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8402 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372-7339
718-424-0600
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 4
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
You get your money's worth!

This was my first visit to the place, on a busy Saturday evening a few weeks ago. First positive thing i noticed was, it was PACKED. We had to wait about 10 minutes for a table. Lots of families and groups were here. I had a pasta and seafood dish, and my date had seafood as well. The portions... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
MICHAELM247
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Jackson Heights
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Jackson Heights
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This was my first visit to the place, on a busy Saturday evening a few weeks ago. First positive thing i noticed was, it was PACKED. We had to wait about 10 minutes for a table. Lots of families and groups were here. I had a pasta and seafood dish, and my date had seafood as well. The portions were... More 

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Elmhurst
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Get the Mixed Grilled Platter to try their deliciousness. Frankly, I haven't ordered anything else here other than the mixed parillada which comes with your choice of sides. It's a big platter that could serve three. Service is good and it has the ambiance of an HR Block but I still go here for a nice filling meal.

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New York City, New York
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Went there for early dinner. Place was empty and atmosphere rather simple and sterile (I am not a fan of green neon tubes). Service was friendly and recommended home-made appetizers, which were decent. Main dishes came in insanely large quantity, but tasted rather average. Price is OK if you are willing to take the other half of your meal home... More 

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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I was unpleasantly surprised by El Chivito D'Oro which I thought was going to be delicious. a friend said she and her family had a great meal there. I can tell you that I was so, so disappointed. There is a line outside this restaurant, people wait for a long time for table. Why? I have no idea. Our server... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

El Chivito D'oro specializes in grilled meats among other things. The quality of the steaks, grilled chitterlings, black pudding, guts, kidneys et al is second to none. Their prices are very reasonable, the facilities clean and the staff very attentive to the diners needs but professional and never on your way. I highly recommend it.

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Valley Stream, New York
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We have a fabulous diner on Christmas eve my wife and me, very friendly place the crew had a happy faces all the time very polite we had a Sweet Bread Watercress Salad Russian Salad Skirt Steak and a jar of sangria realy for a very good price I recommend Chivito de oro without a doubt

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NY
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A place to take the family out to dinner. Grant parents will love and enjoy the atmosphere, the rich and delicious Spanish food.

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Jackson Heights, New York
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90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Great find. Super friendly, warm and delicious Uruguayan restaurant. Everything was great: we had empanadas, chorizo, asado de tiro, entrana (mercifully they do a half portion) with all the sides. Don't skip the chimichurri - very fresh and herbaceous. Loved it here. Chill, great meat. And the house wine wasn't bad at all; actually, pretty good. A little spanish speaking... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Meat wooooooow. Service great. Price cheap!!!! Excellent in all aspects. Best steak house I'v been in years.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

I love this restaurant. I am a meat lover and this is the best barbecue i have ever tried. The skirt steak is without doubt the best in NYC. The staff is friendly. And I find this restaurant very cheap for all the food they put on your plate. The plates are enormous. My wife usually eats pasta and she... More 

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Additional Information about El Chivito d'Oro

Address: 8402 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372-7339
Phone Number: 718-424-0600
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Jackson Heights
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: South American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8402 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372-7339
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Jackson Heights
  • Phone Number: 718-424-0600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?