Donato’s Italian Bistro

The Gazette celebrates the first review of spring with a visit to Donato’s Italian Bistro on Broadway in Astoria. More...

Posted 3/26/2014 10:54 AM

DEE’S

Dee’s is a wonderful place to celebrate the coming of spring. More...

Posted 3/12/2014 09:47 AM

JAX INN DINER

Everyone is happy to be at the Jax Inn Diner on Northern Boulevard in Jackson Heights. More...

Posted 2/26/2014 08:36 AM

SIMPLY FONDUE

Simply Fondue is simply a fun and unique way to spend an evening with friends or with your special Valentine. Indeed, what could be more romantic than sharing and dipping and feeding each other from across the table in your private cabana? More...

Posted 2/12/2014 10:48 AM

COURT SQUARE DINER

The Court Square Diner is the place to be for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night munching. More...

Posted 1/29/2014 10:53 AM

Il Triangolo

For a very special, memorable Valentine’s Day dinner, there are few restaurants in Queens more romantic than Il Triangolo, nestled on a quiet corner of Corona Avenue and Junction Blvd. in Corona. More...

Posted 1/15/2014 10:59 AM

Portofino Ristorante

What started as a humble pizzeria some 39 years ago has grown into a Forest Hills institution for fine Italian cuisine, posed elegantly on the corner of Ascan Avenue and Queens Boulevard Every time I come here I feel as if I’m “home&rdquo More...

Posted 12/31/2013 03:44 PM

Martha’s Country Bakery

Martha’s Country Bakery on Ditmars Boulevard. welcomes you all back after a brief pause for expansion. More...

Posted 12/18/2013 12:42 PM

La Vigna Italian Restaurant

Plan your holiday event at La Vigna Italian Restaurant where top notch, Italian cuisine and a warm, inviting dining room go well with your budget. More...

Posted 12/4/2013 11:43 AM

Ali Baba Fine Afghan Kabab House

Ali Baba Afghan Kabab House is now under the friendly and competent management of the Azizi family to the delight of residents from near and far. More...

Posted 11/20/2013 10:58 AM

Pasta Del Giorno

a s we entered the cozy, friendly environs of Pasta del Giorno, a festive, Friday night was well underway with nearly every table full of happy diners enjoying scrumptious Italian cuisine, fine wine, and exceptionally good service. More...

Posted 11/6/2013 12:00 PM

La Bottega Italian Gourmet

40-17 30th Ave.  Astoria  718.728.8620

Since it opened just one year ago, La Bottega has become the local favorite of many Astorians and Queens residents alike who come for the excellent paninis, homemade soups, salads, pasta dishes, entrees, gourmet coffees and desserts. More...

Posted 10/23/2013 12:20 PM

NEW METRO

As you celebrate “Steinway Days” or any day for that matter, you ought to include a visit to Metro Coffee Shop on Steinway Street. More...

Posted 10/16/2013 02:02 PM

Village Grill

When we first visited the Village Grill in Forest Hills, Dina, the bustling owner, was just getting started with her petite restaurant featuring all homemade appetizers, entrees and desserts. More...

Posted 10/2/2013 10:42 AM

Astoria World Manor

Astoria World Manor has been an icon of catering in the area for 59 years, offering personalized service for all of life’s special occasions. More...

Posted 9/18/2013 10:51 AM

ARMONDO’S

f or more than 40 years Armondo’s Italian Restaurant has been the place to go for a romantic dinner for two, a special family meal, or a business lunch or dinner. More...

Posted 9/4/2013 10:49 AM

Joey’s Place Fine Italian Cuisine

Located near LaGuardia Airport and Jackson Heights, Joey’s Place in East Elmhurst draws a faithful clientele to the restaurant for excellent Italian cuisine and to the adjacent bar and lounge that always hosts a lively crowd. More...

Posted 8/21/2013 10:36 AM

Mexi BBQ Kitchen & Draught

On a delightful summer evening, nearly all the tables were full at Mexi BBQ, inside and outside, with friends enjoying a very festive Happy Hour and delicious appetizers. More...

