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Cole's Brooklyn Favorites
Eavesdrop is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

1. Eavesdrop

9.3
674 Manhattan Ave (btwn Norman Ave & Nassau Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Bar de Coquetéis · Greenpoint · 7 dicas e avaliações
Leo is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

2. Leo

8.7
123 Havemeyer St (Grand St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizzaria · Williamsburg · 11 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Big fan of the New York Slice Pie, but everything else is good too. The bar isn't big, but it's fun to sit there and chat.

Ops is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

3. Ops

9.1
346 Himrod St (Wyckoff Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Pizzaria · Bushwick · 48 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Super environment. Cozy, warm, a tad bit irreverent. Great wine list and, obviously, great pizza. Can't really go wrong.

Roberta's Pizza is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

4. Roberta's Pizza

9.1
261 Moore St (at Bogart St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizzaria · East Williamsburg · 865 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: There are zero bad things on the menu, but the Lil' Stinker is one of the absolute best.

King Tai is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

5. King Tai

8.8
1095 Bergen St (at Nostrand Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Bar de Coquetéis · Crown Heights · 29 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Small space with a cool vibe. Leave your inhibitions at home and order a tropical cocktail. Or, ask the bartender to make you a proper Aviation, with gin and crème de violette.

The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

6. The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club

9.1
514 Union St (btwn 3rd Ave & Nevins St), Gowanus, NY
Bar · Gowanus · 189 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: It feels like you've stepped onto a Wes Anderson set. Don't feel like paying for a shuffleboard court? Check out life-size Jenga!

Barboncino is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

7. Barboncino

9.1
781 Franklin Ave (btwn St Johns & Lincoln Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Pizzaria · Crown Heights · 226 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Oh my goodness. This is good pizza. Best pizza in the neighborhood, even. Start with the excellent margherita and explore the menu from there.

The Crown Inn is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

8. The Crown Inn

8.8
724 Franklin Ave (at Park Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Crown Heights · 80 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: The bar has a killer soundtrack. Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem, etc. Get a draft beer, let the music give you some mojo, and make new friends.

Paulie Gee’s is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

9. Paulie Gee’s

9.1
60 Greenpoint Ave (btwn Franklin & West St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizzaria · Greenpoint · 400 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Tally up another tip for the Hellboy. I wasn't sure about honey on a pizza, but it's one of the best slices I've ever had. Mike's Hot Honey perfectly complements the soppressata.

Güeros is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

10. Güeros

8.4
605 Prospect Pl (at Franklin Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Taqueria · Crown Heights · 186 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Tacos: al pastor, carnitas, and chorizo. Do those. Thirsty? Margarita (with fresh juice) on the rocks.

Peaches HotHouse is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

11. Peaches HotHouse

8.9
415 Tompkins Ave (at Hancock St), Brooklyn, NY
Casa de Frango Frito · Bedford-Stuyvesant · 252 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Look, I love spicy. And I love Nashville fried chicken. But I've never tasted anything spicier than the extra hot chicken here. If you're not sure, start with the hot chicken.

Cent'Anni is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

12. Cent'Anni

8.8
742 Franklin Ave (at Sterling Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Restaurante Italiano · Crown Heights · 97 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Homemade pasta plus homemade sauce equals ecstasy. I picked pappardelle with pomodoro (and a bottle of Pinot Noir, of course) but you can't make a mistake here.

Chuko is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

13. Chuko

8.8
565 Vanderbilt Ave (at Pacific St), Brooklyn, NY
Restaurante de Ramen · Prospect Heights · 392 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Yo, this ramen is spectacular, but first you need to order a Japanese IPA and snack on the spicy crispy Brussels sprouts. (And then get the miso ramen).

Brooklyn Bridge Park is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

14. Brooklyn Bridge Park

9.6
Furman St (Plymouth St), Brooklyn, NY
Parque · Brooklyn Heights · 416 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Probably my favorite park in NYC, in part because of the skyline views but mostly because of the Michael Van Valkenburgh design.

