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O Lavrador Restaurant

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13840 101ST Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435-4623
(718) 526-1526
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 1
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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
Best portuguese restuarant in jamaica queens

We were there this month and the food was delicious and they served lots of seafood,the paella combination of lots of seafood and rice was very good. They serve lots of Portuguese wine and beer, and the margarita was so good. The service was good and I recommend this place. Since coming back from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We were there this month and the food was delicious and they served lots of seafood,the paella combination of lots of seafood and rice was very good. They serve lots of Portuguese wine and beer, and the margarita was so good. The service was good and I recommend this place. Since coming back from Portugal I have developed a taste... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Went on a weekday for lunch. We had attentive service in the empty dining room, which was wonderful. The paella marinhero (sp.) was excellent as was the red snapper filet. We will go back!

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NYTraveler0514
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband and I ate dinner there for our anniversary last year, we fell in love with this place! The food is amazing, our favorite dish is the shrimp in the spicy red sauce. We have been going back to meet friends we were there recently with our son, for my birthday dinner in May!! Cesar our waiter is always... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

O Lavrador is still the best restaurant in the area. A short cab ride from Jamaica Airtran & Long Island Railroad Station. The food is wonderful. This restaurant has the best fried jumbo shrimps in NYC. They made their own potato chips which are served hot and crispy. The staff is great.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We took the AirTran to the Jamaica Platform, paid five buck to exit and an 8 dollar cab ride for lunch on a long layover at JFK. Food is fantastic, full and active bar, and menu has typical Portuguese entrees.

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Baldwin, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Decided to make the most of a three-hour layover between flights at JFK by visiting this restaurant for a mid-afternoon dinner, about 10 minutes away. The restaurant is immaculately clean; the table and napkin linens spotless and pressed. We enjoyed the Lombo de Vaca (grilled filet mignon), and Chourico Casiero (sausage flambee). Our appetizer, the chourico, was prepared a few... More 

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Valley Stream, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant is Excellent!!! For my birthday my husband and I had the special - Chilean Sea Bass, Wow!!! That was sooo good!!!! For appetizers we had seafood soup and grilled Calamari, wow!!! Excellent!!! and for dessert we shared a flan after the waitress sang happy birthday to me. They treated us so well, we love this place.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We found this place through Groupon and decided to give it a try. As recommended, we made reservations for our Sunday evening dinner, arrived and were seated immediately even though we were a few minutes early. Its decor and atmosphere were charming, and the sangria was delicious. For our appetizer we tried the Camarao Piri-Piri which had a nice spicy... More 

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Plainview, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I brought my 2 family members to enjoy a nice dinner due to a special event. The reviews seemed to describe this establishment as a place to have a great meal so I decided to give a new place we hadn't gone to a try. We waited approximately 25 minutes to order as the place was full and the single... More 

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Hinesville, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I live down the street and have visited the place over the years the food and drinks get more expensive and less tasty. Save your money head over to sutphin blvd and eat at one of the Portuguese restaurants there. This establishment is usually filled with locals who go there to drink and play pool on the crooked table in... More 

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Additional Information about O Lavrador Restaurant

Address: 13840 101ST Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435-4623
Phone Number: (718) 526-1526
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Jamaica
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: European, Asian, Portuguese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13840 101ST Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435-4623
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Jamaica
  • Phone Number: (718) 526-1526

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Asian, Portuguese
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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