Posted 8/7/2013 10:21 AM

Havana Express Cafe and Bakery

Welcome to Havana Express Café and Bakery, the first Cuban café in Astoria and unquestionably, “The home of the original Cuban sandwich.” Havana Express Café and Bakery opened about a year and a half ago by Carlos Lopez who was born in Cu More...

Posted 7/24/2013 12:26 PM

Forest Hills Station House

Forest Hills Station House is a unique concept in the neighborhood, offering exceptionally good pub food with a gastronomical twist in a friendly, decidedly hip environment. More...

Posted 7/10/2013 10:17 AM

Mojave

On a glorious, early summer evening bathed in golden beams from the late day sun, the outdoor patio at Mojave felt like an oasis from the hectic pace of life in New York. More...

Posted 6/26/2013 12:51 PM

The MEAT Boutique

The Meat Boutique is Sunnyside’s Family Butcher & Purveyor of Fine Food. The Meat Boutique opened just six weeks ago by the jovial Patrick McConville, a butcher by trade from County Armagh in Northern Ireland. More...

Posted 6/12/2013 12:09 PM

BareBurger

If you haven’t already discovered BareBurger, what are you waiting for? With 13 locations in Queens, Manhattan and Long Island, and franchises set to open in several more cities around the country, there’s no excuse not to. More...

Posted 5/29/2013 10:42 AM

Moe’s Southwest Grill

“Welcome to Moe’s” is exactly what you’ll hear when you walk in the front door of Queens’ first Moe’s Southwest Grill. The friendliness of the staff doesn’t stop after their initial welcome. More...

Posted 5/15/2013 11:01 AM

FAVELA BRAZILIAN CUISINE

Favela, named for peasant villages in Brazil, is a cozy, cool spot to enjoy the rich and diverse cuisine of Brazil. Located on 28th Avenue in More...

Posted 4/9/2014 09:30 AM

GRAND CAFÉ

The Grand Café is simply put, the go-to spot to see and be seen, for everything from a robust coffee and pastry or crepe, to a warm, pressed panini, or a full entrée, and anything in between. More...

Posted 4/2/2014 09:51 AM

EL OLIVO

For 19 years, El Olivo has been offering freshly prepared Spanish cuisine in the heart of Astoria. El More...

Posted 3/19/2014 08:04 AM

BASIL BRICK OVEN PIZZA

It’s no wonder that so many on-line review sites, blogs, print magazines and newspapers like the Gazette consider Basil Brick Oven Pizza to be among the best in Queens. Just visit their website and the front page tells the whole story. More...

Posted 3/5/2014 01:29 PM

Napoli Pizza and Pasta

Dining at Napoli Pizza and Pasta is like eating at mom’s house, that is, if mom is an extraordinary Italian cook! More...

Posted 2/19/2014 10:29 AM

The Thirsty Koala...

AUSTRALIAN CUISINE AND SPIRITS

Everything about The Thirsty Koala is cool, warm and inviting. From the décor to their commitment to organic, unprocessed food, The Thirsty Koala is truly a one-of-a-kind restaurant in Queens, offering a singular culinary experience. More...

Posted 2/5/2014 11:58 AM

Off The Hook

"Off the Hook" is Astoria's newest Raw Bar and Seafood restaurant, opened just six months ago. Off the Hook is slightly off the beaten path but definitely on my radar and you should put it on yours too. More...

Posted 1/22/2014 12:20 PM

ORIGINAL BEN’S BEST CELEBRATES ALMOST 70 YEARS

Original Ben’s Best Kosher Delicatessen and Restaurant is going to celebrate its monumental 70th year in continuous operation and we all applaud Ben’s! More...

Posted 1/8/2014 11:08 AM

Vitality & Health Natural Market

With a new year quickly approaching, why not take the opportunity to overhaul your diet and your lifestyle too. More...

