Mamajuana Cafe Queens

4.6
92 reviews
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$30 and under
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Latin / Spanish
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Mamajuana Cafe Queens, located in Woodside-Queens, this Dominican restaurant (and its vibrant adjacent nightclub) is famous for its mouth-watering and brilliantly innovative Latino cuisine, which combines time-honored traditional recipes with delicious new twists. Our dishes exemplify the authentic flavors of the Caribbean Hispanic and South American culinary tradition. Now, we ask you explore our MAMASUSHI menu, Latino Infused rolls created by our sister restaurant in Inwood. Our beautifully decorated eatery also provides catering (and offers private rooms for parties and other events), and we are particularly renowned for our sumptuous weekend brunches, especially our SUNDAY BRUNCH PARTY. An extensive, and highly creative, cocktail menu and a superb wine list and personalized prideful service, cap off the whole experience, making Mamajuana Cafe Queens one-stop shopping for world-class cuisine and entertainment, all in one.
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Delivery or takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Latin / Spanish, Latin American, Spanish
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Hours of operation
Brunch
Sat 12:00 pm–4:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am–3:15 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm–1:00 am
Sat, Sun 5:00 pm–12:00 am
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Phone number
(718) 565-6454
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Sergio Gonzalez
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Broadway
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Parking details
Valet Parket within our two lots..
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Public transit
M & R Train (Northern Blvd)- walk 1 block

7 Train (74th St - Broadway) - walk down 6 blocks on Broadway to 56th Street
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Entertainment
FRIDAY - LIVE MUSIC @ 6:30pm / DJ @ 11pm
SATURDAY - DJ @ 11pm
SUNDAY BRUNCH - DJ from 12p - 4pm
SUNDAY 6:30pm - LIVE MUSIC (TONY BRAVO)
SUNDAY 9pm - LIVE MUSICA (MUSICA TIPICA - PERICO RIPIAO
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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R
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place exceeded my expectations. Amazing food, great music, awesome decor and and overall amazing experience!! I love it!!!

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KO
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great night thanks to Michael Rodriquez .. food was great

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great to celebrate a birthday !!!

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DO
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great Place to enjoy either on a date,with friends or even family.

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JJ
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

warm welcoming hostess accommodate us right away and got a good table, we went with the kids. The best sangria in town

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KC
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

I visited their Bronx location before and the food was excellent so I decided to try the Queens location and I was not disappointed. Parking is definitely very tight but the food was great I would def recommend it.

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JJ
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best sangria I've taste and service is really good, vibrant music.

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TG
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Highly recommend reservations. If you don't mind loud music, this is a great spot for either after work, weekend lunch/brunch or dinner. Husband loved the food and we will be returning!!

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SH
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 2ambience 5

Such a great atmosphere, music was amazing! Service was really non existent, no one came by to see how we were doing or if we needed anything after the food was brought out. Way overpriced especially the drinks! But my daughter had a great time celebrating her special birthday with family and being ablebto dance was well worth it.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A little pricey but the food and overall experience was awesome..

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N
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 2

I liked the place itself, it was a nice environment. I went there for my Birthday, my food was good, but my friends food wasn't good at all. The hookah is affordable, but they don't give you the option to change the coil, when the flavor was still really good. They made us pay another $15 for a refile when the hookah only needed a coil. And we were not pleased with it.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful place. Amazing atmosphere. Fantastic service. Phenomenal food.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was great, and everyone was very pleasant! My son even dropped a glass cup, shattering it, and they asked us if everyone was okay and safe. They told me not to worry!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2017
Overall 1food 4service 3ambience 1

I had heard good things about this place so I decided to try it out and made dinner reservations to celebrate my husband's birthday along with my kids. First off there is no available parking close to the place... and I drove about an hr from where I live...second, once in the location I was not greeted properly by the hostess. I let her know I had made reservations ahead of time and she did not bother to even ask for my name then she tried sitting me next to a table where hookah was being smoked and neither I or my husband where ok with that being that we had our kids and we are both non smokers. I asked the hostess to sit somewhere else and her response was that other tables where reserved for a larger party yet there was plenty of available tables and was thinking to myself why I even bothered for a reservation if I couldn't even pick where to sit??? The hostess still sat us on opposite sides of where the people where smoking the hookah.... the only thing I give credit to this place is the food... but terrible service with the hostesss they got there....