Bagel Pub is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

15. Bagel Pub

8.8
775 Franklin Ave (at St. Johns Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Casa de Bagel · Crown Heights · 65 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Rescue yourself with an Everything bagel with scallion cream cheese. Line is long but everything moves quickly.

Chavela's is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

16. Chavela's

8.9
736 Franklin Ave (at Sterling Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Restaurante Mexicano · Crown Heights · 293 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: The tacos are top notch, and only $2 during happy hour ($3 normally). Try the sweet chicken mole, the bistec, and the carne enchilada.

Threes Brewing is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

17. Threes Brewing

9.1
333 Douglass St (at 4th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Cervejaria · Boerum Hill · 188 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Ugh this place is so idyllic. Even in the winter, the backyard rules (heated tent). The perfect spot for day drinking their awesome craft beer and eating their munchies.

Stonefruit Espresso + Kitchen is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

18. Stonefruit Espresso + Kitchen

8.6
1058 Bedford Ave (btwn Lafayette Ave & Clifton Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Cafeteria · Bedford-Stuyvesant · 73 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: This place is adorable. Idyllic. Maybe even perfect. Counter Culture coffee & the mind-blowing avocado smash are keys to a leisurely weekend breakfast.

Emily is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

19. Emily

9.0
919 Fulton St (btwn Clinton & Waverly Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Pizzaria · Clinton Hill · 305 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: The Emily burger is the stupidest, most delicious burger within AT LEAST a mile radius. Get there early because they often run out.

Freehold is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

20. Freehold

8.9
45 S 3rd St (btwn Kent & Wythe Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Café · Williamsburg · 174 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Pretty sure this is the epicenter of the 'Williamsburg cool kid' scene. Coffee shop by day, lounge and club by night, awesome all the time.

Devoción is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

21. Devoción

9.1
69 Grand St (btwn Kent & Wythe Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Cafeteria · Williamsburg · 239 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: The absolute encapsulation of every design trend right now. And that's a good thing. That said, this isn't an every day café, unless you really like blowing cash.

Sunny's is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

22. Sunny's

9.2
253 Conover St (at Beard St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Red Hook · 88 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: This place is incredible. It might be the perfect neighborhood bar. And $2 for a beer in NYC? Unreal.

Saraghina is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

23. Saraghina

9.1
435 Halsey St (at Lewis Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Pizzaria · Bedford-Stuyvesant · 206 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Delicious & fresh food, but a bit pricey considering it's cash only. The Marinara pizza with anchovies & black olives was great, but very salty.

Have & Meyer Chatteria is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

24. Have & Meyer Chatteria

9.0
103 Havermeyer St (Hope St), Brooklyn, NY
Enoteca · Williamsburg · 30 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Lovely little wine bar, perfect for afternoon sipping with the windows open or a cozy evening date. The staff is so friendly and knowledgeable — take a chance on their recommendation for orange wine.

Olmsted is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

25. Olmsted

8.8
659 Vanderbilt Ave (Park Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Restaurante Neo-Americano · Prospect Heights · 112 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Dreamy, delightful meal. Their take on crab rangoons and deviled eggs are perfect, but you should try a range of everything. Make a reservation a few weeks in advance and plan a little double date.

Grand Army is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

26. Grand Army

8.9
336 State St (at Hoyt St), Brooklyn, NY
Frutos do Mar · Boerum Hill · 91 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Come through during happy hour for dollar oysters. They have super unique sauces that come in little dropper bottles. Beautiful interior, too.

Maison Premiere is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

27. Maison Premiere

9.0
298 Bedford Ave (btwn S 1st & Grand St), Brooklyn, NY
Frutos do Mar · Williamsburg · 447 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Clearly, this is the best date spot in town. The oyster selection is marvelous, and the vibe is swanky and confident. I skipped the absinthe drip, but the absinthe cocktails are wonderful.

al di là is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

28. al di là

8.7
248 5th Ave (at Carroll St), Brooklyn, NY
Restaurante Italiano · North Slope · 200 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: All of the pastas are amazing, but they probably have a special that’s extra amazing, like paccheri with pork shoulder ragù. Hit the wine bar downstairs for a less crowded, more intimate experience.

