If people don’t know where Long Island is, then they at least know of it thanks to one of the most potent alcoholic drinks out there. A glass of Long Island Ice Tea is the surefire way to get a little buzz on: vodka, gin, tequila, rum, triple sec…just one will do the job. And of course, who makes this drink better than folks right here on Long Island? Try the Best Long Island Ice Tea on Long Island in 2014 for the greatest version of our namesake drink you’ll ever have.

Long Islanders voted Post Office Cafe in Babylon Best Long Island Iced Tea on Long Island!

PostOffice3 1. Post Office Café

130 W. Main St., Babylon.
631-669-9224. lessings.com

This signature drink put Long Island on the map. Simply put, it combines an intoxicating blend of vodka, gin, tequila, triple sec, sweet and sour mix, and rum. Then comes the twist that separates the mediocre from the masters—and the Post Office Café has come up with the supreme formula. Their Long Island Iced Tea recipe is a secret, but we can tell you that they make theirs with only the finest top-shelf liquors at a cozy establishment that has been a Babylon mainstay for more than 30 years. Worth trying, if not for the intoxicating flavors, to represent this island we call home!

2. Dublin Deck

325 River Ave., Patchogue.
631-207-0370. dublindeck.com

3. Library Café

274 Main St., Farmingdale.
516-752-7678. lessings.com