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3013 Broadway, Astoria, NY 11106-2610 (31st Street)
+1 718-932-9569
08:00 - 01:00
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Sun 08:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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new York
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place...food and service was excellent.....highly recommend making reservations...it does get packed.

Thank Dennis E
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The s'mores Pancakes at Sanford's are to die for!! Went on a Monday morning and the staff was friendly and the Pancakes came out fast and fluffy!! Will definitely be going back again!!

Thank gus k
New York City, New York
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93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sanfords has been the Go to Brunch spot off of Broadway for some time now. The wait used to be unbearable however, since the remodel it isn't too difficult to secure a table no matter when you arrive. The menu is eclectic with options ranging from Chilaques to pancakes.

Thank ClosSinde
Nashville, Tennessee
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113 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate two breakfasts and one lunch here during a recent stay in Astoria. There was never a wait for a table, service was friendly and prompt, and the food was very good. There is a good brunch menu and a very extensive bourbon bar.

Thank trvelor
new york
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Probably the best brunch in Astoria!👍 Very tasty food!Perfect service👌 An amazing bar with huge variety of drinks! Must visit!

Thank ilias g
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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180 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We waited 20 minutes for our relatives to arrive and the waitress was attentive but did not pressure us to order. The food was okay, nothing special or over the top. The bread on the table was a nice touch. We were able to sit and visit for as long as we wanted.

Thank 24QueenBee
New York City, New York
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143 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

the mac and cheese here is worth royalty, you come in this upscale dinner inside the heart of astoria and you see that they vamped up their menu and have a better refined taste on the food, their mac and cheese is a must!

Thank 502ericaf
Munich, Germany
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing ! Tony Tantillo needs to do some homework on his choices and ratings. Definitely overrated. Choose Sanfords over Ovelia for my son's BD brunch. What were we thinking? Always impressed with Ovelia's but went with rankings. We had reservations at Sanfords today and waited 45 minutes to be seated. Food quality, value and service were average at best.... More 

Thank Bandit215
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Just like most good brunch spots there was a wait to be seated. The waiter was nice... The food was pretty good nothing too crazy.

Thank Anju J
Hong Kong
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409 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Luckily we made a reservation and obtained a table as planned. We ordered Classic Eggs Benedict with Crab Cake. This was served with fried potatoes. We also had two blinis per person for USD 10. It was a good meal ( we asked for Tabasco sauce to mix with the ketchup to sting it up a bit) and two good... More 

Thank Tomberra

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3013 Broadway, Astoria, NY 11106-2610
    (31st Street)
  • Public Transportation: N & W trains to Broadway.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 718-932-9569
Sanfords has been an Astoria landmark since 1922. The Sanfords of today serves exceptionally well prepared American comfort food, in a modern, casual & sleek environment. The space is bright & alive during the day. Dim, candlelit and relaxing in the evening, with loungy tunes playing in the background. The combination of lighting, sound & warm colors create a truly unique vibe in the space.
Aside from the great food & atmosphere, Sanford’s also boasts Queens most affordable & diverse premium beer & bottled wine list, with over 30 wines by the glass. All of our wines are maintained in the Le Ver devin Wine preservation system, which pumps the precise amount of air out of each bottle of wine that is opened.
The only things we love more than food & wine at Sanford’s, is people, and the fact that
Good food and drink brings people together. Sanford’s is a place for people old and young, to come to eat, drink and celebrate life, family and friends.

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