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O Lavrador Restaurant

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13840 101st Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435-4623
+1 718-526-1526
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Middletown, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropping my daughter off at JFK to go school and we found this restaurant on tripadvisor, the seafood was great and the rice....the best saffron rice I ever had. Next time at JFK AIrport will stop by again ....Prices a very good bring a big appetite

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Thank Procurer
New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant had white table clothes and it had a warm cozy atmosphere. Equally adequate for either an intimate dinner for 2 or a family gathering of many. The wait staff at this restaurant are very friendly, attentive, and informative. Overall, the food was good. Some items were better than others. Would not recommend the Sangria. The pitcher was small,... More 

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NYC
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

We visited again and totally enjoyed. Food and service first class. We both enjoyed our selections. We had to travel quite a distance to get there but it was worth it. Will definitely return.

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Thank Judith C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Located in the Queens, NY, O'Lavrador is one of my favorite restaurants in the Queens area. Their style is traditional Portuguese and their specialty is seafood. I have been there well over 5 times and have every intention of returning once the opportunity arises. The sangria served in the clay jars are quit refreshing with the right balance of alcohol,... More 

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Thank Jamie S
Banbury UK
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

I eat in the bar two nights on a row as the food and service that good. A vibrant bar with plenty of locals eating there. I had the calamari and cod special the first night. Great Portuguese bottled dark beer added to the enjoyable meal. Monday night was quiet but still around 12 people in. Tuesday night was vibrant... More 

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Thank Mark J
Banbury UK
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

I stopped here for a meal in between flights at JFK. It is a short walk from Airtrain terminal at JFK and if you want some great food away from the terminal I would recommend this for a visit. I had a great sea food plater and some house white wine. Friendly staff and authentic food.

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Thank Mark J
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Kinda a quirky name this place is located between a plumbing supply house and a private home... In South Jamaica not usually a hot spot for food but welcome to this diamond in the rough the food is extraordinary the service is quick and the prices very reasonable...the sangria is just ok but the desert are very good the is... More 

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Rhinebeck
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

We went to O Lavrador because it was close and convenient to JFK. Not expecting much, we were amazed at the extensive menu and surprised by the prices. We had the Mariscos in Salsa Verde for two at $32. It was excellent and plentiful. The peach sangria was too sweet but everything else was great. Too bad that it is... More 

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Briarcliff Manor, New York
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We were here this evening as my dearest has an early flight and this restaurant is within close proximity to JFK. Something to consider if you want great food near the airport!! I was pleasantly surprised , upscale restaurant, but definitely misplaced geographically . We both ordered the same which was Caldo Verde Soup and Lobster stuffed with shrimp and... More 

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Tucson, AZ
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209 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

You wouldn't expect a restaurant of this caliber in this neighborhood. This place would do well in a far more upscale location. We stayed overnight nearby, flying out of JFK the next morning, and we were so pleased to have had dinner here the night before our departure. I tried the collard green soup, rather bland. We both had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13840 101st Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435-4623
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Jamaica
  • Phone Number: +1 718-526-1526

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