The Refuge


10/08/2023 – Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge with LI-DOG 2023

 

Photo Credit: Joann Garguola

Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge With LI-DOG!

 

Sunday, October 8th, 11 AM to 3 PM

The Refuge

515 Broadhollow Rd., Melville

(Google Map)

How to find us: 
We’ll be out on the patio! Come thru the gate, to the right of the front entrance.

How does Sunday Brunch sound? Even better, how does Sunday Brunch with your pup sound? If it sounds great, then join us for Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge with LI-DOG on Sunday, Oct. 8th!

Besides great food, there’ll be drink specials, dog treats, raffles, and more! Don’t forget to ask for the special Doggie Menu! Visit The Refuge Menu to review their Brunch and Brunch Cocktail menus.

In order to be seated at a table, you must have a reservation. The Refuge strongly recommends making your reservation ahead of time by calling 631-577-4444, but you may still make one when you arrive on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Once you and your pup are out on the patio, please stop by the LI-DOG table to sign in and check out all the great raffle baskets we’ve put together!

This is an important fundraising event for LI-DOG. Please do take a chance on winning one of the GREAT raffle baskets generously donated by our sponsors— Bagel Boss, Brutus Bone Broth, My Human “N” Me, Palomino’s RestaurantPersonalize Your Pet, Stew Leonard’s East Meadow, AND Tito’s Vodka. Plus, thank you to Alan Meschkow, Gail Meschkow, Bailey Applebee Dog, and one Anonymous donor for their creative and much appreciated individual donations!

LI-DOG would like to extend special thanks to Tito’s Vodka and The Refuge. Not only is Tito’s donating one of their popular raffle baskets to the event, but we want to thank them and The Refuge for including LI-DOG in the Tito’s x Refuge donation program for Long Island nonprofits. We are so grateful for their generous support!

PET PARENT ESSENTIALS FOR THE BRUNCH: Make sure to walk your dog outside the venue before entering, bring poop bags, and watch your dog closely. Please note that while well-socialized and fully vaccinated dogs are allowed on the grounds of our venue, ONLY service dogs are permitted to enter the indoor bar/restaurant area.

To RSVP, go to:

LI-DOG on Meetup

LI-DOG on Facebook

or email us at lidog_news@yahoo.com

In addition, make sure to Call the Refuge for Your Brunch Reservation at 631-577-4444.

We look forward to seeing you at Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge with LI-DOG on Sunday, October 8th!


.06/14/2023 – Barkin Brunch at The Refuge 2023

Howl ‘O’ Ween Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge!

Sun., Oct. 22nd, 11 AM – 3 PM
The Refuge, Melville, NY

You and your leashed dog are invited to the final Barkin’ Brunch of the season at The Refuge when the restaurant will host a Howl ‘O’ Ween Party and Parade. Prizes will be awarded for Best Dog, Best Dog & Owner Pair, and Best Group Costume. For details, check out Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge!


06/14/2023 – Barkin Brunch at The Refuge Series 2023

 

Howl ‘O’ Ween Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge

 

Sunday, Oct. 22nd, 11 AM to 3 PM

The Refuge

515 Broadhollow Road

Melville, NY 11747

(Google Maps)

You and your leashed dogs are invited to the final Barkin’ Brunch of the season at The Refuge when the restaurant will host a Halloween Party and Parade. Prizes will be awarded for Best Dog Costume, Best Dog & Owner Pair, and Best Group Costume.

At 12:15, representatives from Tito’s Vodka will be on hand to give out checks to all the animal-centric nonprofits who participated in the Tito’s x Refuge donation program for Long Island nonprofits. LI-DOG will be there!

In addition to the restaurant’s usual delicious brunch menu, special fall-themed cocktails will be available for purchase. There’s even a ‘ Pawty Menu ‘ for the pooches.

Reservations strongly recommended. Call 631-577-4444.  


10/23/2022 – Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge HowloWeen Party

Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge Howl ‘0’ Ween Party

Rescheduled to Sunday, Oct. 30th, 11 AM to 3 PM

Costume Contest 12:30 PM

The Refuge

515 Broadhollow Rd., Melville

(Google Maps)

You and your dog are invited to join The Refuge for their final Barkin’ Brunch of the 2022 season and their Howl ‘o’ Ween Party and Costume Contest on Sun., Oct. 30th! [Please note this is a schedule change.]

