Come to this all-day cafe in the morning for a croissant BEC, or later on for pizzas topped with things like homemade meatballs and pickled chilis. The front room, which looks like a nondescript coffee shop, is a good place to have coffee and read a book on a couch or lounge chair, and the dining room and backyard are both good spots for a casual afternoon snack with a beer or glass of wine (but there are better places nearby for a full sit-down meal).
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Peppa’s Jerk Chicken
Peppa’s in Prospect Lefferts Gardens is a counter-service Caribbean spot about a block from the park.
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A smaller, very casual Lower East Side outpost of Brooklyn’s Speedy Romeo. They may be known for pizza, but that’s not the best thing here.
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Parkside is a Neapolitan-style pizza spot in Prospect Lefferts Gardens with interesting cocktails and affordable wines.
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