Jan. 11, 2019 By Meghan Sackman
A new bar/restaurant offering popular German food and 30 different types of beer on tap opened recently near the Queens Center Mall.
Queens Beerhouse, located at 92-50 59th Ave., has taken over the 8,500 square foot venue that was previously occupied by Joe’s Crab Shack.
The establishment offers Jumbo Oktoberfest Pretzel with beer cheese dip; a German Sausage Sampler with four flavors of German sausage; the Queens Beerhouse Burger with house sauce; and a Dutch Baby, or German pancake, that it serves for brunch on weekends from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
“Our menu is inspired by famous German restaurants in Munich [which] feature a selection of the most authentic German food brought to Queens, NY,” the owners recently posted on Yelp. “Our beer selection features imported German beers to create the Oktoberfest feeling throughout the whole year.”
The establishment offers a happy hour each weekday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., which includes $5 food specials for items as fried pickles, sauerkraut balls and Flammkuchen flatbread. Well drinks during happy hour are $5 and there is $2 off draft beers.
The establishment focuses heavily on beer. Last month, it held a “Beer Mug Holding Contest,” where the winner who held the mug the longest took home $200.
Queens Beerhouse is open Monday-Thursday from noon to midnight; on Fridays from noon to 2 a.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.; and on Sundays from 10 a.m. to midnight.
The establishment has a private parking lot.