2. Bensonhurst

The stores along 18th avenue have a range of authentic Italian and Asian restaurants and stores.

Located in southwestern Brooklyn, this neighborhood is one of the more interestingly diverse areas in the borough. Bensonhurst is home to the Little Italy and Little Hong Kong of Brooklyn and as a result, has some of the most authentic food in the area. One of the more notable cultural landmarks is Lenny’s Pizza, a restaurant made famous by John Travolta in the movie Saturday Night Fever, that is still serving up fresh slices.

To get the most of your visit, take a walk along Bay Parkway and 18th Avenue, where you can find a plethora of restaurants and bakeries that offer a unique mix of delicacies. Bensonhurst is the perfect place for an Instagram-worthy food tour.