This New York locale is practically synonymous with summertime. Its beloved boardwalk and amusement park have been delighting visitors for decades, and there are plenty of places to fill up on delicious food. Here are some of our favorites.
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A Coney Island fixture since 1916, when it began as a nickel hot dog stand, Nathan’s is perhaps the most iconic eatery on Coney Island. Of course, they still have their hot dogs—which you can order with chili, cheese, and bacon—but the menu’s also full of burgers, fries, and chicken sandwiches. Nathan’s also sponsors the annual hot-dog-eating contest, held every July.
This counter-serve restaurant is right on the boardwalk, doling out all of the good stuff—from fried clams and sausage heroes to lobster rolls. Save some room for funnel cake after your meal.
It wouldn’t be an all-American beach day without a saucy, cheesy pizza, and fortunately, that’s Totonno’s specialty. Since 1924, the family-owned pizzeria has been serving up coal-fired slices to beach-goers and has garnered accolades from Zagat, the James Beard Foundation, and more. In fact, it’s even been named as the best pizza in New York by several top organizations.
Enjoy authentic Mexican fare at Doña Zita, which features a taco station(!) for a quick fix, as well as other specialties like quesadillas, gorditas, and flautas. However, the stars of the show are the tortas, or Mexican sandwiches. The no-frills, counter-serve stand is the perfect casual spot for a quick bite.
If you haven’t already gorged yourself on ice cream, treat yourself to some goodies from William’s. With cotton candy, lollipops, marshallow treats, cotton candy, and more, there are lots of ways to satisfy your sweet tooth.
If the line is too long at Nathan’s or you just want to try something new, check out Feltman’s, where the founder supposedly invented the hot dog more than 100 years ago.