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5012 Vernon Blvd, Ste B, Long Island City, NY 11101-5795
+1 718-472-4355
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“endive salad” (3 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
5012 Vernon Blvd, Ste B, Long Island City, NY 11101-5795
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Reviewed 1 week ago

True Fench bistro experience hidden in plain sight in LIC. For about 20 years now, Tournesol has been offering top quality French cuisine in an unassuming setting and at a very affordable price point. LOVE this place!

Thank AlwaysFurther
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice little french restaurant being in LIC for so long. The food is always fresh and good, and the service very nice.

Thank JLD86
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Sunflower! That's what it means. I came here for lunch with my friend. While waiting for my friend I checked the menu and the place. It looked familiar then I remember coming to a French restaurant in LIC a few years ago and it could...More

Thank NoraFrydman
Reviewed 21 February 2017

French Cuisine $60 pp + tip for two with bottle of wine Accepts all major credit cards Long Weekend Dinner Minimal Wait Reservations Helpful Order: Terrine of duck liver (house foie gras), duck breast and Monday sirloin avec potato gratin, crème brulee and calvados. Bottle...More

Thank Jjm W
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Steps away from the Vernon-Jackson stop on the 7 line, this French Bistro is a must try. It has a quaint and tasteful ambience with delicious food and wonderful service. There are daily specials, as well as a special of the day listed on their...More

Thank Danielle F
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had been traveling all day from Portland to NYC and my brother Scott picked us up at the airport and took us to this place which is a favorite of his. I now see why. The ownership, staff and all were so attentive and knowledgeable...More

Thank aa1767a
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Came here with a friend for Saturday brunch. Got the Croque Madam (comes with salad) and some coffee. My meal was filling, delicious, and best of all - super affordable! All the main dishes were under $10. My friend speaks French fluently and so does...More

Thank AwandererL34
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit in this French bistro. Superfriendly staff, amazing steak with french fries and delicious goat cheese balls. The desserts are also highly recommended! Not to miss when in the neighbourhood!

Thank Saritatravelsabroad
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This small restaurant offers French cuisine the way it's supposed to be served. The staff is extremely friendly and speaks English as well as French which was greatly appreciated. All the food we ate was prepared to perfection and tasted great. If you're looking for...More

Thank Veronique52
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We were stopping at the Best Western Plaza and fancied a steak. After a quick search on Trip Advisor we found the Tournesol which was a 30minute walk from our hotel. My son & I both had steaks and they were spot on and we...More

Thank Paul B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5012 Vernon Blvd, Ste B, Long Island City, NY 11101-5795
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City
  • Phone Number: +1 718-472-4355
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Traditional French Bistro from south west of France.
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