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Bel Aire Restaurant & Diner

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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3191 21st St, Astoria, NY 11106-4591
4:00 am - 3:59 am
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Sun - Sat 4:00 am - 3:59 am
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic flavor on all three of our breakfast. The home fries are the best But it does cost. Seemed high even by NYC standards. Very nice wait staff too

Thank Garrett J
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at an AirBnB across the street so we came here for some lunch. I got the turkey club and my bf got the meat ravioli. Nothing special but decent price. Would maybe revisit for breakfast but I'd find elsewhere for lunch.

Thank Kelsey H
Astoria, New York
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

I work right cross street from this place. I love then, very good food, nice people. Can get busy on the weekends but if you go very early morning its a good breakfast.

Thank Elaine G
New York City, New York
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102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times and each time my experience is vastly different depending on who is working there that shift. Overall I realized that day shift staff is more professional than night shift. Last time I went late night the place was dirty, server was aggressive, and staff were yelling at eachother and it just was unpleasant and made... More 

Thank Hunter A
Long Island City, New York
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

A good go to diner. The menu has everything, and the food is solid. Good for a late night bite or for a nice breakfast or brunch. They also deliver

Thank fperrott
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110 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Following a series of poor breakfasts in our hotel, I found this American diner on TripAdvisor. The Bel Aire is a typical chrome clad diner with plenty of tables, great service and a sizeable menu catering for all tastes. Service was fast and efficient and food very well cooked. The place was clean and prices very reasonable. I'd recommend this... More 

Thank DavidTitmuss
Astoria, New York
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is diner style. They serve everything 24h a day. The food was good and the service was fast. However since it's a diner you hardly spend there more time. So all was good but nothing extraordinary.

Thank id M
Boston, MA
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133 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

The Bel Aire Diner is exactly what you would expect from a diner: wide menu, big portions, adequate food. What makes the Bel Aire stand out is the service. Our waiter was a charming guy, so friendly and funny. The food is fine. Nothing to write home about. But if you want the diner experience, everything about this place is... More 

Thank jbrown68
New York City, New York
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278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Big diner with massive menu. If you can't find anything to eat here you're not trying. They serve breakfast all day, offer burgers, etc., restaurant-type entrees, veggie, Mexican and Greek specialties. Okay good for when you're in a rush.

Thank cararro
Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
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257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

We had breakfast at the Bellaire diner, which is usually very good but unfortunately this time around it was not an enjoyable experience. We always like how they start the meal with the muffins, but the muffins we received were stale, seemed like they were a few days old. This wasn’t a good start to the meal. For breakfast, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 am - 3:59 am
4:00 am - 3:59 am
4:00 am - 3:59 am
4:00 am - 3:59 am
4:00 am - 3:59 am
4:00 am - 3:59 am
4:00 am - 3:59 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3191 21st St, Astoria, NY 11106-4591
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: 718-721-3160

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