Sweet Afton

Sweet Afton

Bar and Gastropub
30-09 34th St (btwn 30th & 31st Ave), Astoria, NY 11103, United States
Hours:
Open until 4:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri
    • 4:00 PM–4:00 AM
  • Sat–Sun
    • 11:00 AM–4:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
9.1/10

Based on 534 votes

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    Luis Scott M.
    "Great staff, beer of the month, fried pickles, grilled cheese..."(46 Tips)
    Claudia S.
    "Mac and Cheese and the Red Lemonade!"(7 Tips)
    rogey_mac
    "Service here is always awesome, best bar in Astoria..."(5 Tips)
    Erika R.
    "Pickle back shots, great burger, and fresh yummy lemonade!"(8 Tips)
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  • fried pickles
  • mac & cheese
  • burgers
  • cocktails
  • bar in astoria
  • red lemonade
  • beer
  • sandwiches
  • lively
  • martinis
  • happy hour
  • good for a late night
  • cozy
  • trendy
  • good for dates
  • whiskey
  • cute
  • brunch food
  • ribs
  • cider drinks
  • Enrique C.

    Nothing beats the breakfast burger with deep fried pickles and a Bloody Mary. Belly will be happy.

    Enrique Castro · 3 days ago
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  • Gabriel H.

    Loved the Mac & Cheese. Made with scallions, new york state cheddar, muenster & gruyere. Get the Double Smoked Brooklyn Bacon on it.

    Gabriel Hayes · 1 week ago
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  • Gabriel H.

    Very good vibe for a bar. Some very good craft beers. Food is hit or miss.

    Gabriel Hayes · 1 week ago
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  • Luz O.

    Great atmosphere but in order to pay with a CC you have to put a minimum charge of $20 which is really annoying

    Luz Ozuna · June 28
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  • Ritika S.

    Try the lavender cocktail!

    Ritika Singh · June 25
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  • Gothamist

    There's not much space here, but what's offered up is a lovely stone-walled cloister complete with wreaths and hanging plants, a perfect spot for imbibing cocktails.

    Gothamist · May 29
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  • The New Yorker

    "Few things are more intoxicating than the pairing of poetry and a good pint." Read more

    The New Yorker · May 13
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  • Gothamist

    This popular Astoria spot gets crowded as hell on weekend evenings, so it's quite fortuitous that the outdoor garden provides a respite from all the loud-talkers boozing inside. Read more

    Gothamist · May 5
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  • Emily V.

    Hey Sweet Afton, join Freebie! Read more

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  • Morgan P.

    Has some of the best cocktails in Astoria, and their kale Cobb salad is delicious. Good whisky selection.

    Morgan Polotan · April 5
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  • Elvis R.

    Decent brunch. Had sumtin diff - the tea infused rum cocktail. Reco the beer battered pickle with beer. Avocado Toast was a simple and right execution. Seems g8 for after hours drinks with a group.

    Elvis Rodricks · April 4
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  • Jaimie Yurie L.

    The Mac and Cheese is delicious here. They will not serve you drinks if you don't have you id!

    Jaimie Yurie Lee · March 23
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  • Fanny M.

    Great service, good food, you can't go wrong with this place on a Friday night!

    Fanny M · March 12
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  • Kara T.

    Enjoyed the fried chicken sandwich with a nice stout- perfect comfort food.

    Kara T · March 8
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  • Harsh M.

    Don't think twice. Get the Penicillin.

    Harsh Mall · February 27
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  • Rachel I.

    The cocktails are amazing and the beer/cider selection rocks.

    Rachel Ivy · January 25
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  • Kelsey W.

    The El Tigre is soo good! Very spicy, in a good way!

    Kelsey Williams · January 18
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  • Racky R.

    Founders Ipa is my favorite beer here

    Racky Ross · January 18
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  • Elena H.

    Delicious burger and fries.

    Elena Hood · January 4
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  • Eleftherios X.

    Great service and a cool vibe

    Eleftherios Xenidis · January 3
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  • Meriel M.

    Pickle martinis! Yes!

    Meriel Mccaffery · December 21, 2014
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  • Robert F.

    Great brunch cocktails and affordable brunch.

    Robert Fortier · November 26, 2014
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  • Raul C.

