar the Staten Island Reader’s Choice Award for best happy hour.

120 Bay Café

120 Bay Street, St. George


Formerly known as “The Cargo,” 120 Bay Café is located just two blocks from the Staten Island Ferry in the heart of St. George. It is known for its food, live music, surreal artwork, and eclectic crowd.

Local Arts Scene

Deep Tanks Studio

150 Bay Street, St. George


Deep tanks photography studio and art space functions as an art gallery, performance venue and a full-service photography studio. Art walk events are open to the public on the second Saturday of every month. These “Second Saturday Staten Island” can include visual and performance arts, including photography, painting, sculpture, film dance, spoken word, music, and more.

Elsewhere on Staten Island


1100 South Avenue


This dazzling, glitzy nightclub that opened in 2012 atop the Hilton Garden Inn draws huge crowds. It features a high-tech dance floor, state-of the art music system and lighting, huge glass windows and outdoor areas with spectacular views.


Hometown Bars and Pubs

Staten Island also has many hometown bars and clubs- practically one in each neighborhood. Local hang-outs like Dannyboys, Nurnburger Bierhaus, Jody’s, Lacey’s Tavern and Jimmy Max have been around for decades and are routinely filled with devoted patrons.

With roughly $1 billion in private investment coming into Staten Island’s North Shore, there is bound to be more nightlife entertainment options to offer Staten Islanders in the near future. As North Shore developments are finally set into motion, Staten Island neighborhoods like St. George and Tompkinsville just may end up being entertainment and leisure destinations in the near future.

In the mean time, feel free to browse through the neighborhood section of my website for more information about some of Staten Island’s most popular restaurants, parks, local businesses and points of interest. If you’re interested in buying a home or Staten Island real estate and want to know more, please don’t hesitate to contact me on Facebook or Twitter.

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