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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Cinema
“Cool area downtown brooklyn with international food court, shopping and movies.”
  • 154 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Before DUMBO was a destination of its own, crowds of people came down to Old Fulton Street to wait for hours in line for a taste of Grimaldi’s famous pizza.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Diner
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“Home of NYC best cheese cake, go for a nice brunch, you'll see pics of celebrities that came here it is an institution!”
  • 76 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This restaurant, on a cobblestone street close to the Brooklyn Navy Yard, is a good choice for a sit-down dinner (or a break-up-the-day brunch). The space is charming and weathered, with cozy dining spaces in its wood-filled interior. If the weather is nice, take a seat in the garden. Popular entrees include cast-iron chicken and spinach and ricotta manicotti; pancakes are the way to go earlier in the day. For dessert, try the rich Guinness chocolate cake. You can grab a light bite and coffee from its casual offshoot, VHH Foods in Empire Stores.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Food Court
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“Fabulous food Hall right around the corner that includes Katz Delicatessen, Fletchers BBQ, along with a Trader Joes ”
  • 72 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“A little taste of France in NY. Cool spot, good food and music on the weekends ”
  • 85 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Best pizza in NYC. Be prepared for a long wait, however (could be 30mins + wait). Down by the beautiful Brooklyn Bridge. There's a whole story you can read up online about the rivalry between Juliana's and its competitor, Grimaldi's, next door! Long story short -- the owner of Juliana's used to be the owner of Grimaldi's, and now has since opened a new pizza place next door. What a boss! 34 mins subway ride.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Small spot drawing big crowds for smoked meat sandwiches & other Montreal-style Jewish deli staples.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“The best fast gourmet burger you'll ever have. If you're in NY you must have a Shake Shack Burger and fries at some point during your stay. There's also another location across the street from Barclays Center.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Bar
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“Pub in a former carriage house offering locally sourced beer & snacks plus live events. Also just generally a cool, large, skylight-filled space with excellent weekend brunch choices. Again, as not-brunch people, that's saying quite a lot.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Excellent, cheap Thai food. Nice atmosphere with beautiful outdoor seating. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Also a restaurant, French Louie is pretty and perfect for a bougie meal or glass of wine.”
  • 25 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Our all time favorite bar. A long wooden counter lite by a warm light in an intimate atmosphere. We love the cocktails, cheap beer (Session), the menu, music, the free pool table and its Sunday brunch”
  • 32 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“You cannot spend time in Boerum Hill without a stop at Hanco's. Vermicelli Salad and Vietnamese sandwiches are THE BEST. And super affordable! $”
  • 35 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
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“Great Pizza, neighborhood joint that's made its way to the Michelin guide. Recommend the Fresca or Burrata highly. Wine is also very expensive by the carafe. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Middle Eastern eats & pita bread fresh from the oven served in this casual space with an outdoor patio. They're known for their pitza - a flat pita with toppings like a pizza with a twist.”
  • 27 locals recommend