Food & Drink

Love at first bite: Brooklyn gets 18 spots on NYMag’s Cheap Eats list

Want these Best Cheap Eats ribs? Get 'em at Fletcher's. Photo by Lori Lovejoy Fletcher
Want these Best Cheap Eats ribs? Get ’em at Fletcher’s. Photo by Lori Lovejoy Fletcher

This year foodies learned what those of us with decidedly thin pockets have always known: less is more. Although this year’s New York Magazine Cheap Eats issue is lined with a few unpredictable fusion spots, the real stars this year are the old-school American classics. Brooklyn stars as well, getting a bump to 18 spots in this year’s list, as opposed to 15 last year. Donuts, burgers, big-ass sandwiches, and barbeque have always had a special place in our hearts, and people are on the fact that you can find ’em here for cheap. Of course, no list is perfect, what do you think they missed?

East River Bread
Smorgasburg on N. 7th St., Williamsburg; no phone 

95 Commerical St., Greenpoint; 718-389-0640

Cafetería La Mejor
191 Suydam St., Bushwick; no phone 

Mama Joy’s
1084 Flushing Ave., East Williamsburg; 347-295-2227

25 Bond St., Downtown Brooklyn; 718-403-0900

Nightingale 9
345 Smith St., Carroll Gardens; 347-689-4699

788 Franklin Ave., Crown Heights; 718-622-0249

Zizi Limona
129 Havemeyer St., Williamsburg; 347-763-1463

Court St. Grocers
485 Court St., Carroll Gardens., 718-722-7229


White Burger
650 Manhattan Ave., Greenpoint; 718-383-3334

195 Franklin St., Greenpoint; 347-227-7296

Fritzl’s Lunchbox
173 Irving Ave., Bushwick; 929-210-9531

Blue Collar
160 Havemeyer St., Williamsburg; 347-725-3837

305 Franklin Ave., Bed Stuy; 347-533-7544

Leske’s Bakery
588 5th Ave., Park Slope; 718-369-0404

Du Jour Bakery
365 5th Ave., Park Slope; 347-227-8953

Fletcher’s Brooklyn Barbeque
433 3rd Ave., Gowanus; 347-763-2680

359 Bedford Ave., Williamsburg; 718-701-8909

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