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Tru

4.6
87 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mediterranean
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  • Great for Brunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

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About

TRU is a place to eat, drink and celebrate life with family and friends. We aim to serve exceptionally well prepared food, influenced by the offerings of the delicious Mediterranean cuisine, in a casual relaxed environment. Our bar has a wide range of specially chosen wines & spirits, and we make it all accessible to everyone on the trendy Ditmars Boulevard in Astoria.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday-Friday 9am - 3pm
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday 9am - 4pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday 11am - 5pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 5pm - 1am
Friday - Saturday 5pm - 2am
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Phone number
(646) 878-6000
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
36 Street & Ditmars Blvd
Additional
Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
4.4
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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Great environment!! Great service!!

Definitely will go back.

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Other than slow drink service, too-dark atmosphere, bland red snapper, and terrible dinner menu design, this place is great.

They were very friendly, personable staff, hands on manager, observant and precise.

They also gave the table free shots of something house made with honey that was delicious. And brought me Nutella burritos when someone at the table dished it was my birthday.

Very sweet as in kind.

P.S. Risotto is amazing.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Came for a Sunday brunch to celebrate my birthday with 14 people. We had a nice table set up for us in the back. The food was incredible, and the bottomless mimosas were AMAZING!!! The service was great! I think our waitresses name was Ruma... she was so nice and always came to check on us! My guests and I had an amazing Sunday brunch!!!!

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

The server was nice but she did not introduce herself. It is a Mediterranean atmosphere so when we walked in being african american we received a kind of double take look. No one was rude, the server was nice and kept asking us if we were okay. The food was also good.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The atmosphere was very lovely and the service was great! We ordered guacamole and the chicken kebab entrees. Everything tasted so yummy and the portions were just right! Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

We got seated immediately, nice ambiance with upbeat music playing in the background but not too loud where u can still carry on a conversation. Food was delicious. The steak in steak & eggs was a bit small but the host compensated us with free dessert when he ask us about our meal. The waitress was very attentive & they kept coming around to refill our bottomless mimosas. Will definitely come back.

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4.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Great spot for Greek food! Tasty starters too! The grill platter has a large array of meats and a grilled cheese. I have been here for brunch and love the choices as well.

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Always a great brunch here. Food is excellent. The Crepes are amazing and a great deal for the $. Service is attentive and the bottomless Mimosas @ $15.00 is an amazing deal.

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5.0Dined on February 7, 2018

I have been going to this establishment since they first opened and they’re pretty consistent with both their food and their service. As someone that also works in the food and beverage industry I appreciate places that I can go to that are well-rounded establishments where I can relax and enjoy myself. I look forward and continue to frequent this establishment with friends and family!

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Hostess and manager were so nice and made us feel welcome! Such a great ambience and the food was amazing. They went above and beyond to accommodate our large group. Highly recommend this place!

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3.0Dined on January 28, 2018

Went for brunch
Service took a while
Chicken & waffles shouldn’t have chicken bones.. almost choked.
Energy is awesome
Great music

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1.0Dined on January 21, 2018

In spite of having a confirmed reservation, i waited close to an hour for a table. The hostess is far too timid in getting ppl seated and flipping tables. After paying the bill which already included gratuity, the wait staff never returned with my change and assumed it was an additional tip. Under normal circumstances that would be fine, but after an hour wait for a table, i was hesitant to give anything above the $45 tip. The manager did come over after we explained the situation. Needless to say, i won’t be coming back nor recommending this place to anyone ever.

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4.0Dined on December 25, 2017

Pork chops were perfect, hummus delicious, falafel tasty, we all enjoyed our meal.

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4.0Dined on November 19, 2017

The brunch deal was really good. The service of the wait staff was great. Long wait to be seated even though I had a reservation. I do appreciate that they tried to make it up to us with a free drink, but this was semi-pointless since we were all planning on purchasing the bottomless brunch anyways. Meals came out quickly and drinks were continuously refilled. The food was quite delicious. The music's noise level was tolerable but unnecessarily high for the casual brunch vibe. Overall, positive experience.

