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Things to do in East Elmhurst, Queens

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Gift Shop
“Laguardia Airport is just 10 - 15 mins by car. Or catch the Q48 at Flushing Main St stop, and pay only $2.25 bus fare. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Bakery
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“The most unlikely place to find high-quality French pastries in the middle of a shopping square. Great croissants and French standards. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is a typical American Diner that serves delicious food for all meals. I have been here for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They always have great food and the prices are great. Can't go wrong with some pancakes, toast, eggs and bacon on a morning! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“The World’s Fair Marina is a public marina located at the northern edge of Flushing Meadows-Corona. Conveniently located right off the Grand Central Parkway, this public marina is just north of Citi-Field, home to the MLB’s New York Metropolitans, as well as the USTA National Tennis Center, home of the U.S. Open. Originally a boat basin built in 1939 for the World’s Fair, Robert Moses expanded construction of the marina for the 1964 New York World’s Fair to help accommodate over 800 boats. Since 1999, the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation has operated the World’s Fair Marina. The marina offers many different activities including power boating, kayaking, canoeing, ferries as well as part”
  • 2 locals recommend
Brazilian Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend
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“Iconic Diner where they serve HUGE BURGERS and Iconic location where the movie Good Fellas was filmed ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Car Rental
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
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  • 1 local recommends
Route
“Ditmar Boulevard has probably the best Greek Restaurants in NYC. Tons of bars, cafes, European treats.”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“Go for their Gyro platters and pizza! This is one of the best and quickest ways to try NY Style Pizza. You can sit in or call them to deliver. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Corner Shop
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  • 3 locals recommend
Car Rental
“There is a limited bus service and you can arrive by Metro North but you will be in need of a car around here.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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Bowling Alley
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“This is an untapped gem in the city. Its like Brooklyn bowl before the place became gentrified and expensive”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“This is a typical American Diner that serves delicious food for all meals. I have been here for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They always have great food and the prices are great. Can't go wrong with some pancakes, toast, eggs and bacon on a morning! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“The World’s Fair Marina is a public marina located at the northern edge of Flushing Meadows-Corona. Conveniently located right off the Grand Central Parkway, this public marina is just north of Citi-Field, home to the MLB’s New York Metropolitans, as well as the USTA National Tennis Center, home of the U.S. Open. Originally a boat basin built in 1939 for the World’s Fair, Robert Moses expanded construction of the marina for the 1964 New York World’s Fair to help accommodate over 800 boats. Since 1999, the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation has operated the World’s Fair Marina. The marina offers many different activities including power boating, kayaking, canoeing, ferries as well as part”
  • 2 locals recommend
Brazilian Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Iconic Diner where they serve HUGE BURGERS and Iconic location where the movie Good Fellas was filmed ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Go for their Gyro platters and pizza! This is one of the best and quickest ways to try NY Style Pizza. You can sit in or call them to deliver. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is the best Chinese restaurant in the area. It has a nice dining room and a private back room for parties and groups. The Food is very good and the staff is courteous. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
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