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3618 30th Ave, Astoria, NY 11103-4360
718-726-5850
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great southern comfort food!

The food was hands down delicious. The fried chicken is a must, one of the best I've had. Perfectly fried and flavored, so moist in my mouth! Banana French toast was nice and fluffy, and I swear they are not using regular maple syrup! So good! The jambalaya with over hard eggs was a plus as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 26, 2015
01kitty01
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

The food was hands down delicious. The fried chicken is a must, one of the best I've had. Perfectly fried and flavored, so moist in my mouth! Banana French toast was nice and fluffy, and I swear they are not using regular maple syrup! So good! The jambalaya with over hard eggs was a plus as well. The poached eggs... More 

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Long Island, New York
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Had the French toast with bananas about 3 hours ago and I am still nauseous from the toast being drenched in oil and syrup. The first couple of bites were good but the the toast got really soggy as I continued. I made a comment to the waitress that there was way too much syrup and her response was "... More 

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Thank yeptraveler
Naples, Florida
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89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Went here on a limb and was glad we drove over from LIC. The ambience was fantastic with great decor. The wait staff were fast and friendly. We arrived at happy hour which was a pleasant surprise as well. Went with chicken and waffles and it was a perfect selection for a cold evening (along with some Abita IPA's!). Definitely... More 

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Thank furioustraveler
New York City, New York
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Get off at 30th Avenue,walk 6 blocks to a place for some really good fried chicken and other southern style food. Had a nice Hendicks Gin Martini to start the fun. Mac and cheese and the potato salad were exceptional. One note to owners, collared greens were too salty. But everything else was nice. Good job!

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Thank Sapo59
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I'm sad that I didn't have more time to spend at this place. I was in need of a quick and filling brunch before heading off to the airport. The Waffles with Bananas Foster topping on the side were absolutely delicious - I don't think I've ever had fluffier waffles than these. What made the visit absolutely worth it was... More 

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Thank IkkiTousen
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We really enjoyed a great brunch this past weekend at Sugar Freak. My son lives in Astoria so it's always a treat to visit. He recommended Sugar Freak--we are all huge fans of Cajun/Creole cooking so it was a no-brainer. There was a line outside, but it went rather quickly. We waited twenty minutes--but the weather was great and we... More 

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Astoria, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

I love eating brunch at this place!! Unfortunately, they don't serve corn pudding anymore so I don't go often as I used t go ( since my favorite desert was that). But I still love the French toast and mac&cheese!!

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Thank Gabriela G
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My wife, son, daughter and I went to Sugar Freak for their Brunch on a Saturday. We got there a little before they opened and we were glad we did. The line started forming quickly to get in. All I can say is I highly recommend this restaurant. The service was good and the food even better. I had the... More 

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Thank Ericleo
Pacifica, California
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a unique place serving good food and an interesting decor. It's like taking a trip to Louisiana. The food and service were good. This is our second visit, it was as good as our first. Decent pricing, ample portions, diverse variety. All good.

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Thank Gary K
NYC
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193 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

It was nice to see a Nawlins themed restaurant in Astoria. We visit The Crescent City X2 yearly and have grown to love its cuisine. Sugar Freak focuses on the down home style, trumpeting its po boys, muffalettas, boudin balls, gumbo, and fried shrimp, chicken and oysters. Both the fried chicken and beer can chicken are solid and tasty. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3618 30th Ave, Astoria, NY 11103-4360
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: 718-726-5850

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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