Greenpoint Neighborhood Guide

Located on the northernmost point in Brooklyn, Greenpoint is Williamsburg cool neighbor. Like Williamsburg, Greenpoint has beautiful brownstones, one-off boutiques, interesting restaurants and cute cafés lining the streets. Although unlike Wburg, the neighborhood is not crowded with tourists and offer a more local Brooklyn experience. We have gathered our local top picks for Greenpoint, enjoy!



Sweetleaf Coffee Roasters: Great café for working or just hanging with friends

Brooklyn Label: A classic American style café/bar with the flag on the wall, boardgames you can borrow and a diner style menu

Charlottes patisserie: Greenpoint is filled with Polish bakeries, but Charlottes patisserie offers classic french baked goods. An added bonus is the large backyard.

Oven ly: An award-winning retail and wholesale bakery with cookies that are to die for.



Frankels delicatessen: Grab a bagel and sit down in McCarren Park:

Le Gamin: A french Gem on Franklin st, with a very homely feeling

Cherry Point: American Bistro with a focus on charcuterie boards



Little Dokebi: Korean food with everything from Kimchi and Bibimbap to Korean Fried Chicken

Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co.: Choose oysters from an extensive menu and eat by the bar, or buy some fresh fish to take home. They also serve New Yorks best Lobster roll.

Oxomoco: This one star Michelin restaurant is great for both brunch and dinner. Its a very relaxed vibe and the food is focused around the wood fire.

Sauvage: French bistro with both good inside and outside seating


Ramona Bar: Uses unlikely cocktail ingredients to create unique and dangerously tasty cocktails

Bar21 - This bar got off to a booming start, because it sent social media into a flurry when the owners dad Bill Murray, was seen bartending at the opening event.

Black Rabbit: This bar has a back garden for summer, a fireplace for winter, and trivia every Tuesday, what else do you need?


Tørst: A go-to Brooklyn spot for great beer and a lot of alternatives. They pair it with tasty and well made bar food.

Spritzenhaus: Great place for large groups. No reservation needed at this beer hall.

Broken land: With a nice patio, cheap drinks and good music, Broken Land is a great place for day drinking.



Brother Vellies: Accessory heaven with handcrafted bags and shoes from Africa.

Word - Here you can find all the books you need, and didn’t even knew you needed.

Alter: Men's and women's clothing and accessories

Pas Mal: Independent clothing store with carefully curated clothes and accessories



Feng Sway: A perfect mix of plants, antiques, gifts and vintage clothing.

Dobbin St Co-op: Vintage finds at a decent price. Even if you don’t need anything, you can visit for the inspiration alone.

Adaptation: A lifestyle boutique that mixes vintage and modern pieces.

From the source: Handcrafted solid-wood furniture and home decorations.


WHat to do

Catch a show at Warsaw: The venue offers a range of shows all year round.

Hang out in McCarren Park. Go for a run on the track, what an amateur baseball game or have a picknick

See an exhibition at the Expo Center. See upcoming events by clicking the links. My personal favorite is the affordable art fair.

Throw Axe: At bury the axe, you learn how to throw an axe, because you know..Why not?

Ceramics course: Learn how to make your own ceramics, or just buy the professionally made pieces in their store.


Julia Arhammar