Long weekend in Brooklyn, NY

We’ve been to New York before but this summer we decided to go back for a foodcentric trip in Brooklyn. The plan was head over the bridge to explore Williamsburg’s food scene. We came back with a hot list of good restaurants and tips to share:
La taza de oro breakfast
Five-dollar breakfast at La Taza de Oro, best Puerto-Rican greasy spoon in Manhattan.

La taza de oro
One of those very unexpensive greasy spoons that can save your live. This Puerto Rican eatery in Chelsea neighborhood has been opened for decades. We stopped for quick breakfast before heading to our Airbnb appartment in Brooklyn. In the mornings, La taza de Oro servers some great potatoes, crisp bacon and eggs along with an amazing coffee. All for $5!

Breakfast burrito at Harefield Road.
Huevos Rancheros at Harefield Road
Huevos Rancheros. Yes, it was spicy!
Harefield Road
Go on weekends for the $12-brunch and free mimosas! We had Huevos rancheros and breakfast burritos. Pretty tasty but careful, they’re quite spice too.


Dumont
Dumont has a reputation for its burgers. Indeed they’re really good. Patty was juicy and topping were fresh. We also ordered the delicious Mac n’cheese for a complete American diner experience.

Dumont  Burger
Dumont Burger
Mac n'Cheese at Dumont
Mac and Cheese at Dumont
Smorgasburg Market
This is like beeing in food paradise. Smorgasbourg is a street-food market that is part of the Brooklyn Flea Market in the East River State Park. Every saturday, local food vendors go there to sell all sort of snacks and treats – from pupusas, asian dogs and tacos to one-bite cheese cakes and gourmet popsicles. My top-favourite was the brisket sandwich from Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque. The market is open rain or shine.
Smorgasburg Market :  food paradise
Smorgasburg Market: food paradise
Smorgasburg Market
Local food vendors are there every Saturday to sell all sort of snacks and treats.
 
Brooklyn Brewery
Don’t forget to try some local beer. The brooklyn Brewery opens its doors to turists and thristy people interested in seeing how their beer is made. It’s really worth the visit.


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La taza de oro

96 8th Ave
New York, NY (map)
La Taza de Oro on Urbanspoon


Harefield Road
769 Metropolitan Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY (map)
Harefield Road on Urbanspoon


Dumont
432 Union Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY (map)
dumontrestaurant.com
Dumont on Urbanspoon


Smorgasburg Market
27 North 6th Street,
Brooklyn, NY (map)
brooklynflea.com/smorgasburg

Brooklyn Brewery
79 North 11th Street,
Brooklyn, NY (map)
brooklynbrewery.com
Brooklyn Brewery Tasting Room on Urbanspoon


And here is a Google map with more suggestions for an awesome trip.

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