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Bar, Pub, Spanish, Wine Bar
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4602 Skillman Ave, Sunnyside, NY 11104-2119
17:00 - 00:00
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Sun 15:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Fri 17:00 - 02:00
Sat 15:00 - 02:00
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106 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Had the pizza and wine Happy Hour deal and was very satisfied with open-window atmosphere, food and service. Worth finding.

Thank jeff6
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

I can't remember the last time I have been so disappointed with my dinner. I ordered spicy nuts and a classic pizza. My husband had a chorizo pizza. We waited for at least 15 minutes for the water and additional 10 for the nuts, and a further 20 minutes for the pizza to arrive. The server apologised for the delay... More 

Thank tarajane_omalley
Woodside, New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This is such a lovely, neighborhood wine bar. The staff are quite knowledgeable and friendly. Service is terrific and the menu offers enough variety for both beer and wine drinkers.

Thank SparkyD761
Long Island City
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113 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

With a name like this, ypu would think this places excels in wines, in fact it is their weakness. It is disappointing because their food is consistently good and their service genuinely friendly. In my experiznce one can find good wines to sell at $30-40 in a restaurant and Claret need to research the subject a little more.

Thank CuriousFlyer
Greater Cincinnati, OH
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

I went to Claret a couple of weeks ago while in town visiting a dear friend. She really wanted to take me here and she and her fiance enjoy it a lot. I had a glass of the old vine zinfandel which was really great. I enjoyed the hudson valley smoked salmon salad which was unique presented with the salmon... More 

Thank Maggie G
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

Love this place. We love their cheese and meat plates and their pizzas are rather yummy. The location is great, especially in the warmer months when their windows are open and you can people and dog watch. We live on the other side of Queens Boulevard but it's an easy walk for some food and wine. Thumbs up!!!

Thank Melissa F
New York City, New York
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

after living in the middle of manhattan all my life just a little bit of green warms ones soul! what sold me on living in sunnyside was to have a place like claret's close by! in the warm weather the feel is very open and green! even inside your sitting outside! as for liquid selection they have a great wine... More 

Thank maris09
Sunnyside, New York
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

I have been here several times. It's a great place to bring friends. The meat and cheese plates are delightful. The wine selection is also extensive.

Thank William V
New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

Thin crust pizzas are great. So is the Hummus and Pan Catalan. Cheese selection could use some broadening, and some salad options would be nice too. But comfortable atmosphere, nice wine selection by the glass and friendly service makes in a neighborhood regular spot for us.

Thank Jessica H
New York City, New York
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151 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2013

Comfortably nestled on the corner of 45th and Skillman Avenue in Sunnyside Queens, Claret has many good things to recommend. The staff, the wine and beer selection, the food, and above all the location make for quite a nice night out. Two major downsides: 1-the acoustics are so bad when the large windows are closed, even the smallest crowd will... More 

Thank comfieslippers

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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
Bar, Pub, Spanish, Wine Bar
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4602 Skillman Ave, Sunnyside, NY 11104-2119
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Sunnyside
Perfect wine bar serving up the best in local and imported beer and wines accompanied with truffle mac and cheese, perfectly pressed panini's and delish meat and cheese plates!

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