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The Queens Kickshaw is not a place that we will be leaving the island just to visit. We’ve got plenty of destinations here for high-end java and good bar food. But every coffee snob with a ten-speed in Astoria is probably really glad this place is around.

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About Ha's Chinese

The most perfect pairings are achieved with a combination of contradiction and likeness. Join us for a four-course, eight-dish feast with contrasting and complimentary flavors on Valentine's Day.

Menu, pricing, and additional info available here - http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2793061

40-17 Broadway
Astoria, NY 11103
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Comfort Food, Gastro Pub, American

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 7:30am-midnight
Tuesday: 7:30am-midnight
Wednesday: 7:30am-midnight
Thursday: 7:30am-midnight
Friday: 7:30am-1am
Saturday: 9am-1am
Sunday: 9am-midnight

Kitchen is open weekdays from 10am to close
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 9am - 4:45pm
Happy Hour: Monday to Friday: 4 - 6pm

Cross Street:
Broadway & Steinway

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(718) 777-0913

Website:
http://www.thequeenskickshaw.com/

Entertainment:
Live music every Friday night, 9-11:30pm, and special events throughout the year. Check out our website for the latest events - http://www.thequeenskickshaw.com/events.html

Catering:
Kindly send an email to info@thequeenskickshaw.com with details regarding your event.

Parking Details:
Metered street parking

Public Transit:
Steinway on the R/M line, and Broadway (in Astoria) on the N/Q line.

Executive Chef:
Kenji Hurlburt

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please contact us at info@thequeenskickshaw.com to request a quote.

Ha's Chinese Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

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4.3

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4.1

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (136)
Fit for Foodies (117)
Great for Brunch (100)
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Great for Lunch (59)
Hot Spot (51)
Good for Groups (36)
Late-night Find (29)
Vibrant Bar Scene (24)
Romantic (23)
Comfort Food (14)
Notable Wine List (13)
Kid-friendly (12)
Good for a Date (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Good Vegetarian Options (10)
Bar Seating (10)
Cozy (8)
Casual (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Afternoon Coffee (6)
Great Beer (6)
Fun (5)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Authentic (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Healthy (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Live Music (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Organic (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Seasonal (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Great happy hour specials - $6 for a Your Way Mule with bourbon. The Gruyere Grilled Cheese was delicious (and I typically don't even like gruyere so that is really saying something). The service was great and the place has a really chill atmosphere. I wish I had been able to stay for the live music, but maybe next time!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Brunch, Live Music, Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Happy Hour, Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 30, 2017

The Frosè is a must!
Food was delicious!
I'll be back!

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food5
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 4, 2017

Very nice staffs there and food is always good!
We've got free drink cause the food came out little bit late.
They never disappointed you I bet.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch
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food4
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Their mac and cheese was absolutely amazing. We got three different grilled cheese sandwiches and split among us and every single one was fantastic. We will be back for sure.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 26, 2017

I have loved this place since 2013, I met my future In-Laws there, celebrated throng 24 AND 25, and had a surprise leaving NYC party for my best friend.

BUT I have noticed a change in their service as well as menu. The menu should stay fresh and change, I have no qualms with that, but the servers have changed the place completely.
Their service used to be laid back and confident, I would spend hours there with a cup of coffee and pastry, to tip 200% to the servers who let me be and allowed me space; also the late night sessions were inviting and they welcome groups of new comers and I've made friends with old staff members, Bianca, Kasey, Clint.

Over the last 6 months to a year, I've experienced unsatisfactory service there. Usually I will go in for a weekday brunch or the late night happy hour twice a month. My last 4/6 visits, I was waited on by a skinnier brunette young girl working the closing shift. She has consistently "forgot" the happy hour menus(when we discussed our reason for being there was happy hour) and she routinely flashes by the table to make sure you don't complain too much. Not to harp on her specifically, but her service has led me to find another's place to bring friends, a few times so far this year.

In short, this neighborhood hot spot has started to change to conventions rather than conviction. They used to make stellar coffee and vegetables, and allowed you to meet your future in laws there... but now, I'm feeling like an inconvenience by some of the serving staff and it continues to persist. I love this restraurant and hope to see some changes eventually.

