Since the pandemic hit NYC last year, countless restaurants, including those in Queens, have adapted to the new reality of ever-changing guidelines, and despite all odds, they continue serving up inventive new fare along with comfort food classics. Here, Eater is highlighting exciting, recently opened establishments in Queens — offering a mix of outdoor seating, indoor dining, delivery, and takeout, that have opened in the last few months.
Added in September: Mariscos El Submarino (a narrow Jackson Heights storefront serving excellent aguachiles), Dulce Cultura (an Astoria restaurant serving Mexican street food, including savory and sweet dishes worth checking out), and Cha Menya (a ramen shop in Little Neck serving rare bowl of noodles incorporating matcha).
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.
For more New York dining recommendations, check out the new hotspots in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Hamptons and our guides to brunch, food halls and Michelin-starred restaurants, many offering outdoor dining.Read More