f you’re momentarily uninterested in sunlight, and you just want to eat ribs, drink a beer, and watch sports in a relatively dark room, go to RBQ. It’s a big barbecue spot in the old Playland Motel space, and it’s perfect for when you want to eat something that’ll force you to take a nap on the beach afterwards.
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Cuisine by Claudette is a stand at the Riis Park Beach Bazaar in the Rockaways where you can get something on the lighter side.
Lobster Joint is our favorite concession on the boardwalk at Beach 97th Street in Rockaway Beach.
Rockaway Roasters is a coffee shop in the Rockaways with healthy bowls and not-so-healthy pastries.
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Most everything on the menu at Charlie Bird is fantastic. They do service and wine better than almost anyone else.
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