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RBQ Rockaway Beach BBQ
RBQ is a big barbecue spot in the Rockaways where you can eat something that’ll force you to take a nap afterwards.
Cuisine By Claudette
Cuisine by Claudette is a stand at the Riis Park Beach Bazaar in the Rockaways where you can get something on the lighter side.
Pizza Moto at the Riis Park Beach Bazaar is where you should be eating pizza in Rockaway Beach.
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Cafe Standard is the cafe/bar in the bottom of the Standard East Village, and it’s open all day.
The Smith Midtown
If Midtown East is the final frontier of food-obsessed New York City, The Smith Midtown is the Starship Enterprise.
These days, Employees Only is not the hotspot it once was. But while the crowd might have lost a step, the cocktails have not, and it’s still packed with people every time we stop by.
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What was once called Rockaway Taco is now called Tacoway Beach. The good news? The fish tacos are still the best in town.
Lobster Joint is our favorite concession on the boardwalk at Beach 97th Street in Rockaway Beach.
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