Welcome to the Sunnyside

Sunnyside shares borders with Hunter Point and Long Island City to the west, Astoria to the north, Woodside to the east and Maspeth to the south. The population of Sunnyside was 63,271 based on data from the 2010 United States Census. 7 train covers Sunnyside.


Things to do in Sunnyside

As a middle-class neighborhood in the Western portion of the New York City borough of Queens, Sunnyside contains the Sunnyside Gardens Historic District, one of the first planned communities maintaining strong residential atmosphere in the United States. You can also enjoy original musicals & dance performances in Thalia Spanish Theatre, hang out the neighborhood’s many ethnic restaurants and local pubs like residents.

Cemitas El Tigre

When this trendy Mexican sandwich spot, which started out as a Smorgasburg stand.

Los Pollos

his small, family-run restaurant is famous for its mango mousse and live music every Saturday night.


For something a bit more filling, a crowd favorite is the “Fagottini alla Valerio” — a house-made “ravioli-style” pasta dish.

Blue Orchid

A Thai restaurant that doesn’t bother warning you how spicy their food is, but we mean that in the best way possible.

Trader Joes

Grocery chain with a variety of signature items, plus produce, dairy & more (most sell wine & beer).

Fairway Market

Grab-and-go selection of upscale prepared foods attached to a sprawling gourmet grocery store.

Sunnyside Gardens Park

A community Garden


A cozy venue with clean sight lines & good sound featuring jazz, blues & Latin acts, plus eats.