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Best things to do in Queens

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Performing Arts Venue
“Part art gallery, part TV studio, part dance space, part music venue... this place has it all! Excellent rotating art and featured artists. Beautifully renovated!”
33 locals recommend
Candy store
“Colorful candy shop in Midtown Manhattan near Bloomingdale's. This is the original flagship store founded by Dylan Lauren (Ralph Lauren's daughter).”
53 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Just as expansive as Bohemian and features DJs, live music, karaoke, sports viewing and 20 beers on tap.”
52 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Seasonal American fare & unique cocktails served in a modern-vintage Brooklyn space.”
60 locals recommend
Pub
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“Quirky Brooklyn bar prized for divey vibes, eclectic decor & live performances in the back room”
47 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Small coffee shop around the corner. the typical hipster haven I would say:) $$”
56 locals recommend
Bakery
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“My favorite bakery - hands down. The bread is some of the best I have ever had - and I am a baker so I am pretty picky. The croissants and coffee are not to be missed!”
63 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“A place you can grab some coffee, a bagel or pastry, pop out the laptop and crank out some work. And it's not even a block away, located on a sunny corner in beautiful Williamsburg. ”
51 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Rustic, buzzy trattoria from Keith McNally with Italian fare & sidewalk seating.”
63 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Good local Japanese place but not fancy Right outside the Newport PATH station. Sort of on the water Friendly staff ”
11 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“A hidden "gem". Well, more like a speak-easy, but I highly recommend it for a nightcap on your way home ;) ”
37 locals recommend
Colombian Restaurant
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“Fun and lively South American cantina. Great drinks and food. Friendly and chill. Nice patio. ”
46 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Local institution serving Italian pastries and gelato for over 40 years ! Old school recipes, out of time ambiance and good coffees contribute to a great experience...”
65 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Home of the famous pickleback shot. It is a famous spot and they have mini golf in the back :) ”
54 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“The original Brooklyn Pizza -- make sure to go right when they open and be prepared for a couple hour wait.”
53 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Best Italian restaurant in the area (authentic and cheap). Cash only (but they have an atm outside)! ”
53 locals recommend