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Things to do in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

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.
Pizza Place
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“Favorite restaurant for breakfast lunch or dinner, they have a nice backyard area ”
  • 617 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“A must for brunch or dinner. This restaurant is peak Brooklyn vibes, and I also love thier cocktail menu!”
  • 360 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“Doughnuts are enormous and yummy! Many location but if you go into the Brooklyn location on Franklin Ave. you get to watch them makes these mouthwatering treats. ”
  • 375 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
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“As one of the most visited restaurants in the area, it’s no wonder Peaches has landed a place on our list of favorite brunch spots in Bed-Stuy. Southern-style food meets a more contemporary menu, providing options for all parties. Try granola-crusted French toast or a farm-style omelette, or go for the traditional Southern-style grits, which customers frequently rave about. Peaches offers seasonal brunch menus.”
  • 290 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Soooo goood. I can't even. This place makes me love pizza even though NYC pizza isn't my thing. Thin crust, delicious toppings. Just go. ”
  • 303 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Black Swan does it all and does it well! This is a sports bar AND a great restaurant. Amazing salads and burgers and a large selection of beers. This place is a favorite amongst tourists and locals. ”
  • 280 locals recommend
Café
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“Long time favorite coffee jaunt featuring Counter Culture coffee. Every oat milk latte is perfection. They serve breakfast and lunch all day long! Forget about working here cause they're always packed! Still love them though!”
  • 219 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“If you like dive bars and dogs, this is a great one! Dog-friendly, so you get to meet some well-mannered pups from the neighborhood!”
  • 205 locals recommend
Bar
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“Bossa is the friendliest little dark wave disco, specializing in electronic dance music and letting everyone be themselves. Bushwick.”
  • 176 locals recommend
Bar
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“Casablanca is a great after hours lounge, bar, and sometimes dance space for those guests who venture into the New York night. Great Drinks. Great People. Great Music.”
  • 154 locals recommend
Bar
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“Small, hip bar often with live music (go early if there's music that night to get a seat)”
  • 163 locals recommend
Bar
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“Everything large variety of beer, ciders, and wine while dancing to hip hop, reggae, and afrobeats”
  • 173 locals recommend
Bar
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“A cozy and elegant local neighborhood bar. With a fire place in the back and friendly people around, this place is a go to for dive bars in the area. * it is cash only ”
  • 163 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Excellent French cuisine. Recommend the hamburger and the duck. 10 mins walk. ”
  • 146 locals recommend
Café
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“A great place to stop for breakfast! Absolutely love their Donuts prepared by Dough! ”
  • 126 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Fantastic family-friendly restaurant that is also surprisingly sexy and great for a date!”
  • 141 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“Favorite restaurant for breakfast lunch or dinner, they have a nice backyard area ”
  • 617 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“A must for brunch or dinner. This restaurant is peak Brooklyn vibes, and I also love thier cocktail menu!”
  • 360 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“Doughnuts are enormous and yummy! Many location but if you go into the Brooklyn location on Franklin Ave. you get to watch them makes these mouthwatering treats. ”
  • 375 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
“As one of the most visited restaurants in the area, it’s no wonder Peaches has landed a place on our list of favorite brunch spots in Bed-Stuy. Southern-style food meets a more contemporary menu, providing options for all parties. Try granola-crusted French toast or a farm-style omelette, or go for the traditional Southern-style grits, which customers frequently rave about. Peaches offers seasonal brunch menus.”
  • 290 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Soooo goood. I can't even. This place makes me love pizza even though NYC pizza isn't my thing. Thin crust, delicious toppings. Just go. ”
  • 303 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Black Swan does it all and does it well! This is a sports bar AND a great restaurant. Amazing salads and burgers and a large selection of beers. This place is a favorite amongst tourists and locals. ”
  • 280 locals recommend
Café
“Long time favorite coffee jaunt featuring Counter Culture coffee. Every oat milk latte is perfection. They serve breakfast and lunch all day long! Forget about working here cause they're always packed! Still love them though!”
  • 219 locals recommend
Bar
“Small, hip bar often with live music (go early if there's music that night to get a seat)”
  • 163 locals recommend

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