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Koliba Restaurant

) #57 of 242 Restaurants in Long Island City €€ - €€€ Eastern European, European,
3111 23rd Ave, Long Island City, NY 11105-2406
+1 718-626-0430
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“spaetzle” (3 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
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Eastern European, European, Czech, Central European
€€ - €€€
3111 23rd Ave, Long Island City, NY 11105-2406
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Very unassuming from the outside. We discovered this place accidentally. Space attempts to create the feel of a mountain lodge. We shared the fried sheep cheese as appetizers and this was just delicious! You choose how you want your potatoes.. we opted for french fries...More

Thank KANewYork
Reviewed 29 January 2017

You know you have found the real deal when fellow diners are conversing in Slovak. And, that's what we found at Koliba. Nice atmosphere, good service. Good prices for excellent food. While I opted for lighter fare...albeit a strange combination...garlic soup, garden salad and red...More

Thank Frostoria
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I have to say if you are looking for a great place to eat and you want to eat traditional Slovak or Czeck food you have to go to Koliba. Every time I'm in NYC I have to go and eat there. Portions are big...More

Thank forjoes01
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Koliba isn't a long way from Midtown Manhattan, but it feels like you've gone to Eastern Europe, as well as Queen's. From the decor to the patrons, as well of course, to the beer and food, this is an authentic gastronomic excursion. No light, fusion...More

Thank Letranger90
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Would definitely return. All the classic dishes are on the menu, and the presentation is exactly like you would see in CZR or SK. Well prepared entrees. Great soups. Crisp beer pours. Service is good, decor is super cozy "cottage" style, true to the name....More

Thank Gamberioni
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Very good Czech food with fresh dumplings and Czech beers on tap. I had dinner with two guys from the Czech Republic and they loved the beers and the cuisine choices. I had the beef ghoulash, since I have not had this in some time,...More

Thank CariRodFL
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

I would strongly recommend that restaurant! The food was very tasty and the portions were big. We have been served by a lovely waitresses who was very polite and helpful. As a starter we got a garlic and beef soups which were very tasty and...More

1  Thank Helmus13
Reviewed 16 October 2015

"Koliba" means Shepherd's hut, so if you are looking for something shiny, sparkly, ... no, it's not place for you ;-) But when you are looking for authentic atmosphere and delicious national dish - this is place for you. When you want to go there...More

Thank Silvia M
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

I meet a group of Slovak friends at Koliba for a late lunch. I had the halusky (Slovak national food) which is dumplings with a salty white cheese (I think goat cheese) and bacon. It was excellent and took am back to Bratislava where I...More

Thank RDCononver
Reviewed 31 May 2015

A good introduction to Czech food food, I am glae to read from other reviews that this is the real thing... God willing I will have more when I visit Prague at the second part of this year. I had this with a Pilsner Urquell...More

Thank Wolfgangamadeusmarco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Eastern European, European, Czech, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3111 23rd Ave, Long Island City, NY 11105-2406
    (31 St & 32 St)
  • Public Transportation: Q and W trains to Ditmars Blvd. Station
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City
  • Phone Number: +1 718-626-0430
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