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Brazilian, Latin, South American
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2535 36th Ave, Astoria, NY 11106-3209
+1 718-937-4821
13:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 13:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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Koloa, Hawaii
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with good food and atmosphere and won't break the bank Definitely recommend this place for couples.

Thank mattyyboyy86
Rochester, New York
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87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

When I was looking for a Brazilian Restaurant that I'd never tried before, I stopped into Malagueta for lunch. They have a lunch menu and it is very reasonable. I wanted to order off of both lunch and dinner menu and started with you a and linguica sausage. It was grluled and juicy. As my main, had their linguica and... More 

Thank Soli766
Astoria, New York
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This little restaurant is a very nice place to bring family and friends and enjoy the delicious brazilian food in New York and do not forget to ask for the caipirinhas.

1 Thank Elaine G
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

If this is the right place the food was amazing and so were the cairphrianis we ate there two nights it was so good .

1 Thank Liz C
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Wow, where to start. On my last trip to NYC, I was introduced to this chic looking boutique restaurant in Astoria. I didn't know what to expect, usually, the Brazilian restaurants I've visited in the past normally specialize in different types of meats. However, at Malagueta there are many food options. I had Moqueca De Camarão, which is Shrimp Stew,... More 

1 Thank Claudia M
New York City, New York
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669 reviews
444 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

The owner/chef is very friendly and is very proud to showcase his heritage through food. You can taste quality, pride and joy in every bite. Be careful with their cocktails are strong (actually, their glasses are too small for the amount of alcohol they pour into it). You must try their salpicao salad.

Thank KKua
Hewlett, New York
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146 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Charming setting with beautiful tapes quietly playing in the background. Make sure that you order one of their Passion Flower Capinheiro drinks---not sure that my spelling is correct. I loved my appetizer--sausage with Yucca. The others loved their mussels and we ordered sides of beans. There is a choice of many entrees including vegetarian. On Saturdays, they have the famous... More 

Thank Decor71
Craiova, Romania
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

Being accommodated in the neighborhood, I came here reading the reviews ... was a gastronomic delight. It was the first time I ate Brazilian cuisine and was very good.So we returned.I served many dishes,but corvina con vatapa and carne guisada they were the best. The staff was friendly and helpful and prices were surprisingly low for New York.It is well... More 

Thank Sabin B
Zurich, Switzerland
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257 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

This is an unpretentious place but with real Brazilian food and staff, the food is exactly as it should be and the menu is as complete as you could wish. Personnel is great and prices are very reasonable. I don't usually give excellent ratings and there are better restaurants but the rating reflects the combination of great value, genuine food... More 

1 Thank Luis M
Astoria, New York
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

We have eaten here several times. Malagueta is an upscale Brazilian restaurant in Astoria, not far from Queens Plaza, and only two blocks from the 36th Avenue Station of the N train. This is a sit down restaurant with tablecloths, napkins, and everything else that screams "pricey", yet for our party of four, with only one of us having a... More 

1 Thank Ben S

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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
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Brazilian, Latin, South American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2535 36th Ave, Astoria, NY 11106-3209
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: +1 718-937-4821

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?