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5012 Vernon Blvd, Ste B, Long Island City, NY 11101-5734
718-472-4355
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $50
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Traditional French Bistro from south west of France.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
New York City, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Travelling from Manhattan may seem silly. I just like this restaurant probably because the food is quite authentic. Brunch last Sunday started with a spicy Bloody Mary followed by a flavourful vegetable quiche with artichoke that was delicious as was the salad dressing. We came late for brunch but there was no problem and the ambience was somewhat quieter. Good... More 

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Long Island City
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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love going there. Great food and service. And wines and desserts (île flottante). A bit pricy but it is worth it. Book.

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LITITZ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

First time visitor and what a find. The food is fabulous and the staff very helpful for those not familiar with french cuisine. Our waiter was an excellent food/beverage guide to show us the finer art of french dining. We all had a different dish and each was delicious. The recommended wine paired extremely well with our entrée selections and... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This quaint french bistro is in the heart of long Island City in Queens NY on Vernon Blvd. The staff is friendly and accommodating. The food was outstanding and filling. this is a great place for lunch or dinner with a date or friends sit back grab some wine and enjoy yourself

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

To many New Yorkers and visitors to the city, the notion of dining in Queens as long been as anathema as a Metallica concert is to a Grateful Dead aficionado. No more. Queens is a hotbed of good food and, thankfully, one old favorite, so close to midtown you could almost walk, still makes you wonder why you ever hesitated... More 

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Lido Beach, NY
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191 reviews 191 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Nice, petite, French bistro on a busy street in LIC (trucks rumbling by interrupted conversation, but this IS busy, busy Long Island City!). Decent amount of parking nearby. Painted, pressed-tin ceiling, black-and-white photos on the walls, the ever-present expresso machine, small tables, unusually large portions (atypically French, mais non?), all-French staff, and great tasting food. Great post-Mother's Day gift for... More 

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Southampton, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Cozy atmosphere , great salads, awesome daily specials , grateful staff, great value, and a very nice evening overall . This was my forth visit and is consistently great!

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

An easy subway ride from Times Square. Take the circle 7 train to Queens, get off at the first stop and you're there! Endive salad with blue cheese, pears and walnuts is to die for! An entree of Pan Seared Skate L'Arribiata with Pomme Anna was top notch! The waiter's recommendation of the Le Colombier Domaine 2012 was spot on.... More 

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Briarcliff Manor, NY
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134 reviews 134 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We had dinner here on a Friday night. The restaurant was full and the staff seemed overworked and frazzled. It took 15 minutes after we ordered wine for the drinks to arrive. Two in our party ordered the last two servings of one of the daily specials. About a minute before our dishes arrived we were told that one of... More 

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Summerfield, FL
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stopped by this restaurant when visiting our son in Long Island City. We were pleasantly surprised as some of the previous reviews were not so nice. Very reasonable prices and the French staff were very nice and friendly. We stopped by for brunch and my Quiche Lorraine was really good! My husband had a proscuitto panini which was also... More 

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Additional Information about Tournesol

Address: 5012 Vernon Blvd, Ste B, Long Island City, NY 11101-5734
Phone Number: 718-472-4355
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island City
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm  11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 50
Cuisine: French

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