Rincón Melania space was created on January 2018, yet it's core value stem from
generations. Lucila "Melania" Dutan has over 20 years of experience in the food industry in New York City, specializing in Ecuadorean cuisine.
She and her former husband, Luis Nestor Dutan, were among many Ecuadorean immigrants who came to New York in the 1980s from Cañar. They opened a restaurant, Rincón Latino, in Sunnyside, and fed their fellow Ecuadoreans and neighbors for more than two decades before closing it in 2011.
She continued to work in the food business, delivering to her loyal customers, until she found the perfect spot in Queens Boulevard and Rincón Melania was born.
35-19 Queens Boulevard.
Long Island City, NY 11101
Open Sunday to Thursday from 10am-7:45pm
Friday & Saturday from 10am-10pm
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