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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Rippers is a little spot right on the boardwalk in Rockaway Beach where you can get hot dogs and burgers.
What was once called Rockaway Taco is now called Tacoway Beach. The good news? The fish tacos are still the best in town.
Caracas Arepa Bar
Caracas Arepa Bar serves really good arepas and frozen drinks on the boardwalk at Rockaway Beach.
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Freemans has been a key player in the restaurant renaissance we’re currently living in and ranks among our favorite restaurants of all time.
Old Rose is a casual spot in the bottom of a hotel in the West Village where you can get some solid, affordable Italian/American food.
Extra Virgin in the West Village is an excellent date spot and is as consistent as they come.
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