Jackson's Eatery

4.7
206 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
At Jackson's Neighborhood Eatery & Bar our mission is to bring farm fresh, seasonally-inspired regional American food to Long Island City. With a conscious effort to revitalize much of America’s fare we have playfully recrafted many beloved childhood dishes with a light twist.

We have done so without compromising our strong beliefs in quality service, food, and value. Our promise to our guests – curate only the best local food and beverages to offer LIC residents, friends and family a wonderful neighborhood dining experience.

Please note that we seat complete parties only and cannot hold a table beyond 15 minutes of the appointed time.
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PaulG
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Place is a little small but the food was great. definitely recommend

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vipJasmineC
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Love the aesthetic here!
Drinks were good - I had the Peach Collins but I had her make a less sweet, super yummy. We had the hush puppies for apps and that was really good, a bit heavy but that was expected, sauce that came with it was creamy and flavorful. Then we had the shrimp and grits, the shrimp were seasoned very well but the grits were a lil bland and the tomato sauce was too sweet for my palette, needed some spice. Then we did the fried chicken and waffle sandwich, that was delicious but only critic would be that the waffle was a bit too oily and not crispy on the outside, became soggy way too fast and fell apart. I was looking forward to the cornbread crusted mac and cheese the most! When a place tells you cornbread crusted, I want an entire layer of yummy cornbread!! I was unfortunately extremely disappointed by this. The "crust" was actually crumbled up cornbread that really had no binder so it got so gritty and actually became a very unpleasant texture. The actual mac and cheese needed like triple the amount of cheese. I'm a real foodie so I would say if you want a delicious southern meal this may not be your jam BUT if you're more into the drinks/setting then this will be a great spot.

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vipmoxiebear
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my second visit to Jackson's and I'm looking forward to going again!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Thoroughly enjoyed everything! Cool vibe. Brunch was awesome! Fresh and delicious. Great drinks! Server was charming. Hostess was very sweet! 2 of our party were late for rez I felt terrible but she was totally cool about it. Great experience all around!

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Catina
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience4

I had the southern eggs benny with bacon which was really delicious. I didn't make it to dessert but the waitress mentioned an apple pie with a scoop of ice cream that I wanted to try. Next time!

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vipSarahA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic, mainstay brunch spot. Staff is great and food never disappoints.

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vipJessicaD
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always wonderful—the food, staff and surroundings!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing brunch!! Went there to catch up with some old friends and it was a great time. Will deff be going back!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s amazing, food was mouthwatering and it hit the spot.

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vipgracie
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

AWESOME PLACE, FOOD AMAZING, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. THE CHICKEN WITH WAFFLES IS TO DIE FOR

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LaurenD
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great vibe, delicious food, and friendly staff!!!!

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Didi
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

The drink were really good.. The issue for me is flavor and consistency in food. I was disappointed with the shrimp and grits entree... Bland and no cheese in the grits. Poached egg is not a good idea for grits... My friend ordered the ribs. One rack was flavorful the other rack was bland.

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AROeat
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat outside with our two kids and dog for brunch. Everyone was so attentive and great. The waitress let us know that the chicken and pancakes were big and the kids could share. They also brought a water bowl and bacon for our dog. The drinks were excellent and I loved my BLT and cheese grits. Awesome spot

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Drinks were good and great service!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience5

Food took an hour and 20 minutes to arrive, and we were late to catch the 4th of July fireworks because of it.

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cynthiam
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was awesome!!

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vipHarlow
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Food was great but the service was beyond outstanding. Our waiter had our table already set up outside (as requested) for eight people and one high chair. His service was really outstanding, looking after our needs before we even asked (moving an umbrella to give us additional shade as the afternoon progressed, proving a lidded cup for a toddler, accommodation additional guest, etc). The food was great but we’ll 100% becoming back because the service. We were really treaded like a guests by the waiter and it was a welcome feeling and made for a great early dinner with friends.

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cecilial
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, great food, and the services was friendly and fast. Would definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place with amazing vibes and incredible food

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came here for mother's day. Service was awesome. Everyone there were very sweet. I spilled tomato sauce on my white shirt and our waitress offered club soda to help. The grits could use more flavor but overall, my family and I had a nice time.

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ZoiE
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I absolutely love this restaurant. I come here regularly. The owner and staff are so friendly and attentive. The food is beyond amazing. My go to dish is the chicken and waffles (THE BEST).

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CYNN
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this place! The service and food are fantastic.

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vipRachelM
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great meal, great service! Can't wait to go back for the chicken and waffles!

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Sdominiek
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

The music and ambience was great but the food was just “ok”.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Heard about this spot and it did not disappoint food was on point service was great and outdoor seating was perfect the owner stopped by to check on how the experience was going and it was great will definitely be back soon

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vipjuancarloss
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, friendly service, & nice atmosphere

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Relli
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience3

they kept forgetting about us to seat us or even give us a menu i had to call them over for each little thing

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, great service

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service. The food was great and the atmosphere was very pleasant.

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MichaelN
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good variety of menu selections and always delicious.

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MeganM
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible food with warm and welcoming atmosphere. Staff was friendly and accommodating. Food came out on time and was absolutely delicious. Our server was attentive and everything was reasonably priced. Will definitely come again, love that we found such a great brunch spot in our neighborhood :)

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, Jackson’s didn’t disappoint. Burger was cooked perfectly! LIC Waterfront was a great cocktail to start off with before moving over to wine. The mac and cheese is a must get for the table to share!

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AliceH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was great. We reserve waffle & chicken and egg Benedict. Atmosphere was great. Good service. Will be back again

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RoyW
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for brunch. Friendly owner and good service. Good bar serving good drinks.

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Malloryc
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I ordered the berry pancakes and they were incredible! We're excited to go back again for brunch!

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Manzana
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ambiance is great, service is on point and the food is even better.

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JennyK
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch was perfection. We were celebrating my husband's birthday and they made him feel very special.

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JohnH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was great, got the wings, Cajun shrimp and meat and cheese board to start. Then for entrees got the fried chicken and ribs. Everything was great, have to admit our waitress wasn't great just ok, but the manager Ceaser really stepped up and helped us out. To the point where I made it my business to say something to the owner.

Will be back for sure!

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KatherineM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fried chicken is outstanding. Food is always delicious, service is friendly. Good cocktails.

MB
MariaB
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waitress was excellent and food was delicious. Manager (owner?) visited tables to ensure that everything was perfect (which it was).

FAQs

Jackson's Eatery offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (347) 649-1721.

Jackson's Eatery is rated 4.7 stars by 206 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.