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Madera Cuban Grill

4729 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101-5505
+1 718-606-1236
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“empanadas” (8 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (5 reviews)
“shredded beef” (4 reviews)
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Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
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4729 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101-5505
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

My wife and I have eaten here at least 5 times. Everything is consistently excellent. We always know we're going to enjoy our choices. I keep ordering the skirt steak, I have no control. And I need the madras, I think I'm addicted. My wife...More

Thank Har2301
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a family meal and we enjoyed it very much. The service was top notch and the food was great too. We definitely recommend it and hope to go back.

Thank Kvwat
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The food here is fantastic, the service is very good and the staff are friendly and patient. I don't have much of a reference in terms of Cuban cuisine, yet, but I was certainly impressed.

Thank JimiBrennan
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I went here by chance. Just walked by and thought, why not Cuban tonight? I was blown away by the unexpectedly delicious food. In addition to an excellent starter (coconut shrimp), I ordered the pan grilled shredded beef with rice and beans. This was the...More

Thank adamasrinsky
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We ended up finding this restaurant by chance while walking to see the sunset at the riverfront. The service was a bit slow as it was a very crowded Sunday night, but complementary bread with a very interesting sauce helped tide us over until our...More

Thank PPTA
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Hi,I'm back.Just visited this quaint and cozy restaurant ,Miriam the host,very pleasant and friendly,just visited with my wife and Mari,we tried the "stuffed shrimp plantains"aka "tostones rellenos;the classic Cuban sandwich was spot on,don't leave without trying the "guava bread pudding"is to die for.BTW,the bathrooms were...More

Thank jay c
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Got a seafood à la cuba. Really good, different spice, hard to explain. Some rice and beans as well. Nice place, not busy at dinner, at least that day. Good beer as well, tried a cuban one, but made in US so not sure if...More

Thank marcelojo
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I ordered the Skirt Steak (Churrasco con Chimichurri)... yes, Yes, YES!!! If you've never had chimichurri before, it's an Argentinian parsley pesto (no cheese) typically used on grilled meat. The skirt steak here was high on grilled flavor on it's own, but became explosively flavorful...More

Thank LittlePuffy
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Went on 5/21/17 with my family. I read about Madea Cuban Grill; so when I was in the area I wanted to eat there. The restaurant was not busy, but the food took way too long to get to our table, over 1/2 hour. The...More

1  Thank Dd917
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I can't not say enough of this fantabulous restaurant. 1st pic Sebastian bartender on my left Leonard next to him and Jessica on my right waitress and waiter. Perfect hosts and make you feel like family. A must visit for NYC natives and visitors. 👍🏼👌🏽🤘🏼😉🤗😃🍷🌹

Thank Ray S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4729 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101-5505
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City
  • Phone Number: +1 718-606-1236
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