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Riverview Restaurant & Lounge
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Full Description: Riverview Restaurant has recently been rated by Crain's Magazine with a 3 Star Rating. Serving Modern American Cuisine, they will make your dining experience memorable not to mention the spectacular views of the New York skyline.
Whether you eat casually in the lounge or more formally in the restaurant, every meal at Riverview is freshly prepared from the best ingredients. The menu features traditional favorites, the best of modern American cuisine. Every dish is cooked an presented with flair and imagination. A superb wine list complements the menu.
Located directly on the shore of the East River at the Avalon in Long Island City, Riverview Restaurant commands the most spectacular views of New York City's skyline. Directly facing the United Nation with Citicorp Center, Trumps International Hotel and the Queensboro Bridge to the north and the Chrysler and Empire State Building to the south, Riverview is unmistakably, " A Room with a View".
Riverview Restaurant & Lounge is the perfect romantic getaway. Come bask in the sensual glow of the ultimate New York skyline. Our quiet atmosphere and soft candlelight will bathe you and that special someone in the ultimate ideal of l'amore. Enjoy New York's # 1 Best View, food, attentive service and fun for your next meal or private party it will surely be a night of magic and memories. Long Island City, NY
Insider Tips: Riverview Restaurant has a beautiful patio with views of the East River to Manhattan as well as the new Gantry State Park.
Riverview also has valet parking, making it one of the convenient places to dine or meet friends in Long Island City.
Neighborhood: Queens West / Long Island City, LIC
Credit Cards Accepted
Address: 2-01 50th Avenue
City: Queens West / Long Island City, LIC
Telephone: 718) 392-5000
Year Built: 2004
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Dessert Menu: http://www.riverviewny.com/menu/Riverview-Menu-Dessert.pdf
Brunch Menu: http://www.riverviewny.com/menu/Riverview-Menu-Brunch.pdf
Lunch Menu: http://www.riverviewny.com/menu/Riverview-Menu-Lunch.pdf
Dinner Menu: http://www.riverviewny.com/menu/Riverview-Menu-Brunch.pdf
How to Get There: One of the best ways to get to Riverview Restaurant is via the new Ferry service that stops in Long Island City. It departs from several locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Take the number 7 train to Vernon-Jackson station (one stop east of Grand Central Station). Make a right and walk until you can't go straight. Make a left turn and we are in the corner by the east river.
From Manhattan via Queens Bridge
Take 59th Street Bridge (Lower Level). Stay on the right lane. Make a right at Jackson Avenue. Right on 48th Ave. Pass Vernon Blvd. Head toward east river. Make a left at Center Blvd. We are on the corner of 49th Ave. and Center Blvd.
From Manhattan via Queens Midtown Tunnel
Take Queens Midtown Tunnel. Stay on the right lane. Pay the toll all the way to the right. Take first exit (Exit 13). Turn right on to Borden Ave. At first light make a right turn on Vernon Blvd. Proceed straight on Vernon Blvd. Make a left on 49th Ave. At second stop sign, Riverview Restaurant & Lounge will be on your left facing the water.
From Northern Blvd
Take Northern Boulevard straight down. Once you're under the overpass for the Queensboro Bridge, Northern Boulevard turns into Jackson Avenue. Make a right on to 51st Avenue. Another left on 50th Avenue. Once at the waterfront, turn right on to Center Boulevard. Turn right on to 2nd Street. We are on your right hand side on the corner of Center Blvd and 49th Ave.
From Queens Boulevard
Take Queens Blvd. to Jackson Ave. straight ahead until 48th Ave. Make a right turn and go straight until you can no longer go straight. Then make a left turn. We are on the corner by the East River.
From Long Island, Queens
Take Long Island Express Way Westbound towards NYC. Take last exit before the tunnel (15 E Van Dam Street). At the light off the exit, continue straight to Borden Ave. Go straight 7-8 blocks, pass the LIE entrance - then make a right on Vernon Blvd. Then make a left on to 49th Ave. At the second stop sign, we are to the right by the water.
From Connecticut, Westchester & The Bronx
I-95 South (New England Thruway) to Bruckner Expressway to RFK Bridge towards Long Island. Pay toll. Once over the bridge take exit at the end of the span (31st St. Commercial Traffic Only) Take immediate right on to 29th St. and proceed all the way to the end. Make a right on to Astoria Blvd. On 21st St. make a left turn. Proceed straight for 1.5 miles. Take a right on to 43rd Ave and go all the way until the end. Make a left on to Vernon Blvd. Go straight for 1 mile. Turn right on to 49th Ave. At second stop sign, we are on your left.
Driving From Brooklyn
Take the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to Long Island Expressway Westbound. Then follow the directions for Long Island and Queens.
From New Jersey
Take the George Washington Bridge (stay on the second to right-hand lane). Get off at the Harlem East River / FDR Drive exit. The exit ramp will split. Stay to the LEFT. Continue straight for approx. 8 miles to exit 8 (Queens Midtown Tunnel exit). Take second right after exit. Proceed to third traffic light and make a left on to 2nd Ave/ Stay to the left and take the next left towards the Queens Midtown Tunnel. Once through the tunnel, stay to the left toll lane. Take the first exit after the toll (approx. 20ft) Then follow the directions under "From Manhattan"
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