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“Williamsburg was cool in 2006.”
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

Youre late to the party. The neighborhood has been overrun with commercialized crap, very expensive trendy restaurants suitable for some high school kids on a "nice date," and SWARMS of tourists from New Jersey. Blech...

4  Thank BorkdlynNYC
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

When "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" was written, this neighborhood was for immigrant families. Now, it is cool and cooler with shops and restaurants galore. But no two are alike and there are no mega stores or reminders that the world has copied itself everywhere. Lovely to walk in and out on a fine afternoon and see the families are still there along with the hip people and the unique places. This IS Brooklyn..

Thank Katherine B
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

Lotsa young hipsters looking cool in this cold October month. I went to a couple of cafes and restaurants and their service was just as expected.

Thank Cindy M
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

I don't even know how i went for so long without ever checking it out. I finally made it last weekend (one stop of the L from Manhattan and a quick walk to the water). I'm definitely going to have to go back before Nov. 17th when it apparently goes away for the winter. My biggest issue there being... too many delicious choices. I'd recommend going with a group of friends so you can try a few things and share and enjoy the SmorgasBar. Whether you are a savory fan or have a sweet tooth, you'll find items to satisfy everyone. If you have out-of-towners, this is also a great spot as you get fantastic Manhattan view.

Thank Marion V
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Reviewed October 12, 2012

Went to Williamsburg last Saturday for brunch. Had been recommended a place to go to but couldn't find it, so ended up in the Two Door Tavern - great place and lovely food, would recommend it.

Williamsburg itself is full of 20-30 somethings all trying to look hip and cool. If this is your thing, along with paying silly prices for food and drink, then you'll love it. I didn't however, and headed back to Bed-Stuy, where even if it's a bit scruffy, at least it's keeping it real.

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