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Donovan's Grill & Tavern

) #4 of 119 Restaurants in Bayside $$ - $$$ American, ,
21416 41st Ave, Bayside, NY 11361-2134
+1 718-423-5353
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“burger” (45 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
21416 41st Ave, Bayside, NY 11361-2134
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Used to come here frequently, however, have been disappointed last two times I was here. Food was mediocre, poor service and it was so noisy you could barely have a conversation. It is always busy, but I guess most people come for a burger and...More

Thank Ann Marie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

most places today do not account for noise. this is one of those. nothing to absorb the sound. the bar is adjacent to the restaurant which doesnt help muffle conversations. the staff is courteous and the food is good.

Thank debe c
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Donovan's is a local favorite and I have been going there for years. I was very disappointed with my meal of fish and chips. It was very greasy, and not very crisp. One piece of fish was so tough, I couldn't even cut it with...More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This is becoming our go to place for 4th of July. Since everyone knows that Donovan's make the best burgers, we opt to go here than risk poor weather for this holiday. Apparently, we are not the only ones - the place was packed with...More

Thank creativetraveler
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The menu includes classics like fresh roasted turkey platter with stuffing, Ceasar's Salad, and a delicious orange duck. The dinning room is large and roomy the wine and beer lists is impressive. Look forward to coming back. Good place for leisurely meal with friends.

1  Thank Nocke
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The food at Donovan's is great. I love the burger platters. I only order a burger at a few places and Donovan's is the #1 place for a burger. Excellent very time.

Thank kamry113
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Before it was Donovan's, this bar and restaurant was Peter's Back Street, one of the best places in Bayside for burgers, steak and cold beers. It's been Donovan's for many years now, and on my recent visit I was there with a group of friends....More

Thank Louis D
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This is agreat place to hang out at the bar or at the table, the service was awesome and the Sheppard pie was off the wall

Thank Raphael J
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Bacon Blue Burger and a Bass Ale at the Bar. That's a lot of B's, but I give this place and A. I was traveling solo and was happy that the barkeep was engaging.

Thank bobalbin
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Went there on a Thursday night, it was late. Got a table right away. Ordered the calamari, it was like butter. Had the Salmon it was great. Definitely go back again.

Thank galigal629
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10 August 2016|
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Response from Anna M | Reviewed this property |
No they don't
24 April 2016|
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Response from Barbara A | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure in this daY AND AGE YOU CAN buy a gift certificate online and print it... Yes, you can
1 March 2016|
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Response from grufdee93 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they can, the have a very large back room. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21416 41st Ave, Bayside, NY 11361-2134
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Bayside
  • Phone Number: +1 718-423-5353
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