Posted 12/24/2013 11:28 AM

TIERRAS COLOMBIANAS

For the rich, diverse cuisine of Colombia, visit Tierras Colombianas on Broadway in Astoria. If you’ve never been exposed to this flavorful cuisine, the helpful staff and bilingual menu will recommend the right dish for you. More...

Posted 12/11/2013 02:00 PM

Astoria Bowl

Bowling, Lounge, Good Food, and Family Fun

Bowling is the largest participation sport in the United States. It’s also the great “equalizer,” as it is enjoyed by people of all ages, genders, and social strata. More...

Posted 11/27/2013 02:22 PM

TU CASA in Astoria

TU CASA is my favorite place to go for authentic Peruvian and Latin American fare. The portions are generous, the prices moderate, and the staff friendly and professional. More...

Posted 11/13/2013 01:59 PM

Rèst-âü-Ránt

Get off the beaten path and treat yourself to a singular dining, drinking, and socializing experience at Rèst-âü-Ránt, also known as RAR Bar. Those “in the know” have been coming to Rèst-âü- Ránt since it opened six years ago. More...

Posted 10/30/2013 10:59 AM

Gazette Review Reprint

Gazette Restaurant of the Week  April 3, 2013

“Welcome to Moe’s” is exactly what you’ll hear when you walk in the front door of Queens’ first Moe’s Southwest Grill. The friendliness of the staff doesn’t stop after their initial welcome. More...

Posted 10/16/2013 02:02 PM

PSARI SEAFOOD RESTAURANT AND BAR

We felt like thieves, stealing a balmy, summer night in the Mediterranean, enjoying a fabulous meal of fine seafood and exotic cocktails, served by a friendly staff. More...

Posted 10/9/2013 10:29 AM

Food Craze

Food Craze opened just a couple of weeks ago but is already causing a buzz on Broadway with their inventive, artisan crepes, salads, entrees, burgers, desserts and more. More...

Posted 9/25/2013 10:14 AM

15 Years of Fun at McCann’s Pub & Grill

McCann’s Pub & Grill is the place to go for good food, perfectly poured pints, cocktails, Monday night football and more! More...

Posted 9/11/2013 10:06 AM

Leng

A balmy summer evening is the perfect backdrop for a flavorful, exotic meal at Leng Thai. More...

Posted 8/28/2013 09:57 AM

Gandhi Indian Cuisine

Gandhi Indian Cuisine is a great place to go for both southern and northern Indian dishes, all prepared on the spot with fine ingredients. More...

Posted 8/14/2013 10:32 AM

T-Bone Diner

Don’t let the massive construction project happening out front fool you. The T-Bone Diner is open for business as it has since 1934, run by brothers Peter and George Plevrites. More...

Posted 7/31/2013 10:37 AM

Rocco’s Brick Oven Pizzeria and Restaurant

Bring your family to Rocco’s Brick Oven Pizzeria for fine family dining, Italian style. Rocco’s has been serving excellent pizza, pasta, sandwiches, entrees and more to the delight of the Jackson Heights neighborhood it serves since 1975. More...

Posted 7/17/2013 10:19 AM

Corfu Grill & Bar

Corfu Grill offers casual Greek dining in a sliver of Forest Hills. More...

Posted 7/3/2013 10:30 AM

Katch Brewery & Grill

Katch is Astoria’s latest and greatest addition to casual dining, sports viewing, and pleasant socializing. More...

Posted 6/19/2013 10:09 AM

FORNO PIZZERIA E TRATTORIA

The Verde Family welcomes you to their brand new pizzeria and trattoria called “Forno”, which means “oven” in Italian. More...

Posted 6/5/2013 10:22 AM

VESLO

Take a culinary journey to the northern part of Croatia in Dalmatia, from where the Rosini family hails. Husband and wife David and Mirela, and their lovely daughter Nicole, run Veslo with a great sense of pride that reflects their rich heritage. More...

Posted 5/22/2013 10:51 AM

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