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These are the winners for the best bars, cafes, beer gardens, and coffee shops. Grab a drink!

Best Bar for Atmosphere

1st Mosaic Craft Beer, Cocktail & Wine Bar

25-19 24th Ave, (718) 728-0708, mosaicastoria.com

This bar is literally cozy, as the lighting is dimmed and there are comfortable couches to relax on as you enjoy your wine or beer of choice. (They have a ton of both.)

2nd The Bonnie

29-12 23rd Ave, (718) 274-2105, thebonnie.com

The Bonnie has a nice outdoor area (when weather allows) and has been a great addition to the 23rd Ave area.

3rd Sek’end Sun

32-11 Broadway, (917) 832-6414, sekendsun.com

Have you seen that neon “QUEENS” sign? It’s here, in the back.

Best Bar for Cocktails

1st The Astor Room

35-11 35th Ave, (718) 255-1947, astorroom.com

The cocktails here present 21st-century takes on the classics, as well as carefully-crafted originals.

2nd William Hallet

36-10 30th Ave, (718) 269-3443, williamhallet.com

Some options include Grounds for Divorce, Rose’s Pearthyme, and Guava Lemonade.

3rd Flo Lounge Restaurant

37-20 30th Ave, (718) 204-6096, flocafeny.com

Fan of the Mojito or Sangria? They have Classic Mojito and Fig Mojito, and Red Sangria as well as Pink Sangria. Go ahead and try them all. We won’t judge!

Best Bar for Beer

1st Sunswick 35/35

35-02 35th St, (718) 752-0620, sunswick3535bar.com

Great neighborhood bar with nice craft beer list to boot. Come here to get a drink or two of something good before/after heading to your movie or museum outing nearby.

2nd Astoria Bier & Cheese

34-14 Broadway, (718) 545-5588; 35-11 Ditmars Blvd, (718) 255-6982, astoriabierandcheese.com

A wonderful place to pick out a couple of unique craft beers and smelly cheeses to bring home and eat, or sit and enjoy a flight with a sandwich or cheese plate.

3rd Mad Donkey Beer Bar & Grill

32-07 36th Ave, (718) 204-2070, maddonkeyny.com

Survey says: “16 craft beers on tap at amazing prices. (Free Peanuts)”

Best Bar for Sports

1st Katch Astoria

31-19 Newtown Ave, (718) 777-2230, katchastoria.com

Katch has impressive numbers: 70 HDTVs and 50 taps. They keep their beer list quirky and you can count on Game Day specials.

2nd Sweet Spot

22-72 31st St, (718) 777-7475, sweetspotastoria.com

43 HDTVs ranging from 80″ in the main dining room to to 27″ screens in the restrooms means you won’t miss a minute of the game!

3rd Oliver’s Astoria

37-19 Broadway, (718) 806-1476, oliversastoria.com

Enough big HDTVs to keep any sports fan happy.

Best Bar for Trivia

1st Sunswick 35/35

35-02 35th St, (718) 752-0620, sunswick3535bar.com

The trivia is every Wednesday at 8pm.

2nd Sek’end Sun

32-11 Broadway, (917) 832-6414, sekendsun.com

Trivia is every Monday at 8pm.

3rd Zbar Astoria

26-12 Hoyt Ave S, (347) 612-4762, zbarastoria.com

Trivia Night here is Tuesday at 8pm.

Best Bar for Wine

1st Crescent & Vine

25-03 Ditmars Blvd, (718) 204-4774, crescentandvine.com

Survey says: “An intimte environment that occasionally has live music. Astoria’s own You Bred Raptors rock!”

2nd Winegasm Bar & Eatery

31-86 37th St, (718) 932-3331, winegasmeatery.com

Their focus is natural, organic, bio-dynamic, sustainable and local wines, and they are also known for their fondue.

3rd Mosaic Craft Beer, Cocktail & Wine Bar

25-19 24th Ave, (718) 728-0708, mosaicastoria.com

Like red wine? They have 10 options. Prefer white? They have eight of those. There’s also sake, bubbles, and ports & dessert wine.

Best Beer Garden

1st Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden

29-19 24th Ave, (718) 274-4925, bohemianhall.com

Survey says: “Nothing like the original!”

2nd Studio Square NYC

35-37 36th St, (718) 383-1001, studiosquarenyc.com

Two indoor areas, and one huge outdoor courtyard make this spot a popular destination any time of the year. When the weather is warm, televised sports events are projected onto a huge screen outside.

Best Cafe

1st Grand Cafe

37-01 30th Ave, (718) 777-7321, grandcafelounge.com

Survey says: “They have good brunch, lunch, and dinner options. A good, dependable option!”

2nd 60 Beans

36-02 Ditmars Blvd, (347) 967-3994, 60beanskitchen.com

Survey says: “Check out the sign in the bathroom for a very cool explanation of the cafe’s name.”

3rd OK Cafe

36-02 Ditmars Blvd, (347) 967-3994, okcafeastoria.com

This small but intimate coffee shop serves organic coffee, tea, and milk, and offers a variety of vegan and gluten-free sweets.

Best Coffee and Tea

1st 60 Beans

36-02 Ditmars Blvd, (347) 967-3994, 60beanskitchen.com

Survey says: “Good coffee, great atmosphere, and they even serve beer!”

2nd Astoria Coffee

30-04 30th St, (347) 410-7399, astoriacoffeeny.com

Survey says: “The Twitter feed is amazing and the coffee is even better!”

3rd New York City Bagel & Coffee House

29-08 23rd Ave, (718) 728-9500; 40-05 Broadway, (718) 728-9511, nycbch.com

One of our favorite teas is the Hot Cinnamon Spice at NYCBCH, and we haven’t found a similar one yet.

Best Happy Hour

1st The Astor Room

35-11 35th Ave, (718) 255-1947, astorroom.com

Tuesdays through Sundays from 4-7pm there’s $8 signature cocktails or craft beer, and there’s often live music playing as well. The Happy Hour also includes $1 oysters and two-for-one select wine and beer.

2nd Zbar Astoria

30-09 34th St, (718) 777-2570, zbarastoria.com

The 5-8pm Happy Hour includes $5 wells and wines, $5 Brooklyn Lager, and $2 Jello Shots.

3rd Sek’end Sun

32-11 Broadway, (917) 832-6414, sekendsun.com

The happy hour is 5-8pm, and the special is $2 off draft beer and wine. There is also a late night happy hour on Monday through Wednesday from 10pm till close, for all those night owls out there.

Best New Bar

1st Judy & Punch

34-08 30th Ave, (718) 626–3101, judyandpunch.com

This hip bars boasts 15 rotating drafts, unique cocktails, and free popcorn. It’s a cool place to hang out with friends, but know that the music is loud and it can get crowded on Friday and Saturday nights (like popular bars tend to do).

DRINK Write-in

Best Outdoor Space: Diamond Dogs

34-04 31st Ave, (929) 522-0061, instagram.com/diamonddogsnyc

One unique aspect of this bar is that it encourages you to BYOF (bring your own food).

Survey results from December 2016. Click here for the results from January 2016, July 2015, January 2015.