Queens New York Foodie Guide

While many people still consider Manhattan the locus of New York’s dining scene, some neighborhoods in Queens have become dining destinations in their own right. Whether you feel like Egyptian, Colombian, Greek, Pakistani Lebanese or Chinese food, Queens has it all, and its quieter, residential atmosphere offers a break from the busy, taxi-lined streets of Manhattan.

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Editor's Choice

Makina Cafe Ethiopian

  • Ethiopian restaurant
  • Price: $
  • Favorite: Beef Tikel Gomen (cabbage, carrots + potatoes).
  • Makina on GMaps


  • Korean restaurant
  • Price: $
  • Favorite: Non-spicy Beef Soup (only item on menu).
  • Note: Side dishes can be refilled upon requests.
  • Parksanbal on GMaps

Martha's Country Bakery

  • Bakery
  • Price: $$
  • Favorite: Creme Brulee, Bread Pudding, Custard Napoleons.
  • Martha's on GMaps

Pollo Campero

  • Chicken restaurant
  • Price: $
  • Favorite: Grilled Chicken with Campero Rice meal.
  • Campero on GMaps

Eim Khao Mun Kai

  • Thai restaurant
  • Price: $
  • Favorite: Steamed Chicken + Liver + Ginger rice, Thai Iced Tea.
  • Eim Khao on GMaps

Joe’s Steam Rice Roll

  • Chinese restaurant
  • Price: $
  • Favorite: Joe's Signature Rice Roll, Chinese Pancake with Sausages.
  • Note: Cash only.
  • Joe's on GMaps

Arepa Lady

  • Colombian restaurant
  • Price: $
  • Favorite: Chicharron Arepas, Picada (mixed meat platter).
  • Arepa Lady on GMaps

JiXiang BBQ

  • Chinese BBQ
  • Price: $
  • Favorite: Pancake with any stuffing.
  • Note: Call first, cash only.
  • JiXiang on GMaps
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Special thanks to the NYC Foodie Guide contributors:

  • Mike Tote. GoWeeWee Ambassador NYC.
  • Christine Maria. Foodie specialist.