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O Lavrador

138-40 101 Ave. Jamaica, NY 11435 | Jamaica | 718-526-1526

Location Description:

This old-fashioned Portuguese restaurant comes as a surprise in Jamaica, Queens, anchoring a small Iberian neighborhood not far from JFK airport. Go into the barroom, rather than the starchy, formal restaurant, and find a chalkboard of budget priced daily specials. Seasonal seafood is a high point, often incorporated into caldeiras, which are long-simmered stews, often containing several types of fish and crustaceans. Grab anything that contains pork and clams simultaneously, a specialty of the southern Alentejo region. Fish and steaks, simply prepared, are another specialty, and don't miss the bar menu, which offers scrumptious salt-cod fritters.

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  • Cuisine(s): Portuguese
  • Hours: Sun-Thu 10am-10pm, Fri-Sat 10am-11pm
  • Price: $$$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Not Necessary
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Features: Catering, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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