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Never trust your first impression....

because I assumed that Sheepshead Bay was named for its one-time resemblance, in outline, to a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stephan G
Frankfurt, Germany
Nice stroll along the water

There are many restaurants on Emmons avenue with outdoor seating and music which make you feel like... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 4 days ago

because I assumed that Sheepshead Bay was named for its one-time resemblance, in outline, to a sheep’s head. I was wrong. It is called after a fish, called Sheepshead. It is an edible fish found in the bay's waters. The fish, now rare, can still...More

Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many restaurants on Emmons avenue with outdoor seating and music which make you feel like you left the city. The bay has lots of boats and sometimes people feed the birds (even if there are signs saying that it is not allowed;) and...More

Thank Miha1980
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an area of restaurants (sea food and otherwise), housing (looks like a neat place to live), and the actual waterfront (which has changed in 60 years). With regard to the latter, it appears to be a combination of fishing boats and "party" boats...More

Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nestled where Brooklyn meets the sea, you can go on the fishing boats, walk by the water, and dine at a variety of restaurants. All at an unhurried pace.

Thank C S
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Nice to see old style family neighborhoods like this still exist. Ny has changed so much. Sheepshead bay still keeping it real.

Reviewed 18 April 2017

don't go to Emmons avenue in sheepshead bay,especially on weekends.traffic is abhorrent and the drivers are insane.they will threaten to kill you,curse you and attack you if you get in their way. Parking is non-existent as more so-called luxury building go up.these buildings are big...More

3  Thank junkfood2017
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Sheepshead Bay is the closest you get to a seaside town in Brooklyn. The side streets that lead up to the beach are lined with beautiful old homes. I had many friends that lived in them way back when I went to Lincoln High School....More

1  Thank 7Lisal
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I live in Sheepshead Bay and would recommend visiting the area when in NYC. We have a beautiful Marina on Emmons Avenue which also host a number of great restaurants.

2  Thank Epi_12
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is a pretty area of Brooklyn which is right on the water with many fishing boats going out daily for their catch. You can sign on and catch your own fish. Many restaurants line Emmons avenue, which is the main street. The whole area...More

1  Thank shellyf
Reviewed 6 February 2017

very nice and refreshing can go to movies night club etc. close to beaches nice night life good for watching boats

Thank loving7jd
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leslie m
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16 June 2016|
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Response from mfr15 | Reviewed this property |
There are a few along Sheepshead Bay Avenue.