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Jan 16, 2011 09:37 AM

New Wafa's coming soon.

I just heard that a new larger Wafa's will be opening in the near future!!! I can't wait!!!

100-05 Metropolitan Ave, Queens, NY 11375

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  1. Do tell more! I also heard a Syrian place was taking over her lease--as any tried it?

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    1. re: bugleg

      Well I do know that Wafa has been catering parties for the neighborhood. And she was the one that told me on her last day open that there would be a new Wafa's come early spring.. So for now we have been placing weekly orders to keep our cravings at a mininiunm . As for the syrian I have not tried it yet but I have plans to go by.

    2. I read that they're taking orders for weekends only. You can email them at:

      Do you know when and where the new location will be? Can't wait for them to open again. I've been dreaming about eating their food since they closed.

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      1. re: FoodFanNYC

        I emailed them and here is the reply I got:

        Hello diprey11,

        Ny name is Youssef, Wafa's son who works with her. So yes we are in the process of re-opening Wafa's and it will be in the near future and in forest hills. In the mean time if you would like to place an order just let me know. The menu has not changed as of yet so you can have what ever you want pretty much. Talk to you soon.

        Take Care,

        Does anyone have their old menu handy?

          1. re: diprey11

            Awesome! Thanks! I thought phone orders were only for catering, but if I could do a drive by and get a shwarma...then why not. Thanks again.

        1. Ok so it is official!!! Wafa's WILL re-open in forest hills and on metropolitan ave in about a month!

          1. It's opening in the former Tavernetta space on Metropolitan.

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            1. re: IWantFood

              Wafa has reopened in the old La Tavernetta space. Just got some takeout, and it is as wonderful as ever. We had just finished our stash of spinach and cheese pies from the freezer, and couldn't be more pleased to be able to restock! Go Wafa!!

              1. re: bugleg

                Thank you so much! Wonderful news. About time we got a refill of those spinach pie triangles. And falafel. And grape leaves. And--okra, okra, okra. Go Wafa!

                1. re: diprey11

                  Can confirm Wafa opened for lunch yesterday (3/30). Space is certainly larger, not quite finished but nice,and the chicken schwarma was good as ever!

                  100-05 Metropolitan Ave, Queens, NY 11375

                  1. re: Alan Henderson

                    I passed it was quite busy.

            2. Stopped by yesterday for my falafel with the extra pickled turnip. Same great stuff.