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Jul 04, 2015

21+ of the Best Places to Eat Outdoors in Astoria & Long Island City

Summer is upon us, and the yearning for enjoying our meals outside in the gorgeous weather is only getting stronger. We asked around for your favorite places to eat outside (…)

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Summer is upon us, and the yearning for enjoying our meals outside in the gorgeous weather is only getting stronger. We asked around for your favorite places to eat outside in the sunshine, and here’s some of our community’s favorites.

Did we miss your favs? Let us know in the comments!

 

1. Monika Cafe Bar

FoodBars, American (New), Breakfast & Brunch

Good for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location: 3290 36th Street Astoria, NY 11106

Website / Yelpmonikascafebar.com

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Photo via Yelp

2. Mars

Food: Seafood, Bars

Good for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location: 34-21 34th Avenue Astoria, NY 11106

Website / Yelpifeatmars.com

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Yelp Photo courtesy M.C.

3. Mohave

Food: Southern, Mexican, Tex-Mex

Good for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location: 22-36 31st Street Astoria, NY 11105

Website / Yelpmojaveny.com

 

mojave

Yelp Photo courtesy of Special K

4. Grand Cafe

Food: Diners, Breakfast & Brunch

Good for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location: 3701 30th Avenue Astoria, NY 11103

Website / Yelpgrandcafelounge.com

Grand Cafe

Yelp Photo courtesy of George M.

 

5. Pachanga

FoodMexican, Bars

Good for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location: 33-17 31st Avenue Astoria, NY 11103

Website / Yelp: pachangapatterson.com

 

pachanga

Yelp Photo courtesy of Michelle C.

6. Venturo

Food:   Italian, Wine Bars

Good for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location: 44-07 Queens Blvd Sunnyside, NY 11104

Website / Yelpventurovino.com

 

venturo

Yelp Photo courtesy of Bo C.

7. Skinny’s Cantina

Food: Bars, Mexican

Good for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location: 4705 Center Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11109

Website / Yelpskinnyscantina.com

 

skinny's

Yelp Photo courtesy of Julie C.

8. The Bonnie Gastropub

Food:  Gastropubs, Beer Gardens

Good for: Lunch, Dinner

Location: 29-12 23rd Avenue Astoria, NY 11105

Website / Yelpthebonnie.com

 

Photo courtesy of The Bonnie facebook page

9. Sweet Afton

Food:  Bars, American (Traditional)

Good for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location: 30-09 34th Street Astoria, NY 11103

Website / Yelpsweetaftonbar.com

 

Photo courtesy Sweet Afton facebook page

10. MP Taverna

Food:  Greek, American (New)

Good for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location: 31-29 Ditmars Blvd. Astoria, NY 11105

Website / Yelp: michaelpsilakis.com

 

mp taverna

Yelp Photo courtesy of Amanda F.

11. Fatty’s

Food:   Breakfast & Brunch, Latin American, Bars

Good for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location: 45-17 28th Avenue Astoria, NY 11103

Website / Yelp: fattysastoria.com

 

fatty

Yelp Photo courtesy of Isabel J

12. Sugar Freak

Food:   Cajun/Creole, Southern, Breakfast & Brunch

Good for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location: 36-18 30th Ave Astoria, NY11103

Website / Yelp: sugarfreaknyc.com

sugar freak

Photo courtesy of Sugarfreak facebook page


13. MexiBBQ

Food:  Bars, Mexican, Barbeque

Good for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location:37-11 30th Ave Astoria, NY11103

Website / Yelp: mexibbq.com

Photo courtesy of MexiBBQ facebook page

Photo courtesy of MexiBBQ facebook page


14. William Hallet

Food American (New)

Good for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location:36-10 30th Ave Astoria, NY11106

Website / Yelp: williamhallet.com

Yelp Photo courtesy of Emmanuel N.

Yelp Photo courtesy of Emmanuel N.


15. The Strand Smokehouse

Food:   Barbeque, Pubs, Breakfast & Brunch

Good for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location: 25-27 Broadway Astoria, NY11106

Website / Yelp: thestrandsmokehouse.com

Yelp Photo courtesy of Natalie T.

Yelp Photo courtesy of Natalie T.


16. Astor Room

Food:   American (Traditional), Bars

Good for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location: 34-12 36th St Astoria, NY11106

Website / Yelp: www.astorroom.com

Photo courtesy of AstorRoom.com

Photo courtesy of AstorRoom.com


17. Shady Lady

Food:  American (New), Tapas Bars

Good for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location: 34-19 30th Ave Astoria, NY11103

Website / Yelp: the-shady-lady-astoria

Yelp Photo courtesy of Los B.

Yelp Photo courtesy of Los B.


18.
Thirsty Koala

Food: Australian

Good for: Lunch, Dinner

Location: 35-12 Ditmars Blvd Astoria, NY11105

Website / Yelp: the-thirsty-koala-astoria

Yelp Photo courtesy of Barre F

Yelp Photo courtesy of Barre F


19. Pye Boat Noodle

FoodThai

Good for: Lunch, Dinner

Location: 35-13 Broadway Astoria, NY11106

Website / Yelp: pye-boat-noodle-astoria

Yelp Photo courtesy of Reggie M.

Yelp Photo courtesy of Reggie M.

20. Il Bambino

Food:  Italian, Sandwiches, Tapas Bars

Good for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Location: 34-08 31st Ave Astoria, NY 11106

Website / Yelpilbambinonyc.com

Yelp photo Courtesy of Gregory M.

 

21. Gossip Coffee

Food:  Coffee, Pastries, Rice Pudding

Good for: Breakfast, Coffee, Snacks

Location: 37-04 30th Ave. Astoria, NY 11103

Website / Yelp: Coming Soon!

We Heart Astoria GOSSIP COFFEE Outside

Photo Courtesy of Emily Miethner

22. Katch Astoria

Food:  Bar, Burgers, Brunch, Wings

Good for: Brunch, Dinner, Snacks, Watching the big game,

Location: 31-19 Newtown Ave, Astoria, NY 11102

Website / Yelp: http://katchastoria.com/

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23. Astoria Bier & Cheese

Food:  Beer, Cheese Plates, Sandwiches

Good for: Dinner, Snacks, Causal Hang

Location3414 Broadway, Astoria, NY 11106

Website / Yelp: http://astoriabierandcheese.com/

Bier and Cheese

24. Diamond Dogs

Food:  BYOF (Bring Your Own Food!)

Good for: Drinking!

Location34-04 31st Ave, New York, 11106

Website / Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/diamond-dogs-astoria

Diamond Dogs

Bonus, coming soon!

Enthaice and Madame SousSous will soon be able to grace this list. Read more here.

What are your favorite places to eat outside in Astoria? Share in the comments!

8 Comments

Rick

I know there’s a lot to choose from but you’ve left out one of the loveliest backyard patios in Astoria. Check out Astoria Bier and Cheese-Ditmars.

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Emily Rios

Astoria Bier and Cheese is a great outdoor space! We’ve added it in.

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