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Tournesol

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5012 Vernon Blvd, Ste B, Long Island City, NY 11101-5795
+1 718-472-4355
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
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New York City, New York
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here with a friend for Saturday brunch. Got the Croque Madam (comes with salad) and some coffee. My meal was filling, delicious, and best of all - super affordable! All the main dishes were under $10. My friend speaks French fluently and so does at least one of the waiters, and so I got to practice ordering food in... More 

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Mendoza, Argentina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit in this French bistro. Superfriendly staff, amazing steak with french fries and delicious goat cheese balls. The desserts are also highly recommended! Not to miss when in the neighbourhood!

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Thank Saritatravelsabroad
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99 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

This small restaurant offers French cuisine the way it's supposed to be served. The staff is extremely friendly and speaks English as well as French which was greatly appreciated. All the food we ate was prepared to perfection and tasted great. If you're looking for a place to have a romantic dinner with your loved one, go to a small... More 

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Bedworth, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

We were stopping at the Best Western Plaza and fancied a steak. After a quick search on Trip Advisor we found the Tournesol which was a 30minute walk from our hotel. My son & I both had steaks and they were spot on and we had a creme burlee to finish. The food was great and the service was good... More 

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Thank Paul B
Long Island City, New York
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93 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We just dined there recently for lunch with friends and had a good meal by the time it arrived an hour later. They had a party of ten or twelve come in after we ordered and that came first. This hasn't been our experience there. Service is usually great and the salad Nicoise is my favourite for lunch, the burger... More 

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Thank Marlene D
Outer Banks, North Carolina
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

I enjoyed this sweet French bistro, but don't visit this restaurant if you are on a time schedule. It took TIME for someone to give us a menu, it took TIME for a waiter to take our order, it took TIME for the kitchen to prepare our meal (how long does it take to make French toast?) and, finally, it... More 

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Kingston, PA
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

My husband and daughter and I stopped here for an early dinner, and were please to find that we could walk right in on a Saturday night. We enjoyed the calamari salad, and the endive salad. The steak and fries were perfect for our seven-year-old, and my husband savored every bite of the duck. The staff were very friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my two kids. The decor is traditionally French and it has a good ambiance. Food is amazing. The best escargots I have ever tried. Duck a la orange is very good. Strongly recommended. Good prices for the quality.

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Mount Kisco, New York, United States
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is a very Parisian place. One of the few where the servers actually speak French. They are really great and you can enjoy a fabulous hamburger. I normally get the Salad frisee avec lardons, my favorite salad from France. They have some great wines by the glass and a full bar. Nothing fancy for sure but they really exude... More 

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New Jersey
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98 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

This restaurant was as good as any in NYC if not better and reasonable prices. The asparagus/goat cheese appetizer was delicious as was the endive salad with pear and blue cheese. For dinner we had the trout which was delicious as was the fish special. My husband had the Monday Sirloin which he said was very tasty but a little... 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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $50
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5012 Vernon Blvd, Ste B, Long Island City, NY 11101-5795
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City
  • Phone Number: +1 718-472-4355
Description
Traditional French Bistro from south west of France.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?