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About Mamajuana Cafe Queens

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.

33-15 56th Street
Woodside, NY 11377
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Latin / Spanish, Latin American, Spanish

Hours of Operation:
Dinner

Monday - Thursday 4:00pm -11:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm- 12:00am
Saturday & Sunday: 5:00pm - 12:00am


Brunch

Saturday: 12:00pm-4:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Cross Street:
Broadway

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(718) 565-6454

Website:
http://www.mamajuana-cafe.com/

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

Parking Details:
Valet Parket within our two lots..

Public Transit:
M & R Train (Northern Blvd)- walk 1 block

7 Train (74th St - Broadway) - walk down 6 blocks on Broadway to 56th Street

Executive Chef:
Ricardo Cardona

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

Mamajuana Cafe Queens Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.0

ambience

4.1

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Groups (83)
Special Occasion (56)
Hot Spot (46)
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Great for Brunch (43)
Vibrant Bar Scene (40)
Late-night Find (38)
Great for Outdoor Dining (38)
Romantic (34)
Fit for Foodies (29)
Neighborhood Gem (27)
Great for Lunch (18)
Kid-friendly (16)
Good for Birthdays (12)
Casual (9)
Fun (7)
Good for a Date (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Scenic View (7)
Authentic (6)
Live Music (6)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Happy Hour (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Outstanding Value (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Business Meals (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Great Beer (1)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Tapas (1)
Cozy (1)
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·Dined on August 30, 2017

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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·Dined on July 26, 2017

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....

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 5, 2017

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

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 9, 2017

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.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Live Music, Business Meals, Romantic, Happy Hour, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 26, 2017

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

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 11, 2017

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.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 26, 2017

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

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2016

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

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2016

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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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 28, 2016

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

Tags: Casual, Tapas, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2016

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 .

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2016

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

Tags: Great Beer, Worth the Drive, Paleo Friendly, Quick Bite, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Kid-friendly, Outstanding Value, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 7, 2016

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.

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 20, 2016

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 .

Tags: Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2016

great food, nice restaurant !

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2016

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

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2016

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

Tags: Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 29, 2016

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.

Tags: Late-night Find, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2016

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

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Casual, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2016

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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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 10, 2016

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??

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 3, 2016

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

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Special Occasion, Authentic
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on August 6, 2016

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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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 6, 2016

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.

Tags: Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 24, 2016

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.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Groups
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 16, 2016

Good food went here 2 times

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 7, 2016

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

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 18, 2016

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.

Tags: Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 18, 2016

I really like this place. I think the food was wayyy better last year, not sure if they changed Chefs. Food can have a little bit more taste but it wasnt so bad. I will keep coming.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 11, 2016

Great spot. Second time coming here and I would keep coming back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 10, 2016

The food was excellent. The music was great and for a minute you may even think you aren't in New York. I was taken aback by the 15% gratuity which was automatically added into the bill.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 4, 2016

Went here for brunch after nephew's graduation. Sooo LOUD ! Did not enjoy the experience at all. Food was ok . Servers were very attentive and accommodating as much as the place allowed.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 29, 2016

Amazing food - MUST GET SNAPPER. That is all.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 20, 2016

The food is very good but a little over priced, other than that this is a nice place to dance and enjoy good drinks.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 15, 2016

It was my sisters birthday. There was a buffet style serving. The buffet had breakfast and lunch dishes. Our reservation was at noon. The DJ. Was playing music, everyone seem to be enjoying it. Lucky we made our reservation for an early time. The restaurant was really getting busy by the time we left at about 2:30 pm. Price was reasonable, included food and drinks. We had mimosas and rum punch.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 24, 2016

Food was fabulous and delicious but the music was too loud. My hubby and I had to scream to hear each other.
We also didn't like the fact that we were seated next to the dinner party where all the hookahs were being smoked-they need to have a separate section for those who don't want to be surrounded by the smoke (not healthy!)

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 8, 2016

Great food great drinks nice place great service that's the main thing u need and mamajuana bangs it all in the head.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 11, 2016

I was utterly disappointed; with the fact the entire restaurant was empty, anyone who came in, the host attempted to seat directly next to our table; even the customer wanted a different seat. The Food was very bland & COLD. I , both my husband & my mixed drinks tasted like watered down milk. This place is beyond over priced & the nerve they have to ADD 17% tip without allowing you to add what you wish yourself, is tacky, esp for TWO customers...we were not a table of 6+! We should be able to tip based off of food & service.
I would never recommend this place to anyone, save your money & go to your local latin fare spot for 20% of the cost for better quality food.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 5, 2016

OVERALL IT WAS A NICE A NICE PLACE, I'VE HEARD NICE THINGS, HOWEVER I FOUND THE FOOD TO ONLY BE OK IT WASN'T MIND BLOWING. I FELT LIKE MY FOOD WAS COLD AND IT DIDNT HAVE MUCH FLAVOR. MY MASHED POTATOES WERE COLD AND HARD. I WOULD TRY THIS PLACE AGAIN BUT MAYBE THE ONE UPTOWN IN MANHATTAN.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 20, 2016

This place was awesome. I chose mamajuana because I wanted to celebrate my birthday with my work friends and I'm the only person who lives In Manhattan. I was skeptical because I know all my Manhattan brunch places like the back of my hand. This place was so much fun. Buffett style brunch was hot and delish! The music was fun and the Sangria Mimosas were to die. Even after brunch was done while we waited to pay the waiter brought us more drinks until we left. This place is fun and high energy. Pleasantly surprised and look forward to coming again!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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