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Aperitif Bistro Lounge Bar

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21341 39th Ave, Bayside, NY 11361-2071
+1 718-215-6470
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“escargot” (6 reviews)
“creme brulee” (5 reviews)
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21341 39th Ave, Bayside, NY 11361-2071
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This was the second time I have been to Aperitif and it did not disappoint. The escargot was excellent as well as the calamari. We had the cavatelli pasta with chunks of filet mignon and the filet with roasted potatoes. Delicious! Dessert was great -...More

Thank Arubamomx3
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We were here for a Communion party. Having passed this place a few times, and heard some nice comments, we were glad to get a chance to taste their food. Well, it was not completely a disaster, but close. The host had ordered chicken fingers...More

Thank Lee T
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Nothing can beat a cozy, warm and relaxed ambience of a fantastic restaurant with great food. Friendly and attentive wait staff. Everything is delicious. Have to try the mussels, duck and rack of lamb.

Thank wchex
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I've passed Aperitif many evenings walking my dogs. Each time I pass my eyes are drawn to the long french doors and blue velvet chairs inside the lounge area. A friend called me to meet for drinks and we decided to make Aperitif our "Go...More

1  Thank helfish38
Reviewed 20 February 2017

For the longest I have walked by this store front and I could tell that there is a bar and what I thought a small restaurant. I was checking out the reviews last week and last friday we decided to check it out for dinner....More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The staff is prompt & attentive & friendly. Drinks are ample & fantastic selection from a full bar. Happy hour is a great time with special Hors d'oeuvre . Do try the lamb or the skirt steak. Both are tender & tasty. Seafood is also...More

Thank 4mdnite
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We went with friends last night based on the reviews from TripAdvisor and other reviews. The restaurant is very pretty and quaint with the bistro feeling. Our server never wrote our order down and three times forgot what we ordered and had to ask us...More

Thank VIvian666
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Very good food! Went here with a girlfriend for dinner and ordered drinks and several apps! All the appetizers were great and the service was excellent too! I would definitely recommend this place

Thank Camille R
Reviewed 30 November 2016

My husband and I went to Apertiff for a romantic dinner. Ambiance is beautiful - great lighting and music. Food was outstanding quality and many different wines. I am a foodie and cook and the food was delicious although small portions. Be careful though. We...More

Thank beachboundbabe
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The food and ambiance were terrific. I would recommend this restaurant for a gathering with friends. Service was a tad slow, but we were there a very busy time.

Thank kandk1111
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5 June 2016|
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Response from Ivie04 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. I've been here 5 times and every time it is a great experience for me and my guests. It is a great place for all kinds of groups, small, large, family oriented, or for couples. The lighting is very... More
5 June 2015|
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Response from MPH | Reviewed this property |
It should be fine. Very casual, with a broad menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21341 39th Ave, Bayside, NY 11361-2071
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Bayside
  • Phone Number: +1 718-215-6470
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