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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.
Caribbean Restaurant
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“World class Caribbeans cuisine known for its proprietary "Rasta Pasta" dish.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
“Suede offers authentic Caribbean food that reminds me when I'm on vacation in the Islands.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Currant rolls and fresh baked bread are daily offerings at this neighborhood staple. Get yourself a taste of the fresh, goodness but be prepared to wait in line. They recently applied for liquor license.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Charming wine shop with an entire wall of $12 bottles. This well-stocked and unassuming shop on Nostrand was tastings, live music, a good selection and excellent vibes. They also feature locally produced spirits. Get a bottle of Haitian clarin and consider yourself fortunate.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Check Cashing Service
  • 5 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
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“This is a Jamaican take out restaurant that serves some of the best Jerk Chicken in NYC. It’s even better than many places in Jamaica!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Express stop @ Church Ave accessed by the Q or B train. These trains go almost everywhere or connect to everything else you need.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
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“It's also a bakery and restaurant. Closed on friday night and saturdays. Very good, homemade like food with almost all made fresh on site. Great menu variety.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Low key spot for donuts, cheap coffee, or a breakfast sandwich to help cure that hangover”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
“Because the variety of empanadas is just hard to pass up! :) The shrimp empanada...delicious. Great for a tasty snack. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Route
“A/C Line-- A line runs express and makes a big difference if going into Manhattan”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“baguette, bread, pastries, lunch, coffee and beverages, ice cream. Everything is homemade. Very nice spcace and people.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
Food
“Health conscious and very tasty shakes, smoothies, salmon and veggie sandwiches and salads. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
Health
“DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER & SCHOOL ON LENOX RD NEAR NEW YORK AVE, CLARKSON AVE AND EAST 37TH STREET.”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Caribbean Restaurant
“World class Caribbeans cuisine known for its proprietary "Rasta Pasta" dish.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
“Suede offers authentic Caribbean food that reminds me when I'm on vacation in the Islands.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bakery
“Currant rolls and fresh baked bread are daily offerings at this neighborhood staple. Get yourself a taste of the fresh, goodness but be prepared to wait in line. They recently applied for liquor license.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“Because the variety of empanadas is just hard to pass up! :) The shrimp empanada...delicious. Great for a tasty snack. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The food is really good and the sauce options are awesome. The customer service is not the greatest but the burger options are the best.”
  • 4 locals recommend

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