A Tex-Mex-serving, 70’s-themed bar in Bushwick with Tuesday karaoke in the “safari room” could go either way. Fortunately, El Cortez works. The food is good, the tropical wallpaper should be in every home, and there’s a large menu of tiki drinks to choose from. Come here for a low-key birthday or a fun night out with a few friends you’re catching up with. If you live in Manhattan, it’s a quick trip on L.
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The Turk’s Inn
The Turk’s Inn is a fun spot in Bushwick modeled on an old Wisconsin supper club. You mostly go for the atmosphere, but the food is pretty decent.
Kichin is a Korean restaurant in Bushwick that stays open late on weekends and serves some excellent fried chicken.
Blanca is a 12-seat tasting-menu restaurant hidden in a room behind Roberta’s. And it’s incredible.
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Super Burrito makes San Francisco style burritos at Beach 97th Street in Rockaway Beach.
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