Brooklyn Heights Social Club is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

29. Brooklyn Heights Social Club

7.4
60 Furman St Fl 10, Brooklyn, NY
Bar de Hotel · Brooklyn Heights · 3 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Expensive cocktails, but it’s worth it for the incredible view and swank vibe. You should come here with your best looking friends.

Other Half Brewing Company is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

30. Other Half Brewing Company

9.2
195 Centre St (Smith & Court St), Brooklyn, NY
Cervejaria · Carroll Gardens · 144 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Awesome, diverse list of IPAs. My favorite move is to pick up a sandwich at Court Street Grocers and bring it here to eat, with the beers. You know, for responsibility and such.

Court Street Grocers is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

31. Court Street Grocers

9.1
485 Court St (btwn Nelson and Huntington St), Brooklyn, NY
Comida / Bebida · Carroll Gardens · 158 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Once, someone told me they didn’t like sandwiches. Not a specific sandwich. Just the concept. I didn’t get the opportunity to change their mind with CSG, but I know it would work. Eat more sandwiches.

Totonno's Pizzeria Napolitano is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

32. Totonno's Pizzeria Napolitano

1524 Neptune Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Pizzaria · Coney Island · 109 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: The crust is among the best I’ve ever had. The sauce and cheese are excellent but a few other legendary spots have it slightly better. But it’s still worth every minute you wait in line.

Frankies 457 Spuntino is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

33. Frankies 457 Spuntino

9.1
457 Court St (btwn 4th Pl & Luquer St), Brooklyn, NY
Restaurante Italiano · Carroll Gardens · 237 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Oh, mama. It’s so good. The cavatelli with hot sausage and browned sage butter is stupid good. The escarole and cavatelli soup is stupid good. The meatballs! I could go on. It’s all just so, so good.

Lilia is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

34. Lilia

9.1
567 Union Ave (at Frost St), Brooklyn, NY
Restaurante Italiano · Williamsburg · 184 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: It is everything you hoped it would be and more. There was a special appetizer focaccia with tomatoes that melted my brain, so trust the specials. The sheep’s milk agnolotti entrée was divine too.

Bernie’s is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

35. Bernie’s

8.9
332 Driggs Ave (at Lorimer St), Brooklyn, NY
Restaurante Americano · Williamsburg · 27 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: I am in love with this restaurant and bar, after which every casual restaurant and bar chain in America is modeled. Get the mozzarella sticks. And beer in frosted mugs.

Public Records is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

36. Public Records

9.2
233 Butler St (btw Bond & Nevins), Brooklyn, NY
Casa de Shows · Boerum Hill · 16 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Imagine Elsewhere after it gets promoted to VP, gets a townhouse in Cobble Hill, marries someone fun but responsible, and never loses its soul. That’s Public Records.

LaRina Pastificio & Vino is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

37. LaRina Pastificio & Vino

9.2
387 Myrtle Ave (btwn Clermont & Vanderbilt Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Restaurante Italiano · Clinton Hill · 25 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Phenomenal food in a perfect environment. For dates, for friends, for business dinners, for a solo dinner at the bar; if you want amazing Italian food, wine, and cocktails, it’s hard to go wrong here.

Oxomoco is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

38. Oxomoco

9.0
128 Greenpoint Ave (at Manhattan Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Restaurante Mexicano · Greenpoint · 69 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: The food (beet chorizo & lamb barbacoa tacos were my favorites) is excellent, yes, but you owe it to yourself to check out the extremely funky bathrooms.

The Gutter is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

39. The Gutter

8.8
200 N 14th St (btwn Wythe and Berry), Brooklyn, NY
Boliche · Williamsburg · 141 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Maybe it feels a little too on the nose, like a theme bar trying to capture what was 2010s Brooklyn, but damn if it’s not a good time.

