Terraza 7

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83 Very Good

Owner Freddy Castiblanco, a doctor and amateur artist originally from Colombia, has created a space somewhere between venue, bar, and community center.

40-19 Gleane St., Queens, NY, 11373

718-803-9602

http://terrazacafe.com

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Owner Freddy Castiblanco, a doctor and amateur artist originally from Colombia, has created a space somewhere between venue, bar, and community center at Terraza 7. The clientele — largely South American expats chattering away in Spanish along with a few adventurous neighborhood newbies — have a variety of entertainment options: Latin Jazz, when Afro-Peruvian jams and South American folk often ring out, and poetry jams (there are also the occasional art shows, DJs, and workshops). The action goes on upstairs, where a small performance space hangs on wires, but most of the room is on the shabby-chic ground floor, which feels spacious thanks to full-wall windows, tall beams, and a multitude of mirrors.

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DrinksFull Bar

Noise LevelCivilized