Restaurants in Floral Park

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When he decided to open a hookah bar, Farrukh Pakal knew that one thing had to be perfect: the seating. ?If my body is not relaxed,? he reasoned, ?I cannot relax my mind.? So, within Silk Hookah Lounge's cherry-colored walls, guests? backsides will not bounce into a single hard-backed chair. Couches and sofas sprawl throughout the space, inviting patrons to linger over teas imported from Pakistan or hot chocolates sprinkled with coconut, cinnamon, or vanilla. And, perhaps most importantly, the cushy seating cradles holders of Egyptian glass hookahs. Like anger over an incorrectly punctuated parking ticket, these slowly burn for up to three hours, releasing scents of chocolate, mint, lemon, apple, or other fresh fruits into the air.

While enjoying their hookahs, groups can grab cards, dominoes, or other games as LED lights splash a rainbow of colors overhead. On weekends, DJs infuse the flavorful airwaves with music.

19208 Northern Blvd
Flushing,
NY
US

Family-owned since 1989, the kitchen at Poppy’s Place sends forth steaming plates of pasta and seafood with scents that suggest hours spent simmering tomatoes, chopping garlic, and stirring sauces. Waiters glide across the caramel-hued floorboards, bearing trays to a table cloaked in spotless white linen like a ghost in a job interview. Dishes of pasta, saltimbocca, and catch-of-the-day fish settle there alongside bottles of balsamic vinegar and olive oil. The clatter of busy forks drifts past the lengthy bar, where rows of bottles bristle and patrons sip beverages beneath yellow walls, hanging flowers, and an absence of shrill cuckoo clocks.

12 Verbena Ave
Floral Park,
NY
US

• For $15, you get $30 worth of contemporary American cuisine and drinks Sunday and Tuesday–Thursday. • For $20, you get $30 worth of contemporary American cuisine and drinks on Friday and Saturday.

4739 Bell Blvd
Bayside,
NY
US

A specialty cupcake and chocolate shop. We customize cupcakes for all occasions and bake all cupcakes and make small fondant cakes from scratch on the premises. Customize chocolate gift baskets and chocolate favors for all events.

22220 Union Tpke
Oakland Gardens,
NY
US

Italian pastas, meats, and veggies dressed in tasty sauces pepper Trattoria Lucia’s dinner and lunch menus, resting alongside a varied assortment of wines and specialty cocktails. The caprese—a duet of tomatoes and mozzarella ($8.95)—sings an opening number for the spaghetti alla Frank Sinatra, its noodles backed by shrimp, chopped clams, attractive bodyguards, and olives ($15.95). Meanwhile, arugula salad and tomatoes top a crisp breaded cutlet in the veal capricciosa ($17.95), and the tricolor salad ($8.95–$10.95) sends teeth traipsing through a garden of sliced pears, pignoli, and shaved ricotta. Once satiated, diners can cheers to good health and lucrative penny stocks after clinking together a couple glasses of the sparkling brut (a $6 value per glass).

24763 Jericho Tpke
Bellerose,
NY
US

• For $7, you get $14 worth of Greek lunch and drinks. • For $20, you get $40 worth of Greek dinner and drinks.

19629 Northern Blvd
Flushing,
NY
US

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