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4602 Skillman Ave., Sunnyside, NY
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Ranked #17 of 100 Restaurants in Sunnyside
Sun 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Tapas
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: Perfect wine bar serving up the best in local and imported beer and wines accompanied with truffle mac and cheese, perfectly pressed panini's and delish meat and cheese plates!
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Love this place. We love their cheese and meat plates and their pizzas are rather yummy. The location is great, especially in the warmer months when their windows are open and you can people and dog watch. We live on the other side of Queens Boulevard but it's an easy walk for some food and wine. Thumbs up!!!

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

after living in the middle of manhattan all my life just a little bit of green warms ones soul! what sold me on living in sunnyside was to have a place like claret's close by! in the warm weather the feel is very open and green! even inside your sitting outside! as for liquid selection they have a great wine... More 

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Sunnyside, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I have been here several times. It's a great place to bring friends. The meat and cheese plates are delightful. The wine selection is also extensive.

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New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Thin crust pizzas are great. So is the Hummus and Pan Catalan. Cheese selection could use some broadening, and some salad options would be nice too. But comfortable atmosphere, nice wine selection by the glass and friendly service makes in a neighborhood regular spot for us.

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New York City, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Comfortably nestled on the corner of 45th and Skillman Avenue in Sunnyside Queens, Claret has many good things to recommend. The staff, the wine and beer selection, the food, and above all the location make for quite a nice night out. Two major downsides: 1-the acoustics are so bad when the large windows are closed, even the smallest crowd will... More 

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New York City, New York
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The restaurant has great wine and food. It's also a really nice atmosphere. Not a huge space but it isn't cramped either. They also had a band later in the night. I recommend this place.

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

I have visited here many times of the past few years, never disappoints. Can be a little pricey, but a great "date spot", good ambiance and I think the best wine selection in the area! I have also gone there when they have had live music and I really enjoyed that "extra", I would def. look out for events like... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

My friends and my spouse spent many nights here during our vacation in New York. We just kept returning... The evenings were warm and the wine was properly chilled. It does get rather busy, but with locals. It's easy to get to from Manhattan and it's in a very safe neighbourhood. They also offer cheese and meats to go with... More 

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New York, NY
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2011

Everything about this place is great! The staff are lovely. The wine selection is great as is the beer selection. The food is tasty, my favorite is the thin crust pizza. They do great specials. It is a child friendly place. You can sit outside on a sunny day. It is the perfect neighborhood place to meet your friends.

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Additional Information about Claret

Address: 4602 Skillman Ave., Sunnyside, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Sunnyside
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Tapas

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