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1.0Dined on September 10, 2017

we enjoyed the food and the staff was excellent we will be coming back

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5.0Dined on August 18, 2017

Service was good. Food did not take long to be served. Nice range of options on the menu.

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4.0Dined on August 13, 2017

Was good atmosphere and happy place !!

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5.0Dined on August 8, 2017

Nice place very nice service and I would recommend this place

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5.0Dined on July 15, 2017

El ambiente es agradable y atienden muy bien. El menu aunque es un poco limitado, es muy rico. Tienen gran variedad de bebidas. Bastante recomendado.

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2017

Great food and service. Excellent deal with happy hour specials too!

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5.0Dined on June 25, 2017

Their bottomless brunch option is amazing! I highly recommend going here!

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4.0Dined on June 4, 2017

It was a great experience for my first time. Food was great and very afordable. Music was great. Only problem I had was that it was a bit noisy. Apart from that awesome

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5.0Dined on June 3, 2017

One of my favorite restaurants I have been to! Great food great service love the atmosphere!

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4.0Dined on June 3, 2017

This place was great, went for brunch. The food was good, unlimited drinks that came with the brunch kept coming, and we had such great service! I would definitely go back and absolutely recommend to anyone for brunch!

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4.0Dined on May 14, 2017

We dined there for lunch on mother's day and considering that they had large groups throughout the restaurant their service and quality was excellent! Well Done

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2017

Love coming to Tru for brunch or lunch or just some coffee and dessert!They have awesome waffles, bacon and eggs benedict as well as frittatas! The coffee selection is great too! Definitely get the crepes if you have a sweet tooth!

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3.0Dined on May 14, 2017

The staff is very attentive and the food came out swiftly. The food was great. The one detail that leads my to decrease the overall rating was the quality of the furniture. I have never seen a nice place like this have torn up and stained chairs. It almost made me sad.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2017

Went to Tru for a Mothers Day brunch and had an excellent time. We've been here before and the service and food is always good. There's also outdoor seating if you like. There were 10 of us and we all liked our food and variety of coffees and cocktails!

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2017

The fried calamari was to die for! Grilled octopus, zucchini croquettes and halloumi with tomatoes were all delicious. Food is really superb and the skirt steak salad was delicious :)

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2017

Came to Tru for the first time for my birthday brunch and the service was amazing. The workers are kind and chill and kept the energy alive. I loved the music they played. The food was delicious. The waitress who served us was BEAUTIFUL and outgoing and the bartender guy was hot. The food and service was amazing ! Would definitely come again and recommend others to go

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3.0Dined on April 8, 2017

Service poor, waitress can't get order correct. Asked for hot sauce, it never came. Ten minutes to get a spoon. Food was good and they had nice selections for brunch menu.

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4.0Dined on March 26, 2017

I have been to TRU many times and I love it. Their food is fantastic and their brunch is yummy! The service is great and the place is so pretty. I love the outside seating during the warmer days. If in Astoria TRU is a must go to place!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2017

We were visiting my nephew who is a college student. We wanted a place suitable for a variety of tastes with good cocktails. Tru fit the bill nicely. I recommend it.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2017

Great place !! I've been here a couple of times but will definitely be back

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1.0Dined on February 4, 2017

Company was good but disappointing meal. Shrimp appetizer came with 4 medium to large shrimp for $16. Crab cake was not lump crab meat and was cold. Branzini was over cooked.

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5.0Dined on January 21, 2017

I really can't emphasize enough how amazing our experience was at Tru. The service was top notch, friendly and efficient. The ambiance was lovely. The food was delicious. We will definitely be going back there as a family and I will also be going back with some girlfriends for brunch!

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2017

Had my birthday dinner there and the service was amazing. Reserved for 10 and had 14 eventually show up and they were more than accomodating. always available at the perfect moment and the food came out at a prompt time. Not to mention the food was delicious.

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2016

Great food and the service was great! Love the lounge vibe the restaurant has. Great place if you want great food and drinks.

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5.0Dined on November 26, 2016

Great service. Great food

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5.0Dined on November 17, 2016

First time here and it was very good! Staff was friendly and the food was delicious. Will be back!

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