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401 44th Drive - East River, Long Island City, NY 11101
+1 718-482-0033
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Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 1 block West of Vernon Blvd.
Transit: Subway (3 blocks) 7, E, F, G, to 23rd & Ely, Long Island City, Queens
Description: Water's Edge offers spectacular panoramic views of the New York City Skyline, world-class decor and renowned cuisine. Our landmark venue sits upon the East River leaving the breathtaking views etched into your memory. The combination of superb cuisine & unparalleled service is sure to impress even the most discerning of guests.
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Flushing
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Perhaps I was there on a busy night the last time, but I had a much better experience the second time. I was greeted warmly and sent to my table while my husband checked the coats. Asked for and got a window table. The restaurant was not very busy and I appreciated being taken to my table instead of waiting... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Took my wife for her birthday view is beautiful food was ok not bad but not delicious bar drinks not done well wine selection very expensive for quality of wine 20 bucks for glass wine was so so wine menu advertise half bottle for 40 bucks false advertising doesn't exist according to waiter desert menu was just ok nothing to... More 

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La Quinta, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

If it wasn't so foggy the view would have been spectacular, but even with the skys low overcast could still see the lights of Manhatten over the water. Waiter had attitude but the pre-fix menu very good...

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wirral, Merseyside
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Me and me partner are from the UK and wanted somewere nice to eat on thanksgiving..He suprised me with waters edge. Driving through the neighbourhood looked pretty rough but once at the restaurant my views changed completely. The service was great polite and friendly, bar staff and our waiter. We were sat by the windows and the view of the... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

flavorful seafood and steaks with a shining view of the NYC skyline and 59th street bridge from the queens side. service was friendly and efficient. portions were a little small and pricey, as was expected, but what a great view esp on a clear night. a very romantic dinner spot with valet parking

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Flushing
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I was not too impressed with the restaurant. The hostess told me to go to the bar for the 15 minute wait she anticipated with my 7 pm reservation. I was not pleased because I had a Living Social coupon which included a bottle of wine so I did not want a drink. We were seated at a table for... More 

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Medford, New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The view from pretty much anywhere in this restaurant is beautiful, it sits right on the water and spans from the upper East side to Midtown. The food was really good too, the baby lamb chop for an appetizer are some of the best I've had, my wife had the butternut squash raviolis and they were so good I didn't... More 

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Allentown, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Living Social ran a “deal” for the Water’s Edge in Long Island City. I was intrigued because we had a past family event there. I called the restaurant to find out if I could make a reservation for 6 and use 2 vouchers. They told me that it would be fine and they put a note in the reservation. After... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I booked this restaurant as a 'thank you' treat for my parents who organised a trip to New York for my 30th. The holiday was one filled with many special memories and this restaurant is definitely one of them. I was recommended it by a friend and after looking at the menu online I booked in advance of flying out... More 

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Stratford, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My daughter and her fiancé chose the Water's Edge in Long Island City for her wedding reception, which held was last Saturday. The venue was simply amazing. I was worried about parking but the valet service was excellent. The maitre'd and our bartender, Scott, couldn't have been more attentive. The service was top notch and even impressed my father, which... More 

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Additional Information about Water's Edge

Address: 401 44th Drive - East River, Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone Number: +1 718-482-0033
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island City
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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