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Astoria, Queens neighborhood guide

Astoria, Queens has an ever-growing collection of bars, restaurants and shops. Here are the spots that stand out.

Ditmars Boulevard subway station, Astoria, Queens
Photograph: Flickr / Jana Markova. Mural: Lady Pink

There are a ton of great things to do in Astoria, Queens. The nabe is thriving and enhancing its charm with new, budget-friendly restaurants and bars as well as independent boutiques and record stores that make it a shopping HQ. Discover hidden gems such as speakeasy bars, as well as one of the best Greek restaurants in all of New York. Plus, Astoria is hip as hell! As you can see, it's one of the 50 coolest neighborhoods in the world—and NYC's coolest nabe overall. 

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Things to do in Astoria, Queens

Best things to do in Astoria
Things to do

Best things to do in Astoria

Find the most essential attractions the nabe has to offer, from crazy-cool museums and bars to relaxing green spaces.  

Top restaurants in Astoria
Restaurants

Top restaurants in Astoria

Hungry? We've got all the dining destinations you need to hit up. 

Best bars in Astoria
Bars

Best bars in Astoria

Want a classy cocktail den? A 100-plus-year old beer garden? Or how about a brewery? Astoria has you covered. 

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