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Discover Eclectic Astoria
Astoria has a rich texture and vibrant community. Experience a day in the life of this abundant neighborhood by exploring restaurants representing diverse cultures, unique and inviting shops, pulsing nightlife, and lush parks. An ideal location to set down roots, Astoria truly offers something for everyone without compromise.
See
See
Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35th Ave
Museum of the Moving Image is the country's only museum dedicated to the art, history, technique, and technology of the moving image in all its forms. The Museum is a one-of-a-kind destination for audiences of all interests, from connoisseurs of classic cinema to avid gamers, offering screenings, classes, and the now permanent Jim Henson exhibition.
Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35th Ave
Museum of the Moving Image is the country's only museum dedicated to the art, history, technique, and technology of the moving image in all its forms. The Museum is a one-of-a-kind destination for audiences of all interests, from connoisseurs of classic cinema to avid gamers, offering screenings, classes, and the now permanent Jim Henson exhibition.
Welling Court Mural Project
11-98 Welling Court
Showcasing over 150 murals created by artists from across the world, the project is an evolving street art display from top talent. Debuting in 2010, the Welling Court Mural Project hosts an annual opening event to highlight new works in the growing collection. Open year round 24/7, take a self-guided tour for a spark of inspiration whenever the mood strikes.
Welling Court Mural Project
11-98 Welling Court
Showcasing over 150 murals created by artists from across the world, the project is an evolving street art display from top talent. Debuting in 2010, the Welling Court Mural Project hosts an annual opening event to highlight new works in the growing collection. Open year round 24/7, take a self-guided tour for a spark of inspiration whenever the mood strikes.
The Noguchi Museum
9-01 33rd Road
Founded and designed by Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi, the museum consists of 27,000 square feet of gallery space on two floors, as well as a serene outdoor sculpture garden. The Museum exhibits an unparalleled collection of Noguchi's work, offers programming with contemporary artists and public programs as well as a Museum Shop and Cafe offering Noguchi's lighting and furniture designs along with books and gifts.
The Noguchi Museum
9-01 33rd Road
Founded and designed by Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi, the museum consists of 27,000 square feet of gallery space on two floors, as well as a serene outdoor sculpture garden. The Museum exhibits an unparalleled collection of Noguchi's work, offers programming with contemporary artists and public programs as well as a Museum Shop and Cafe offering Noguchi's lighting and furniture designs along with books and gifts.
Eat
Eat
Taverna Kyclades
33-07 Ditmars Blvd
Transport to the sunny Greek islands without leaving the comfort of Queens. This acclaimed spot has been serving authentic Greek cuisine since 1996. Focused on fresh seafood, dine on crisp calamari, delicate swordfish, and grilled octopus served alongside classics like lemon potatoes and freshly made Greek dips.
Taverna Kyclades
33-07 Ditmars Blvd
Transport to the sunny Greek islands without leaving the comfort of Queens. This acclaimed spot has been serving authentic Greek cuisine since 1996. Focused on fresh seafood, dine on crisp calamari, delicate swordfish, and grilled octopus served alongside classics like lemon potatoes and freshly made Greek dips.
Hinomaru Ramen
33-18 Ditmars Blvd
Michelin recommended for their traditional Hakata style tonkotsu ramen, HinoMaru Ramen specializes in seven regional Japanese ramen varieties. The rich base broth is cooked for 17 hours and reduced to release the complex flavors. Topped with fresh, locally sourced meats and ingredients, the menu offers something for all.
Hinomaru Ramen
33-18 Ditmars Blvd
Michelin recommended for their traditional Hakata style tonkotsu ramen, HinoMaru Ramen specializes in seven regional Japanese ramen varieties. The rich base broth is cooked for 17 hours and reduced to release the complex flavors. Topped with fresh, locally sourced meats and ingredients, the menu offers something for all.
The Bonnie
29-12 23rd Ave
Since opening in 2014, The Bonnie has been Astoria's favorite destination for craft cocktails, elevated bar food, beer garden-style outdoor drinking, and private events. Enjoy inventive cocktails and mock-tails on the patio perfectly paired with staples like a classic Pat LaFrieda beef burger and fried pickles crafted by their award-winning chef at your new local.
