March 13, 2015 By Christian Murray
A restaurant is opening on 48th Avenue that will focus on selling Central Mexican sandwiches—known as cemitas.
The establishment, to be aptly named Cemita’s, will be located at 45-14 48th Ave. taking over the space that was proviously occupied by a Esmeralda.
The company will dedicate about 700 sqf. of its 2,000 sqf. space to the restaurant. The other 1,300 square feet will be used as a large kitchen area– used to cater corporate events and supply concession stands.
The owner of the restaurant and catering business went before Community Board 2 Tuesday to get a wine and beer license for Cemita’s.
Despite there being problems with some establishments in that section of Woodside, the board permitted the operator to keep his doors open until 2 am every night of the week.
If you have been stalking this place like I have and patiently waiting for it to open – you’ll be happy to know they plan to open on Nov 9th (source: I called and asked)
This is silly
New story! Where’s Pat Dorfman when you need her?
I like cemitas, too!
A mosque, a Chinese restaurant, a Mexican restaurant and an Irish pub all on the same block. One of the many reasons to love Queens.
I’m not one of those people. I hope this place does well.
Some people think cilantro tastes like soap. Apparently it a genetic predisposition. Could you be one of those people?
Looking forward to it.
Oh, man. AKA “soap sandwiches.” Good luck to this place. I don’t want to give off the impression that I don’t want them to succeed, but the pápalo that makes a cemita a cemita – it tastes like straight soap. On the internet it says that the stuff SMELLS like soap, but I had a cemita from a different Sunnyside Mexican place (don’t wanna name it in the post because it’s a real good one and I don’t want ppl to get upset), and boy – it TASTED soooo bad like SOAP!!! Holy Cow, guys.
“Sunnyside: Come for The Good Neighborhood, Leave on Account of a Soapy Lunch”
They should definitely not serve this because you do not like it. The culture is wrong.
you need to wash that mouth out ! eat another soap sandwich.
Goodluck to this place!