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Downtown restaurants and shops are diverse and are housed in picturesque buildings.

Welcome to Roslyn

Awe-inspiring beauty abounds in the urban community of Roslyn.
Nestled off of Long Island’s Gold Coast is the beautiful urban village of Roslyn. The community is alive with spirit and has a robust culture. Part of the Town of North Hempstead, Roslyn is a historic village that has been wonderfully preserved. Roslyn’s most recognizable landmark is an antiquated clock tower that stands 44 feet tall and is a symbol of the town. Downtown restaurants and shops are diverse and are housed in picturesque buildings.
Hillside homes adorn the jaw-dropping landscape, providing residents with their very own slice of heaven. The most common architectural styles in Roslyn are Colonial, ranch, and historic homes. However, contemporary upscale properties have more recently been developed as well. Roslyn has numerous fine dining options, trendy boutiques, and art museums for its citizens to enjoy. The village’s green spaces are just as marvelous, touting well-manicured community parks.

What to Love

  • Beautiful landscape
  • Urban lifestyle
  • Alive with spirit
  • Diverse community
  • Robust culture
  • Fancy restaurants and shops

Local Lifestyle

Roslyn is an urban town with a diverse community and varied offerings. Locals socialize often to enjoy the village’s many premier restaurants, shops, and museums. Roslyn’s landscape is astounding and inspires locals to get outdoors often. Residents are alive with zest and feel as though Roslyn is a tranquil oasis. The vibe here is easygoing despite a large amount of wealth within the village. Community issues matter to Roslyn citizens, who participate in town meetings regularly. Additionally, there has been a recent influx of young families moving to Roslyn.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Downtown Roslyn has an old-fashioned vibe with its charming eateries and boutiques. Nevertheless, the town has a wide variety of dining and shopping options.
Diane’s Bakery Cafe sells homemade bread and pastries that are baked fresh daily. Their Panini Cafe serves lunch items, such as refreshing salads and wraps, along with made from scratch paninis and wraps. Limani is Roslyn’s admired Mediterranean restaurant cooking up authentic Greek specialties. The eloquent eatery uses only the finest ingredients and even allows guests to handpick their fish for certain seafood dishes. Situated in a restored historic manor, Hendrick’s Tavern is an elevated pub that offers fine dining. The tavern makes comfort foods with a sophisticated flair and has several classy bars to enjoy their craft cocktails.
Entertainment in Roslyn consists of an excellent movie theater and energetic nightlife. For live music on the weekends, residents head to Thyme Restaurant. This local hotspot doesn’t just have outstanding live entertainment, but award-winning food too.
Roslyn has its fair share of lux boutiques that sell clothing and accessories. Even the town’s larger shopping complexes have high-end stores.

Things to Do

The timeless village of Roslyn has a vibrant cultural heritage, especially when it comes to the arts. The Nassau County Museum of Art is a glorious manor with world-renowned art exhibitions, courses, and programs. The sophisticated museum is bursting with culture and is most recognized for its exquisite outdoor sculptures. History buffs will be intrigued by the Van Nostrand-Starkins House, which is Roslyn’s oldest structure. The building is filled with 18th-century furniture and artifacts and is available to tour.

Roslyn locals love getting outdoors to relish in the magnificent landscape the town is located in. Roslyn Pond Park is a serene green space with gentle trails. This expansive park is a perfect spot to take a stroll with a loved one or furry friend. The pond is the park’s main attraction, but the immaculate grounds are worth all the rave too. Gerry Pond Park is a beautiful outdoor space with historical features. The lovely green area is lined with historic buildings and even features a working mill. The park has a phenomenal children’s playground as well.
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