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Sweet Afton

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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3009 34th St, Long Island City, NY 11103-5170
+1 718-777-2570
11:00 - 03:30
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Mon - Fri 16:00 - 03:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 03:30
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New York City, New York
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96 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Went for brunch and wasn't disappointed. The food came was served hot and tasted fresh. Our party had the Chorizo Hash, Bacon, Brunch Mac Cheese (comes with a fried egg), French toast sticks and Brunch burger. All of the dishes (except French toast) were topped off with a fried egg. The cocktails were an excellent addition and the service was... More 

Thank ClosSinde
New York City, New York
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5,439 reviews
2,121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 743 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

It is definitely busy for afternoons and evenings. But the place was nice for a Sunday afternoon. Good crowd, decent drinks, though a little on the pricey side. Clean place but the usual small type place for NYC>

Thank Bernardo F
Newcastle upon Tyne
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Best margarita this trip! Friendly and efficient barman. A friend joined us briefly before leaving for a business dinner so just asked for water, which was graciously served. The barman noticed I drank mine quickly and was instantly over with another one! What more could I ask for?

Thank Micki M
New York City
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430 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 566 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Tried Sweet Afton with buddies on a quiet Tuesday night. Bar scene was busy so we chose the quiet garden in back, much more serene, with people dining. Enjoyed the house white burgundy and pinot noir while my buddies tasted mezcal and bourbon based specials. Sampled the house special pickles, chicken wings, and brussel sprout salads, all top notch- and... More 

Thank YaleDad
Astoria, New York
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548 reviews
367 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I came in here for my second ever visit earlier this year. They check everyone at the door no mater how old you are. The pub itself is small and very crowded and I am not sure if I will go back again. Organization and management could do a bit better in satisfying their guests.

1 Thank neil102
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The drinks are ok and the food is mediocre. The service is terrible. Just go for drinks and not food. The music can be terribly loud.

1 Thank Victoria U
New York City, New York
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5,439 reviews
2,121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 743 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

It is a little on the darkish side, but it's a nice local place. Very friendly crowd. Nice service. Decent drinks. Priced for the neighborhood.

Thank Bernardo F
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The staff is great and I love that the crowd is not all the same. It can get very busy but it's always fun.

Thank Gabrielle B
New York City, New York
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124 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Sweet Afton is deservedly popular, especially on weekend evenings and the happy-hour crowd. The clientele is largely Astoria hip, which isn't as cartoonishly over-the-top as you might find in Williamsburg, but it's settled down now that the place has been there a few years and isn't brand-new anymore. I've had some excellent burgers and love their fried pickle chips probably... More 

Thank Vidiot42
Bern, Switzerland
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305 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Can't say anything about the food, and certainly the atmosphere is cool (borderline hipster but still acceptable to normal humans), but what really blows it away are the cocktails. Can't say I've had this good and reasonably-priced (and generous) concoctions anywhere in recent memory on this side or the other of the Atlantic. Highly recommended!

Thank Zerosixzero

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:30
16:00 - 03:30
16:00 - 03:30
16:00 - 03:30
16:00 - 03:30
16:00 - 03:30
11:00 - 03:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3009 34th St, Long Island City, NY 11103-5170
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City
  • Phone Number: +1 718-777-2570

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?