Cuatomate in Astoria is owned by Ricardo Flores. He started in the restaurant industry after coming to New York from Mexico in 1995. He worked his way up from being kitchen staff, to being a chef, to fulfilling his dream of owning his own restaurant. The concept for Cuatomate is authentic cuisine Mexican with Ricardoís creative twist; this concept is how he came up with the restaurantís name. A cuatomate is a type of green cherry tomato that grows in Mexico. Itís flavor is unique and different from any other tomato.Ricardo wants to do more than simple Mexican dishes. He likes to use more complex and interesting ingredients. His menu consists of family recipes made with natural and fresh ingredients. He says it is important to respect the food he is making. One of their most popular dishes is the Costeno steak or chicken, with mojito sauce, plantains, avocado, rice, and beans. Costeno means a person living on the coast. Cuatomate serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They have great breakfast options like omelets, challah french toast, and breakfast tacos. They also have a full bar.Ricardo says that something he loves about working in a restaurant is watching the customers enjoy his food. Service is a priority to him. Cuatomate is open seven days a week. They have online ordering available on their website. Check out Cuatomate for authentic Mexican food with a creative twist!
3807 Broadway Ave
Astoria, NY 11103