Address

130 West Main Street, Babylon, NY 11702

Phone Number

(631) 669-9224

Date Visited

11-01-21

Website

Link to Website

Post Office Cafe, Babylon

Description


The Post Office Cafe, is located at 130 West Main Street, Babylon. There are two accessible spaces in the small parking lot in the rear. There is a street-level, accessible entrance here as well.

The main entrance requires two steps to the double door entry. There is an accessible, street-level, single door a bit to the right of the main entrance.

There is a full-height bar, with booths, and tables. There is a small, multi-stall restroom in the rear.

To the right of the entrance there are two steps to reach the booths and tables in this dining area.

If you enter from the street-level door or from the parking lot, there are no steps required to get to a seat. There is a large, accessible, single-occupancy restroom located in the rear of this dining area.

There is ample space throughout.



Checklist

    Attraction Type:  dining
    Number of handicapped spaces:  2
    Location of handicapped spaces:  in parking lot in rear of building
    Surface of lot:  paved
    Distance to venue:  very close
    Transportation to venue offered:  na
    Terrain:  flat
    Places to rest:  na
    Paths and walkways:  paved
    Location of handicapped entrance:  one is in parking lot in rear, one is to the right of the main entrance
    Doors:  double doors
    Number of floors:  *
    Elevators:  na
    Ramps:  na
    Steps and staircases:  2 steps at main entrance, 2 steps to get up to booths and tables in main dining area
    Width of aisles:  ample space throughout
    Places to sit:  booths, tables (both high and low), full-height bar
    Location of restrooms:  in rear of bar area, and in rear of lower dining area
    Type of restroom:  one in bar area is small, not-accessible, multi-stall; one in lower dining area is large, accessible, single-occupancy
    Ease of entry and exit:  ok
    Baby changing station:  no
    Friendliness of staff:  very pleasant and helpful
    Notes:  * main entrance - this level has bar area - there are two steps up to dining area near front entrance, There are two steps down to large dining area with fireplace and accessible restroom (You can get to this area through parking lot entrance or single door to the right of the main entrance)

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Babylonians have been gathering at the Post Office Cafe for over 40 years. Located in a post office that was built in the 1930s, this welcoming venue serves American pub food and craft beers. (website)


Two accessible spaces are located close to the street-level, accessible, single door entry in the small, paved, parking lot in the rear of the building.


I found ample street parking when I arrived to meet a friend for lunch.


There are two steps up to the main entrance, as well as a street-level, accessible entrance to the right of that.  Once inside, I found a charming atmosphere with tile floors, wood accents, and vintage carousel horses. 


The full height bar area is on this entry level. There are tables and booths as well as high-top tables in the rear.  The multi-stall restroom in the rear of the bar is quite small and not accessible. 


To the right of the entrance are two steps up to get to the roomy booths.


This is a large venue, with another dining area. If you enter through the street-level door, or from the parking lot, you do not need to encounter any steps to be at a table. There is also a large, accessible, single-occupancy restroom in the rear of this dining area. Make sure to tell the host/hostess of your needs, or call ahead about where you need to be seated.  Based on how understanding everyone sounded when we spoke, we are sure you will be accommodated to the best of their ability.


Our server was lovely, very helpful and pleasant. My shrimp tacos were absolutely delicious, as was the chicken sandwich my friend ordered. We were checked on often, with drinks replenished without our having to ask!


It was a lovely, relaxed lunch. We understand that there is live music several nights a week. We suggest checking with the restaurant to be sure.


As always, we at Destination Accessible, advise you to visit a venue’s website, www.postofficecafe.com, when planning a visit, to “know before you go,”


 



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