Achilles Heel is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

40. Achilles Heel

9.0
180 West St (at Green St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar de Coquetéis · Greenpoint · 85 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: This place feels like a poem. Truly immaculate vibes. A perfect neighborhood spot that I would defend with my life.

TALEA Beer Co is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

41. TALEA Beer Co

9.2
87 Richardson St (Leonard St), Brooklyn, NY
Cervejaria · Williamsburg · 8 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: The vibes, and the beers, are incredibly good. Space looked like it popped straight outta AD. But, they either need some sound dampening or I’m just too old, because it’s impossible to hear anyone.

Taqueria Ramirez is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

42. Taqueria Ramirez

9.2
94 Franklin St (at Oak St), Brooklyn, NY
Taqueria · Greenpoint · 29 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Best street tacos in the city? Tacombi should come take notes, I’ll tell you that much. Kind, friendly people behind the counter, rotating taco selection, and dance music on the soundsystem.

Paulie Gee's Slice Shop is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

43. Paulie Gee's Slice Shop

9.1
110 Franklin St (Noble), Brooklyn, NY
Pizzaria · Greenpoint · 42 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Some of the best slices in the city. Tops Joe's without a doubt. On the pricier side, and the place is usually slammed, but whether you're taking a slice to go or hanging out, it's always good.

Walter's is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

44. Walter's

8.9
166 Dekalb Ave (at Cumberland St), Brooklyn, NY
Restaurante Neo-Americano · Fort Greene · 151 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Lovely neighborhood spot that makes me wish I lived nearby. Bar steak and mezzi rigatoni were both hits.

Black Rabbit is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

45. Black Rabbit

8.5
91 Greenpoint Ave (btwn Manhattan Ave & Franklin St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Greenpoint · 83 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Underrated gem. Only a dive in the absolute loosest sense. More like a cozy British pub that also does a great cocktail and has a cute backyard.

Roman’s is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

46. Roman’s

8.7
243 Dekalb Ave (at Vanderbilt Ave.), Brooklyn, NY
Restaurante Italiano · Clinton Hill · 119 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Perfect place. Menu always rotating with whatever’s fresh and good, but you’ll never be disappointed. Springtime, had spaghetti with smoked tilefish and ramps.

The Four Horsemen is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

47. The Four Horsemen

9.1
295 Grand St (btwn Havemeyer & Roebling St), Brooklyn, NY
Enoteca · Williamsburg · 87 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: This place only gets better. Easier to grab a spot at lunch, and the menu still hits. I mean, just look at this ham sandwich on absolutely the fluffiest focaccia I have ever had.

Wenwen is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

48. Wenwen

9.2
1025 Manhattan Ave (btwn Green & Freeman St), Brooklyn, NY
Restaurante Taiuanês · Greenpoint · 6 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Man, everything was great. Highlights were the celtuce salad, Taiwanese popcorn chicken, and the 886 Noodles. Gotta come back with a group for the BDSM Chicken.

21 Greenpoint is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

49. 21 Greenpoint

8.4
21 Greenpoint Ave (West St.), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Greenpoint · 33 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: 21 has become our favorite restaurant in the neighborhood. Perfect balance of comfortable and cool. Love the burger, love the gumbo, love the Homer’s Day Off cocktail.

Club Club is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

50. Club Club

855 Lorimer St (btwn Bedford & Driggs Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Sanduicheria · Williamsburg · 2 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Yup, that chicken salad club is for real.

Nick + Sons Bakery is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

51. Nick + Sons Bakery

9.1
205 Leonard St (btwn Grand St & Maujer St), Brooklyn, NY
Padaria · East Williamsburg · 19 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: Best croissants in New York City. Beats Bakeri by a hair, which are also stupendous.

Lucali is one of Cole's Brooklyn Favorites.

52. Lucali

9.1
575 Henry St (btwn Carroll St & 1st Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Pizzaria · Carroll Gardens · 246 dicas e avaliações

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: I regret to inform you that it is indeed worth the wait. However, the “one bottle per table” limit isn’t enforced, so don’t stress about that if you have red and white drinkers in the same group.