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Brighton Beach

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Brightwater Ave East of Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY 11235
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Brighton BeachNew York City Subway2 min
Ocean ParkwayNew York City Subway10 min
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Team McLemore wrote a review Sep 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania118 contributions122 helpful votes
Spaciaous and clean with plenty of amenities, just the perfect mix of quiet and action, good for families and couples alike.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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David Sargsyan wrote a review Jul 2020
Vagharshapat, Armenia13 contributions1 helpful vote
I really enjoyed my time at Brighton Beach. Ocean is very beautiful and it was pleasure to walk there.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Marito wrote a review Mar 2020
Buenos Aires, Argentina174 contributions73 helpful votes
I love this point of New York. I love to go and walk and eat in the Russian Restaurants...Good food, good service and nice people!!!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Juan D wrote a review Mar 2020
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Brighton Beach is a very interesting and unique place. The shops and the food selection is varied and reasonably priced. Unfortunately, one never feels really welcomed and the service can be spotty--even rude at times--at both the shops and food establishments. If you can overlook this, you will enjoy the place. At the beach, the vibe becomes friendlier, so head over to the beach and boardwalk and you will have a more enjoyable experience.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Howard B wrote a review Mar 2020
Oceanside, California96 contributions72 helpful votes
Beyond Coney Island is an old neighborhood called Brighton Beach. My wife and I each had elderly grandparents and/or aunts and uncles there. You can drive there and find a parking space, or take a subway line which ends in Coney Island and the stop before that is Brighton Beach. It used to be mostly older Jewish families and started changing as the younger adults moved to the burbs or the older ones passed away, but the last time I was there it was still a decent neighborhood, with a mix of Russian Jews, Russian non-Jews, Latinos, and a few Italians and Greeks. The best is to walk to the boardwalk only three blocks from the main street (which also has the el) and you will be right in front of the ocean! It is calming and beautiful and never too crowded, except maybe in peak of summer. The air is fresh and clean and the sound of the waves is wonderful. Directly behind and facing the boardwalk are older apartment builkings (a few new ones are poppig up but with less character). The main street, under the el, is an interesting mix of ethniciities, with stores and restaurants and stands of all kinds. If you only want the big famous sights, skip it. But it is a nice getaway in a different sort of neighborhood where you can see real New Yorkers in their daily lives, with a beautiful boardwalk right there.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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