The 5 best bars in Coney Island
If you’re looking for some cheap thrills, Coney Island is the perfect getaway. You can feel like a kid again riding on the Wonder Wheel and then enjoy an adult beverage at one of the five best bars in the neighborhood.
The Freak Bar
Address: 1208 Surf Ave.
The Freak Bar is pinnacle Coney Island. It features burlesque and freak shows on the weekends, and a no-frills divey ambiance.
Ruby’s Bar and Grill
Address: 1213 Riegelmann Boardwalk
Opened in 1934, Ruby’s is a historical Coney Island staple. If you’re tired of walking on the boardwalk, come inside and walk underneath it – the ceiling of the bar is made up partially of the original 1920’s boardwalk.
Steeplechase Beer Garden
Address: 1904 Surf Ave.
Steeplechase Beer Garden has a lot more than just beer. If you’re a fan of quirky food combinations like Irish “nachos” or SPAM sliders, be sure to check out their food menu to quell your drunk munchies.
Place to Beach
Address: 1301 Riegelmann Boardwalk
Place to Beach is exactly what it sounds like – a summery hangout with fun drinks, small bites, and a lively atmosphere. Weekday specials include $5 frozen drinks and beers. They also host dance parties and events with bottle service and music going late into the night.
Address: 1521 Surf Ave.
Home of the “Rasta Pasta,” Footprints Café offers Caribbean meals and affordable drinks. Live music adds a party atmosphere late at night.