5 Brooklyn Restaurants On My Radar

I was born in NYC and lived in Brooklyn for the first two years of my life, and before it was cool to say you lived in Brooklyn. It’s obvious that the Brooklyn scene has exploded and with it came so many new restaurants. Below is a highly recommended list of places that have gotten rave reviews along with the who what and wheres. Can’t wait to visit!

Cecconi’s – Photo Credit:Dave Burk Photography


Cecconi’s – Photo Credit:Dave Burk Photography

: Cecconis
What: Modern day classic Italian cuisine
Where: 55 Water Street (Dumbo)
When: Monday-Friday lunch and dinner and weekends brunch and dinner
Why: Breathtaking views of Manhattan skyline, chic decor and food of course


Vinegar Hill House – Photo Credit:Ingalls Photography


Vinegar Hill House – Photo Credit:Ingalls Photography

: Vinegar Hill House
What: American cuisine
Where: 72 Hudson Avenue (Dumbo)
When: Monday-Sunday dinner and weekend brunch
Why: Cozy and homy indoor setting and warm weather outdoor garden seating under a cherry tree.


Llama Inn



Llama Inn


Who: Llama Inn
What: Peruvian Cuisine
Where: 50 Withers Street (Williamsburg)
When: Monday-Sunday dinner and weekend brunch
Why: Culinary destination, fun bar scene, roof top lounge


1 OR 8


1 OR 8


Who: 1 OR 8
What: Free style Japanese food
Where: 66 S 2nd Street (Williamsburg)
When: Tuesday-Saturday lunch and dinner and Sunday dinner. Closed on Monday
Why: Sleek all white interior, artful and unique sushi, omakase recommended


Leuca – Photo Credit:Nick Solares


Leuca – Photo Credit:Noah Fecks


Who: Leuca
What: Southern Italian Food
Where: 111 North 12th Street (Williamsburg)
When: Monday-Friday breakfast, lunch and dinner and weekend brunch and dinner
Why: Homemade pastas, wood fired pizza and fabulous decor

Always on the look out for a great dining experience! If you have any fave Brooklyn hot spots, please comment below.


  1. Michele
    November 3, 2017 / 12:41 am

    Barano has the best food in Brooklyn ❤️

    • November 5, 2017 / 2:01 am

      Thank you for letting know! Can’t wait to try!

  2. Kacey karp
    December 4, 2017 / 9:50 pm

    Love your blogs!!!
    Have you tried Lilia and Miss Ada?
    Both in Brooklyn

    • December 5, 2017 / 4:26 am

      Thank you!
      I’ve heard of Lilia but never been and I haven’t heard of Miss Ada. Thank you for the recommendations! Will check it out!

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