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Things to do in Flushing, 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.
Baseball Stadium
“Citi Field is a baseball park in New York City,it is the home field of the New York Mets of the National League devision of Major League Baseball. 21.8 miles 34 min car drive.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Tennis Stadium
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“Watch the US open there. Just few stops from our Junction boulevard 7 express subway station.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Beautiful place for relaxation and enjoying nature. It's definitely a nice change in the middle of a busy city. only 10 minutes drive ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“This area along with neighboring Jackson Heights is the to go spot for local Asian cuisine and culture.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“A lot of local shops inside this mall as well as big name stores such as Uniqlo, Target, Marshalls, BJ's wholesale club. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Food Court
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“Check out the basement of this department store for the largest cafeteria with foods from all across Asia!! All top notch!! Only the best vendors have stalls here!! You can get the best Lanzhou ramen, Bubble tea, Taiwanese fried popcorn chicken, Northern Chinese dumplings, Duck rice noodles, Tepanyaki, Rice burritos, Soup dumplings, all IN THE SAME PLACE!!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Historic Site
“This is the center point of the park. Visitors like having their pictures taken in front of it, a favorite is to put your hands in the air and pretend to hold up the globe. The water fountain on in the summer and look particularly impressive during the US Open when the water is lit up at night. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“fantastic Chinese supermarket, live turtles for eating, and cheap, expansive tea selection”
  • 1 local recommends
Hindu Temple
“Under this beautiful temple you will find one of the best South Indian Eatery’s in NYC. A true hidden gem! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Electronics Store
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Park
“Huge park with a beautiful Olympic-size ice rink and swimming pool. Great place to train for soccer, tennis, figure skating, speed skating, hockey or swimming athletes!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Roof Deck
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“A wonderful rooftop bar right in Flushing that will give you a beautiful view of this Asian American Neighborhood.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“My go to place for Dim Sum in Flushing! Good flavor and plenty of food. Will be a wait on the weekends. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Historic Site
“This is the centerpiece of the largest park in Queens, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Take a ride on the Q58 to get there in about 45minutes. It's worth the trip on a lovely weather day. It is much less crowded and more quiet than Central Park in Manhattan.”
  • 6 locals recommend
History Museum
“Bird Sanctuary & Victorian Garden-Museum hours are Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ***Know Before You Go*** Take the Q15 or Q15A bus in front of Macy’s on Roosevelt Avenue to 150th & Roosevelt Ave. Or, take the Q13 or Q28 a block away on 39th Avenue to Northern Blvd. & 149th St. Alternately, the Museum is about 10 blocks east from the Main Street Station by walking along Roosevelt Ave., then turn left a block to 38th Ave. at 149th St.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

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Restaurant
“My go to place for Dim Sum in Flushing! Good flavor and plenty of food. Will be a wait on the weekends. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Ask for George. He will give you the whole new york greek waiter experience. Ask to see his doll. We made a George doll and presented it to him as an award for best waiter in Queens.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Dumpling Restaurant
“Delicious soup dumpling as its famous dish. Be careful as you can easily get addicted.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The $25 lamb chops are an expensive treat but the staff is kind and charming and the cook in the front window is a very sweet man. They are also almost across the street from a Patel Brothers supermarket. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Dumpling Restaurant
“MY FAV DIM-SUM PLACE. Kung Fu Xiao Long Bao is a modest Chinese eatery offering dim sum, soup dumplings & uncommon, Shanghai-style preparations. I recommend ordering their famous Kung Fu Xiao Long Bao and Crab meat Kung Fu Xiao Long Bao. However, please note that this place is CASH ONLY. This place is a 13 minute walk or a 3 minute drive. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Dumpling Restaurant
“Great dumplings in a tiny, hole-in-the-wall spot. Be sure to get the #6, it's a classic. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great restaurant for Shanghai-style dishes like soup dumplings and red-cooked meat!”
  • 3 locals recommend

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