Paul’s Daughter is a huge spot on the boardwalk in Coney Island that has just about anything you might want to eat after watching your friend win a giant stuffed animal by beating a six-year-old at Whac-A-Mole. You’ll find everything from pizza and hot dogs to sausage heroes and fried clams - the lobster roll and fried jumbo shrimp are our favorites. After eating some of these things with a beer at a standing table on the boardwalk, get some soft serve and eat it on the beach a few feet away.
Where we've featured it
More spots in Coney IslandSee more
Feltman’s Of Coney Island
The founder of Feltman’s allegedly invented the hot dog, and this Coney Island spot still makes some of the best hot dogs around.
More American spotsSee more
Tiny’s Giant Sandwich Shop
Tiny’s Giant is an all-day spot on the LES that serves big sandwiches and salads.
Russ & Daughters At The Jewish Museum
Russ & Daughters is the UES version of the legendary LES deli, in the basement of the Jewish Museum on the Upper East Side.
Suggested by our writers
Totonno Pizzeria Napolitana
Legendary thin crust pizza that you should make the trip to Coney Island for.
Greenwood Park is a massive indoor/outdoor beer garden in South Slope with bar food, TVs, and bocce courts.
Roll N Roaster
Roll N Roaster is a fast food place in Sheepshead Bay that’s been around since 1971, and it specializes in roast beef sandwiches and melted cheese.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more