The 10 Best Wine Bars In Queens, New York

Laura Farrell

The Queens dining scene has begun to embrace their multi-ethnic dynamic and integrate that charm into their wine and dining hot-spots. For all wine enthusiasts seeking a cultural spin on their next dining adventure, here is a rundown of all the best wine bars throughout the borough of Queens.

Photo Credit: Venturo Osteria & Wine Bar

1. Venturo Osteria & Wine Bar

Bar, Wine Bar, Italian, Pub Grub

Setting their stomping grounds in Sunnyside, Queens, Venuro Osteria & Wine Bar offers wines mainly from Italy (Toscana, Trentino, and Piedmonte), but there is also a selection from France, Austria, Spain and our very own backyard in the North Fork of Long Island. All their food is sourced from Brooklyn Grange, while their chef utilizes a farm-to-table approach for Italian cooking. The bar is gracefully paired with whitewashed, exposed brick walls, rustic banquettes, wooden floors and a series of high top tables.

2. Jack and Nellies

Restaurant, Bar, Charcuterie, Wine Bar, American

A wine-and-dine opportunity for those seeking an experience with no television is available at Jack and Nellies, located in Forest Hills. The drinks menu offers craft beer from Founders, Lagunitas and Ballast Point, wine from Germany, Italy and California, and a variety of small plates, large plates, cheese and charcuterie.

3. Danny Brown's Wine Bar & Kitchen

Bar, Wine Bar, American, French, Pub Grub

Notable for winning a coveted Michelin star, Danny Brown’s Wine Bar & Kitchen has a selection of more than 80 wines by the bottle and 20 by the glass. The wines range in region from America, France, Greece and more. The bar also offers Spanish cooking to enhance the cultural experience.

4. Sayra's

Bar, Wine Bar, Pub Grub, American

Sayra’s is the first and only wine bar in the beach-y Rockaway community. Sayra’s offers a selection from California, Argentina and New Zealand, and pairs the experience with a menu that offers an assortment of tapas. Sayra’s also provides a beer garden and projection screen for movies.

Fino Wine and Tapas

A Manhattan-style restaurant that resides in Bayside, Fino Wine and Tapas primarily offers tapas, but also serves cured meat, cheese and a selection of entrees. Customers can indulge in fine wine and carefully-curated cocktails at a reasonable price.

Fino Wine and Tapas, 39-13 Bell Boulevard, Queens, +1 718 229 1330

Photo Credit: Fino Wine and Tapas

5. Vite

Restaurant, Italian

Indulge in imported Italian wine at an affordable price at Vite, which also offers homemade ravioli with ricotta cheese and tasty olives all made from scratch on the premises. Although the space is small, Vite provides a homey and cozy feel for those relaxing in the modest space.

6. Winegasm

Bar, Wine Bar, American, Pub Grub

Winegasm Bar & Eatery, Astoria
Photo Credit: Winegasm
Step away from Astoria and a sip into the Mediterranean at Winegasm wine bar, where customers are enticed by a fine selection of wines from from the Balkans, South America, Europe and Oceania. A majority of the wines arrive from France, but there is also a decent selection of Italian, Spanish and Croatian wines, offering a little something for everybody.

7. Rèst-âü-Ránt

Charcuterie, Pub Grub

Owner Tina Stripanovic brings her Croatian flare to Astoria and harbors her passion for food in wine in the Rest Au Rant space. The space also offers quality beer and foods such as hot and cold tapas, cheese charcuterie, fondue, salads, paninis and shareable plates.

8. DiWine

Gastropub, American, French, Argentina

DiWine, Queens
Photo Credit: DiWine
Global wines, infused cocktails and artisan food such as pizza, charcuterie and cheese trays are on the menu at DiWine wine bar. Wines from California, Oregon, France and Argentina are available by the glass and the bottle, and the bar also offers beer and whiskey.

9. Domaine

Bar, Wine Bar, American

Furnished with antique fixtures and authentic Parisian-style furniture, Domaine wine bar offers over 40 different wines by the glass hailing mainly from France, but also from Oregon, Uruguay and Chile. Their menu offers a range of cheese from France, Vermont and Spain, as well as small plates such as oysters, shrimp cocktail and a prosciutto plate.

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