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Christian's Guidebook

Christian

Christian's Guidebook

Neighborhoods
Situated between Fort Greene to the West and Bedford-Stuyvesant to the East, bordered by the Brooklyn Navy Yards to the North, Williamsburg to the Northeast, Atlantic Avenue to the South, and Prospect Heights to the Southwest, Clinton Hill is a centrally located, historic district of a classic Brooklyn neighborhood. Leafy, picturesque, dense with historic residences and carriage houses, the vibrant thoroughfares, stately homes, and storied locales fuse culture and scene.
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Clinton Hill
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Situated between Fort Greene to the West and Bedford-Stuyvesant to the East, bordered by the Brooklyn Navy Yards to the North, Williamsburg to the Northeast, Atlantic Avenue to the South, and Prospect Heights to the Southwest, Clinton Hill is a centrally located, historic district of a classic Brooklyn neighborhood. Leafy, picturesque, dense with historic residences and carriage houses, the vibrant thoroughfares, stately homes, and storied locales fuse culture and scene.
Food scene
Relaxed dining room serving craft beers & gourmet fare, with an attached specialty food shop.
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Mekelburg's
293 Grand Avenue
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Relaxed dining room serving craft beers & gourmet fare, with an attached specialty food shop.
Carefully sourced Souther fare & cocktails dished amid Americana touches & TVs airing old Westerns.
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Peaches Shrimp & Crab
285 Grand Avenue
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Carefully sourced Souther fare & cocktails dished amid Americana touches & TVs airing old Westerns.
Southern food with a twist is paired with cocktails & DJ sets at this sleek active scene.
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Soco
509 Myrtle Avenue
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Southern food with a twist is paired with cocktails & DJ sets at this sleek active scene.
Chef-owned spot for contemporary Israeli & Mediterranean food & cocktails, with backyard seating.
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Miss Ada
184 Dekalb Ave
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Chef-owned spot for contemporary Israeli & Mediterranean food & cocktails, with backyard seating.
Mediterranean eatery serving creative tapas, brunch & sangria in a bohemian, plant-filled space.
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Olea
171 Lafayette Avenue
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Mediterranean eatery serving creative tapas, brunch & sangria in a bohemian, plant-filled space.
A century-old former drugstore converted into a vintage space serving Northern Italian cuisine.
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Locanda Vini & Olii
129 Gates Avenue
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A century-old former drugstore converted into a vintage space serving Northern Italian cuisine.
This cozy, gourmet eatery serves wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas, rustic small plates & pastas.
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Emily BK
919 Fulton St
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This cozy, gourmet eatery serves wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas, rustic small plates & pastas.
Landmark New York restaurant as important an institution as Coney Island serving world famous cheesecake.
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Junior's Restaurant and Bakery
386 Flatbush Avenue Extension
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Landmark New York restaurant as important an institution as Coney Island serving world famous cheesecake.
Classic diner fare in down-home corner shop setting, popular with locals.
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Mike's Coffee Shop
328 Dekalb Avenue
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Classic diner fare in down-home corner shop setting, popular with locals.
Tiny, bare-bones, classic Brooklyn counter-service pizzeria.
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Luigi's Pizzeria
326 Dekalb Avenue
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Tiny, bare-bones, classic Brooklyn counter-service pizzeria.
Quaint neighborhood Italian trattoria, serving locally sourced dishes in intimate, rustic environs.
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Aita
132 Greene Avenue
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Quaint neighborhood Italian trattoria, serving locally sourced dishes in intimate, rustic environs.
Mediterranean-Italian locale serving pastas, small plates & wood-fired dishes, plus cocktails.
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Evelina
211 Dekalb Ave
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Mediterranean-Italian locale serving pastas, small plates & wood-fired dishes, plus cocktails.
Simple dinner & brunch menu of re-conceived American classics in hipster-friendly surroundings.
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No 7
7 Greene Ave
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Simple dinner & brunch menu of re-conceived American classics in hipster-friendly surroundings.
Renowned cafe & bakery preparing choice baked goods & prepared foods in a comfy spot.
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Choice Market
318 Lafayette Avenue
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Renowned cafe & bakery preparing choice baked goods & prepared foods in a comfy spot.
This order-at-the-counter outdoor eatery serves Mexican-Cuban fare but closes in the winter.
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Habana Outpost
757 Fulton Street
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This order-at-the-counter outdoor eatery serves Mexican-Cuban fare but closes in the winter.
Indoor/outdoor Fort Greene beer garden offering German brews plus snacks like pretzels & wursts.
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DSK Brooklyn - Die Stammkneipe
710 Fulton Street
