The 10 Best Bars In Bayside, Queens

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Taylor Haacke

Looking for a drink in the Bayside, Queens area? Look no further. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite bars and taverns. Throw one (or more) back, and enjoy some delicious grub while you’re at it.

1. Safari Beach Club

Bar, Hotel Restaurant, Restaurant, Food Stand, Fast Food, American, Seafood

Fish tacos
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The beauty of New York City is that you can always escape it, even if it’s just for dinner and drinks. As the name suggests, Safari Beach Club is a tropical getaway from all of your big city blues. Enjoy their crispy fish tacos or garlic-y ‘Beach Chicken’. Join them on Saturdays for live music.

2. Karaoke Christmas

Bar, Pub Grub

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Does anything pair better with beer than karaoke? The folks at Karaoke Christmas don’t think so. Enjoy one of their deals for unlimited karaoke and drinks with your friends. They have half off during happy hour and student discounts.

3. Jimmy's

Restaurant, Italian, Seafood

Nothing says delicious Italian food quite like Jimmy’s. They offer a wide selection of pasta and seafood dishes that go great with their vast wine menu. If you’re not hungry, make your way over to their full bar – it’s a great place to catch up with friends.

4. Press 195

Bar, Craft Ale Bar, Sandwich Shop, Restaurant, Fast Food

8. Munch
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One of the best sandwich shops and wine bars in all of NYC, Press 195 serves up some mouthwatering fare, craft beer, and Belgian fries. You can get all of your fixings here. Try their ‘New Yorker’ – hot pastrami, hot turkey, crunchy purple jalapeño, coleslaw, Swiss cheese, sliced sour pickles, and creamy roasted pepper dressing. Yum.


Bar, American

pool table
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A sleek bar and pool hall, CUE BAR has more than 20 pool tables, so everyone can play. No more waiting your turn behind the amateurs. This lounge is also decked out with plush couches and a fire pit, complete with all the comfort food you can imagine. This is sure to become one of your new favorite haunts.


Bar, Restaurant, Wine Bar, American

FINO is your go-to wine bar in Bayside. They have an extensive menu of reds and whites. And what pair better with wine than tapas? From seared sea scallops to charred green beans, FINO does not disappoint.

7. Donovan's Bar & Tavern

Bar, Pub, Irish

Beer Flight
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This watering hole is a great meet-up spot. Donovan’s Bar & Tavern has that authentic Irish pub-feel with tons of beer and brews to choose from, as well as a delicious food menu.

8. Maggie Mays

Bar, Pub, Restaurant, Irish, Seafood

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Inspired by the Irish pub atheistic, Maggie Mays is a great bar for true comfort. They have some wild specials, like a lobster special with the purchase of two cocktails on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. They have a huge selection of beer on tap, and everything is fresh and homemade.

9. Fiamma 41

Bar, Italian

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If you like drinks and pizza, Fiamma 41 is the place for you. Known for their wood-fired pizzas, Fiamma 41 is also home to a modern bar. It’s the perfect spot to sit down with close friends to drink and eat the night away.

10. Pour House

Bar, Nightclub, American

The go-to bar of Bayside, Pour House is known as the place to go to relax and have a few beers with buds after work. They keep their beers on tap and their drinks fresh. At night, they have a live DJ and pong tournaments to help get the party started. It’s a place that anyone can enjoy.

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