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4738 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101-5486
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  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
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Oct 21, 2014
“El Ay Si(t and wait a long time for your food)”
Jul 16, 2013
“Great Sunday Brunch”
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4738 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101-5486
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Reviewed October 21, 2014

I went here recently on a Friday, with my fiancee, and it was actually my birthday dinner. I read reviews about this place on Yelp and there were some good, some not so good ones. My review is also in-between review, some good and some...More

Thank AngryBirdRed
Reviewed July 16, 2013

We went here for Sunday brunch with our son who lives in the neighborhood. The restaurant is cozy (or small, depending on your viewpoint), but the food was excellent, service was great and the prices were outstanding for New York. Also, each meal came with...More

Thank GCTraveler
Reviewed July 8, 2013

This was a pleasant surprise. The menu is small and focused. I came here with a Groupon and didn't expect much. But I was wrong. The pulled pork tacos are excellent. The service is excellent. The space is really small.

Thank Fashioncory
Reviewed May 12, 2013

You definitely need to go there if you live in the area. Try the roast pork and Mac/cheese. Also their drinks are pretty good too.

Thank Mergen D
Reviewed April 17, 2013

The food at El Ay Si is flavorful and creative. The Chicken Fried Chicken is great, and the Pork Belly with Apples is unreal. Do yourself a favor and eat here.

Thank Tim E
Reviewed March 7, 2013

My friend and I came here and had a groupon and was welcomed graciously. There were no separate menus or restrictions for having a groupon. (yippee) The place is small and quaint but cute and reminds you of a little spot in the Caribbean. The...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed December 22, 2012 via mobile

Went there the other night. Nice atmosphere and the veggie chillie was spicy and extremely well done.

Thank thenitai
Reviewed February 26, 2012

We went because we had a scout mob deal and it was... ok. It seems like others do enjoy the spot I guess it just wasn't for me.

Thank Celster1
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4738 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101-5486
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City
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Great american comfort food with a southern flair.
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