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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Fletcher's Brooklyn BBQ
Fletcher's serves up some great pulled pork, and is a solid local BBQ stop if you're around Gowanus. We just wouldn't travel for it.
Ciao Gloria is a cafe in Prospect Heights that serves breakfast-y food till 4pm every day.
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Flats Fix (aka Taco Shop)
If you want to sit down and eat a taco near Union Square, Flats Fix is an easy option. It’s a little place 16th, with a few tables and a bar.
San Pedro Inn
San Pedro Inn is a casual Mexican spot in Red Hook where you can drink margaritas and eat very good tacos when you don’t want to wait at Hometown.
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Caracas Arepa Bar
The Williamsburg outpost of Caracas Arepa Bar has a rum bar attached and lots of outdoor seating.
Chimu Peruvian Cuisine
Chimu is a Peruvian spot in Williamsburg that’s a good option for casual group dinners. The back patio is also nice for summer date nights.
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