Deno’s Wonder Wheel
The pink-and-mint-green Deno’s Wonder Wheel dates back all the way to 1920. It is the best place to survey Coney Island from up high.
About 50 minutes by subway from Midtown, this popular beach neighborhood makes for a great day trip. The wide sandy beach of Coney...
The most famous of the amusement parks on Coney Island, Luna Park, opened in 1903. A dream world with live camels and elephants, it's...
Ruby's Bar & Grill
The oldest and only dive bar on the Coney Island boardwalk is an institution: Ruby’s Bar & Grill has been around since 1934 and has...
This old-school pizza parlor stays open until the dough runs out. The toppings menu is slim (check the board above the open kitchen),...
1310 Surf Ave · interesting places nearby
Nathan’s Famous information
The hot dog was invented in Coney Island in 1867 – which means that eating a frankfurter is practically obligatory here. The top choice: Nathan’s Famous, which has been around since 1916. The hot dogs are the real deal and their clam bar is tops in summer.
The restaurant’s annual 4th of July hot-dog-eating contest is the stuff of legends.