Right off the Metropolitan G/L stop, Zona Rosa is a great place to meet up with a few friends over tacos, margaritas, and guacamole on its awesome roof. You might encounter a bit of a wait on nice nights (when they open the windows and it becomes an indoor/outdoor situation), but it’s never too hard to get a seat.
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Morgan’s BBQ is some of the best barbecue you can get without having to go down to Red Hook for Hometown.
Emily not only has some of the best pizza in the city, it’s also got one of the best burgers. That means you should probably get there soon.
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Lalito is a Mexican-ish spot in Chinatown, with a funky menu and good vibes. Hit it for dinner, or even lunch if you’re on jury duty.
Bar San Miguel
A Carroll Gardens Mexican bar and restaurant, owned by Jim Cramer from CNBC. Surprisingly, it is entirely devoid of yelling. It’s pretty damn good, too.
Playa Betty’s is a fun place to drink margaritas with a big group on the Upper West Side.
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Caracas Arepa Bar
The Williamsburg outpost of Caracas Arepa Bar has a rum bar attached and lots of outdoor seating.
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