Greenpoint Dining Crawl: 10 Hot Spots to VisitBy Kelly Dobkin
February 19, 2014 By Kelly Dobkin | February 19, 2014
Greenpoint is NYC's hottest dining neighborhood of the moment, a magnet for craft beer geekery, Nordic cuisine and hipster coffee shops. Check out our handy restaurant and cocktail crawl in the map below.
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Alameda: A small bistro-style menu of nine or so dishes complements the menu of specialty classic cocktails at this stylish Franklin Street bar/eatery. 195 Franklin St.; 347-227-7296
Glasserie: The Mediterranean fare served in this former glass warehouse at the northern tip of the area is known for its exquisite rabbit to share and ever-changing seasonal small plates. 95 Commercial St.; 718-389-0640
Lucky Luna: A newish Taiwanese-Mexican spot from SF transplants makes some killer duck confit baos among other items.167 Nassau Ave.; 718-383-6038
River Styx: A West Greenpoint New American that's a brunch go-to for dishes like squid fried rice, chilaquiles, killer nachos and cinnamon rolls. 21 Greenpoint Ave.; 718-383-8833
Dirck the Norseman: Greenpoint's first brew pub has plans to offer its own home-brewed beers starting soon. In the meantime enjoy the menu of German-inspired bar snacks like fried pig knuckle. 7 N. 15th St.; 718-389-2940
El Born: Chef Diego Gonzalez (ex-Macondo) offers a menu full of tapas dishes like seared octopus and crispy suckling pig, items inspired by owner Elena Manich's Catalonian background. A selection of Spanish and local wines, including cava, are available to pair with the variety of light bites. 651 Manhattan Ave.; 347-844-9295
Park Luncheonette: The team behind No Name Bar and Matchless revamped this classic luncheonette spot on McCarren park this fall, and the killer pizza slices are still the main attraction. 332 Driggs Ave.; 347-844-9530
Achilles Heel: This watering hole from Andrew Tarlow and partners (Marlow and Sons, Diner) has a snacky menu of oysters, meats and cheeses. 180 West St.; 347-987-3666
Luksus: A high-end Scandinavian-inspired tasting menu is served for $75 at this trendy hot spot in the back of craft beer mecca, Tørst. 615 Manhattan Ave.; 718-389-6034
Budin: This recently opened Nordic coffee shop is a must visit for coffee geeks, offering up an ever-changing array of Scandinavian roasts, plus beer and wine too. 114 Greenpoint Ave.