Cafe Henri10-10 50th Avenue @ Vernon Blvd., 718-383-9315
Very typical French bistro serving breakfast, lunch and dinner and big cups of french coffees and tea. This was one of the first of the new restaurants to open in Hunter's Point ~11 years ago. Monday nights come for the Jazz from 8:00 pm until midnight.
Monday-Sunday 8 am - 12 am
Casa Enrique5-48 49th Avenue, Long Island City, NY, 347- 448-6040
The owners of Bar Henry (American) and Café Henri (French) have added Mexico to their repetroire with Casa Enrique serving cuisine influenced by Chiapas, Puebla and San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
Cosme and Luis, brothers who opened and ran Cafe Henri in the Hunter's Point section of LIC have parterned and are running Casa Enrique. The restaurant has sharp, clean lines and great front of house staff. The food is creative and beautifully served. Dishes can be altered for vegetarians.
Casa Enrique is 2 blocks from Cafe Henri in downtown Hunter's Point, LIC.
Mon - Sun: 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Good For Groups
Good For Kids
Chimney Cake—Traditional Hungarian Transylvanian Pastry10-50 Jackson Ave, 718-786.1818
A unique pastry, fresh out from the oven all day long, every day! Chimney cake (in Hungarian "Kürtőskalács") is a traditional wedding pastry made by Hungarians in Transylvania for hundreds of years. Grandmothers wake up at the crack of dawn to knead the fresh yeast dough and fire up the brick oven at the back of the house. By the time the wood is smoldering, the dough is ready to be wrapped around a wooden cylinder, rolled into sugar and slowly baked at the fire." LIC's Chimney Cake wakes up at the crack of dawn to make it for you.
Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM-7:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday 10:00 AM-7:00 PM
The Chocolate Factory5-49 49th Ave, (718) 482-7069
The OBIE Awarding-winning Chocolate Factory Theater prides its spirit of experimentation and the process of creation. It is also an incubator for experimental performance. The work of The Chocolate Factory's founding artists emphasizes multi-disciplinary collaboration combining movement, music, video and text that is highly visual and dependent on new technologies.
Communitea47-02 Vernon Boulevard Long Island City, NY 11101 , 718-729-7708
Serving a large selection of loose-leaf teas along with fresh-made sandwiches, panini, salads, sweets and scones for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Vegetarian and vegan options and child-friendly. A popular place for people to hang with their computers. Communitea is big on letting their teas steep before serving.
Monday-Friday: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Corner Bistro47-18 Vernon Blvd @47th Road & Vernon Boulevard, 718) 606-6500
CORNER BISTRO, the last of the bohemian bars in West Greenwich Village, has been serving customers since the earlier part of this century. The original ambience is pretty much unchanged, and they like to keep it that way. Now in Hunter's Point, LIC.
Monday-Thursday 11:30 a.m. - Midnight,
Friday-Saturday 11:30 a.m.- 1 a.m.
Court Square Wine & Spirits24-20 Jackson Ave, 718-707-9911
Kitty corner to the Citi Bulidng on 44th Drive, this is a very large wine store with "top selections at smart prices." Maegan Kovatch, their in-house Sommelier, holds tastings each week.
Crank—Cycling Studio4630 Center Boulevard, 718-606-6309
Crank Indoor Cycling is an exciting, exhilarating class format that focuses on endurance, strength, intervals, higher intensity sprints and recovery. Classes use a stationary exercise bike with a weighted flywheel that allows for adjusting resistance for different types of exercises. Upbeat music and engaging instructors give you a great cardio workout.
Check their web site for schedules and pricing.
Cranky’s Cafe48-19 Vernon Blvd , 347-738-4921
A reliable cup of tea or coffee and a Canadian menu to boot. Now also serving a French Creole dinner menu and movie nights every week or so.
Weekdays: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am-6:30 pm
The Creek & The Cave10-93 Jackson Ave, 718-706-8783
"The Creek and The Cave is a California style Mexican restaurant with a flair, for comedy, delicious brunch, hoppin late night, and cheap happy hour. The game is on, the mic is hot, it's always a good night here at Creek & Cave."
Saturday: 1:00 pm–4:00am
Sunday: 1:00 pm–2:00am
Crossfit: School of Fitness5-26 47th Avenue , 646-415-8363
CrossFit Long Island City is a passionate community of individuals who believe in evidence-based fitness.
"We believe in measurable, observable, repeatable results. We believe in training hard, playing hard and having fun! We are more than a gym. We are a school of fitness, a community that provides education, support and encouragement to achieve your health and fitness goals."
Check their web site for schedules and pricing.