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Cafe Triskell

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33-04 36th Avenue, Astoria, NY
7184720612
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food for a great price

As we approached Cafe Triskell, my husband said "we can't go there, it links like a dive." But we were pleasantly surprised. The onion soup was the best we ever had and the chicken cordon blue was scrumptious. And let's not forget the banana crepes with Nutella and chocolate sauce. Good wine list... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2015
Karen W
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

As we approached Cafe Triskell, my husband said "we can't go there, it links like a dive." But we were pleasantly surprised. The onion soup was the best we ever had and the chicken cordon blue was scrumptious. And let's not forget the banana crepes with Nutella and chocolate sauce. Good wine list and good service. We'll be back.

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Thank Karen W
Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This tiny and very casual cafe was fantastic. Really delicious. Nice wine and the French Onion Soup, Croque Madame, and Pear Crepe were truly outstanding. I understand why the soup has been recognized as the best in NYC. Highly recommend. Nice service. And terrific value. Note it is cash only. But at such value, we did not mind that at... More 

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1 Thank DJES75225
Astoria, New York
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Savory and sweet crepes cooked to perfection. Lots of other wonderful French dishes, too. I used to LOVE the croque monsieur, but I no longer eat meat so I stick to the crepes. The poached pear crepe is light, sweet and simply delicious. Super small place, but cute and with the trip.

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1 Thank Dmahoneynyc
Clifton Park, New York
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221 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We went here for brunch prior to going to the Museum of the Moving image and they had very good crepes, iced tea and lemonade. I have to say they were quick and I liked the breeze blowing on me. We would have sat outside, but it was raining on and off, so didn't want to get wet. I will... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Definitely one of the best meals i ever had. i have been thinking about their brunch quiche for almost everyday since i had it first time about 6 months a go. Every chance i get, i want to go to this restaurant. i am sad they don't open until 5 pm during weekdays . Their brunch is so good. Crepes... More 

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Lacey, WA
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I had the French Onion soup and it was probably the best I have EVER had in my life. And I look for/ eat it a lot. My friend had the skewered brioche French toast and it was to die for. Seriously. I'm not a huge sweets person for brunch, but I finished off his plate after I ate my... More 

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Thank messageinabottle
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The food is very well prepared with quite a bit of variety. I was dining with vegetarians and there was something for everyone. The place is very small (cozy), so you may have to wait, but it is worth it.The chef actually solicited specific comments, rather than the generic "how was everything"

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Thank Luis V
Astoria, New York
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is an excellent little place for brunch and dinner in Astoria. I live three blocks away and my wife and I have been here maybe 5 times with excellent experiences each time. It seats about 15 people in a tiny little dining area that is high on charm but low on frills. My wife and I love their crepes,... More 

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Thank Nathan B
Cambridge, Vermont
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A classic French bistro, from the buckwheat crepe options--both savory and sweet--to the mussels, to the croque monsieur ou madame. The service was, however, much friendlier than in any French restaurant I've experienced. All the food was delicious, but the real standout was the dessert crepe with lemon, butter, and fruit compote. It was so good it vanished in no... More 

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Thank Kathy_Quimby
New Jersey
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127 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

OH MAN... what would I do without you in my life!! First off, I absolutely LOVE the male waiter that works there- his recommendations are wickedly good and he's very entertaining/nice. They have specials everyday and I love the chicken/sausage wrapped in a Phillo dough. (Foodgasm) The breads are freshly made by the chef daily. French onion soup is exactly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33-04 36th Avenue, Astoria, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: 7184720612

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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