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About Blend

Blend is a Latin Fusion restaurant incorporating dishes and flavors from Latin American Countries. Our dimly lit romantic environment makes us a perfect place to have a night out.

47-04 Vernon Blvd.
Long Island City, NY 11101
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Latin American

Hours of Operation:


Brunch:

Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm


Lunch:

Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm


Dinner:

Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:45pm

Cross Street:
47<sup>th</sup> ave and 47<sup>th</sup> rd

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(718) 729-2800

Website:
http://blen02.wixsite.com/blendnyc

Catering:
visit our website www.blendlic.com to see our catering menu..

Public Transit:
7 train to vernon blvd. or G to 21 street

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We have Happy Hour everyday from 4-7.
Monday is Happy Hour all day.
Tuesday 2 for 1 Mojitos.
Wednesday we offer pitchers of red or white Sangria for $15.
Thursday all of our Signature cocktails are available for only $5.

Blend Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (8)
Romantic (7)
Hot Spot (5)
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Special Occasion (5)
Cozy (5)
Good for Groups (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Authentic (3)
Casual (3)
Waterfront (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Bar Seating (2)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Fun (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
People Watching (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Scenic View (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Quick Bite (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Healthy (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Business Meals (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
Seasonal (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Vegan (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Great time there.. My girlfriend and I had such a wonderful time considering that it was our first time there. We will be coming back soon for sure.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Always a great time at blend! Food and drinks are always amazing !! Service is amazing.

Tags: Tapas, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Kinda of small but cozy the service was great and very helpful.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

I️ love this place.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great service, yummy brunch and phenomenal salsa music.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great food. Very small, loud, crowded space. Service was very slow. We sat with no menus for a while until we asked, then had to take utensils off another table. Overall good food and ambiance. I would recommend going during the week when it is less crowded.

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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Great food; server was wonderful. Only downside - A tiny bit noisy atmosphere and my table was very shaky so had to be careful. 3rd time here and the food is always great!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Love our waiter Fabian!!! Number 1 in customer service and friendliness!!!

Tags: Romantic, Casual, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The food was great. I went to Blend on the Water thinking it was the location I had made reservations for. My mistake.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Took my family here 2 days in a row- party of 6-7
Love the ambience, very clean, spacious enough, clean restrooms, but service is very slow - they only had 1 waitress going around for everybody so of course , we had to wait like 10 - 15 min before anybody came to get our orders then we waited to get our coffee and had to ask them several times for my husband's beer, I had to ask for extra napkins and sugar for the coffee and by then it was really getting annoying but I give kudos to the waitress Katlyn who was very nice and professional and apologetic even when you see she was working her butt off . I saw her even having to ask another employee to put sugar in the sugar bowl.
Needless to say, in spite of this, the food was good and delicious, and of course the prices are great. We had the Churassca, majorca, the maduros with cheese, the huevos rancheros, cuban sandwiches, black bean hummus with chips, the Palomillo plate, the chicken with rice and beans plate, everything was good !!! Sangria was yummy and strong !!!
Will def recommend this place and come back again but hopefully they hire enough ppl and or spread out the jobs so the waitress won't be loaded and then service will be hopefully better .

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·Dined on September 24, 2017

Food and drinks were great!

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·Dined on September 22, 2017

i have nice dinner why my best friends

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 (Tahoe)·Dined on September 15, 2017

We had a reservation but it was so loud inside we couldn't hear each other. We left and found a quieter restaurant up the street.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Went for lunch with coworkers and it was great. The food was delicious and a great price. The meat was cooked well and was very juicy, and their desserts were outstanding. I will definitely be going back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Food was excellent and the price was very good! Will definitely come back!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 11, 2017

I went to this location thinking it would be like Blend on the Water. I was disappointed with they service and menu. It was like night and day.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Food was excellent, but the service needs improvement.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Great brunch - fair prices

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·Dined on July 29, 2017

Food was dry, waiter didn't bring second beer as requested. Gf stated her food lacked salt. The steak was very dry and a bit tough. Looked good but didn't taste as good. Mojito lacked punch, tasted good but alcohol was minute.