The Bonnie
29-12 23rd Ave
Since opening in 2014, The Bonnie has been Astoria's favorite destination for craft cocktails, elevated bar food, beer garden-style outdoor drinking, and private events. Enjoy inventive cocktails and mock-tails on the patio perfectly paired with staples like a classic Pat LaFrieda beef burger and fried pickles crafted by their award-winning chef at your new local.
Shop
Shop
Hi-Fi Records
23-19 Steinway Street
A vinyl-coffee shop crossover, HiFi is a record collector’s dream come true. Not only does it sell a multitude of vinyl across all genres of music, but you can also purchase audio equipment and turntables of all shapes, sizes, and styles to completely enhance your listening experience. Sip on a latte while you browse the LP bins for something new or old.
Hi-Fi Records
23-19 Steinway Street
A vinyl-coffee shop crossover, HiFi is a record collector’s dream come true. Not only does it sell a multitude of vinyl across all genres of music, but you can also purchase audio equipment and turntables of all shapes, sizes, and styles to completely enhance your listening experience. Sip on a latte while you browse the LP bins for something new or old.
Astoria Bookshop
31-29 31st Street
Astoria’s first independent bookstore has a wide selection speaking to every audience. The scholarly staff is on hand for recommendations and makes monthly reading selections. Join them nightly for diverse reading groups, launch signing events, or a thoughtful community gathering.
Astoria Bookshop
31-29 31st Street
Astoria’s first independent bookstore has a wide selection speaking to every audience. The scholarly staff is on hand for recommendations and makes monthly reading selections. Join them nightly for diverse reading groups, launch signing events, or a thoughtful community gathering.
Astoria Bier and Cheese
35-11 Ditmars Boulevard
A carefully curated collection of cheeses and charcuterie from around the world is matched with an impressive selection of rotating craft beers at this coveted local spot. Sample from their tasting menu at the bar or get a growler of a seasonal brew to go and ask their expert staff to make recommendations for your next party.
Astoria Bier and Cheese
35-11 Ditmars Boulevard
A carefully curated collection of cheeses and charcuterie from around the world is matched with an impressive selection of rotating craft beers at this coveted local spot. Sample from their tasting menu at the bar or get a growler of a seasonal brew to go and ask their expert staff to make recommendations for your next party.
Play
Play
Singlecut Brewery
1933 37th Street
The first production brewery in Queens since prohibition, Singlecut brings craft brewing to Astoria. The open air tap room features live music, tours, and a vast selection of vinyl to listen to while sampling flights brewed on premises. A rotating selection of cans and growlers are available to take home.
Singlecut Brewery
1933 37th Street
The first production brewery in Queens since prohibition, Singlecut brings craft brewing to Astoria. The open air tap room features live music, tours, and a vast selection of vinyl to listen to while sampling flights brewed on premises. A rotating selection of cans and growlers are available to take home.
AlterWork Studios
30-09 35th Ave
Founded as an open access art and community center, this studio offers affordable workspace, tools, and classes for artists of all experience levels. Alterwork provides studio rentals and equipment, an artist residency program, and classes ranging from beginning pottery to leatherwork taught by local artisans, including the owner herself.
AlterWork Studios
30-09 35th Ave
Founded as an open access art and community center, this studio offers affordable workspace, tools, and classes for artists of all experience levels. Alterwork provides studio rentals and equipment, an artist residency program, and classes ranging from beginning pottery to leatherwork taught by local artisans, including the owner herself.
Astoria Park
19th St & 23rd Drive
Nestled between the Triboro and Hell Gate Bridges lies playful Astoria Park. Centered around the city’s oldest and largest pool, the park is packed with activities including a skate park, running track, bocce and tennis courts, playground, and more. Pack a picnic and take in the city and river views at this cherished neighborhood hub.
Astoria Park
19th St & 23rd Drive
Nestled between the Triboro and Hell Gate Bridges lies playful Astoria Park. Centered around the city’s oldest and largest pool, the park is packed with activities including a skate park, running track, bocce and tennis courts, playground, and more. Pack a picnic and take in the city and river views at this cherished neighborhood hub.