Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge, is a true Brooklyn gem located in the very southwest of the borough. Iconic landmarks include the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge and Owl’s Head Park. If you’ve ever seen the 1970s film, Saturday Night Fever, you’ll recognize Bay Ridge as it was one of the primary filming locations and set of the famous film starring John Travolta.

You’ll find plenty of great Italian and Middle Eastern restaurants in the neighborhood, primarily along Third Avenue. The neighborhood is also full of gorgeous mansions and brownstones offering one of the most authentic Brooklyn experiences away from the city center.

Neighborhood Highlights:

  • The Harbor Defense Museum is the only army museum within the city within the historic military outpost of Fort Hamilton.
  • You’ll find the greatest concentration of dining options on 3rd Avenue, especially between Ridge Boulevard and 80th Street.
  • The Narrows Botanical Garden offers a hidden oasis where you can meander through tranquil pathways, diverse plant collections, and seasonal blooms.
  • Owl’s Head Park is a scenic retreat along the New York Harbor waterfront offering incredible views of the Lower Manhattan skyline and waterfront views.