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Donovan's Grill & Tavern

€€ - €€€American, ,
21416 41st Ave, Bayside, NY 11361-2134
+1 718-423-5353
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“burger” (46 reviews)
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11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
21416 41st Ave, Bayside, NY 11361-2134
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice local place for a quick bite or drinks after a long day. The food is just okay not bad but nothing special to write home about. The burgers are good portions are okay but its a noisy place and The menu is limited...More

Thank mkuinlan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner there with a friend . I hyped it up to him explaining how the Woodside location was one of the better burgers I have had - here not so much . My burger was over cooked - I asked for medium , received...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been going to Donovan's for over 30 years. When we started, we had young children and it was ideal for all of us. For no reason, we stopped going. Then about a year ago we went there with friends. It's perfectly located by the...More

Thank oldbob45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu has so many options here, it's easy to go with a lot of people! Everything from the drinks to the meal and dessert was fantastic! Highly recommend.

Thank DisneyPrincess1418
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with my family (15 people) after my grandmother's funeral. We sat in the back. I ordered the steak with vegetables and my fiancé ordered the salmon. The pre-meal bread was appetite-spoilingly great! The Pinot wine was just what I was looking for at...More

Thank Carl T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of 5 having lunch on a Sunday. Four of us ordered various burgers & one Rustic Chicken sandwich. The burgers were all so so tasting. They looked delicious and huge but taste was ok and fries not so good. The fries...More

Thank kizzy86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited Donovan's on a regular basis and continue to do so. The atmosphere is great, love the décor...the food is excellent as well.

Thank Joious
Reviewed 8 August 2017

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 20 July 2017

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
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11 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
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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