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La Esquina Criolla

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9467 Corona Ave, Elmhurst, NY 11373-2830
+1 718-699-5579
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I admit, I was skeptical going in because of how great El Gauchito is, right across the street, but Esquina Criolla is fantastic. The milanesa de pollo is reminiscent of those I grew up with in Buenos Aires, service was good, papas provencal were excellent. The ONLY complaint would be that the empanadas are better at El Gauchito, but they... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great food Every body happy with empanadas and the meat on the grill Sangria and house wine very good Potato salad excellent

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I love this place. Even though it doesn't look like your regular upscale restaurant the food is really good. A long time ago they used to serve more food but for me it is still worth it. When I go I like combo number 4 or skirt steak for two medium rare. Do not forget about the chimichurri if you... More 

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Thank Fer Z
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Food here is delicious. You can get an sandwich and an Argentinian grill. You feel like family when you are here as this place is very small 15-20 tables the most. It is not a fancy place but the food is great, you can also pick up your meat as you leave as this place has a butcher shop inside.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014 via mobile

You can never go wrong eating here! Food is amazing!! Always fresh. The location is small but worth the wait. Parking in the area can be hard to find.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2011

The food is wonderful. The sangria is tasteful. As for steak out of this world. If you are looking for authentic Argentine food this is the place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2008

Best bargain Argentine steakhouse in the Corona area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2008

This is a total no-frills place, in fact it feels more like a coffee/ butcher shop than a resto. But it's all about the meat here and not the decor. And the price is a steal. Portions are shareable depending on your appetite. Shared the bife de chorizo (which was like BuTTER) and two sides, plus a bottle of wine.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue, Grill, Argentinian, South American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9467 Corona Ave, Elmhurst, NY 11373-2830
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Elmhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 718-699-5579

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