Comfort Inn & Suites LaGuardia Airport
60-30 Maurice Avenue
Maspeth, NY 11378
Phone: (718) 457-5555
Fax: (718) 457-1111
Rosa's is the ultimate in pizza and Italian cuisine, and the creations available here cannot be found anywhere else. Widely known among natives as some of the best pizza in New York, Rosa's offers slices as varied as upside-down Sicilian or Grandma, to Caesar Salad and Taco. The food rivals that of any of New York's fine Italian restaurants and can even hold its own with the best Italy has to offer. For those choosing to eat-in, there are some 20 tables, and for those taking-out service is fast and furious. Do not miss your turn or you'll be in line for the foreseeable future.
A classic American bar, the Donovan’s Pub serves some amazing burgers and high spirits. Located in the Queens borough of NYC, this little place is renowned among foodies and alcohol lovers alike. A child friendly place, Donovan’s has its classic share of burgers, that everyone seems to love. The Donovan, the H Factor, the Santo and the Sebastian are some of the signature burgers that all their customers keep going back to. With a simple and friendly ambiance, this pub is is one of those places, which is perfect for a weekend hangout, or a family lunch.
A Sunnyside fixture for over two decades, Sidetracks has managed to combine the feeling of a neighborhood bar with the classy decour of a hip restaurant/lounge. Sidetracks offers daily happy hour and sports game specials as well as a 60-person party room available for rent.
Don't be fooled by the simple appearance of Sripraphai. The food here is as terrific as the prices. Crispy Dried Catfish, Chili-Pepper Salad, Fiery Beef Panang, Minced Pork - the list is endless. Get here early because its usually packed and they don't take reservations. Enjoy your wonderful Thai meal alfresco because it can really get busy inside. If you are stuffed, pack some coconut-rice confections or milk pudding for the road.
Ayada is a small eatery tucked away in a quiet area of Queens, but there is nothing quiet about the bold flavors and bright dishes they serve up. The little eatery is quite small, and the decor is quite bare apart from the bright green walls and photos of the Thai royal family lining the walls reverently. The menu is not your typical Thai food either, with authentic dishes that haven't been watered down one iota. From the unusual E-saarn sausages, Pork-leg entree to the more staple dishes like spicy panang curry and drunken noodles, washed down with a tender coconut water makes for a satisfying meal. Don't miss out on Mango sticky rice pudding for dessert, it's quite superb.
Chef Sompoch Siribongkoch, invites you to a Thai treat at Zabb Queens restaurant. Located in Jackson Heights, this restaurant promises the most authentic and delicious chicken, pork and seafood preparations to its visitors. Sompoch focuses on food from the Isaan region of Thailand, where he spent most of his childhood. Chill out in the cozy, comfortable atmosphere of Zabb Queens and let the charming waitresses guide you through the wide range of salads, soups and noodles specially made with unique Thai spices.
Romanian Garden is an adventure in hearty, somewhat artery-clogging food. There's plenty of pork in several dishes. Ideal for groups of friends, family-style can be the way to go to sample a variety. Otherwise, how often does one get to taste Romanian food? Some foods, like the chicken cutlet, are ordinary; but otherwise, most items on the menu are quite tasty and refreshing. Don't be afraid if you can't pronounce what you are eating, like the mamaliga cu brinza si smintina! Save room for dessert, especially the papanasi, and plan to run it all off the next day.
With warm wooden flooring, bright lights and a cheery ambiance, Bliss is a popular neighborhood bistro. Unpretentious and homely, it's a great place to kick back your heels and enjoy a few beers with your buddies. The food is wholesome and reasonably priced, with the menu sporting popular dishes like House-Cured Salmon and Ribs. You can enjoy the three course specials offered Tuesday through Thursday. Don't expect anything fancy; Bliss is the perfect place for a fun, casual night out.
If you are walking by on Elmhurst, you may just get drawn in by Sabay Thai one of the most happening Thai restaurants in New York. This spotless, well-designed place serves sensational dishes. Fresh seafood like shrimps, calamari cooked and seasoned with fresh herbs is fantastic! Shrimp pad thai, chicken with garlic sauce, duck with basil, fried bean curd are some of the local favorites. Service is excellent and the place offers great value for money.
For those who follow the Islamic dietary regime, this is the place you can eat without reservation, for the meat is Halal. The clientèle is mostly Indian, given the Chinese preparations that are hot and spicy. A typical meal includes items like Chicken Corn Soup, or Chicken Pakoras, a Manchurian Tiger Prawn Platter, a Rosewater Ice-cream, and a Snapple Iced Tea. No, this is not authentic Chinese food, but the Indian version, which is well-loved and popular among the folks from the sub-continent. The atmosphere is noisy and the service very quick, but be prepared to wait for a table, especially on weekends, when it fills up pretty fast.
Jackson Diner is a diner in name only. It actually is a wonderful Indian restaurant that features excellent food at ridiculously low prices. The kitchen mostly focuses on delicacies from Northern India and the Punjab region. The extensive menu includes tikkas, masalas, tandooris and vindaloos. There are also plenty of vegetarian dishes, so there is definitely something for anyone who likes Indian cuisine. There is another location located in the West Village right near NYU on University Place and 11th.
Yearning for some yummy Thai food? Nusara should be your destination. It's one of the few places that serve authentic Thai food in Queens. This small cozy joint serves some of the most delicious Thai and the delicacies worth trying are Siam grilled chicken, som tum, khao mon gai and the pork fried jerky. The menu includes an interesting mix of various Thai curries, noodles and rice. The staff is helpful and friendly, and the place is clean and pocket friendly.