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Tito Rad’s Grill & Restaurant

49-10 Queens Blvd., Queens, NY 11377 40.742368 -73.9155
nr. 49th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-205-7299 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Asian: Southeast, Thai
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

titorads.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 11am-10pm; Sat-Sun, 10am-10pm

Nearby Subway Stops

7 at 52nd St.; 7 at 46th St.-Bliss St.

Prices

$7.95-$18.95

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Family Style
  • Catering

Alcohol

  • No Alcohol

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Profile

Nestled between a gentleman’s club and a vacant storefront, Tito Rad’s welcomes a steady flow of locals to home-style Filipino cooking. Muted TVs broadcasting Filipino news and tropical paintings perk up an otherwise tired dining room as the attentive staff guides novices through a multipage menu. Start with ukoy, a mound of fried bean sprouts and shrimp cut by a tangy vinegar dipping sauce laced with jalapeños. Tito Rad is famous for inihaw na panga (tuna jaw) and inihaw tuna belly, dramatically presented smoky hunks of somewhat-fishy grilled tuna, improved by the tangy, sweet, spicy sauce. Don’t overlook the other meats, especially the moist and flavorful chicken inasal or the decadent humba, braised pork lathered in a tangy black-bean sauce. Round out your meal with a pungent bitter melon dish to compliment the fatty meats and a mellow pancit (noodle) dish, the ultimate comfort food. Vegetarians beware: All the vegetable dishes include either pork or shrimp, although you can request a special order without them. Desserts are sweet but not overwhelming; Filipino staples include ube, a purple-yam cake or the delightful avocado shake.

Recommended Dishes

Chicken Inasal, $9.95; Pancit Bam $8.95; Ampalaya con karne $8.95; avocado shake $4.50

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