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808 Queens Plz S, Long Island City, NY 11101-4915 (Vernon Boulevard)
+1 718-289-6118
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Went on Jazz night, Great Music in a beautiful setting with view to match. Try if out on wednesday night for a great midweek date, you won't be disappointed

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Thank SugaSam
Weston, Massachusetts
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I was borne and raised in NYC. Recently, I was sent to Long Island City for a business trip and thought I'd be consigned to McDonalds, Arbys, and really bad pizza. So I was delighted to discover that this area abounds with great restaurants. Right at the top (literally) is Penthouse808. Managed by the energetic and charming Benny Ramos, this... More 

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Thank Steve C
Yonkers, New York
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

service was incredibly slow. had to get up and go to the bar to get my own drink. manager bought us a round, but even the food service was incredibly slow. thinking about going back, but not sure.

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Thank Steven L
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying that this restaurant is in a great location. The night time view is amazing. However, the customer service leaves a bit to be desired. We made 7:30 reservations and were not seated until 8:45. From 7:30 all the way up to when we were finally seated the reason we were given was that they were... More 

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Thank Walton W
New york
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location the view of the 59th st bridge is amazing my son made reservations for us the food was great the server was pretty good it was prom season so it wasn't very fast due to a big prom going on . I would go back it was enjoyable.

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Thank Lizpia
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

First the positive. This place is gorgeous, located right next to the Queensborough bridge. The views are incredible! I was able to find street parking without much of a problem and the service was fine. I ordered a mahalo--a rum drink with coconut milk, pineapple juice, and vanilla chai, that was tasty. However, as a place that advertises their chef... More 

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Thank kablooom
New York City, New York
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22 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

CONS: - WEAK Drinks - Food is not plentiful. I don't suggest going on an empty stomach - Had the Lobster Bake. Aside from the 1 pound lobster, It came with 4 clams, 4 bite size baby potatoes, 1 corn nibblet. Bland. - I ordered the Samurai wings because I was hungry after the Lobster Bake. Tasteless. PROS: - Great... More 

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Thank Sacred_Lotus1
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The view was spectacular; clear and panoramic! We were fortunate to be there as the sun set on a late summer evening and the sky was made to order. To their great credit the service was not rushed and we were able to enjoy the view for a long while. The service was warm and friendly; the server made some... More 

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Thank LiamandOwensCookie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The rooftop is amazing. Perfect for the perfect picture. Bridge is visible from every angle and the space on the rooftop is pretty good. I tried the Rock Shrimp tempura and I had to order another because it was good. Food presentation is great. Great to bring out of town friends or family for that city look and feel.

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Ivoryton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We were invited to this restaurant/bar to celebrate a friend's birthday. We loved it so much that we are now planning our own birthday celebration there. The Asian Pacific inspired food is delectable - very enjoyable and tasty. Of course, the view of the Queensboro Bridge and Manhattan is spectacular. Rounding food and view is the great service. This is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 50
Cuisine
American, Sushi, Asian, Japanese
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 Queens Plz S, Long Island City, NY 11101-4915
    (Vernon Boulevard)
  • Public Transportation: From Manhattan take the N, W or 7 trains to Queensboro Plaza, the E, V, R or G trains to Queens Plaza, or the F train to 21st Street/Queens Bridge.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City
  • Phone Number: +1 718-289-6118
Description
Located atop The Ravel Hotel, Long Island City’s first luxury boutique hotel, lies Penthouse 808 Asian Bistro & Lounge, a fresh new dining experience. Our breathtaking view of the New York City skyline is one of the best creating an ideal backdrop for a fabulous dinner. *Living Social Deals will not be Honored Thru OpenTable - MUST CALL!

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