Not unlike Park Slope and Flatbush, restaurants in Prospect Heights are best enjoyed before or after a day in Prospect Park. A handful of dining destinations — Oxalis, Sofreh, and Olmsted — make this residential Brooklyn neighborhood ideal for a sit-down, post-park meal. The reverse is also true: Takeout counters including Banh Mi Place and El Gran Castillo De Jagua serve as affordable pit-stops on the way to the park, Botanical Gardens, or Brooklyn Museum, with menus that include oyster po’ boys and flakey beef patties.
The three-lane Vanderbilt Avenue forms the beating heart of Prospect Heights, but for the neighborhood’s best restaurants, head down shaded side-streets and look between brownstones. Here’s 21 of our favorite right now.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More