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5012 Vernon Blvd, Ste B, Long Island City, NY 11101-5795
+1 718-472-4355
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“endive salad” (3 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
5012 Vernon Blvd, Ste B, Long Island City, NY 11101-5795
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is fantastic! Stephan, and team, omg the French speaking, didn’t understand much, but gorgeous! Stephan, red head x rugby player is the type girls need to flock to. Food is very French, very home cooked, very bloody good. Ambiance, wine list and decor seems...More

Thank Nicstoc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing combination of French Bistro and comfy food - awesome staff and very welcoming, you will feel like home. Owner Pascal is very charismatic , we love him ;-)

1  Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The establishment is a small, informal bistro along busy Vernon Blvd. Patrons, young and old, can sit outside or inside and are greeted warmly by the French staff. Old fashioned photographs decorate the walls and there's even a tiny wine bar off to the side,...More

Thank jaauoc
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

A small family restaurant on Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City. If you want to spend an enjoyable evening with friends or with your family, then this is Bistro for you. There you can enjoy perfectly prepared dishes of French cuisine. Very cozy atmosphere. All...More

Thank Natalia V
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I have been to this quaint French restaurant conveniently located off the 7 train a number of times. The authentic French food is quite good and the staff is very professional and attentive. The Salmon tartar is to die for and the desserts are magnificent.

Thank Pierre B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

True Fench bistro experience hidden in plain sight in LIC. For about 20 years now, Tournesol has been offering top quality French cuisine in an unassuming setting and at a very affordable price point. LOVE this place!

Thank AlwaysFurther
Reviewed 7 July 2017

nice little french restaurant being in LIC for so long. The food is always fresh and good, and the service very nice.

Thank JLD86
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Sunflower! That's what it means. I came here for lunch with my friend. While waiting for my friend I checked the menu and the place. It looked familiar then I remember coming to a French restaurant in LIC a few years ago and it could...More

Thank NoraFrydman
Reviewed 21 February 2017

French Cuisine $60 pp + tip for two with bottle of wine Accepts all major credit cards Long Weekend Dinner Minimal Wait Reservations Helpful Order: Terrine of duck liver (house foie gras), duck breast and Monday sirloin avec potato gratin, crème brulee and calvados. Bottle...More

Thank Jjm W
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Steps away from the Vernon-Jackson stop on the 7 line, this French Bistro is a must try. It has a quaint and tasteful ambience with delicious food and wonderful service. There are daily specials, as well as a special of the day listed on their...More

Thank Danielle F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 50
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5012 Vernon Blvd, Ste B, Long Island City, NY 11101-5795
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City
  • Phone Number: +1 718-472-4355
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Traditional French Bistro from south west of France.
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