Monika’s Cafe Bar Story

Established in 1996, Monika’s Cafe Bar has helped usher in a new era in Astoria. Located directly across the street from historical Kaufman Astoria Studios, Monika’s Cafe Bar features outdoor seating, a wide variety of coffee drinks, specialty cocktails and an ever changing seasonal menu that reflects Monika’s passion for fresh, organic and tasty ingredients. There is a daily happy hour, local public transportation, conveniences like an ATM, free wi-fi and a child-friendly environment. We are walking distance from the Museum of The Moving Image, The Socrates Sculpture Park and a multi-theater cinema.
Open 7 days a week, with a phenomenal weekend brunch, daily specials and a comfortable atmosphere, Monika’s Cafe Bar is a place where you can spend the afternoon with a cocktail and people watch outdoors, or, enjoy a latte with friends over a quite conversation.