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Ovelia is a modern Greek eatery on 30th Avenue in Astoria. The restaurant has a cool bar/lounge vibe, which attracts a younger Greek/American crowd. When the weather is good, this is the perfect spot to sit outside and “people watch” in Astoria. The Brunch menu is extensive, which notably includes a plethora of creative vegetarian […]

Yesterday, I was hanging out in Astoria and stopped at “Gastroteca” for a quick brunch bite at the bar.  This rustic Italian restaurant, located on 34th Avenue, features a wide selection of modern Italian dishes and serves brunch daily! The restaurant also offers daily dinner specials and Happy Hour is served weekdays from 4 – […]

Sanford’s is part of the Buppie Foodie’s list of the Best Brunch restaurants in Astoria. Sanford’s is a well-known diner/café, centrally located in Astoria. The menu has something for everyone, (Sandwiches, burgers, salads, and classic brunch options) and even though it’s technically a diner, the ambiance is modern, and chic. Overall, the food is fresh, […]

Named after the owner, “Jimbo’s” is a Greek restaurant in Astoria, serving up authentic Greek food in a casual, relaxed setting. Jimbo’s philosophy is to cut out the middleman and offer quality food with large portions, at reasonable prices. To ensure freshness, the restaurant goes to Fulton fish market at 3:00 a.m. daily, to buy […]

Are you looking for a weekly brunch party in Astoria? Then you must check out Don Coqui at least once this summer. Located in the Heart of Astoria New York, Don Coqui is the premier destination for purely authentic Puerto Rican cuisine in Astoria. Don Coqui serves all of Puerto Rico’s staples, Paella, Empanadas, and Churrasco […]

MexiBBQ Where: 37-11 30th Avenue, Astoria, NY 11103 Why: With 48 beers on tap, MexiBBQ is the place where southern BBQ meets Mexican! While I’ve had MexiBBQ for lunch and dinner,the restaurant is definitely at its best during Brunch. The savory brunch options coupled with the $16 unlimited hour and a half of drinks (Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas, or […]

Smoked Salmon BLT

The Shady Lady Review There is nothing shady about having brunch at The Shady Lady in Astoria. Admittedly, I’ve walked past this restaurant several times and somehow wasn’t compelled to go in.  Then yesterday, I was searching for some Chicken and Waffles in Astoria and boom, The Shady Lady came up in my search!  Brunch at […]

Via Trenta is an Osteria & Wine Bar that opened in Astoria in 2011. With so many options in Astoria, you can definitely miss this lovely Italian Gem on 30th Avenue, which offers gourmet pizza & artisanal pasta paired with wine, beer & cocktails in a rustic setting. The atmosphere is laid back and cozy; […]

Chicken & Waffles from Queens Comfort