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Indoor/outdoor Fort Greene beer garden offering German brews plus snacks like pretzels & wursts.
Restaurant & bar in a refurbished brownstone serving upscale, seasonal American dinners.
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The Finch
212 Greene Ave
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Restaurant & bar in a refurbished brownstone serving upscale, seasonal American dinners.
Hip neighborhood spot with locally sourced, daily changing New American small plates.
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Roman's
243 Dekalb Ave
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Hip neighborhood spot with locally sourced, daily changing New American small plates.
Wood-fired pizzas & Italian fare from an open kitchen set in a former body shop in Clinton Hill.
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Speedy Romeo - Brooklyn
376 Classon Ave
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Wood-fired pizzas & Italian fare from an open kitchen set in a former body shop in Clinton Hill.
Light, crispy crêpes bretonnes (made with a buckwheat flour blend) are stuffed with savory or sweet fillings and served up with friendly French flair at this intimate bistro.
Madame Poupon
387A Nostrand Ave
Light, crispy crêpes bretonnes (made with a buckwheat flour blend) are stuffed with savory or sweet fillings and served up with friendly French flair at this intimate bistro.
Cocktails, Wine & Beer
Urban hideaway offering seasonal cocktails, wine & beer in a relaxed, intimate atmosphere.
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Mayflower
132 Greene Avenue
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Urban hideaway offering seasonal cocktails, wine & beer in a relaxed, intimate atmosphere.
Down-to-earth local pub serving beer & cocktails amid weathered-brick walls & throwback decor.
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Do or Dive Bar
1108 Bedford Avenue
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Down-to-earth local pub serving beer & cocktails amid weathered-brick walls & throwback decor.
Mellow hangout with craft cocktails, draft beer, live music, local art & a tranquil garden patio.
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The Emerson
561 Myrtle Avenue
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Mellow hangout with craft cocktails, draft beer, live music, local art & a tranquil garden patio.
Californian-inspired seafood dishes & other fare, plus cocktails in beachy digs with a redwood bar.
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Bar Bolinas
455 Myrtle Avenue
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Californian-inspired seafood dishes & other fare, plus cocktails in beachy digs with a redwood bar.
Bar serving only alcohol produced in New York State, including cider, beer, wine & spirits.
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Cardiff Giant
415 Myrtle Ave
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Bar serving only alcohol produced in New York State, including cider, beer, wine & spirits.
Cafe Fare
Lively corner shop for housemate donuts with inventive glazes & fillings plus French-press coffee.
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Dough
448 Lafayette Avenue
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Lively corner shop for housemate donuts with inventive glazes & fillings plus French-press coffee.
Family pie company using local produce, natural fair-trade sweeteners, organic flour, and grass-fed butter.
Petee's Café
505 Myrtle Ave
Family pie company using local produce, natural fair-trade sweeteners, organic flour, and grass-fed butter.
Sightseeing
Lively theater hosting a range of programming including film screenings, plays & concerts.
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Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Avenue
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Lively theater hosting a range of programming including film screenings, plays & concerts.
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Pratt Institute
200 Willoughby Ave
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Fort Greene Park
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Building 92
63 Flushing Avenue
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Shoppes
Sunny cafe vending local & organic coffee, sandwiches & sweets doubles as a shop for vintage wares.
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Urban Vintage
294 Grand Avenue
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Sunny cafe vending local & organic coffee, sandwiches & sweets doubles as a shop for vintage wares.
Bright, cheerful shop offering a range of eco-friendly goods, including beauty products & homewares.
Green in BKLYN
432 Myrtle Ave
Bright, cheerful shop offering a range of eco-friendly goods, including beauty products & homewares.
Compact, low-key store offering a selection of wines with a focus on local & family-owned producers.
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Corkscrew Wines Brooklyn
489 Myrtle Avenue
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Compact, low-key store offering a selection of wines with a focus on local & family-owned producers.
Tiny boutique with brightly colored textiles, authentic Spanish espadrilles and jewelry gleaming with semiprecious stones.
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Feliz
185 Dekalb Avenue
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Tiny boutique with brightly colored textiles, authentic Spanish espadrilles and jewelry gleaming with semiprecious stones.
Classic wine shop with tastings & loyalty programs, plus a selection of spirits, sake & sochu.
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Gnarly Vines
350 Myrtle Avenue
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Classic wine shop with tastings & loyalty programs, plus a selection of spirits, sake & sochu.
Classic independent bookstore stocking titles in all genres, plus reading events & kids' story time.
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Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton St
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Classic independent bookstore stocking titles in all genres, plus reading events & kids' story time.