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Things to do in Boerum Hill, 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.
Theater
“Catch a movie at the histortic Brooklyn Academy of Music. BAM offers art-house and procgressive selection in films from around the world. ”
  • 256 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“All-day place and is one my favorites. Set on an iconic, residential street corner that feels like classic Brooklyn. ”
  • 100 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Clover Club has all the elegance and luxury of an Upper East Side bar infused with the relaxed vibes of Brooklyn. Enjoy the company of friends and family next to their cozy fireplace while you listen to jazz on one of their many jazz nights. This bar offers both evening and brunch cocktails, including the ‘Bloody Maria’ – a twist on the classic cocktail with blancotequila.”
  • 102 locals recommend
Diner
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“Home of NYC best cheese cake, go for a nice brunch, you'll see pics of celebrities that came here it is an institution!”
  • 75 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
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“Another one that survived and flourishes! Pickup treats for your trip home or extras for your stay!”
  • 98 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“A little taste of France in NY. Cool spot, good food and music on the weekends ”
  • 80 locals recommend
Reimagined classics served all-day in a neighborhood hangout
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“Best cobb salad around. I go here at least once a week. Busy but good brunch. Great coffee. An all day hangout spot with great food. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Bakery
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“My favorite bakery - hands down. The bread is some of the best I have ever had - and I am a baker so I am pretty picky. The croissants and coffee are not to be missed!”
  • 60 locals recommend
Other Event
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“The building is the reason the block is landmarked! And they have a pool table.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Small spot drawing big crowds for smoked meat sandwiches & other Montreal-style Jewish deli staples.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Bar
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“Pub in a former carriage house offering locally sourced beer & snacks plus live events. Also just generally a cool, large, skylight-filled space with excellent weekend brunch choices. Again, as not-brunch people, that's saying quite a lot.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Favorite, favorite, favorite ice cream place on Earth! Earl Grey ice cream is a must try”
  • 36 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Tasty Thai food that offers amazing flavors in a contemporary atmosphere. located on court street this restaurant is a favorite for locals and tourists alike. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“It is a really popular coffee place with outside benches and on your way to the subway of you take the F train. Or simply on your way of you want to visit around as it is a the cross of smith street, the main street (with court street).”
  • 30 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“This place is excellent. If you go, the best things on the menu are the chicken sandwich, fries, and the pancakes. Note: There is usually a bit of a wait for brunch and on weekend nights. They do not take reservations. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Department Store
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“One of the many shopping experiences along Atlantic Ave. Take a nice stroll along Smith Street to Atlantic or catch the B-57 bus.”
  • 27 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Italian Restaurant
“All-day place and is one my favorites. Set on an iconic, residential street corner that feels like classic Brooklyn. ”
  • 100 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Clover Club has all the elegance and luxury of an Upper East Side bar infused with the relaxed vibes of Brooklyn. Enjoy the company of friends and family next to their cozy fireplace while you listen to jazz on one of their many jazz nights. This bar offers both evening and brunch cocktails, including the ‘Bloody Maria’ – a twist on the classic cocktail with blancotequila.”
  • 102 locals recommend
Diner
“Home of NYC best cheese cake, go for a nice brunch, you'll see pics of celebrities that came here it is an institution!”
  • 75 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“A little taste of France in NY. Cool spot, good food and music on the weekends ”
  • 80 locals recommend
Reimagined classics served all-day in a neighborhood hangout
“Best cobb salad around. I go here at least once a week. Busy but good brunch. Great coffee. An all day hangout spot with great food. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Small spot drawing big crowds for smoked meat sandwiches & other Montreal-style Jewish deli staples.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Bar
“Pub in a former carriage house offering locally sourced beer & snacks plus live events. Also just generally a cool, large, skylight-filled space with excellent weekend brunch choices. Again, as not-brunch people, that's saying quite a lot.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“Tasty Thai food that offers amazing flavors in a contemporary atmosphere. located on court street this restaurant is a favorite for locals and tourists alike. ”
  • 42 locals recommend

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