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Quaint

46-10 Skillman Ave., Queens, NY 11104 40.746509 -73.917912
nr. 46th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
917-779-9220 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Nouveau
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

quaintnyc.com

Hours

Mon, 5pm-10pm; Wed-Sat, 5pm-11pm; Sun, 11am-3pm and 5pm-10pm; Tue, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

7 at 46th St.-Bliss St.

Prices

$10-$21

Payment Methods

Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
  • Smoking Area
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

A mini–restaurant row has sprouted on Sunnyside’s Skillman Avenue, where Bliss and, now, Quaint have joined pizzerias, saloons, and Romanian cafés. Starting with its phone number (it has a 917 prefix), Quaint pitches itself as a comfort station for Manhattan expats. The place is busy and welcoming, but quaint it ain’t. It’s more like a sleekly updated bar and grill, with a handsome wood bar and occasional $3 beer specials that lure neighborhood dwellers. An open kitchen faces a row of church pew–like booths along a vermilion wall; the narrow dining room leads to a stark but airy rear patio, where blasé toddlers amuse themselves among grazing and chatting adults. Diners arriving after 9:30 risk facing eighty-sixed dishes. Nevertheless, you’re likely to fare well with whatever remains of the enlightened country menu, whether it’s pan-seared catfish or roasted chicken breast. Perhaps most satisfying of all are the skin-on fries. Locals forking over a few bucks for these sensational spuds and a bargain brew are likely to become Quaint regulars.

Recommended Dishes

Herb-braised mussels, $8; French fries, $3.50

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