Besides a delicious brunch menu with fun cocktails for you, there’s always a special “Pawty Menu” for your pup! The event takes place on The Refuge’s big outdoor patio.

Make sure to dress up your dog in their Halloween best so they can strut their stuff in the doggy Halloween costume contest and parade starting at 12:30 p.m. Prizes will be given out for Best Dog Costume, Best Owner & Dog Coordinated Costume and Best Group.

As always, The Refuge strongly recommends making a reservation for a table beforehand. Call The Refuge at 631-577-4444.

Thank you to The Refuge and Tito’s Handmade Vodka for sponsoring these fun and worthwhile events this year! 


.10/2/2022 – Barkin Brunch with LI-DOG at The Refuge

Barkin’ Brunch with LI-DOG at The Refuge!

Sun., Oct. 9th, 11AM – 3PM
The Refuge, Melville

How does Sunday brunch with your dog on a big patio with tables, umbrellas, delicious omelets, waffles, mimosas and Bloody Mary’s sound? If it sounds great, then join us for Barkin’ Brunch with LI-DOG at The Refuge in Melville! Besides great food, they’ll be drink specials, dog treats, and great raffles generously donated by our sponsors. There’s even a special Doggie Menu for your pup!  This is an important fundraiser for LI-DOG, so please join us. Because of the weather, this event has been rescheduled from Sunday, Oct. 2nd to Sunday, Oct. 9th. For details, go to Barkin’ Brunch with LI-DOG at The Refuge.


05/01/2022 – Barkin Brunch at The Refuge

 

Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge

Sundays 11 AM – 3 PM, May through October
The Refuge
515 Broadhollow Rd., Melville, NY
(Google Maps)

How does Sunday Brunch on an outdoor patio with your leashed pup sound? If it sounds good, check out Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge!

Your leashed pup is welcome to enjoy brunch with you at Barkin’ Brunch, which is held at The Refuge in Melville on their outdoor patio on Sundays 11am – 3 pm, May through October, weather permitting. The outdoor area is covered and provides plenty of shade. Besides a great menu for you, there is a special “Pawty Menu” with delicious selections for your pup to enjoy!

Special event brunches run throughout the season. Each features a local rescue/shelter or other dog-related charity group, including LI-DOG, who will be on the premise that day. The charity will benefit from the sale of Chinese auction raffle baskets & other merchandise, plus they will receive a generous donation from Tito’s Handmade Vodka, the “Vodka for Dog People”!

Come enjoy brunch, sip a cocktail, buy a raffle, meet adoptable dogs and fellow dog owners and lend your support for these local rescue group and dog-related charities.

Reservations are strongly recommended. Call The Refuge at 631-577-4444 to make yours.

Special Fundraiser Brunch Schedule for the 2022 Season

Jake’s Rescue Ranch – May 1st

LI Golden Retriever Rescue – May 22nd

Healing Haven Animal Foundation – June 5th

Long Island Orchestrating for Nature, Inc. (LION) – June 26th

Almost Home Animal Rescue – July 17th

For Our Friends – August 14th

A New Beginning Animal Rescue Corp – August 28th

America’s VetDogs – September 11th

PAWS – PIONEERS FOR ANIMAL WELFARE SOCIETY – September 25th

Friends of LI Dog Parks (LI-DOG)! – October 2nd

Annual HOWL O WEEN Event – October 23rd

Thank you to The Refuge and Tito’s Handmade Vodka for sponsoring these fun and worthwhile events!

 


10/24/2021 – Howl-o-Ween Barkin Brunch

Howl O Ween Barkin’ Brunch!

 

Sun., Oct. 24th, 11 AM – 3 PM

The Refuge

515 Broadhollow Road 
Melville, NY 11747

(Google Map)

Dress your pup and enjoy The Refuge’s Annual Howl O Ween Barkin Brunch on Sun., Oct. 24th! 

Pet Parade & Costume Contest begins at 1PM.  Prizes will be given for Best Dressed Dog, Best Owner/Doggy Pair and Best Dressed Group.

Reservations are highly recommended. Call 631-577-4444. Brunch Menu served 11am-3pm. Vegan options are available.

Also, check out the special Pawty Menu for the pooches!  

