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New Sports Bar Kicks Off in Nesconset

Boulevard's Sports Bar and Grill on Smithtown Bypass in Nesconset officially opened its doors today.

Credit: Boulevard's website
Credit: Boulevard's website

Grab your favorite team jersey, a new spot to catch the game has opened in Nesconset.

BBG's, Boulevard’s Sports Bar and Grill officially opened its doors on  Wednesday and will celebrate all throughout this weekend. The bar and grill is brand new, built by owner Jim Letizia, of Nesconset, along with general manager, Joe Spano.

They boast ten taps and twelve televisions, making most seats in the house a good one. If you’re hungry, they’ve got plenty to offer. Wings, sliders and few specialty burgers like the Jets burger, which comes with a fried egg on top and the Bohemian, which is made with pulled pork and cheddar cheese. To see the entire menu, click here.

Spano said they aren’t trying to compete with the big guys.

“We are small local neighborhood sports bar with great food,” he said.

Just might be the kind of place where everybody knows your name.

Boulevards is located at 199 Smithtown Blvd. in Nesconset across from Carol's Plant Shed.

localguy November 20, 2013 at 03:25 PM
ahhhh....... first line of the story up top says the place is located on Smithtown Bypass and the last line says it's located on Smithtown Blvd. I believe the 2nd location mentioned is correct.
EPG November 20, 2013 at 09:15 PM
Yes, Smithtown Blvd. Nice looking little place, not sure how the neighbors right next to it are going to react, though. Hopefully they have some good IPA on tap.
Guest November 20, 2013 at 10:24 PM
I'll tell you how the neighbors feel. They're pissed. How would you feel paying Smithtown taxes and they drop a bar on the other side of your fence. Wait till the drunks start hanging out outdoors to have their smokes. It's also a school bus stop. How would you feel having your kid dropped off in the driveway of a sports bar during lunch hour and someone who had one to many runs them down? What happens when that little parking lot fills up during the weekend. Where are they parking? You got it. Right on Francis in front of all those houses. There is nowhere else to park. This isn't a little place like that Kelly's up the road, this is a real sports bar and you can be sure there will be plenty of problems.
Argile November 21, 2013 at 09:54 AM
I didn't hear anything in the local news about neighbors complaining. Was intrigued on the location though. Are there any links related to some sore of protest over the construction of this bar? I've heard quite a bit over the construction of a Sonic and Story Book Homes but not this.
Argile November 21, 2013 at 11:04 AM
You make it sound like they built a strip club. I'd be more concerned if it looked like a dive bar. Looks pretty classy to me and if Smithtown locals go there I'm sure it'll stay that way.
EPG November 21, 2013 at 12:05 PM
I didn't even know they were putting a bar in there, must have missed the announcement. Don't worry about me parking on Francis, aside from not frequenting bars, I can walk. ;)
Guest November 21, 2013 at 01:12 PM
They never made an announcement. I live a hop, skip and a jump away. All of a sudden there was a sign up saying it was coming soon. Then about a month or so later, I saw it in the Patch. Not happy. But at this point there isn't a thing anyone can do about it. What upsets me most is that it's a school bus stop. Furthermore it's also located in an area where kids (teens mostly) ride there bikes, walk, and skateboard back and forth going from the park behind the library to 711, or the pizza places over there or even all the people walking to the fairs and summer concerts over by the Gazebo. I understand they are not across the street from each other, but we really didn't need more drunks driving on the roads over here.
Argile November 21, 2013 at 04:26 PM
Guest, if you're so concerned about drunks near the park there's a bar right across the street from it next to Sun Dried Tomatoes.
Guest November 21, 2013 at 06:06 PM
That's why I said MORE drunks. I think we obviously have enough.
JDep November 22, 2013 at 03:00 PM
We, the residents, did protest the bar opening. We went to town hall meetings, signed petitions, called the town repeatedly when they were doing construction without permits, etc. Now that the bar is open, we are worried how it will affect our quiet neighborhood. Upon moving here, we knew that was commercial property but counted on it being a place that kept normal business hours, such as the nursery and the physical therapist.
Argile November 22, 2013 at 08:10 PM
Wow. You stalked my profile to find out my first name? Someone needs to get a life.
VR November 23, 2013 at 09:24 AM
You as a home buyer should never count on a commercial piece of property staying as it was or maintaing normal business hours.
Argile November 23, 2013 at 04:53 PM
"Rob (a/k/a Smithrez)" <- Paranoia or a vindictive female who can't tolerate another's opinion? Hmmm, I'll choose choice B. But I'll tell you what, I'll be having a drink in your honor at Boulevard’s this weekind! As "for drunks to hang out and avoid their families," sounds like you have some personal issues. Did your husband choose alcohol over you? After reading your angry posts I'd think I'd do the same.
Guest November 23, 2013 at 06:44 PM
I passed there last night and like predicted, the cars were parked all the way up Francis. It looked like a street in Manhattan. They were also parked in the lot of the brown office building on Smithtown Blvd. Maybe the residents on Francis and the other side streets over there should start parking their own cars in the street making parking impossible for the bar patrons. It's a legal way to protest. At least on Friday and Saturday nights when they are at their busiest time. It will keep them off your block.
Argile November 25, 2013 at 07:42 AM
What league is that? Your mental illness league? You're right. I can't relate to that. But there are quite a bit of anti-psychotic meds on the market. You should look into them.
JDep December 01, 2013 at 10:32 AM
Thank you @IrishEyes. @VR I know I shouldn't have counted on that. But, in many neighborhoods that have commercial property, the type of business occupying the property should only open during business hours. I should have looked into that further.

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