Dominie's Hoek opened in the then-quiet neighborhood of Long Island City back in 2003. Since then, the friendly bar has become a neighborhood staple. In 2012, Dominie's expanded to Astoria, bringing the same casual and welcoming attitude to the bustling 30th Avenue scene.
Dominie's Hoek gets a write up in the New Yorker!
In 1642, when a small, scraggly hook of land east of Manhattan was awarded to a reform minister, or dominie, in Dutch, it became known to its first European settlers as Dominie’s Hoek. The dominiedied in a shipwreck five years later, and the settlers were unceremoniously booted back to Manhattan by the Mespeatches Indians, one of the thirteen tribes native to the region. But, nearly four centuries later, his legacy endures...
Dominie's has two locations
Long Island City
48-17 Vernon Blvd / Long Island City, NY 11101
3407 30th Ave / Astoria, NY 11103