An enjoyable meal makes just about anybody’s day. Whether it be Brooklyn Crab or Ferdinando’s Focacceria, the waterfront strip clutters together delicious and diverse foods from around the world. If you are traveling with a family of five or two, a couple, or by yourself, there is so much to add to your own list of culinary experiences.
1) 12:05 pm. Phil’s Crummy Corner
Phil’s Crummy Corner is a place like no other, a perfect place for lunch and dinner. Going there, you’ll get an arsenal of starters such as fried shrimp costing $7.00, chicken tenders also at the same price, or a turnover that costs $5.00 and has the following: shrimp, lobster, beef, chicken, octopus, conch, cheese, pizza. Next, you can get salads & sandwiches like the Crummy Cheeseburger ($9.00) and Phil’s Crummy Salad ($10.00), dinner plates of Steak with Onions ($10.00) or Pork Chops that you can order fried or stewed ($10.00). sides orders of Rice & Beans ($5.00) or Avocado ($5.00), and desserts that are both Cheesecake and Flan (Both are $3.00).
2) 4:45 pm. Petite Crevette
The Seafood restaurant, Petite Crevette has all your seafood needs and wants. Like Phil’s, Crevette gives you starters like Crab Corn Chowder ($8.00) or Tuna Carpaccio ($10.00). Their Entrees served with Mashed Potatoes and Vegetable Medley are deliciously fulfilling, a prime example is the Salmon Or Tuna Burger with wasabi mayonnaise ($14.00) and Mustard Crusted Salmon ($19.00). You can buy whole fish too at Petite Crevette, fishes like Porgy, Red Snapper or even Dorado (in order $24.00, $24.00, $25.00).
3) 12:35 pm. Waterfront Ale House
The Ale House is an amazing place for lunch, debatably even better than Phil’s Crummy Corner. I say this because of it Lunch Special. The Lunch Special gives you the option of beverages ranging from coffee, tap beer and, soda. The meals that is part of the special are Portabello Mushroom Sandwich, Pulled Chicken Sandwich, Veggie Burger, Pulled Pig Sandwich, Southwestern Chopped Salad with chicken, Santa Fe Chicken Wrap, Mixed Green Caesar Salad with chicken, Texas Beef & Pork Chili, and Vegetarian Chili. All of this at the cost of eating in, hours available are 11am to 3pm, and $11.50.
4) 12:25 pm. Pok Pok Ny
Pok Pok Ny is definitely the go to place for lunch. A Northern Thai restaurant that require no reservations at all, and with a waterfront spot garden. Located at 117 Columbia St, guests can buy the Jin Hoom Neua at the price of $15.50. A spicy beef shin stew containing dry chiles, turmeric, onions, coriander root, lemongrass, lime leaf, carrots, and galangal. At $15.00, guests can buy Yam Samun Phrai, an herbal salad version of Chiang Mai that has dry shrimp, ground pork, fried shallots, cashews, peanuts, betel leaf, basil, lime leaf, lemongrass, sawtooth, sesame seeds, white turmeric, carrot, parsnip, and Thai chiles coated in mild coconut milk dressing.
5) 2:30 pm. Alma
For tasty dinner night goodness, visit the Mexican restaurant, ground-floor bar and all year around roof deck of the view of Manhattan, Alma. Located at 187 Columbia St, guests can enjoy their Tacos de Camaron (Shrimp Tacos) that contain rock shrimp that is sauteed with shallots, chipotle aioli with red cabbage, garlic, coconut milk, and corn tortillas. All at the cost of thirteen dollars ($13.00). Another dish that will get your mouth watering is Pollo Asada (Roasted Chicken) that contains grilled chicken breast, chipotle mayo, guacamole, lettuce, and roasted tomatoes; the total price is at $11.00.
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