133-43 37th Avenue
Flushing, NY 11354
Phone: (718) 939-5000
Fax: (718) 939-4000
At the Happy Buddha, you will find traditional Eastern dishes with a vegetarian twist. This all vegetarian restaurant is inspired by Buddhist culinary techniques and organic ingredients. The ambiance infuses a sense of calmness and serenity with its dim, low lights, bamboo-lined dining space and a green stone path. The food is adventurous and very tasty. Try the tofu with tangy yellow curry or stir-fried vegetables. For the heath conscious, there is a juice bar, which serves up nourishing organic juices and smoothies. The service is speedy and efficient. This fusion of traditionalism and modernism will surely bring you wholesome goodness and well-being!
You'll find mainly Chinese and Malaysian customers, but those who dare to try some super spicy food can make their way here. The cuisine here has a blend of Singaporean and Malaysian influences. Apart from all the Thai and Malaysian varieties, Indian curries also abound. Sea food lovers must try the pangan ikan. What's more the food here is really cheap, go ahead and enjoy the Sentosa Malaysian Cuisine feast.
A huge red hot chili pepper greets visitors at Spicy and Tasty, a laid-back Chinese joint. Inside, chatty teens and Asian-American couples linger over beef tripe and succulent pork chops. The menu lists a variety of dishes and desserts from which the smoked tea duck is highly recommended. Beer and wines are available though the list is limited and restricted to these only. The place is worth a shot if you're in the area.
Pleasant, contemporary settings and fabulous cuisine from China and Hong Kong mark Waterfront International Enterprises out from the numerous Chinese eateries to be found in New York. Customers are welcomed with a complimentary plate of Kimchi and roasted, salted peanuts. For a novel experience, ask for the mildly-flavored Jellyfish with Scallions, or the heavier Fried Pork in Orange Sauce. Among spicier selections, the Tofu with Hot Peppers and Roast Prok Buns are the favorites. Top off your dish with butter and parmesan as you please, or ask for a touch of spice. The house specialty, Taro Root, makes up for the absence of a dessert, but the curious part is, it has to be eaten as an entrée!
This Flushing restaurant is an alternative to Chinatown. Formerly known as Gum Fung, Jade Asian offers some of the best dim sum around in a catering hall type atmosphere, large, crowded and noisy. That's evident to the locals who come to catch up with their family and friends on a weekend morning. Servers make the rounds on pushcarts carrying steamed buns filled with meat, seafood and vegetables: all you have to do is point at what looks good! Sample cha siu baau if you like barbecue pork buns, cheong fun (rice noodle rolls) or har gau (popular shrimp-filled dumplings). For the more adventurous, there's chicken feet and fried octopus. Finish off with a customary egg tart; childa flaky puff pastry with an egg custard filling.
Magna Restaurant is one place that will not make you feel monotonous. The ambiance from inside is beautifully Italian, magnetic and warm, the service is exceptionally friendly. The food preparations are creatively presented, that you will love your meal. Start with the appetizers, soups and you may go on and try the pastas, pollo alla magna, melanzane al forno, the seafood specials and lots more. Accompany your meals with a great Italian wine. Their beautiful place is also available on offer to celebrate your private occasions. Call ahead for more details.
Biang!is a progeny of the Xi'an Famous Foods located in Flushing. The restaurant is trendy and is known for their Biang noodles which are uniquely made by being pulled and whacked against a counter. They serve authentic Chinese food like beef stomach skewers, chicken and lamb skewers, wheat gluten sausages, various sauces, salads etc. You will have a variety to choose from the menu and it all comes at a low price. Biang!is friendly, modern and within your budget for good Chinese food. They accept only cash.
Mapo Korean BBQ is one of the best places in New York to savor authentic Korean food. It is situated at the corner of a building and can be recognized from the street by the sign with bright red lettering in the Korean script. Inside, the aromas of meat grilling on charcoal greets patrons and one can't wait to taste the barbecue dishes. The meal starts with Banchan, which are Korean side dishes served with rice. Try the Tteokbokki, a rice cake dish, eaten with Gochujang, a kind of red chili pickle. The tender meat is cut and grilled to perfection and served with their signature sauces made from ingredients like pear and soy. One can also taste cakes made from unusual items such as agar and seaweed. So head here for an education in Korean cooking and dining styles.
Han Joo Chik Naeng Myun & BBQ is quite popular in Flushing for their succulent and utterly delicious barbecued servings. The flavors are influenced from Korean cuisine. Open all days a week, it serves delectable BBQ preparations and features a plethora of combinations thereof. Try the green tea pork and Kimchi mandu for a complete BBQ experience.
A place of worship is probably the last place where you would expect to get a solid meal, well, get ready to change your perspective as you step inside of this Hindu Temple. Located on Bowne Street, the Ganesh Temple is home to one of the most awesome Indian eateries in Flushing. If you can get past the almost-outlandish, holy/temple-y vibe, you will be besieged by vegetarian and vegan-friendly aromas wafting out of this here canteen. On offer is an eclectic menu of popular Indian snacks, more specifically South Indian snacks- they serve a solid and authentic range of dosas, of which locals favor the milder variant, masala dosa and the spicy onion uttappam. For a good price, Ganesh Temple Canteen offers a healthy and low-priced meal that you wont be forgetting any time soon.
Gabbana is a real neighborhood gem. This restaurant offers delicious traditional Dominican flavors with a modern twist in a romantic setting. The vibrant bar atmosphere features live Colombian music and a drink menu with extended selection of rums and signature cocktails. Reservations are highly recommended.
Opened in 2006, Mad For Chicken is quite a popular restaurant for their pocket-friendly, succulent and delicious chicken. FDA and USDA approved technique are used to prepare twice deep-fried chicken. The restaurant serves the most delectable chicken servings with a thin layer of soy sauce, garlic and various fruits. Happy Hour runs from Monday to Friday 12p to 6p. This restaurant makes for an excellent fare if succulent fried chicken is what you're craving.