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718 Restaurant

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35-01 Ditmars Blvd., Queens, NY 11105 40.774882 -73.908862
at 35th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-204-5553 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Bistro, French, South American, Spanish/Tapas
  • Price Range: $$$

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Official Website

718restaurant.com

Nearby Subway Stops

N, Q at Astoria-Ditmars Blvd.

Prices

$18-$28

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Profile

This venue is closed.

With its concentration of seafood tavernas and souvlaki stands, Astoria is known more for its taramosalata than its duck terrine—a fact that inspired three French expats to plant their culinary flag on virgin bistro territory. But 718 is no by-the-book bistro. Its bright orange and yellow scheme feels tropical, and so does the eclectic menu: Grilled calamari gets an avocado garnish and lime aïoli; tomato sauce and mango enliven Ecuadoran shrimp seviche; and that terrine is served with pineapple. Astoria stays up late, and 718 keeps similar hours, with a bar menu of global tapas and what might be northern Queens’ only authentic tarte flambée.


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