3218 Emmons Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Phone: (718) 368-3334
Fax: (718) 368-3963
Bars & Cafes
Clemente's gained overnight popularity after it was featured on several major TV news shows and for good reason. This hidden Sheepshead Bay gem offers bay side dining overlooking a marina that makes you feel like you're on vacation and not in Brooklyn. Their specialty, the all-you-can eat Maryland Blue Claw Crab prepared with traditional old bay seasoning or Clemente's garlic style is amazing. If you're not into crab, Clemente's offers lobsters, pasta and chicken specialties too.
Having a long history behind it, this is a great place to dine in all of the Brooklyn area. Guests can do a number of things like indulge in a game of pool or even hire a chartered boat for a lovely cruise of the river. After all the excitement, one can cool down and unwind at the kitchen and grill with amazing views and a serene ambiance. If you love the beach then this is the place for you with its fantastic view and great dining experience. If you are lucky you may just catch the odd event held here which are not only fun to watch but also great to participate in. Chef Benny really cooks up some amazing specials.
Primarily a Russian food joint because of the owner's background, Primorski has a lot to offer besides vodka. It also has a wine list if the fiery Russian water does not go well with your tastebuds. Another great part about this place is the fact that they have live music every night. This makes a delightful place to dine at or dance, because they have a floor where the staff will beg to see your moves. Albeit the decibel level is a tad bit too high, though what do you expect from a restaurant with a live band and lots of vodka?
For the past 22 years, The Oar Steak & Seafood Grille has been serving up some of the best local fresh catches and prime cuts to visitors and locals alike. The restaurant boasts two bars including one indoor and one outdoor, as well as introducing a mouth watering breakfast to their weekend line-up of food. All their food on every menu is completely trans-fat free and made with the best ingredients available. Located on the premise is Pier 264 which offers one of the best happy hours in the town and often incorporates live music into their theme nights. Come down and enjoy the water, food and drinks!
After the Coney Island USA headquarters was remodeled, the new and improved Freak Bar now has its own home, a fitting venue, as the freaks perform next door at Sideshows by the Seashore, Coney Island's famous 10-in-1 Sideshow. After watching fire-eaters and sword-swallowers, you'll want to enjoy a cold beer and enjoy some live entertainment. The Freak Bar is available for weddings, bar mitzvahs and other special occasions and seats up to 30 and while standing 80. For larger parties, The Coney Island Museum & Theater is right next door, and that space can be combined with the Freak Bar for a real freakish party!
Take a break from the beach and have lunch at the Coney Island Surf & Turf Grill. Alternatively, stop by for dinner, a drink, or listen to some music. Surf & Turf Grill hosts DJs every Friday night and live bands on Saturday nights. Start with a variety of appetizers including scungilli, grilled octopus, or enjoy some oysters and clams from the raw bar. Continue with a choice of pizza specials, sandwiches, seafood, pasta and steaks. There's also a late-night menu after 10 PM and specials almost every night of the week. Football fans will enjoy Sunday/Monday night football specials, and crab-lovers will enjoy all-you-can-eat crab night on Wednesdays. Surf & Turf Grill will also cater your next event! Please call ahead for hours.
Club Monaco (not to be confused with the clothing brand) is a popular night spot in the neighborhood of Borough Park. The club caters primarily to the Russian community, yet on any given night you can find a diverse mix of people from around the hood. The venue also serves food at modest prices, for example you can order a bowl of Borscht for 5USD or a salmon filet dinner with two sides for 15USD. The cocktail menu is typical of any found in NYC, libations start at 11USD for the Martini and 13USD for everything else in between.
Located right by Keyspan Park on Surf Avenue, Peggy O'Neill's is a popular Irish pub and a great place to hang out before or after a Brooklyn Cyclones baseball game. You can enjoy sidewalk dining under a shaded umbrella table while you listen to top-notch cover bands play or just relax with a beer after a day on the beach. There's live music indoors as well and a jukebox when no live music is playing. The menu is standard pub fare, burgers, sandwiches and so on, and the atmosphere is casual and always fun. At Peggy's, every Sunday is "Fun-Day" Sunday. The fun starts at 6pm with Karaoke and discount menu consisting of draft beer, hot dogs, mini burgers, and house shots.
When it comes to German food in Brooklyn, it cant get more authentic than Schnitzel Haus on 5th Avenue. Establishment 2007, the family-run restaurant serves delights that are handcrafted using fresh, seasonal ingredients and traditional recipes. The place features a cozy dining area which accommodates large families and makes for a wonderful relaxed meal, while the outdoor patio arrangement is a nice spot to hang out during friendlier weathers. Preparations such as beef goulash, grilled bratwurst and spaetzle, to name a few coming in portions that are meant to be shared. These delightful German meals can be coupled with their extensive beer list that features excellent tap brews and bottled ones from Germany and Belgium. Live music events happen every weekend while Thursdays, on the other hand, witness awesome karaoke performances from the patrons. Check the website for more on their events.
While steaks are a specialty here, they also proudly feature Beef Wellington, this old favorite of beef wrapped in pastry dough is a gastronomic glory. Look for it every Saturday evening, but do not forget the many other delicious dishes available throughout the week. There is an incredible 42-ounce porterhouse steak for two, as well as seafood and pasta dishes. Stuffed mushrooms make an excellent appetizer. The service is also commendable at this Bay Ridge favorite, and the retro décor features brass chandeliers and staid equestrian prints.
With a whooping 60 beers on tap, the Greenwood Park is essentially a beer garden that is housed in a former mechanic shop and gas station. Located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, this latest watering hole is crammed with locals throughout the evening. Hip crowd and rustic ambiance make up for a great atmosphere to hang out on weekends. Family-friendly till 7p, this bar also has a great service and food menu. Drop by to taste their eclectic beer range and pub bites like eggplant Parmesan panini, chicken wings, french fries and cheese burger.
A friendly place to hang out, Irish Haven is a spacious pub that cannot be missed while on the road. You can enjoy your drink with some friends with the jukebox music playing in the background. The pub has specials on weekends like karaoke, live music, pool tables etc, that liven the ambiance further. You are sure to have a great time at Irish Haven.