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Aside from the great food & atmosphere, Sanford’s also boasts Queens Largest Whisky Bar stocking over 300 single malts and bourbons, as well as 30 wines by the glass. All of our wines are maintained in the Le Ver devin Wine preservation system, which pumps the precise amount of air out of each bottle of wine that is opened.
The only things we love more than food & wine at Sanford’s, is people, and the fact that
Good food and drink brings people together. Sanford’s is a place for people old and young, to come to eat, drink and celebrate life, family and friends.
Great brunch and drinks! Food was excellent and staff was lovely and attentive.
This place, from start to finish, was absolutely terrible.
Food sucked and was forgettable.
Wine was overpriced and disgusting.
Service wasn’t much better.
I felt like I was at a club with how busy it was. Considering how bad this was, I should have just ate at a club.
This was my first time here. Reunited with friends and this was the perfect place. The atmosphere was great. The service spectacular. The food was absolutely amazing! The portions were really good. I couldn’t finish it all. I will definitely be back here!
Great food, awesome atmosphere
It was my first time at Sanfords and I will be a regular.
I absolutely love the staff at Sanford’s! The food is always amazing and fresh.
Great food and service! Appetizers/small plates are pretty big portions and service is very attentive yet respectful. Will definitively go back again.
Great $1 oysters for happy hour. Also wine and whisky prices are terrific. It was a delicious fun experience! Glad to see they expanded.
Brunch menu is great with 2 drinks for $10 extra and oysters $1.75 each a real bargain!
Sanfords has been a favorite of our family for many years. They've got something for everyone on the menu and I haven't had a bad experience yet. I do wish they would update the menu a little bit but everything I've had has been great. The atmosphere fits most occasions from a friendly get together to a special night for two. Well worth a visit.
Another great experience! I’ll be returning soon.
A little misleading. The website / opentable gave more of an upscale vibe but it felt more like a step above a diner. Bar was really cool and had an impressive selection. The food wasn't bad and the wait staff was friendly. Just a lot more casual in person than it presented itself to be online, which is odd for a place that takes reservations. Overall I felt it was pretty expensive for what felt like diner food.
Very happy with the vibe, loved the six page whisky menu, nice people ...but my trout had clearly been frozen thawed refrozen a lot. Overall we'll go again, nice everyday spot, not a foodie place.
Went on a Saturday evening at 5. Sat at bar for a little, early for reservation. Selection of whiskey and bourbon is awesome. Seated right away once it was our reservation time. Ordered the tuna tartare to start - fresh and delicious. Ordered bone-in ribeye with whipped bourbon sweet potatoes and sesame crusted tuna for entrees. Both really good. Had room for dessert so got the bourbon pecan pie - wowwwieee was that good and so worth it. Overall, really cool and relaxing atmosphere and really good food.
Very good service and food was good. A bit too noisy and seating cramped.
Consistent and always good!
Came with my family for my husbands bday and we all loved our brunch! It was very enjoyable.
The eggs Benedict with smoked salmon was delicious!
Leo our server was outstanding, super friendly! Knew I was starving and he delivered all the ordered courses in a timely matter as they got fired. I appreciated that very much! Food was delicious too
The oysters and Mac and cheese were great! We quickly realized that ordering appetizers and a main was a bit much for us. I had the salmon which was a little dry and fro soup was a bit too salty. I would recommend the salad. Drinks were good. Definitely good ambience
I am absolutely happy that I chose this restaurant . I brought my boyfriend here yesterday for his 24th birthday and everything was just just splendid. The staff was INCREDIBLE. The food was SUPERB - compliments to the chef! The drinks were so FANTASTIC that I had two and was tipsy lol and they were just mimosas. My waiter surprised my boyfriend with cake and ice cream and told me don’t worry it’s on the house! I just want to thank Sanford’s restaurant for making my boyfriends birthday extra special. To see him smile the way he did was PHENOMENAL and you guys definitely played a part. I will definitely be back !!
Couldn’t wait to have brunch here after reading all the great reviews. Unfortunately our experience was disappointing. Love the decor however the food was mediocre. Bloody Mary in a bourbon glass was small and just ok. Corned beef hash and sweet chorizo hash lacked any flavor despite the great ingredients. Could not recommend.
The waitress with the Irish accent was superb!! Onion soup delicious mucho chees and filling. Had to take the rest of the food home.
What a wonderful experience we had celebrating my birthday. Saul and the whole team made it such an enjoyable night! I will be back!
Service was a bit sloe
It was pretty good vibe to take a date. A bit noisy but it’s durable
Everything we tried was delicious. The menu has a lot of variety on it and everything was delicious. Highly recommend the black truffle mac and cheese appetizer!
The food was delicious and the ambiance is really great. Very fun spot!
Great brunch spot...food was really good..service was moderate. Def will return!!
Delicious food. Busy for brunch hours. Tip: Very loud, not good if hungover
I was here when the original sandfords its still nice, comfortable racially balanced and the food is better. It was always good but the new menu choices are really cool. Will keep going til I have everything on the menu
We went for brunch for my daughters birthday. Food was great very large portions. Service was great. Would definitely go back!
Lovely location for brunch Excellent food and service.
Honestly the food has gone WAY downhill. I asked for french fries well done and twice they came back nearly raw. Falafel sandwich tasted reheated, the whole experience felt rushed and weird. Had to beg to get coffee refilled.
Great spot for any special occasion!❤️❤️❤️
Not only was the food amazing, but the staff were so nice!! We were running late because of trains and they still kept our table for us. Looking forward to returning!!!
Food and service was great. Awesome brunch menu.
I went for dinner. The food was ok. I previously went there for brunch. Which I think is better. For dinner we shared the lobster Mac and cheese. There were large pieces of lobster in it so that was a plus. Outside of that, it was ok. It just tasted like lobster, pasta and cheese separately. There wasn’t a connecting flavor, if that makes sense. I also had the truffle burger which I didn’t particularly care for. For brunch and dinner it’s a pretty loud atmosphere. It was hard to hear each other without raising our voices and constantly saying ‘what?’ The service was fine. Attentive. If you want a food experience, go somewhere else. But if you just want a place with not terrible food, energetic atmosphere, that’s open late go here. Everyone’s palate is different, or I may have just picked dishes that are not the highlights of their menu. It’s worth trying at least 2x, once for for dinner and brunch.
I was really looking forward to dining here based on so many wonderful reviews. I was disappointed with the quality of the food and the ambiance. It felt like it was trying to be more of a club than a fine dining experience. The food itself was glorified Chili’s or Applebee’s.
Those French toasts were so tasty, they are haunting me!
Delicious and extensive brunch option!
Sanfords Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (718) 932-9569.
Sanfords Restaurant is rated 4.4 stars by 434 OpenTable diners.