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Ottomanelli’s to Offer Wine & Beer with its Burgers

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June 24, 2014, By Christian Murray

A well known Woodside burger joint is about to be offering wine and beer with its food.

F. Ottomanelli Burgers and Belgian Fries was approved by Community Board 2 earlier this month to sell wine and beer.

Frank Ottomanelli Jr. said he expects to be offering it by August, once all the paper work is complete.

“We have been getting a lot of requests for beer from some our patrons,” Ottomanelli said at a recent community board meeting.

He said that he hasn’t decided what wine and beer he will be offering at this point.

The 40-seat burger joint, located at 60-15 Woodside Avenue, opened about three years ago and is located down the street from the long-time butcher shop S. Ottomanelli & Sons.

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A.Bundy

just found out about this place. will definitely make the trek from sunnyside to try it out!

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The Fonz

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!!!! Frank is a very personal friend of The Fonz. So get over and eat a burger at Ottomanelli’s. Dig it?

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Christian Amez

Pretty much one of Queens’ best kept secrets, and staffed with former cooks from other well-known burger joints in the city, fans of Ottomanelli’s don’t envy the people who line up for hours to get what you can get here in a fraction of the time, at a great price. Their burgers are also the freshest you’ll find, as their famed butcher shop is right across the street, and has been a neighborhood staple for decades. Often times you’ll see a delivery truck come by, and see Frank Ottomanelli swing in the restaurant and hand over the fresh goods himself. A modest guy who’s always happy to talk to customers, and ensure a positive experience.

Finally, heed these words: The Chipotle Burger, and Rosemary Parmesan dipping sauce for the fries. The Vegetarian Burger is pretty on point too, and what I turn to when I want to switch it up from the usual. Happy dining, Queens.

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Dorothy Morehead
June 24, 2014 • 5:45 pm
People will probably drink beer rather than wine with their burgers but the SLA license is for both. (The other license is a full license for all alcoholic beverages.)

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SunnysidePosthatesme17

what a joke..wine with burgers… what’s next.. jamba juice with fish?

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The Fonz

I love the burgers here. They sell the chop meat to Arnold. Now you know the secret to the delicious Arnold burgers. Whoa! Aaaaaaaaaay!

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Celtic Bark

Whew, what a relief. There was such a shortage of places to obtain beer in Woodside. Glad that situation has been corrected.

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Dorothy Morehead

People will probably drink beer rather than wine with their burgers but the SLA license is for both. (The other license is a full license for all alcoholic beverages.)

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Crane

Awesome, a major problem in our neighborhood is addressed, now you can get booze with your burger, great, our lives are finally complete!
PS: Who drinks wine with burger and fries?

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Marc

The burgers are pretty good, and definitely better than what most of the neighborhood has to offer. But the fries need serious improvement.

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