    The fried chicken sandwich is to die for. Try it with your favorite beer.

    Raul C. · November 21, 2014
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  • Theresa C.

    Love this place but last time I went for brunch the waitress (Adrienne) had the most TERRIBLE attitude

    Theresa Callahan · November 18, 2014
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  • Ana P.

    Had the BLT sandwich YUM. Wanted the grilled cheese sandwich but only served evenings. Also the hot apple cider was glorious.

    Ana Pav · November 17, 2014
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  • Alfred M.

    oh man. their burger competes with bareburger's.

    Alfred M. · November 10, 2014
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  • Racky R.

    Lovely pub with good ales and intense beers. Great staff, one of my favorite in Astoria.

    Racky Ross · November 9, 2014
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  • Nathan Y.

    Citrus pick: Sweet Tea!

    Nathan Yuen · November 1, 2014
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  • Sean S.

    Comfort pub food and great tap list. I love the sauce that comes with the fried pickles!

    Sean Smith · November 1, 2014
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  • Angela F.

    Cocktails and mac n cheese.

    Angela Fetters · October 25, 2014
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  • Chris B.

    The "Sweet Afton Punch" is one of the best cocktails I've had. TERRIFIC.

    Chris Banuchi · October 1, 2014
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  • Kino

    Very Williamsburg. Happy Hour $4 drafts. Sweet Afton Breakfast Burger (Pat Lafreida beef, fried egg, & bib lettuce) during brunch (until 6:30pm) is delicious. Mac & Cheese and Fried Pickles are tasty.

    Kino · September 15, 2014
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  • Sean B.

    Great atmosphere. Delicious cocktails.

    Sean Beach · September 9, 2014
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  • Danielle P.

    Go for the grits and eggs

    Danielle Poonoosamy · September 6, 2014
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  • Theresa C.

    Cocktails!

    Theresa Callahan · September 2, 2014
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  • Theresa C.

    Awesome cocktail selection

    Theresa Callahan · August 31, 2014
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  • Walei S.

    They have great mixed drinks like Red Lemonade and Sweet Tea.

    Walei Sabry · August 30, 2014
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  • Jim M.

    Fun place with a solid craft beer selection and talented musicians🍻🎸

    Jim Masullo ⚾🍻🎸🎶 · August 26, 2014
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  • Siju .

    Love their draft Cider

    Siju 👣👣👣 · August 24, 2014
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  • Leonardo A.

    I actually don't like the fried pickles! They are in a thick batter and are NOT crispy!

    Leonardo Altafine · August 24, 2014
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  • jon f.

    the burger is great. it's even better during brunch when it's served with an egg on top. excellent fried pickles too.

    jon ferrer · August 23, 2014
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  • Sean W.

    I love weekend brunch and afternoon drinks. Mike makes the best cocktails in the Burroughs, and the breakfast burger of chicken and biscuit can't be beat.

    Sean Wilkins · August 17, 2014
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  • David B.

    Delicious pickle martinis and fried pickles - usually with a bluegrass band on Mondays. One of the best bars in Astoria.

    David B · August 9, 2014
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  • Marissa S.

    Come early to get a seat!

    Marissa Stuart · August 9, 2014
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  • Michael E.

    Backyard #Garden Is pretty sweet...small but sweet. Seems like there's always a breeze back there, even when there isn't a breeze anywhere else.

    Michael Edison · August 9, 2014
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  • Jules

    Great cocktails, fried pickles, and breakfast sandwiches. Sometimes crazy crowded.

    Jules · August 8, 2014
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  • Jereme B.

    Fantastic beer menu and awesome food -- especially for brunch. Atmosphere is laid back and comfortable, and there's blue-grass/folk music on Monday nights.

    Jereme Bivins · August 7, 2014
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  • Jase E.

    Irish pub that has a wonderful menu of drinks and food. No TVs so you can actually have a conversation. Cute and cozy.

    Jase Eng · August 7, 2014
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  • Megan P.

    Love the environment here, though it can get crowded in the evening and on the weekends. Check out the back porch if the weather's good.

    Megan Paolone · July 30, 2014
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  • Eric T.

    If you love Bua, you love this spot immediately.

    Eric Tash · July 25, 2014
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