Tags: Happy Hour, Afternoon Coffee
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 15, 2017

Service was horrible. We sat down for brunch and we were rushed to place our orders. We placed food and drink order at the same time (2 bloody Mary's and 2 brunch items) the food came out way too quickly & was cold. My mac and cheese tasted as if it has been sitting there for a while. Our drinks arrived half way through eating our meal. I was excited to come here from all the reviews I'd seen- don't think I'll be coming back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 1, 2017

The staff was very friendly and helpful! The foods we had were fresh, original and tasty! Will return!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Fun, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch, Quick Bite, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Vegan, Casual
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on March 19, 2017

Food was delicious! Service was a little slow and lackadaisical but the food more than made up for it!

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food5
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service3
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 19, 2017

Yummy food, friendly staff! Went there for brunch with my family, and it was a lovely experience. Great veggie options and awesome matcha latte!

Tags: Organic, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Healthy
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 (Western NC)·Dined on March 5, 2017

This place is a must for a trip to NYC. Easy access to the subway -- no excuses for not going! The staff is warm, friendly, and knowledgeable. The food was among the best we had during our week-long trip. Delicious, creative combinations of flavors. The cocktails are amazing, too.

Tags: Fun, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 4, 2017

Always excellent food and service! Love the addition of cocktails.

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food5
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 18, 2017

A flight of beers and a perfect grilled cheese with delicious tomato soup. What more could you want?

Seriously the tomato soup is amazing

Tags: Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Great Beer, Afternoon Coffee, Bar Seating
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food5
ambience4
service3
value4

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

Our waitress, Allison, was really really great! The food was delicious, and I would definitely come back to try the grilled cheeses

Tags: Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Afternoon Coffee, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 1, 2017

Awesome comfort food with a straightforward wine, beer and cocktail list. Service was a bit lacking and it took awhile for someone to realize I had even arrived, then a 2nd glass of wine took nearly 20 minutes to be delivered. Interestingly enough, it was an empty Thursday evening and despite it being fairly empty, service left much to be desired for. Regardless, I'd come back again for food and probably just sit at the bar to make things feel a lot less inconvenient.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 31, 2017

Like this place but it is freezing! The lovely loft like feel definitely needs some warmth in the winter so one doesn't have to eat with coats on.

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

Excellent plates, with delicious flavor...right down to the chocolate pudding! The @mbiance and music were spot on. Friendly staff too...!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 20, 2017

Food was excellent, new drinks menu was very good. Live music on a Friday night was an added bonus.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 17, 2016

I loved the vibe of this place. It was dark (but not too dark) and cozy. Since we had a party of 8 people, we were at the front table by the door. This was perfect and gave us plenty of space. As well, venturing towards the back, there is a nice bar section and back seating that would make for a romantic date setting. The selection of beer and cocktails was amazing- the Frose and Winter Punch were my two favorites. The food itself was super tasty and comforting. The crispy brussel sprouts, potato cake, and mac and cheese were the perfect starters. They were portioned perfectly to share with the table and so very flavorful. We all also loved our main courses of grilled cheeses. You definitely cannot go wrong with a fancy grilled cheese for a marvelous birthday celebration. To top it off, the wait staff was super friendly and accommodating! All around, I would highly recommend this place for a dinner.

Tags: Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Brunch, Cozy, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 8, 2016

I've been here a few times and plan to keep coming back. Love the atmosphere and decor ! Mac & cheese came looking like a loaf made with pesto. Wasn't our favorite but the classic grilled cheese is worth it!
Also been here for brunch and I love the jalapeño bloody Mary's.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2016

I waited a long time to try this spot, and it lived up to the hype! I'll definitely be back.

Tags: Authentic, Live Music, Fun, Great Beer
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2016

The staff was great. The food was great. I was stuffed. I would definitely come back.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2016

Terrible experience. Waited 30 minutes for an ice coffee and cappuccino until I had to go up the hostess to ask about our drinks- then she went ahead and put another order in .. Still charged us. We waited an hour for a breakfast burrito and two Sunnyside eggs w/ veggie hash - the eggs were cold. They said it was because the kitchen was busy, but the place wasn't even half full. Very disappointed. I paid with an opentable egiftcard so had to give my phone to the waitress... Ten minutes passed and I saw her casually chatting so I went up to make sure everything was okay, the "manager" was supposed to be inputting the codes for thE gift card but was texting on her own cell phone and laughing with her coworkers. I proceeded to stand there for another 5-10 minutes to finish paying. It was so unprofessional, unorganized, extremely poor service and very over priced for the experience.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 20, 2016

Went for brunch with my best friend. The space looks like a renovated loft, with a very "hipster" vibe (exposed pipes, edison light bulbs etc). Our waitress was very nice and accommodating as was the person who kept our water filled. The other waitress came over and repeatedly removed things from our table without asking, including my napkin which she first used to wipe down the table. She had a pretty sour attitude to boot.

