Dee's

4.6
584 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
DEE’S
An Italian Dinner House with an American Twist

Offering a relaxed and upscale dining experience in Forest Hills, DEE’S is your casual neighborhood restaurant with a New York City feel.

Relaxed luxury comes together with our family friendly menu, white-table cloth service and upscale decor creating an inviting and affordable respite from the everyday hustle.

Whether your looking to share a wood-fired pizza or savor a three-course meal, DEE’S is your urban familiar escape to joyfully gather with friends and family.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 584 people are saying
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PandK
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tops in the neighborhood. Been dining at Dees for years and have never been disappointed.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best place in queens

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UrbanOutdoorsman
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Dee’s has gone through several changes over the years, and the latest version seems to have forgotten most of its best qualities. It lost its quirky character, wood oven, and casual vibe. Now it’s a very loud, fancy looking restaurant with little to distinguish it.

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laurab
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always delicious and service is always great.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful as usual with a kind and attentive waiter. Always love going to Dee’s

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vipNYCG
New York Area
44 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our food and drinks were excellent! Our server and all the staff were super-nice!

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vipCheers
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful to go back to Dee’s. They have done some renovations and the place is as lovely as ever. The menu has been reduced and new dishes added and the food and service were terrific. It truly is a neighborhood gem.

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BeatriceH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dee’s never fails to consistently deliver great food and service. Kudos to our waitress, Mary, who made us laugh and brought us great drinks and food with style!❤️❤️❤️

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EneidaL
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dee’s never disappoints. I am a loyal customer of 24+ years.

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DaniellaG
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Please bring back the half portions, food is too much.

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LisaK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been to the restaurant many times. The food is always consistent and delicious! The pizzas and flatbread are a must order! Our waitress was fantastic! They are very helpful with food allergies.

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vipfabfun
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Haven't been there since before Covid.
The place was renovated and looks great.
The menu is smaller but I am finding that in most restaurants and the selection was fine! We had meatball app that was delish and I had a pepperoni pizza that was perfect! Out waitress, name began with an L...Lina or something pretty - she was fun, adorable and on the ball! Great night!!

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CeeRod
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food, including the awesome smell of a wood burning oven. Nice decor, comfortable seating.

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DeenaT
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and food were both amazing! Love this place.

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ElianaR
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

I felt like the food was just decent; however the other 3 people in my party love their meals. Would recommend the chocolate chip cookies.

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vipodoolin
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Always impressed with how fresh and delicious entrees are and last night did not disappoint. Excellent service allowed our party hours to catch up over a well paced meal. such a pleasant experience that I can't wait to revisit.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great pizza every time!

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SimaC
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been going to Dee’s for years. It’s only gotten better over the years! Great food! Great service! Nice ambiance! Great with kids, too! Couldn’t ask for better!!!

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Jfig
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience2

Didn't have Bloody Mary or unsweetened ice tea.

Screwed up our pizza order, as well as the bill.

Noise level was obnoxious.

Been a fan of Dee's for decades; had not dined inside for several years; impossible to have a decent conversation. Will stick to pick up orders in the future. Too bad.

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AnnIe
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Four friends who routinely work, travel, dine and entertain together went to Dee’s for a reunion. We hadn’t been together in 18 months and we were finally ready to celebrate our good health and vaccinated situation, so we reserved a table outdoors last night.
When we were advised that we would be seated indoors due to inclement weather, Andrew was kind and accommodating, arranging a quiet, table near the front of the restaurant, well distanced from the other tables. As always, service was exemplary and the food was delicious!
We look forward to dining again at our favorite restaurant in Queens! Thank you, Dee’s, for making our dining experience perfect in every way!

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EileenA
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We met friends and had a great evening at Dee’s. Service was great, not rushed and the food was terrific. The pasta portions are amazing. Highly recommend the Penne and Shrimp and the Cavatelli, Broccoli-Rabe & Hot Sausage. We had the Key Lime pie for desert and it was delicious! Can’t wait to go back to enjoy the ambiance and fabulous food.

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vipeileena
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great night meeting up with a friend we hadn’t seen in a while. Our meal was delicious, such a relaxing atmosphere and the service was so friendly and attentive

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vipViking
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Father’s Day

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Omg the food was soo delicious. Amazing staff

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vipluckylouis
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant is renovated and the ambiance is even nicer than before. The service is excellent and the food and drinks are delicious.

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ClaudiaR
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, excellent food.

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vipCharlesG
Orlando
8 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Calamari was a little chewy but good. The Pizza was excellent once you added a little salt.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love going to Dee’s for the amazing food, friendly staff and delicious drinks. You literally cannot go wrong with anything on the menu.

Dee's
Responded on June 16, 2021

Thanks for the 5 star review of DEE'S. We are so happy to hear you think the food is amazing and the staff is so friendly. Your shout-out really made our day and helps others in the community learn more about DEE'S! Hope to see you in the dining room again soon. -Dee

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Muzzy
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So happy to be eating at Dee’s again! Welcome back!

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vipJessicaD
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing as always, and the new drink menu is extremely fun!

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Max214
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious. Our waiter Robert was very attentive and efficient. The drinks were great!!! I do miss the Argentinian steak 😕

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience2

They didn’t give foccha bread with the meatballs that they use to give and wanted to charge us 11 dollars for the bread also filet minion was sold out they said at 515pm when the restaurant opens at 5pm come on !!! The steak that I did get was horrible no flavor what’s so ever!!! The salad was not tossed and they forgot to put the dressing on it before they brought it out! Dees use to be a good neighborhood place not anymore I would never go back again!!!

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vipNYCG
New York Area
45 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Soooooo good! Thank you Dee's! Great pizza and rigatoni! Great Lychee Martini! Our server Leyna was great too!

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QueensGirl
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Love Dees! Great neighborhood restaurant. Always solid. Had the sautéed shrimp appetizer, Caesar salad, and pizza. Would like to see a few options for Italian red wine on the menu. Enjoyed the evening!

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ClaudiaR
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Indoor dining was well-spaced with partitions between tables. A wonderful dining experience.

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PierreA
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience , great food

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cathyt
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Next to us was a customer who was extremely loud

But food was delicious

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ThomasR
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter, Robert was great. He was personable & attentive. I was disappointed not to see the Skirt Steak on the menu anymore. It was my favorite entree there. I hope they will bring it back soon. However, my Filet Mignon was absolutely delicious. It was cooked to perfection, rare,& melted in your mouth.
My wife had the Cavatelli with sausage & Brocoli Rabe. Her dinner was also excellent.

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EricNYC
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Post-pandemic, we're slowly working our way east on Metropolitan Ave, revisiting our faves: Il Poeta to Alberto's, to La Vigna, Nick's, and finally to Dee's. We had a lovely outdoor meal here just before it got cold last year, and we returned yesterday for our first indoor meal since getting vaccinated. Totally yum. They have a breaded chicken cutlet cooked Milanese style, covered with a mixed green salad and a good chunk of burrata -- to die for! And the cavatelli mixed with ground up sausage and broccoli rabe -- heaven on a plate! Best of all, even with a few drinks you can get out of here for a hundred or less, which is decidedly not the case further west.

Dee's
Responded on May 17, 2021

So glad you enjoyed your post-pandemic Dee's experience. We can't wait for you to come back soon!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time and it was well worth it

Dee's
Responded on May 17, 2021

Thank you so much for giving us a try! We can't wait to see you again soon!

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Dee's using the Order Online button. Dee's also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (718) 793-7553.

Dee's is rated 4.6 stars by 584 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.