Tags: Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 9, 2017

I wouldn't recommend Blend LIC for Brunch. The service was good. The waitress was very attentive. The brunch menu is very limited menu, so there's no excuse for poor quality food. It was my husband birthday. We usually go to Blend on the water, but I wanted more of a family style restaurant even though it's the same name or chain restaurant. Blend on the water is the place to go for good consistent quality food, service and ambiance.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on July 4, 2017

It was fourth of July and the place was packed with one server and one or two support staff. The restaurant could have used more waiters for sure. I got the pollo al la plancha which was tasty but very salty and an empanadas which was extremely small. I wasn't impressed with the food and it was extremely loud inside the restaurant.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 4, 2017

Service was very slow, it took almost 20 minutes for a waiter to come and greet us and take our drink order. Then took another 30 min to get our drinks from the bar after forgetting to input the drink order. Food came out fairly quickly, very tasty and good portions for the price. I would probably go back if it wasn't as crowded as it was the day I went

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 23, 2017

worst service ever

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 21, 2017

Always a great experience at Blend. The food is delicious and service is exceptiinal. It's a bit loud so it's a fun atmosphere.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 17, 2017

My wife and I went to the Blend website and after looking at their menu mad a reservation for 730 on Saturday Night. When we arrived we were told that we were at the wrong Blend Restaurant. I said I made the reservation from the website and I was told when they are full the reservations carry over to their sister restaurant on Vernon Blvd. My wife and I walked to their other location and were seated promptly by their staff with an apology for the misunderstanding. We were given menus and discovered the sister restaurant did not have the same menu and in fact was quite sub par to their primary location. We decided to leave and found an excellent Latin Fusion restaurant a short distance away on Vernon Blvd. I do not think my wife and I will give Blend another shot.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 9, 2017

A great place for dinner and drinks! Had dinner and drinks on a Friday night and it was definetely energetic! A lot of birthday celebrations and everyone was drinking sangria. Will def go back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 8, 2017

Great food and services. Big mojito selection... sangria where good too

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Cozy, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 19, 2017

Great spin off to Blend on the Water for a quick jump location. Easy to get to and casual. The food is hearty and taste really good. Kid friendly and great for Brunch or early dinners.

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Good food, great staff!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Cozy, Fun, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 1, 2017

The service and food were both great!! The guac was incredible/fresh. Tilapia, spinach & tostones and the bistec with rice and beans were both delicious!! Looking forward to going again!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 9, 2017

Food is not so great. Drinks are good. Food lacks seasoning.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 9, 2017

The food wasn't as good as it usually is. It was regular. The hostess was not very friendly. We had a baby with us and she made us wait for a table when there were several tables open, as well as us having a reservation. Being in the hospitality business I watched her swap tables around for no reason at all leaving us to wait to sit for longer than needed. I'll be back hopefully service will be better

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 8, 2017

Our server was awesome! after we left I received a note from the restaurant that my reservation was cancelled - kinda weird

Tags: Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 8, 2017

Had a great time at brunch with a good friend of mine. Food was good. Drinks were good. And our server Rupert was terrific. Thanks. Will be back.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Late-night Find, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Casual, Sunday Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 2, 2017

Always love going to blend ! The food is delicious and the drinks are great.
It does get busy on the weekend so I recommended making reservations to avoid the wait

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Tapas, Bar Seating, Kid-friendly, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 25, 2017

For was good had Appetizer sampler everything was well flavored and calamari was fresh and tender more food options then water location but the pernil entrée no comparison the water location was way better plate and flavor no bad but 1st location is so good you order it to take home heck you'll eat it in car 😁

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 24, 2017

Everything was perfect! Quickly sat. Food was superb! Drinks were fantastic! Absolutely recommend

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 24, 2017

Food was good, not amazing but good. Drinks were delicious and sent out quickly. non happy hour drinks are a bit expensive but on happy hour it's a good deal. Go there for that. Beans could use more seasoning. Menu was a good size not too large.

Tags: Casual, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 19, 2017

Its a wonderful ambiance and the food was great. The only improvement would be a larger space, its a small restaurant.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 18, 2017

The ambience was very nice, contemporary, urban and our waitress was cordial enough. The food was just ok though. A bit disappointed.

Tags: Quick Bite
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