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El Rey Restaurant

14713 Hillside Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435-3328
+1 718-206-0614
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good47%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
30 Jan 2017
“Small restaurant with tables that are quite close with good food and slow service.”
12 Oct 2016
“Dominican Cuisine and ambience to match”
Open Now
07:00 - 23:59All hours
Mexican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
14713 Hillside Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435-3328
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Food is excellent, but the service can be very slow during lunch hour. I had the Ox Tail dish with Yellow rice and Sweet Fried bananas alng with a diet coke. They also serve toasted sliced thin hero bread that is very good. Prices are...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Food is good but they take too much time to serve. The waitresses are roude. Won't go there the place is full of drunk people

Thank hbettyboop33
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Small restaurant (ground level) with a large menu and a walk through steam table to go. Tables are a bit close to each other, server personable and the food was spot on. Delicious, flavorful and did not disappoint. Chicharon de pollo was crispy and succulent...More

Thank TampaLouie
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Roaches, roaches roaches... Smh I suggest if your going to keep dining here, you double, triple check your food. My colleagues and I ordered the exact same thing, half rotisserie chicken and vegetables. So, I'm eating my food and almost to the bottom of the...More

Thank Jubileeddx2
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Went to have lunch with coworkers. The waitress was not welcoming at all, not even a hello, just, " what would you like." I guess the food was worth putting up with an unwelcoming face. Food was good and service was fast at a reasonable...More

Thank Jannette T
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

I love this hidden spot ! The upstairs is for diners seeking a more formal setting and the downstairs is extremely casual and for take out! The food is great but all the email servers have the worst attitude unless you are a guy.

Thank Stefanie R
Reviewed 8 May 2015

We spent the night in Jamaica due to a flight on the next day so we decided to explore around and find a nice restaurant. We came across El Rey and we must say it was definitely a great choice! A large choice of dishes,...More

Thank Evermore87
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Service was good, drinks were good, hope they keep up the good work on mixed drinks, atmosphere was decent.

Thank D J
Reviewed 16 October 2014

I eat here frequently Absolutly love the food, given the fact that there aren't any GOOD Spanish restaurants in the area. I've eaten from everything on the menu! All of it is good. The only fall back is the waitresses aren't that helpful or nice...More

Thank Neris S
Reviewed 12 November 2013

I've eaten here many times and the food is always good. The prices are slightly high for the neighborhood and things can be lost in translation when ordering when it's loud and busy. However, it's well worth it to continue experiencing their quality of Dominican...More

Thank mlpsyduck
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
07:00 - 23:59
12:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 23:59
07:00 - 23:59
07:00 - 23:59
07:00 - 23:59
07:00 - 23:59
07:00 - 23:59
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14713 Hillside Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435-3328
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Jamaica
  • Phone Number: +1 718-206-0614
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