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O Lavrador Restaurant

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13840 101st Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435-4623
(718) 526-1526
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Banbury UK
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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 

Thank Jay F
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 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 

Thank Hilton W
Briarcliff Manor, New York
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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 

Thank Paulette K
Tucson, AZ
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200 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 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 

Thank rcatesby
Jamaica, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

O'Lavrador has some of the best food. They give you a lot of food and it is so tasty. Your palate will not be disappointed. The staff is very friendly and they are very attentive to your needs. Everyone should experience this excellent restaurant. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Candy8666
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The food is good and the desert . My favorite is the tiramusu. The people are friendly. I love the seafood.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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36 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Environment good. All the food we tried with good taste, seafood soup, shrimp, lobster, deep fried potato. Serving good. To us, the cost is reasonable. If the bread can be served hot, it will be better.

Thank Jethroxavier
Woodhaven, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The food the wine the service was phenomenal. The value and amount of food for the meal gave you leftovers. Truly a great place.

Thank wts57
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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158 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

Dinner in Suburbia of NY. This Portugese restaurant is great for seafood dishes! The dishes were huge and delicious! Service was friendly and quick. The little baked clams were delicious! Definitely worth checking out if you're in the neighborhood.

Thank T D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Portuguese, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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: (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?