You know the drill - a ShackBurger, crinkle cut fries, and a shake. Shake Shack is reliable and delicious, and their Dumbo location is more of the same. This one has the added benefit of being across the street from Brooklyn Bridge Park, so order to-go (or order ahead if you want even faster fast food), and eat next to the river overlooking Manhattan and The Brooklyn Bridge.
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Smile To Go Dumbo
Smile to Go is a counter-service version of the original cafe in NoHo that’s good for a quick snack and coffee while you walk around Dumbo.
Pedro’s is a casual Mexican spot in Dumbo that’s a good option for snacks and margaritas after work.
Harriet’s Rooftop & Lounge
Harriet’s is a hotel rooftop bar in Dumbo with some of the best views in the city.
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White Star is an American spot in Jersey City with good cocktails and great buffalo wings.
Daily Provisions on the Upper West Side is an excellent all-day cafe that’s one of the best places in the neighborhood for a quick meal.
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Vinegar Hill House
One of our favorite restaurants in Brooklyn, especially in the summer when their back garden is in full swing. Bring some bug spray, eat a pork chop.
Celestine feels like a casual neighborhood restaurant, but this Mediterranean spot is on the water in Dumbo and has excellent views.
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