Sweet Afton, Astoria NY | Merchant Profile

The Sweet Afton is located at 30-09 34th Street in Queens. Sweet Afton was the name of the smoke shop located in the building the bar currently occupies. Sweet Afton was also the name of an Irish Brand of cigarette. In the transition from smoke shop, to bar and restaurant, the space underwent a total rehab. All the furnishing comes from reclaimed materials. Old tugboat parts and old staircases were repurposed to create the decor. The bar was fashioned from old shipping crates. The original brick was exposed to give the space a homey feel. The Sweet Afton was envisioned as Astoriaís neighborhood bar. There are no TVs in the bar, it was designed as a place where people could actually talk and connect with each other. The Sweet Afton features one sweet burger. The Sweet Afton Burger features Pat LaFrieda beef served on a country white bun with lettuce, tomato, onion and Brooklyn pickles. Add on to the burgers with a choice of cheese, bacon and caramelized onions. Other menu favorites include salads, fried pickles and a wicked four cheese blend of Macaroni and Cheese.  The Sweet Afton has an amazing drinks menu. They have a dozen beers on tap including a seasonal beer of the month and seasonal hand poured cask ale. Specialty cocktails have garnered local and national attention. Many cocktails feature small batch locally distilled spirits. Interesting options include the, Voodoo Nino, featuring JalapeÒo-Infused Tequila, Vida Mezcal, Cappalletti, Black Strap Rum, Passion Fruit, Coconut, Cinnamon Pineapple Gomme Syrup, Lime and Punchbowl Bitters. Another great choice is the, Afton Punch featuring, Pisco, House Rum Mix, Batavia Arrack, Velvet Falernum, Aperol, Cinnamon, Lapsang Souchung, Pineapple, Orange, Lime, Grenadine.Sweet Afton was conceived as a local bar serving locally sourced ingredients while promoting a community atmosphere. Stop in today and let their well trained and knowledgeable staff welcome you.  

Address
30-09 34th St.
Astoria, NY 11103