Located in the heart of Huntington Village...
We offer a truly unique experience for the Cigar Aficionado!
So you may be asking yourself, 'Who is Abel Exposito?'
Answer; if you know Cuban Cigars, he's what you might call a Local Legend.
Abel Exposito Diaz served as the factory and store manager for the famous Partagas Factory and Casa del Habanos in Havana. He served the company, faithfully for over 16 years. Then, one fateful evening (October 24th, 2012) several political officials and police officers arrived at his apartment; they ransacked the place. There had been a theft at the Partagas factory, and several bundles of unbanded cigars had been found in his office, and rumors of illegal 'back-door' sales had been thrown around the building. Many people were jealous of Abel's success, and as such, Abel had been pinned as the prime suspect. He was dragged to prison, where they questioned him, shined a bright light onto his face, blinded his eyes, grilled him for hours.
But he never confessed.
For three years he was held in prison, which he described as being 'not quite as unpleasant as it sounds'.
"Prison wasn't so bad, they never mistreated me... and the swimming pool and food were good."
They never officially laid a charge at his feet, taking a silent approach to his incarceration. Ultimately, the government absolved him of the crime because of 'lack of evidence', and he was released. Needless to say his job wasn't waiting for him when he returned; the stigma of his accusers accusations remained with him when he went back looking for his old position. But that meant little to him, and he went and opened his own shop and restaurant, Casa Abel, just one block off the Malecon in Havana.
Today, this brand, Abel Exposito, created by Roberto Echevarria at the Don Fidel Olivas Factory in Esteli, Nicaragua, emulates the spirit of Abel himself - the blend is bold, inviting and whimsical.
Join us in introducing the Abel Exposito brand into the store with this unique tasting, and meet Roberto Echevarria who will be here introducing the brand and the blend.
We pride ourselves in our tobacco selections, and we carry name brands like Ashton, Avo, Fuente, Padron, Romeo Y Julieta, Montecristo, La Gloria Cubana, Macanudo, and Oliva as well as more boutique brands, such as Tatuaje, Illuisione, La Flor Dominicana, Curivari, LEAF by Oscar, Black Label Trading Company, Eiroa and many, many more!
Come in and speak to one of our cigar enthusiasts/store associates. They will help you find the perfect smoke for any occasion on any budget!
Our shop offers to the public a quiet, inviting and friendly public lounge space on our ground floor level.
We offer free WIFI, Fios T.V., soft drinks and comfortable seating, along with friendly conversation and a relaxing smoking environment.
Want more privacy? Why not become a 'Nook' Member? Our upstairs is not only an Art Gallery featuring cigar art from local artists, but also a comfortable sitting area, complete with multiple televisions, coffee/espresso service, private lockers, Free 5G WIFI, phone charging stations, access to Roku and Amazon Firestick, and a whole lot more! And if you see an art piece you like that you want to take home with you, ask an associate who'll be glad to assist!
We offer unique promotions at special events, held both in and out of store. Private cigar dinners, day trips, in-store promotions, cigar tastings and much more!
We also offer exclusive 'pop-up' promotions, a unique VIP Reward Card program, special 'point' perks you can accumulate with each purchase made in store, all of which add up to gift cards, bonus offers and unique SWAG!
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We're here all the time to help with your every cigar need! Stop in and speak to one of our associates/specialists today! We're sure to find you your perfect smoke!
8 New Street, Huntington, NY 11743, US
Tuesday - Thursday: 11 AM - 9 AM
Friday - Saturday: 11 AM - 12 AM
Sunday: 11 AM - 8 PM
Monday: 11 AM - 8 PM
There are a lot of questions I receive from cigar enthusiasts, both young and old, seasoned and green. This section of our website is geared towards those who have questions about cigars, are interested in learning more about cigar culture, their care and maintenance and also discussions about new cigars (and some older ones) on market. I will also leave some reviews here, once and a while, on some of the new cigars we add to our already impressive in store repertoire. Class is in session!