2008 Rated Highlights - A "taste of Rio " in Astoria, this "tranquiI" Brazilian "hideaway" is a "joy" for "incredible" "home-cooked food" and "warm service" at a pleasing price .... Its rep as a "diamond in the rough" is beginning to reach beyond the borough.
Zagat User reviews:
"Stumbled on this place because of location close-ish to the Noguchi sculpture museum. We shared 5 appetizers, a carafe of sangria and two desserts. Phenomenal. Definitely worth the trip to Queens, just for the food, from Manhattan"
— CarolR on October 9, 2010
"Many dishes have become repeat favorites, especially the shrimp stew. Prices are more than fair."
— JohnW on 05/13/2009
"Freshly prepared interesting dishes at a very reasonable tab. When they light the candles it also has a romantic quality."
— RonaldL on 05/08/2009
Read more reviews at Zagat.com
Set along a fairly residential street, Malagueta's parcel of tables fills up fast with neighborhood regulars and city slickers willing to hop the short train ride out to Long Island City.
Try the tender black-eyed pea fritters laced with vatapá, a creamy shrimp and coconut milk sauce; or the pork tenderloin, marinated and cooked to fork-tender perfection, then laced in dill sauce.
Source: Michelin Guide - New York City (Printed Edition)
— Christine K. Sharon, MA
"It fed my soul, we ordered the picanha, moqueca de camarao, and some fish dish...it was all delicious! Then the desert: flan, chocolate mousse, and the corn mousse...yum, yum, and yum"
— Ana Claudia S. Brooklyn, NY
"Excellent Brazilian food, decent ambiance, easy on the wallet "
— Jack N. Long Island City, NY
"The food was delicious, all my friends said the meal exceeded their expectations which weren't very high since they had never had Brazilian food. Even so the picky eaters cleaned their plates." — Karen A. Brooklyn, NY
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— Rob Patronite and Robin Raisfeld
Source: New York Magazine
While steak and linguiça (sausage) make their appearance, the real hits are the nicely seasoned —and surprisingly light— Northeastern dishes like moqueca de camarão (shrimp stew) and corvina com vatapá (whitefish with a creamy fish sauce, bread crumbs, dried shrimp and chili pepper).
There’s also a tasty but lean feijoada on Saturdays and mightily satisfying desserts like pudim de leite (flan) and passion fruit mousse, which are neither lean nor particularly difficult to finish.
Source: Time Out New York Magazine
Source: Village Voice
Step into the essence of Brazil with a bit of a French accent, where chef Herbert's pretty intimate atmosphere, resaonable menu & service are all completely in tune with no jarring notes to interrupt the harmony of delicious dining...
Source: NY Daily News - Published Tuesday, August 9, 2010. (Read full article)
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"Malagueta" es un lugar casual, tranquilo, un restaurante de vecindario para aquellos que quieran rogocijarse en la exuberante y multifacética cocina brasileña al ritmo de suaves tonos de jazz.
Source: Article by Neida Torres in HOY, Spanish newspaper. (Read full article)
The NY City Health Department inspects about 24,000 restaurants a year to monitor their compliance
with city and state food safety regulations.
The Malagueta Restaurant is open:
Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday: 11:30 am - 10 pm
Friday: 11:30 am - 11 pm
Saturday: 1 pm - 11 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 10 pm
We are closed on Mondays
Credit Cards Accepted