The nearly mile-long stretch of Bedford Ave in Williamsburg is one of those love-it-or-hate-it blocks in NYC -- it’s filled with people, it’s quickly changing, and no matter how you feel about it, there’s undoubtedly a lot to do/eat/drink on it from the Williamsburg Bridge to McCarren Park.
Here's a breakdown of the best of it by block, from S 5th St to N 12th St:
The block: S 5th St (Williamsburg Bridge) to S 4th St
Where to stop: BrisketTown (address and info)
It's one of the best BBQ spots in the city, regardless of Bedford Ave. A 1/2lb of fall-off-the-bone beefy goodness washed down with a longneck at the bar is the ultimate way to get in your meat-and-three for the day.