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Veranda Restaurant and Cafe

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20801 Northern Blvd, Bayside, NY 11361-3118
+1 718-281-2233
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

It is such a wonder that one could forget you are on northern Blvd in bayside. It happened to be a beautiful outdoor day and we spent it outside. Beautiful atmosphere, exceptional food, and a magnificent family atmosphere to boot. You will usually meet the family as they go around to greet you. Food fantastic!

Thank grufdee93
Tampa, Florida
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

An eclectic menu with a variety of entree types for dinner, simply called the main course. A long list of appetizers but one soup, organic chicken soup with Israeli Couscous and numerous pasta dishes. The day we went it was quite windy and at times drizzling. Beautiful veranda (actually front of the restaurant facing Northern Blvd.) Service was attentive &... More 

Thank TampaLouie
New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Ordered the grilled shrimp over orzo. Nice sized portion and cooked well. Appetizer of chips and guacamole delicious! The waiter was extremely attentive and polite. Would have eaten outside but the weather was way too hot! My husband had the lambchops and loved them. He said they didn't smell and were not too gamey. My girlfriend's husband ordered the red... More 

Thank poohbear5444
Floral Park, New York
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is a delightful, lively restaurant. We have been here in the dead of winter and in the summer, when the veranda is open. Always for Sunday brunch. They never disappoint.The food is excellent, and the service was almost as good. They have an extensive brunch menu and their portions are healthy sized. There is a definite continental flair to... More 

Thank Marabella2014
New York
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

The salads are delicious, the hamburger is great and the service is excellent. Dining outdoors in good weather is a bonus.

Thank Donna T
Bayside, New York
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I was not impressed when I ate there about a year ago but my friend loves the place so I gave it another shot. I had the salmon, which was delicious and swapped the couscous for fries. ( Not the HEALTHY choice, but they were great!). My friend ordered her "regular", mushroom ravioli, and was a little disappointed that the... More 

Thank Mary f
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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220 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Food is upscale and the outdoor dining is lovely making this an excellent choice for a lunch. I've been told it's a great place to hold a special gathering indoor or out as well. Food presentation and service top notch.

Thank Barnetjb123
Floral Park, New York
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265 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

we went on a warm day, and considered eating under the awning outside, but it must have been 80-85 degrees, so we decided on the inside. all the people we noticed seemed to be having a good time. the food came freshly prepared and very good. we had the portobello sandwich [portobello, cheese, lettuce & tomato with balsamic dressing or... More 

Thank LTRx
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

I pass by this place all the time and finally decided to stop and it was a great experience. Great food great atmosphere and great server Daniel took care of us and ensured that we had the best food and service. I would definitely go back.

Thank Monica P
Valley Stream, New York
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102 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Mother's Day dinner the place was crowded but we were seated on time and wait staff although super busy tried their best. . As they should have because wether we liked the service or not they tacked on a 20% tip for themselves. Dinner menu was pared down for the day . We had calamari , shrimp cocktail, crab cakes... More 

Thank golizzy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20801 Northern Blvd, Bayside, NY 11361-3118
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Bayside
  • Phone Number: +1 718-281-2233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?