Two Lizards Bar and Grill - Astoria, New York
One of Manhattan's most popular and fun Mexican restaurants, Two Lizards Bar and Grill, is opening its doors on Ditmars Blvd in Astoria.
If you love authentic Mexican food and cocktails, start counting the days!
One of the benefits of living in a trendy and cool neighborhood like Astoria, is that there is always something happening here, day and night. It seems like every week, a new bar, café or restaurant opens its doors in Astoria, one of the most welcoming and diverse communities in the City.
Ditmars Blvd., has a fantastic selection of restaurants from which to choose. Just by walking a few blocks you can taste food from all over the world. But it has been a long time since Astoria foodies were this excited about a new restaurant coming to town.
For years, Two Lizards has been a staple on the Upper East Side restaurant scene. The team behind Two Lizards Mexican Bar and Grill are proven winners when it comes to creating a memorable dining experience. The restaurant is known for its table-side made-to-order, Guacamole. It's quite a show. Using top quality avocados, your waiter will prepare the Guacamole in a volcanic stone (Molcajete) right before your eyes.
The savory Two Lizards Fajitas just might have something to do with all the buzz. Served with salsa de arbol, crema and a basket of their house-made corn tortillas, the sizzling and satisfying Fajitas come in your choice of chicken, skirt steak, veggie or Mayan shrimp. All orders are sided with a generous portion of rice and beans. Equally celebrated are the chefs' superb Quesadillas. This is hearty, authentic Mexican food, made the old fashioned way. Two Lizards kitchen proves that tradition can go a long way with selections like, chorizo and chicken corn to wild mushroom and spinach.
Step out of your culinary comfort zone with sides like, green or red rice, re-fried beans sprinkled with Cotija cheese, Maduros and sautéed pobano peppers with caramelized onions. There are ten unbelievable salsas on the menu. Their most popular salsas are the Criolla (avocado, cilantro, onion, garlic and lime) and La Chula, a blend of Chiplote, arbol, guajillo, pasilla, honey and garlic. You can make a meal by selecting three salsas, along with a basket of chips. They go great with a cocktail like the Breezy Spice, Rosada Margarita, or their signature, Green Lizard.
End your meal on a sweet note with Two Lizards above average dessert options. A duo of can't-miss selections are the Chocolate Lava Soufflé and the Flan Napolitano.
Now that we've whetted your appetite, keep an eye out for Two Lizards grand opening at 35-02 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria, NY, 11105. If you can't wait, visit their long-time East Side location:
Location & Hours
Sunday 11:00AM to 10:00PM