This event is generously supported by Tito’s Vodka–Vodka for Dog people.

For more info: Call The Refuge at 631-577-4444 or go to The Refuge 110.

 


.10/24/2021 – Howl-o-Ween Barkin Brunch

Annual Howl-o-Ween Barkin Brunch!

Sun., Oct.  24th, 11 AM – 3 PM[lo]The Refuge, Melville[lc]

Dress up you pup and come to The Refuge for their annual Howl-o-Ween Barkin’ Brunch! The pet parade and costume contest starts at 1 pm. and prizes will be awarded for Best Dressed Dog, Best Owner/Doggy Pair, and Best Group. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. and there’s a special Pawty Menu for the pooches. For more information, check out Howl-o-Ween Barkin’ Brunch!


.10/03/2021 – Barkin Brunch with LI-DOG at The Refuge 2021

 

Photo Credit: Feng Sherri Hsiu

Barkin’ Brunch with LI-DOG at The Refuge!

Sun., Oct. 3rd, 11 AM – 3 PM[lo]The Refuge[lo]515 Broadhollow Rd., Melville[lc]

Does Sunday brunch outside with your pup on a big patio with tables and umbrellas and delicious food and drinks sound fun? If yes, then join us for Barkin’ Brunch with LI-DOG at The Refuge! Besides great food, they’ll be drink specials, dog treats, raffles and more. This is a fundraiser for LI-DOG, so please join us on Oct. 3rd for brunch! For more information, go to Barkin’ Brunch with LI-DOG at The Refuge!


10/03/2021 – Barkin Brunch with LI-DOG at The Refuge 2021

 

Photo Credit: Feng Sherri Hsiu

Barkin’ Brunch with LI-DOG at The Refuge!

Sun., Oct. 3rd, 11 AM – 3 PM

The Refuge

515 Broadhollow Rd., Melville

(Google Map)

How to find us: We’ll be out on the patio! Come thru the gate, to the right of the front entrance.

Are you ready to “PAWTEE”? Does Sunday brunch outside with your pup on a big patio with tables and umbrellas (socially-distanced, of course), delicious omelettes, waffles, mimosas and Bloody Mary’s sound great? If so, then please join us for Barkin’ Brunch with LI-DOG at The Refuge, just off Route 110 in Melville.

Besides great food, there’ll be drink specials, dog treats, raffles, and more! Visit The Refuge website to review their menus (Brunch and Brunch Cocktails) and their COVID Safety Plan. That’s Coco@nybulldogsisters, captured by her Mom Feng Sherri Hsiu, reading the Pawtee Menu at one of our previous brunches!

Due to COVID-19 guidelines, the outside bar is closed and the couches and chairs around it have been replaced with socially-distanced tables. In order to be seated at a table, you MUST have a reservation. The maximum reservation per table is limited to six guests if not family; ten guests if family. The Refuge strongly recommends making your reservation ahead of time by calling 631-577-4444, but you may still make a reservation when you arrive on a first come, first served basis. If you have a reservation, please let the hostess know that your party has arrived and then visit the LI-DOG table and check out our great raffle baskets!

This is a fund raising event to benefit LI-DOG – The Long Island Dog Owners Group. Please do take a chance at winning one of the GREAT raffle baskets generously donated by our sponsors–Earth Bath, Earth-Rated, Glo-mar, Lieb Cellars, and Otto’s Coffee Shop. Plus, thanks to Alan and Gail Meschkow, Bailey Applebee Dog, Gail Katz, and Sugarberry Bakery in Oceanside for their creative and much appreciated  individual donations!

LI-DOG would also like to extend a special thanks to The Refuge and Tito’s Vodka for not only donating one of their popular raffle baskets for the event but also for including LI-DOG in the Tito’s x Refuge donation program for Long Island nonprofits. We are so grateful for their generous support!

PET PARENT ESSENTIALS FOR THE BRUNCH: Make sure to walk your dog outside the venue before entering, bring poop bags, and watch your dog closely. Please note that while well-socialized and fully vaccinated dogs are allowed on the grounds of the venue, ONLY service dogs are permitted to enter the indoor bar/restaurant area.

Brunch Reservations: Call The Refuge at 631-577-4444.

We look forward to seeing you at Barkin’ Brunch with LI-DOG at The Refuge!

Thank you for your support!