LIC Market, Long Island City, NYC

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Food: ☆☆☆☆

Service: ☆☆☆½

Ambiance: ☆☆☆½

Cost: $$

Must try: Frittata, Soups, Brownie



LIC Market is a delightful Brooklynish bistro housed in the heart of LIC, serving splendid casual New American fare.

Fresh flavors are the name of the game here where their produce is generally sourced locally and menu is seasonally inspired.

Opened by Queens native Alex Schindler, LIC Market fills a void for a go to spot in that area for a really affordable, quality place.

The menu here contains hearty yet refreshing offerings of elevated comfort foods. I tried a knockout “Frittata with Brussels Sprouts”, a really superb “Merluzza Sandwich” and a wonderful plate of roasted vegetables. Their soups are seasonal and satisfying and leave room for dessert – their brownie is fantastic!

Up front there is a cute little market stand with a collection of homemade jams, butters, salsas and so on for sale. LIC Market is that perfect go to spot that promises a great meal and a good time.


Here is some of what we ate:


Butternut Squash Soup



Roasted Tomato Soup



Lentil Soup



White Bean & Barley Soup



Roasted Beet Salad



Frittata of the day: Brussels Sprouts



Roasted Vegetable Plate



Market Burger



Merluzza Sandwich



Slow Roasted Duck Hash




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Chocolate Chip Cookie