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Bensonhurst

Brooklyn, NY
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its a neighborhood. it has people , buildings, shop and homes. like many other places in the city... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
TREK39
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BROOKLYN NY
Still a good area to visit especially if you like brownstones and Italian restaurants

I lived here fir the first five years in my life. And have been going back periodically to visit... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Allan S
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New York City, New York
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25 Jul 2017
“huh?”
10 Apr 2017
“Still a good area to visit especially if you like brownstones and Italian restaurants ”
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

its a neighborhood. it has people , buildings, shop and homes. like many other places in the city. I'm not sure why it would be called an attraction

Thank TREK39
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I lived here fir the first five years in my life. And have been going back periodically to visit folks and to dine at a few remains places to eat that I like be. The area has definetly changed over from Italian jewish to Russian...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Two Family Houses, Small Apartment Buildings, Tree Lined Streets and Avenues - - Bensonhurst is a true Brooklyn neighborhood. People talk about brown-stone Brooklyn with houses dating back to the 1880's. But Bensonhurst was the neighborhood to live in for Middle-calls Brooklynites starting in the...More

Thank MTDigs
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

I grew up in bath beach (bath ave) and moved out after 30 years but left my parents there. The changes are enormous, all 3 movie houses are gone, most Italian restaurants are gone and 86th street is mostly Asian. Cropsey park still attracts many...More

Thank Jonboy111
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I think it's lost a little of it's charm from just a few decades ago, but most of it seems to have changed over from Italian to Asian. Lots of new restaurants and stores to show that change. It still seems fairly safe, but it's...More

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

I grew up on 19th avenue and Bath avenue across the street from the 62nd police precinct. I went to PS 200 and then to Lafayette high school. The neighborhood is so different now. So much has changed. 86th street a few blocks away is...More

Thank HenryChin
Reviewed 5 September 2015

We started with an appetizer of baked clams. They were the worst we've ever had. Warmed over and tasteless. We ordered 2 pasta dishes and soon realized why we hadn't been here in two years; we waited, and waited... for 40 minutes before the pasta...More

Thank shellyf
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Growing up in Bensonhurst was a great experience. Some of my family came here from Italy and had to work hard to raise a family, save money and buy a house. Totally different now. Most of the old timers have moved onto other areas and...More

Thank Albert F
Reviewed 22 November 2014

86th Street is the main attraction here. Presently, much of Bensonhurst is now Asian in flavor, and this is reflected in the many shops and food markets in the area. Off 86th, the area is residential, with parks, schools, and libraries. There are also some...More

3  Thank BKLYN55
Reviewed 26 May 2014

I lived in Bay Ridge when in Brooklyn and would always come to Bensonhurst for Italian food or items on 86th street. This is a classical Brooklyn neighborhood that while not like it has been is a mandatory visit for those looking to truly explore...More

2  Thank conrade886
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