Sayra’s
91-11 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
(Between 91st & 92nd Streets)
Far Rockaway
347-619-8009

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What it is: Elegant wine and tapas bar—with an impressive beer list—on a strip of Rockaway Boulevard better known for its beach dives.

Why we love it: The interior is entirely hand-crafted by co-owner Patrick Flibotte, from the oak and steel bar to the tables and chairs, creating a beautiful, refined space where you’ll want to sit and sip for a good while. A horseshoe crab carcass on display behind the bar preserves that Rockaway nautical touch. Out back, the 1200 square foot bier garden of picnic tables on beach pebbles plays host to live music Thursday through Saturdays and occasional movie nights on the projector screen. It’s an ideal spot for a date, or a post beach—and post shower—girls night.

What to order: Choose from over 15 beers, with Sixpoint and Lagunitas on draft. Or have a glass of wine representing different surf spots around the world, like the 2011 Sauvignon Blanc from Sandy Cove in Marlborough, New Zealand ($9), or the 2011 Pinot Noir from Monterey, California ($10). Marinated olives ($3) and the patatas fritas ($2), smoked paprika and rosemary chips, to nosh.

Regular tip: Sayra’s is an acronym for co-owner Rashida Jackson and her four sisters’ names (Somalia, Angela, Yolanda, Rashida, Sonnie).

Sayra’s is featured in the 2015 South Brooklyn & Rockaway Beer Book, on sale now. Sign up here to be alerted when the Upper and Middle Brooklyn go on sale. 

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