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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Park
“Its more quiet and less of a crowded beach. Typically a short walking distance from the car to the water”
  • 13 locals recommend
Park
“Pretty park and little pond with lots of ducks, swans, and geese floating about. There are events held here year round.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Health food store! If you are vegan/veggie this is the place to pick up food. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Premise
“Robert Moses State Park is an ocean beachfront facility that attracts nearly 3.8 million visitors annually and boasts a shoreline of nearly five miles. As the most western point of Fire Island, the park is conveniently located at the southern end of the Robert Moses Causeway and is easily accessible by car or from the Babylon train station with a bus connection. Visitors are welcome to swim and boogie-board at any of our four lifeguard-staffed fields. Surfing and surf-fishing are popular activities that are enjoyed by many beach-goers as well. Each location is equipped with concessions, beach shops, first aid offices, comfort stations, and private outdoor showers. Scenic picnic areas complet”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“My favorite restaurant! All small plates so make sure you bring your wallet - every dish is amazing so do yourself justice and get at least 2 menu items per person! Sharing is caring. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“Wonderful Coffee House with a home atmosphere where everyone knows each other, especially in the morning”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“Cool atmosphere! West coast, surfer vibe. Long waits sometimes so be prepared or get there early. Don't take to go - you want to sit there for the vibes. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If you're willing to take a short drive to neighboring Babylon on a Sunday morning this is a "must try" for breakfast. Equally great for lunch with homemade soups, unbelievable sandwiches and burgers and potato salad that will make your mom jealous. Cash only though!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
“Very clean beach, never too crowded. A little longer commute, but worth it. One part is nude at the very end, the rest is family friendly. Google for directions.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“My personal favorite coffee place in the village. Clean, cool vibes, and usually pretty quiet. Great art on the walls that features new artists all the time. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Train Station
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“This is a restaurant that on the weekends will usually turn into a dancing/clubby type scene. Who doesn't like to get dressed up and go dancing every now and then?”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“I'm putting this on here for my younger guests - if you're in your early 20's, like to go dance, want a big crowd of people, this is where you want to go. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Great Margaritas and Mexican Food. They are know for their specialty cocktails. ”
  • 3 locals recommend