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O Lavrador Restaurant

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13840 101st Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435-4623
+1 718-526-1526
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Easy walking distence from the subway -- who knew we had a Portuguese community relatively near? The food and ambience made our Easter long weekend quite nice. Yummy deserts too - try the Serradura if you enjoy mousse.

Rockford, Michigan
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264 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I had a great seafood dinner here. Starter was shrimp in Piri Piri sauce. Main course was a dish made with a huge piece of salted codfish and it was awesome. Nice and clean restaurant with a casual atmosphere. Service was very good. Valet parking was quick and efficient.

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Middletown, Pennsylvania
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90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Dropping my daughter off at JFK to go school and we found this restaurant on tripadvisor, the seafood was great and the rice....the best saffron rice I ever had. Next time at JFK AIrport will stop by again ....Prices a very good bring a big appetite

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New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The restaurant had white table clothes and it had a warm cozy atmosphere. Equally adequate for either an intimate dinner for 2 or a family gathering of many. The wait staff at this restaurant are very friendly, attentive, and informative. Overall, the food was good. Some items were better than others. Would not recommend the Sangria. The pitcher was small,... More 

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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We visited again and totally enjoyed. Food and service first class. We both enjoyed our selections. We had to travel quite a distance to get there but it was worth it. Will definitely return.

Thank Judith C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Located in the Queens, NY, O'Lavrador is one of my favorite restaurants in the Queens area. Their style is traditional Portuguese and their specialty is seafood. I have been there well over 5 times and have every intention of returning once the opportunity arises. The sangria served in the clay jars are quit refreshing with the right balance of alcohol,... More 

Thank Jamie S
Banbury UK
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I eat in the bar two nights on a row as the food and service that good. A vibrant bar with plenty of locals eating there. I had the calamari and cod special the first night. Great Portuguese bottled dark beer added to the enjoyable meal. Monday night was quiet but still around 12 people in. Tuesday night was vibrant... More 

Thank Mark J
Banbury UK
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I stopped here for a meal in between flights at JFK. It is a short walk from Airtrain terminal at JFK and if you want some great food away from the terminal I would recommend this for a visit. I had a great sea food plater and some house white wine. Friendly staff and authentic food.

Thank Mark J
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Kinda a quirky name this place is located between a plumbing supply house and a private home... In South Jamaica not usually a hot spot for food but welcome to this diamond in the rough the food is extraordinary the service is quick and the prices very reasonable...the sangria is just ok but the desert are very good the is... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We went to O Lavrador because it was close and convenient to JFK. Not expecting much, we were amazed at the extensive menu and surprised by the prices. We had the Mariscos in Salsa Verde for two at $32. It was excellent and plentiful. The peach sangria was too sweet but everything else was great. Too bad that it is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13840 101st Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435-4623
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Jamaica
  • Phone Number: +1 718-526-1526

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