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Off the beaten path meal

"The Meat up " is a hidden winter jewel. A small menu with hand picked, deliciously made favorites... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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this place is great....

....you pay $10 to park all day. Huge parking lot. Not too long a walk to the beach, etc. Get... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
Cleveland, Ohio
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16702 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Jacob Riis Bathhouse, Far Rockaway, NY 11694
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

"The Meat up " is a hidden winter jewel. A small menu with hand picked, deliciously made favorites. The meat up burger is tender and juicy and don't be afraid of the chicken sandwich with red pepper jelly. It is not spicy, but plenty flavorful....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

I have been going to Jacob Riis Park Beach for 19 years and it is my favorite place on the planet (very close second is Puerto Rico!). I always buy a parking pass and have never headed out here from Jackson Heights less than 15...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

If you want to go to a pretty beach in this area, you have to hit the Hamptons or Fire Island. That said, those are expensive, a huge pain to reach or both. And not exactly an easy day trip if you don't have friends...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

....you pay $10 to park all day. Huge parking lot. Not too long a walk to the beach, etc. Get there early, like Rockaway to the north, it fills out fast and is crowded on weekends. At least here, unlike other nearby beaches, parking should...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank larzv2013
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Good beach destination, the parking fee is 10$, there are some small eateries there and some play grounds for kids

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank saaaraahss
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Just an hour from Manhattan by subway and bus, this delightful urban beach has many amenities. Lots of food concessions and toilets/changing areas, rental places, etc. easy to access. No privacy, unlike Jones Beach, because everyone is check by jowl but it’s like an urban...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

Seriously, one of my first childhood memories was of my aunt telling me how much I was going to enjoy my first trip to the beach when I was 4 or 5 years old. That beach was Riis Park. I've been coming here ever since....More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank bklynbubba
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Jacob Riis Park has a huge coastline along the Atlantic ocean. I went there for the first time to touch the Atlantic. :P long sandy beach, lots of lifeguards and lots of people having fun with families.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Megh d
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Went here on Sunday. Beautiful day for a beach trip. Got there by 9:30 and had our pick of spots right near the water and our choice of a parking spot as well. Don't get here late....it gets CRAZY crowded!! Water was cool and refreshing....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Look, this is not the Mediterranean or the Caribbean, but on a really hot summer day this will definitely do. Enjoy with friends and family or alone. Also, the traffic on Marine Parkway can be a mess, so I would advise getting there early.

Date of experience: August 2018
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August 17, 2018|
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Response from alib252 | Reviewed this property |
Pardon late response. No fee. There is a parking charge of $10 if you plan to drive there.
July 30, 2018|
Response from Peter F | Reviewed this property |
Electric is on the boardwalk; I am not sure if speakers are permitted. Headphones are encouraged.
July 13, 2018|
Response from Sam K | Reviewed this property |
That depends, if you are going to gateway RV sites it's not permitted, What area do you want a tent on the beach? Be more specific please