Sugar Freak in Astoria, New York

I had been trying to go to Sugar Freak for quite some time. The first time I tried to go it was closed. I believe they were doing renovations and I was disappointed, but they opened back up when I tried again some time had passed. The Creole/Southern Styled food at Sugar Freak made up for it in every way possible!

Decor and Bar Area ©2015 HollyDayz
Decor and Bar Area ©2015 HollyDayz

Sugar Freak is located in Astoria, in Queens, New York. Not far from Manhattan! The first time I went it was packed and we were able to grab the last table. Sugar Freak has a unique atmosphere. The waiters are very cool and laid back. There is a bar, chandeliers, place mats with all the presidents, and more. I also loved the mason jar glasses.

Menu ©2015 HollyDayz
Menu ©2015 HollyDayz
Other side of the Menu ©2015 HollyDayz
Other side of the Menu ©2015 HollyDayz

The menu had so much goodness to choose from that I had to ask the waiter what he recommended. It was hard to decide as I kept going back and fourth. He also told us the specials, which we also decided to indulge in. I order blackened catfish and sweet potato fries, which came with a salad. While I waited I tried a spiked root beer float. The funny thing about this is, I don’t care for root beer and I don’t really drink. Yet, I liked it. It was tasty.

Spiked Root Beer Float ©2015 HollyDayz
Spiked Root Beer Float ©2015 HollyDayz

My food came and it was really good. I was able to try some ribs (it was a special) and cornbread wrapped in bacon. The ribs were great. The cornbread with bacon was interesting. It was served in a pan with some foil. I was pretty full once I finished.

Blackend Catfish, Salad, and Sweet Potato Fries ©2015 HollyDayz
Blackend Catfish, Salad, and Sweet Potato Fries ©2015 HollyDayz
Speciality Ribs with Cornbread wrapped in bacon, corn on the cob, and a salad ©2015 HollyDayz
Speciality Ribs with Cornbread wrapped in bacon, corn on the cob, and a salad ©2015 HollyDayz

The food was so good I of course had to go back. I tried the fried chicken and waffle. This dish can apparently be made in several ways including frying the waffle. I also ordered the mac and cheese which tasted great, but it was hard to finish it all, I was full! I also tried some jambalaya. I was nervous because I thought it would be too spicy, but it wasn’t. Very delicious!

Fried Chicken Breast and Waffle ©2015 HollyDayz
Fried Chicken Breast and Waffle ©2015 HollyDayz
Mac & Cheese ©2015 HollyDayz
Mac & Cheese ©2015 HollyDayz
Jambalaya ©2015 HollyDayz
Jambalaya ©2015 HollyDayz

The service at Sugar Freak is really good. The waiters are extremely helpful. Especially when I couldn’t decide what to order. They are also friendly and attentive. It is a fun place. Even when ordering a Sugar Honey Iced Tea, they tell you on the menu you can just order it as a “SHIT.”

Sugar Freak in Astoria, NY ©2015 HollyDayz

I highly suggest paying Sugar Freak a visit. You will not be disappointed! I know I will be going back to try some more things.

Have you ever been to Sugar Freak?

38 thoughts on “Sugar Freak in Astoria, New York

  • December 14, 2015 at 3:38 am
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    I’ve never ever had Creole food. I’m missing out! Thanks for sharing this great looking location!

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:10 pm
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      The food is really good, I can’t wait to go back.

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  • December 14, 2015 at 5:06 am
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    I’m adding this on my list of places to visit when I head back to New York. I like having a list of good places to eat whenever I travel to New York. The Mac and cheese will definitely be first on my list of things to try. Thanks for sharing

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:11 pm
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      You def should. There are so many great places to eat in New York.

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:11 pm
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      It was, I hope you do.

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:12 pm
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      It was really good. I hope you next time you visit home.

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  • December 14, 2015 at 12:20 pm
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    This looks delicious especially the Mac and cheese !!!!

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:12 pm
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      The Mac & Cheese was great. I almost popped trying to finish it off, I couldn’t.

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  • December 14, 2015 at 1:59 pm
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    The food looks amazing! I’ve never been to New York, but definitely going to put this on my places to visit list!

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:13 pm
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      It was really good. I hope you are able to visit NY soon, there is so much to see, do, and of course eat.

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  • December 14, 2015 at 2:30 pm
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    Looks like such a fun place to go eat! I love that bar, that color green is fab!

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:14 pm
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      Yea, it is really nice. I like decor

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  • December 14, 2015 at 2:49 pm
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    Creole food sounds good, this looks like a very fun place to eat…I have never been to New York..on my bucket list!

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:15 pm
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      I hope you get to New York soon.

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  • December 14, 2015 at 6:29 pm
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    Everything looks and sounds delicious. I love the name of the restaurant. Sugar Freak just sounds fun.

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:15 pm
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      It does sound fun. When I first heard of it I was like this sounds like a great place to eat.

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  • December 14, 2015 at 10:21 pm
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    OMG!! Everything on that menu sounds good and now you have me wanting some Creole food!

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:16 pm
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      I know it does! That is why it was so hard to choose what to order.

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:16 pm
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      I think you may enjoy it. Great atmosphere.

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:17 pm
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      I love chicken and waffles, I am a sucker for them. That cornbread with bacon was interesting.

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  • December 15, 2015 at 3:52 am
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    YUM! The food looks great. Especially the spiked root beer float!

    LiveLifeWell,
    Allison

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:17 pm
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      I was surprised I liked the spiked root beer float.

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  • December 15, 2015 at 8:33 am
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    Looks like an interesting place. I thought it might be a candy shop with a name like that.

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:17 pm
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      I thought so too when I first heard of it.

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  • December 15, 2015 at 11:11 am
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    the food looks so good! I haven’t heard of this restaurant, but I think I’d like to go. Thanks for sharing.

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:18 pm
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      It was, if you ever get the chance, check it out.

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  • December 15, 2015 at 6:26 pm
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    I totally though this would have been a candy shop! The food looks good though.

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    • December 15, 2015 at 11:18 pm
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      When I first heard the name, I thought it was going to be dessert heaven or something.

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  • December 15, 2015 at 11:49 pm
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    Wow, everything looks and sounds amazing! And as many times I’ve been to NY and as many friends/family members that live there, I’ve never heard of it. But you better believe I’ll be looking for it on my next trip up!

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    • January 3, 2016 at 1:35 pm
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      There are so many places to eat in New York you could go years without ever visiting the same place twice. I am looking forward to going back and trying more of their food!

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  • December 16, 2015 at 10:22 am
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    I wonder why it’s called Sugar Freak. But OMG that food looks great. That chicken and waffle looks amazing and now I want jambalaya.

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    • January 3, 2016 at 1:35 pm
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      The food is delicious and I wish I had some of the jambalaya right now.

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  • December 16, 2015 at 11:16 am
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    This food looks so amazing!!! Jambalaya is one of my faves! The name threw me for a loop – interesting…

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  • January 3, 2016 at 1:36 pm
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    Yea when i first heard the name I was intrigued and confused. The food is delicious.

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