Cuisine by Claudette is a counter-service place on 116th Street, and it’s a great spot to pick up some food to bring over to the beach. They have a huge menu with everything from falafel to a great turkey burger, and there are plenty of healthy and less-healthy options.
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Whit’s End Pizza Parlour
Whit’s End is a pizza and seafood place on Beach 97th Street that makes some of the best pizza in the Rockaways.
Rippers is a little spot right on the boardwalk in Rockaway Beach where you can get hot dogs and burgers.
RBQ Rockaway Beach BBQ
RBQ is a big barbecue spot in the Rockaways where you can eat something that’ll force you to take a nap afterwards.
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Hart’s is a tiny place in Bed-Stuy with some surprisingly good food. The menu changes often, but they always play early 2000′s R&B.
Gato, Bobby Flay’s Mediterranean spot in Noho, isn’t quite as good as it was when it opened, but it’s still a useful option in certain situations.
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What was once called Rockaway Taco is now called Tacoway Beach. The good news? The fish tacos are still the best in town.
High 97 is a concession stand with burgers and fried fish at Beach 97th Street in Rockaway Beach.
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