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2535 36th Ave, Astoria, NY 11106-3209
(718) 937-4821
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Astoria, New York
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This little restaurant is a very nice place to bring family and friends and enjoy the delicious brazilian food in New York and do not forget to ask for the caipirinhas.

Thank Elaine G
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If this is the right place the food was amazing and so were the cairphrianis we ate there two nights it was so good .

Thank Liz C
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Wow, where to start. On my last trip to NYC, I was introduced to this chic looking boutique restaurant in Astoria. I didn't know what to expect, usually, the Brazilian restaurants I've visited in the past normally specialize in different types of meats. However, at Malagueta there are many food options. I had Moqueca De Camarão, which is Shrimp Stew,... More 

Thank Claudia M
New York City, New York
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571 reviews
374 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The owner/chef is very friendly and is very proud to showcase his heritage through food. You can taste quality, pride and joy in every bite. Be careful with their cocktails are strong (actually, their glasses are too small for the amount of alcohol they pour into it). You must try their salpicao salad.

Thank KKua
Hewlett, New York
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116 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Charming setting with beautiful tapes quietly playing in the background. Make sure that you order one of their Passion Flower Capinheiro drinks---not sure that my spelling is correct. I loved my appetizer--sausage with Yucca. The others loved their mussels and we ordered sides of beans. There is a choice of many entrees including vegetarian. On Saturdays, they have the famous... More 

Thank Decor71
Craiova, Romania
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Being accommodated in the neighborhood, I came here reading the reviews ... was a gastronomic delight. It was the first time I ate Brazilian cuisine and was very good.So we returned.I served many dishes,but corvina con vatapa and carne guisada they were the best. The staff was friendly and helpful and prices were surprisingly low for New York.It is well... More 

Thank Sabin B
Zurich, Switzerland
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241 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This is an unpretentious place but with real Brazilian food and staff, the food is exactly as it should be and the menu is as complete as you could wish. Personnel is great and prices are very reasonable. I don't usually give excellent ratings and there are better restaurants but the rating reflects the combination of great value, genuine food... More 

Thank Luis M
Astoria, New York
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We have eaten here several times. Malagueta is an upscale Brazilian restaurant in Astoria, not far from Queens Plaza, and only two blocks from the 36th Avenue Station of the N train. This is a sit down restaurant with tablecloths, napkins, and everything else that screams "pricey", yet for our party of four, with only one of us having a... More 

Thank Ben S
Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

You have to eat at this Brazilian Restaurant - corner of 36th Av and 28th St. Every dish is amazing. Atmosphere and hospitality add to the experience.

Thank Andrew H
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My wife loves things Brazilian, so on a short trip to New York, found this little restaurant in Astoria. The bacallao appetizer was crispy on the outside and melt-in-your-mouth soft on the inside. The sirloin was well made and my wife loved the farango malgueta chicken. For desset we had a corn pudding that was sweet and tasty. And I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Brazilian, South American, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2535 36th Ave, Astoria, NY 11106-3209
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: (718) 937-4821

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?