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Smith Street

Smith Streetjh, Brooklyn, NY
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Ranked #32 of 115 Attractions in Brooklyn
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Dining, Shopping, City walk sightseeing
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Brooklyn, New York
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

If you're in the neighborhood, it's always fun to walk the mile or so of Smith Street from Atlantic Avenue to the end. There are lots of interesting stores, restaurants, and bars. The closer you get to Atlantic, the fancier the establishments become. but it's still all human scale and pretty laid back. Nearby is Court Street, which runs parallel... More

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İstanbul
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Though I was a bit hesitant bout staying in Brooklyn, it was beyond our expectations. Safe area full of bars and restaurants. Close to the underground station. Great for the bar hoppers and families

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Brooklyn, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

I could eat out everynight here. There are loads of little resturants and bars. Some cute and some not so, but always something going on!

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Beal Feirste
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We had a copy of a literary review from one of the New York magazines (thanks to my cousin for that!) which detailed a walking tour around Brooklyn Heights, Cobble |Hill and on to Boerum Hill. So we set off and did most of it. Lovely area, beautiful houses. We finished up in Bar Tabac on the corner of Smith... More

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Brooklyn, New York
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
25 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Smith Street, from 1st Place all the way to Atlantic Avenue, is a great place to visit and to eat. There are brand new restaurants opening every few months BUT the real, well established places are still here, too. Long before all the Yippsters, Hipters, Yuppies and Artsey Fartsy groups came along, Smith Street was a Blue Collar, Working Class... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

I am a native Brooklynite - yes we do exit! And have been visiting (and eventually moved to) Carroll Gardens for over 20 year (man I feel old). I have seen Smith Street go through many make-overs, from being "sketchy" in the '80 and early '90s to local in the late '90s early '00 to the present when it's mostly... More

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Many locally owned-and-operated clothing, furnishing, & knickknack stores, as well as delectable eateries abound on Brooklyn's Smith St. It's definitely worth the quick F-train ride from Manhattan. Bonus: also check out Carroll Gardens cinema one block over for the best in independent screen gems & big budget flicks for less-than-Manhattan prices.

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Brooklyn, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

I love Smith street for its variety of restaurants and its inviting atmosphere. Nice place for dinner or brunch.

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edinburgh, uk
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90 reviews 90 reviews
41 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

crappy old Smith street gets a hundered bars and restaurants and becomes cool. wow.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Smith Street started getting trendy about in the year 2000. That was when it really started getting gentrified, and all of a sudden, many restaurants and bars started opening up. One of the first places is Bar Tabac. In fact, Brooklyn's Smith Street is the home to quite a number of inexpensive yet delicous French restaurants. It's a great place... More

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