best places for group dining, brooklyn

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photo: Nooklyn

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photo: Swan Dive

pig beach

Laid-back outdoor bar & eatery offering trays of pit-smoked BBQ

480 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11231



Trendy, popular destination featuring Italian fare & wood-fired pizzas

261 Moore St, Brooklyn, NY 11206

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photo: NY Daily News  


Korean BBQ in a space with private karaoke rooms.

328 Douglass St, Brooklyn, NY 11217


Traditional Italian dishes plus thin-crust brick-oven pizza served in a rustic setting.

35 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11249

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photo: blockwork

Royal palms shuffleboard club

Shuffleboard courts with big bar, food trucks & occasional live music.

514 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

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photo: Nooklyn

arrogant swine

North Carolina-style BBQ including smoked whole hog plus in a huge space.

173 Morgan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206


sweet chick

Gourmet chicken & waffles star at this hip, down-home Southern comfort-food

164 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211


CafĂ© de la Esquina 

Hip Mexican eatery set in a retro diner with a noteworthy outdoor patio.

225 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249

Brooklyn bowl

Genre-defying bowling alley with high-tech lanes, live tunes & food by Blue Ribbon.

61 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249



Trendy pizzeria offering wood-fired pies, sandwiches, Italian dishes & cocktails.

291 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249

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photo: AM NY

Kings county imperial

Modern Chinese haunt serving dishes made with local ingredients

20 Skillman Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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photo: NY Times 

Brooklyn crab

Tri-level seafood shack with outdoor seating and water views.

24 Reed St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

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photo: Hometown BBQ

Hometown bbq

Rustic counter-service featuring slow smoked meats & live music on weekends

454 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231


Emmy squared

Detroit-style square pizzas & signature burger in a spacious setting with a bar.

364 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211