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Queens has plenty of great places
to dine al fresco this summer
BY EMILY DAVENPORT
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Summer is finally here, and that means
the air conditioning is cranking in restaurants
across the borough. Wouldn’t it be
nice to go somewhere in Queens for dinner
without having to worry about bringing
a sweater with you so you don’t freeze
in the central air?
Skip the chilly air conditioning and
breathe in some fresh air while grabbing
a bite to eat. Here are a few places in
Queens where you can enjoy some outdoor
One Station Plaza, 213-
10 41st Ave., Bayside
Whether you’re looking for a cool place
to hang with friends or want a delicious
outdoor meal before hopping on the LIRR,
One Station Plaza in Bayside is a great
option. With menu items such as fried
avocado chips and barbecue short rib sliders
plus a full bar, One Station Plaza takes
traditional pub food to the next level.
Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper
Outdoor dining and games for the family?
Nowadays is the place to be this summer.
On top of having a delicious food and drink
menu, they have a bocce ball set, chess, checkers
and backgammon sets with the playing
boards painted directly onto the picnic tables
and a ping-pong table for customers to use.
Villa Erasmo, 69-61 Juniper
Blvd. S., Middle Village
With great food and a cozy indoor and
outdoor dining atmosphere, Villa Erasmo
is a great option to grab a nice meal this
summer. Their welcoming staff and delicious
food will have you coming back for
more, no matter what time of year it is.
Jack’s Fire Department, 39-46
Skillman Ave., Sunnyside
Sometimes you just want char-grilled
wings and loaded fries. At Jack’s Fire
Department, patrons can enjoy their cozy
outdoor space while enjoying classic bar
food menu and brews.
The Astorian, 28-30
31st St., Astoria
With craft beers, cocktails, and an
adventurous menu for carnivores and
vegetarians alike, The Astorian is a great
place for outdoor dining this summer.
Their outdoor dining space comes with
a retractable roof, so if the weather takes
an unexpected turn there’s no need to
A+ Roof Bar, 39-16 College
Point Blvd., Flushing
Drinks on the roof, anyone? A+ Roof
Bar sits on top of The Parc Hotel and
offers stunning views of the Manhattan
skyline while you sip on your favorite
Il Falco, 21-50 44th Dr.,
Long Island City
Step away from the hustle and bustle of
city life at Il Falco’s patio. With their delicious
cuisine and Tuscan aesthetic, you’ll
feel as though you’ve been transported
right to Italy.
Tu Casa Restaurant, 119-35
Metropolitan Ave., Kew Gardens
Looking for delicious Peruvian food
while enjoying the summer weather? Tu
Casa’s Kew Gardens location allows customers
to enjoy outdoor seating while
munching on Peruvian favorites such as
chalet fritas and carne guisada.
The Alcove, 41-11 49th
Delicious food, a full bar and outdoor
seating — what more could you ask for?
The Alcove is the ideal place to hang with
friends and family while enjoying incredible
bar food in a comfortable environment.
Bocaito Cafe & Wine Bar, 81-15
Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights
What could be better than enjoying great
food and wine outside? Whether you’re
coming for brunch, dinner or happy hour,
Bocaito Cafe & Wine Bar offers a comfortable
outdoor dining experience complete
with giant umbrellas for shade.