I had the gouda grilled cheese, which I would eat every day if I could! Cheesy, spicy, sweet, and the perfect crunch on the brioche. My friend had the potato cake, which she liked but said she wish there was something acidic on top, like tomatoes because it was very very dense. She also had a shandy type drink we was too lemony for her taste. Overall, we would definitely go back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Afternoon Coffee, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 13, 2016

I met a friend here for dinner. we shared the mac' n cheese which was delicious (super cheesy, toasted on top, good cornbread), however I was disappointed with the gruyere grilled cheese that I ordered (the bread was very hard and the cheese was kind of cold). since the place is popular for grilled cheese, I expected more but would be willing to give it another try. I liked the ambiance and the service was good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 8, 2016

We had a party of 7. The waitress was excellent. I loved the communal dining on the long table. Because of it, we were more engaged with everyone else.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 27, 2016

Amazing Beer and Cider Selection – great grilled cheeses and food.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on March 6, 2016

Very unique menu. Will definitely return!!!

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

Love the ambiance of this place! The food and tea were good too. Staff were very helpful and attentive.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 2, 2016

Cute little place with good coffee. Great for breakfast and brunch with friends.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2015

My husband and I have been there a few times and always really enjoyed their food, but our last visit there was disappointing. The main entrees just didn't work. I had risotto, and it was just a big bowl of farro with nothing else in it. My husband had a strange Japanese inspired dish that was something like a quesadilla. Neither were presented very nicely, just kind of slopped on the plates. I would definitely give them one more chance, though, in the past its been so good. I would play it safe and get a grill cheese.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 1, 2015

What a wonderful find! The good was delicious and the service was great. I'll be back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 25, 2015

Food was ok not something I would go back for. When went there stated had a reservation and the lady at the counter looked at me weird. Had to get another staff

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 19, 2015

The food here is awesome--they're well known for their grilled cheeses which is not an accident. The beer list was also really great, and the staff was helpful and super friendly.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 10, 2015

One of the best brunches that I have had in NY!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 26, 2015

Great food....but small portions....wish they were bigger!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 20, 2015

We really enjoyed our brunch! Our server was friendly, prompt, and accommodating. The food and coffee were excellent!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2015

We've been to this restaurant before and we never come away disappointed. The cold corn soup was fabulous and so was the macaroni and cheese. I was a little disappointed with the risotto this time around, though on other visits it was wonderful. I had the berry cobbler (with a candle in it) and my husband had the chocolate pudding for dessert, and they were first-rate. The waitress--who was very sweet--consulted with the bartender to help us find the best bottle of cider for our tastes. Overall, it was a fine evening.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 15, 2015

We enjoyed an absolutely delicious and creative grilled cheese sandwich, their specialty. The cold pressed coffee and other morning beverages were very good as well. Somehow they lost our small order and it took 45 minutes for our food to arrive. Without our asking, our waiter was very apologetic and removed the coffees from our bill to compensate us for the wait. The room is charmingly appointed with tin ceilings, interesting light fixtures, vintage wall and floor finishes holding both large communal tables with comfortable benches, as well as several tables for smaller parties. We wholeheartedly recommend this restaurant if you find yourself in Astoria Queens!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 4, 2015

My husband and I do not eat meat on Tuesdays so we decided to treat ourselves to the Queens kickshaw. I had the cheedar and gruyere on brioche and tomato gazpacho which was heavenly. My husband had the gouda and I had to steal a bite because of his first bite reaction! It was unbelievably good! We shared a Mac a cheese which was almost a meal by itself accompanied by perfectly prepared asparagus and cornbread. The staff and service were great and she allowed us to sit anywhere. We enjoyed it and will definitely come back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 1, 2015

The brunch menu was a bit limited, but the waitstaff helped us to find some extra goodies for the table. The beer selection was excellent, and I'm told the cocktails were good as well. Overall, the food was good, I'll have to go back and try the full, non-brunch menu.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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