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RBQ Rockaway Beach BBQ
RBQ is a big barbecue spot in the Rockaways where you can eat something that’ll force you to take a nap afterwards.
Rippers is a little spot right on the boardwalk in Rockaway Beach where you can get hot dogs and burgers.
Whit’s End Pizza Parlour
Whit’s End is a pizza and seafood place on Beach 97th Street that makes some of the best pizza in the Rockaways.
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The Smith is a chain restaurant that started in the East Village, and it’s sort of like a mid-tier sedan. Not too flashy, but it gets the job done.
No, it’s not a bowling alley in Times Square. It’s the 25-year-old Keith McNally restaurant that’s way more fun than Balthazar.
A classic New York City gem, still standing from a time when horse and buggies were bringing people here to drink. Eat the chicken club sandwich, drink a Stella from the tap, and imagine that you're about to head off for a sweet vacation aboard the Titanic.
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What was once called Rockaway Taco is now called Tacoway Beach. The good news? The fish tacos are still the best in town.
Connolly’s is an old-school Irish bar near Rockaway Beach where you should get a piña colada in a styrofoam cup.
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