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JT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and ambiance was lovely. Our food came quickly and it tasted great. Our waiter was very friendly and attentive. Would definitely return.

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L
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2017
Overall 2food 1service 5ambience 2

The place looks very nice. Nice that I have a choice to sit in or outside. Nice that I can go dance after dinner or watch a live performance. But the food was not fresh and over cooked. So disappointed. The only thing I recommend is the mama sushi. It was delicious. And the drinks aren't good but they are strong. Filled with different types of people. It's a place for a little of everything. Wished the food and drinks were better. Not in a rush to return but might check out a performance.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place ...food was good great service as well

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F
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The place was good and very cozy. Food and service was great with live DJ. Great place to spend with friends, family and to have a great date.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Great food and ambiance. The service however is super slow!

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KO
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is always great and ambience is great as well. Staff is always on point.

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A
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

I liked the food but I cannot recommend this restaurant because it was just too much unnecessary noise. They could had lowered the volume of the speakers, but they choose not to. We couldn't talk and we could hardly communicate with our waiter, who was very nice, so we pointed at what we wanted. The place was not crowded for a Friday night. We asked to change tables because we were under a speaker - other tables were not much different. Why I wander they don't want to control the noise? I read other reviews and they talked about the noise but I didn't think it was THAT bad! Don't they want our business?

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2016
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Food was very good and such pleasant service. Overall - very nice experience. :)

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excelent, very tasty and delicious food, the employees was very courteous and well dressed, the drink was amazing, I love the place and the food .

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. My table was a little tight because I am tall but i had fun.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Second time at Mamajuana Cafe and the food was amazing again. Love the ambiance and decor. Very nice waitress. I would recommend this place to everyone.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My friends and I attend to mamajuana for brunch the price and food are good but to be a Sunday brunch with DJ the music is to loud we can't even talk to each other .

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

great food, nice restaurant !

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CP
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food; great drinks enjoyed myself so much will deff come again

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SA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2016
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

The food was lacking in flavor . The server forgot to order the appetizer.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was amazing and the restaurant is very clean and beautifully decorated. I will definitely go to mamajuana cafe again and will recommend to everyone.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

It was a great experience, and I loved everything about it!

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M
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2016
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

This restaurant is so overrated! I have had better Latin food. Music was so loud that we couldn't hear ourselves. Even the waitress had a hard time taking our orders. They also said that they had valet parking no one to be found. Had to park two blocks away.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2016
Overall 2food 5service 5ambience 5

Restaurant was great only thing that upset me after spending over $300 was that we asked about the night club they also had n they told us you need to step out n go around ok so we got to the club and we also paid $20 per 7 people really? Wen I told some friends at work they told me we didn't have to pay to go in we Could use the dinner receipt or something, y didn't anyone tell us after asking them about the club??

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C
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Went for my 30th birthday with a large group of people. I enjoyed the HennyTaino drink and delicious salmon!! Will be back again!!

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GD
Hawaii
20 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2016
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

Way overpriced and gratuity is already added of 15% no matter how many people are in your party but they don't mention thAt so you may tip twice by accident which isn't right

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KR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Julien which was our waiter was very rude are sarcastic. Our bill was high enough that the tip was included in it. We left the entire amount due including the change because we wanted it to be even and not get any change back. The change was about 60 cents. When we left it julien said "you crazy I don't want that" "you guys need it more then I do" and left it on our table.

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AB
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2016
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

The ambiance is always great. They ran out of avocado so I didn't bother ordering some items. Sangria is great. Hookah is great. You can't sit outside unless you buy a bottle. Great live music. Overall fun times.

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D
New York Area
98 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2016
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Good food went here 2 times

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great customer service, attentive, and delicious food. Prices are pretty good for the options they have

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C
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2016
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

food was good, they forgot our appetizer order, but i think it's more of a club place.
Visited twice - both nice, but not sure it's worth coming back.

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