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Best things to do in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Museum
“For all the art lovers. If you are visiting during the first weekend in the month, the Brooklyn Museum is free on the 1st Saturday of every month with access to all the exhibitions, live music and film screenings. ”
1150 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Beautiful botanic garden next to the museum and the park. Features include a japanese garden, cherry tree esplanade, rose garden, shakepeare garden, conservatory garden, lily ponds, native garden and a farming garden. Perfect place to get lost for hours. ”
839 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Popular Franklin Avenue Mexican restaurant also serving a selection of tequilas, margaritas & other specialty cocktails.”
315 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“One of my favorite pizza places with fine cocktails and a great environment as well as jazz selections”
314 locals recommend
“This is at the end of the block. Fun, casual bar with lots of outdoor seating. ”
256 locals recommend
“Brooklyn Children's museum a place where the child and the adult will enjoy their time. Look up their free admission Thursday option.”
192 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great new american food in a beautiful edison-lightbub-and-subway-tile setting. ”
201 locals recommend
“Awesome Food Hall in the Crown Heights/Prospect Heights section. Eat, drink, socialize or work from your laptop.”
158 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
“I don't know if I love their food or their drinks more, but I love they they are in the same spot so I can enjoy both. Southern Cajan Cooking in a very vibrant bar scene. I recommend ordering the Chicken and Waffles, an Absence Drip, and playing pinball or enjoying the patio.”
132 locals recommend
“One of the 'hot favorites'—you cannot go wrong with a brunch at Tom's... the portions are not modest!”
165 locals recommend
“Lively on weekend, good drinks, cozy. Open late. Turns into a club late night.”
147 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“This tiny hole-in-the-wall has the friendliest staff, and one of the best cappucinos you can find anywhere!”
104 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
“Crown Heights is a Carribean neighborhood. For authentic, elevated Caribbean food, there's no place better. Franklin Avenue is also one of the most up and coming neighborhoods in brooklyn.”
126 locals recommend
Taco Place
“The best corn tortilla tacos when you don't feel like doing a fancy sit down place. ”
122 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Great coffee and space for productivity and relaxation. Also where you get your keys!”
108 locals recommend
“We like the Wednesday night (9:30pm) trivia by Broadly Entertaining ( This place also has a great back yard and a BYO food policy.”
85 locals recommend