Williamsburg Neighborhood Guide

Navigate the world's hippest neighborhood with ease.

Updated: April 05, 2002

Restaurants

The neighborhood may seek accolades from diners of exacting tastes, but you can leave the platinum card at home.


DuMont

432 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Diner

85 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Relish

225 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

A smart refurbished diner that's at the epicenter of neighborhood dining scene.


S Barooti Kitchen

79 Berry St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

The breezy brunch spot boasts food that dances to a world beat.


Surf Bar

139 N 6TH St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Modestly priced Italian eats—and the only time you'll ever order from a CD case.


Peter Luger Steak House

178 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Planet Thailand

133 N 7th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Williamsburg's first Manhattan-magnet still epitomizes the neighborhood.


Bars and Nightclubs

Some of the city's best cocktails, DJ lounges and punk rock--without the velvet ropes.


Boogaloo

168 Marcy Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Union Pool

484 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Cyn Lounge

216 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Enid's

560 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222


Teddy's Bar

96 Berry St, Brooklyn, NY 11211


The Abbey

536 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Pete's Candy Store

709 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Galapagos Ag

70 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Shops

Just because bargain shopping for hip wares is extinct in Manhattan doesn't mean Brooklyn has to follow suit.


Beacons Closet

88 N 11th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Brooklyn Industries

162 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Clovis Press

229 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Ear Wax Records

218 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Lawanna's

198 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Mini Mini Market

218 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Moon River Chattel Inc

62 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Ugly Luggage

214 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Attractions

Galleries and performance spaces as raw as the work they show.


Collapsible Giraffe Inc

146 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Two forces in experimental theater share one home in a cooperative coalition.


Williamsburg Art Nexus

251 N 8th St, #2L, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Pierogi 2000

177 N 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

The oldest and best of the Williamsburg art galleries.


Galapagos Ag

70 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

More than a bar, this space hosts performance and experimental film on a regular basis.