If you just looked at a picture of Alula’s backyard without context, you’d probably assume it was located in another city where greenery makes up more of the landscape. This all-day Lebanese cafe is a great place to get some work done during lunch, or hang out with a few friends for mezze plates and falafel in Greenpoint.
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For g-rated drinking outings in Greenpoint, head to The Diamond. The shuffleboard and big back patio are good for low-key group hangs.
Despite the isolated location and slightly self-important staff, Glasserie is still a solid Greenpoint destination.
We feel sorry for anyone who doesn’t have a Paulie Gee’s in their neighborhood as an option for excellent Neapolitan pies.
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The West—Coffeehouse & Bar
The West is a coffee shop and bar with plenty of seating and an outdoor patio in Williamsburg.
The Grey Dog - West Village
The Carmine Street location of The Grey Dog doesn’t get as crowded as the other versions of this cafe and it’s a good place to get work done.
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Di An Di
Di An Di is an excellent Vietnamese restaurant in Greenpoint. Go there for your next date night, group dinner, or solo meal at the bar. Just go there.
To some people, Achilles Heel is a bar. But we think it’s one of the best restaurants in Greenpoint. Bring a date, sit by the fire, and eat something.
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