New York Aquarium
This fun, kid-friendly aquarium offers an opportunity to peek at an ocean’s worth of creatures. The sea lion show is the big draw, which...
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...
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.
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...
The hot dog was invented in Coney Island in 1867 – which means that eating a frankfurter is practically obligatory here. The top choice:...
3086 Brighton 2nd St · interesting places nearby
This small, family-run hideaway serves up consistently fresh dumplings from a variety of former Soviet Bloc countries. There are pelmeni (Siberian meat dumplings), vareniki (Ukrainian ravioli) and mantis (Uzbek lamb dumplings). The borscht is divine, as are the sturgeon and lamb kebabs. On weekends, plan on waiting for a table.