Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live
Prospect Park Loop is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

1. Prospect Park Loop

9.5
Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY
Park · Prospect Park · 45 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: Having this track nearby makes me want to get on my bike and ride, around and around!

Kings Pharmacy is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

2. Kings Pharmacy

5.3
357 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Pharmacy · Prospect Heights · 6 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: This is one of those old school pharmacies where you can find that random thing you can't find anywhere else

Chuko is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

3. Chuko

9.4
552 Vanderbilt Ave (at Dean St), Brooklyn, NY
Noodle House · Prospect Heights · 328 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: It's warm, comforting, eggy, rich, in the neighborhood, and never a long wait - everything a ramen joint should be.

BKLYN Larder is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

4. BKLYN Larder

9.2
228 Flatbush Ave (at Bergen St.), Brooklyn, NY
Gourmet Shop · Prospect Heights · 115 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: For when you feel like a special meal, or are entertaining friends, or want a really good cookie - it's great to have this spot a 5 min walk away.

606 R&D is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

5. 606 R&D

606 Vanderbilt Ave (at St. Marks Ave.), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Prospect Heights · 83 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: 606 symbolizes what I love about Prospect Heights - there are great new places opening up here all the time. Try donuts + french press coffee ftw!

6. Ca$h for Gold

252 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Jewelry Store · Prospect Heights · 1 tip

Christen D.Christen Duong: When this place goes, so goes the neighborhood.

Celebrate Brooklyn!/Prospect Park Bandshell is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

7. Celebrate Brooklyn!/Prospect Park Bandshell

9.5
Prospect Park West (at 9th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Performing Arts Venue · Prospect Park · 129 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: It's a treat to live near here during the summertime when there's always great concerts.

Glass Shop is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

8. Glass Shop

766 Classon Ave (btwn Park & Sterling Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Coffee Shop · Prospect Heights · 51 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: So this is technically in Crown Heights, but one should always have stretch goals to push their boundaries. This is the coffee I bike to.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

9. Brooklyn Botanic Garden

9.5
990 Washington Ave (at President St), Brooklyn, NY
Botanical Garden · Prospect Park · 284 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: Beautiful gardens year-round. No one deserves to have this in their neighborhood. This place makes me feel lucky to live around here.

Weather Up is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

10. Weather Up

9.2
589 Vanderbilt Ave (btwn Dean & Bergen St), Brooklyn, NY
Cocktail Bar · Prospect Heights · 135 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: It's like stepping into another world.

The Usual is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

11. The Usual

637 Vanderbilt Ave (btw Park & Prospect), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Prospect Heights · 32 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: The Usual is where you go if you live around here and don't have to take a visiting friend to Tom's. Really laid-back, regulars vibe and nice fluffy pancakes to boot.

Brooklyn Cycle Works is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

12. Brooklyn Cycle Works

560 Vanderbilt Ave (Dean St), Brooklyn, NY
Bike Shop · Prospect Heights · 12 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: They can be surly or they can be sweet. I'm mostly glad that they're close by and canusuallyfixit.

Bergen Bagels is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

13. Bergen Bagels

9.0
473 Bergen St (at Flatbush), Brooklyn, NY
Bagel Shop · Prospect Heights · 80 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: Salmon lox. Call ahead and save yourself a wait.

Unnameable Books is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

14. Unnameable Books

8.5
600 Vanderbilt Ave (at St. Marks Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Used Bookstore · Prospect Heights · 23 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: Really good curation of books here. Check out the used books for a nice impulse even though you own a kindle purchase.

Tofu on 7th is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

15. Tofu on 7th

7.4
226 7th Ave (at 3rd St.), Brooklyn, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Central Slope · 18 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: My old reliable Chinese takeout place - really great veggies to make you feel a little bit better about not cooking.

El Gran Castillo de Jagua is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

16. El Gran Castillo de Jagua

8.8
355 Flatbush Ave (Btw Sterling & Park Place), Brooklyn, NY
Latin American Restaurant · Prospect Heights · 45 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: Don't know what's for dinner and feeling carnivorous? Come round - this menu won't disappoint! Rotisserie chicken, beef stew, pig knuckle, you name it!

Antonio's Pizzeria is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

17. Antonio's Pizzeria

7.7
318 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Prospect Heights · 45 tips and reviews

David B.David Blackman: Best slice joint I've been to in years. Try the grandma square.

Professional Italian Shoe Repair is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

18. Professional Italian Shoe Repair

312 Flatbush Ave (Park pl.), Brooklyn, NY
Miscellaneous Shop · Prospect Heights · 3 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: They cobble things. If you know what the means, this is a good place for you.

Taro Sushi is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

19. Taro Sushi

8.8
244 Flatbush Ave (at St. Mark's Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Sushi Restaurant · North Slope · 80 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: It's cheap, it's good, and it's never too much of a wait. Come a few times and the waitstaff will remember you.

Amorina Cucina Rustica is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

20. Amorina Cucina Rustica

8.7
624 Vanderbilt Ave (at Prospect Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Prospect Heights · 36 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: The epitome of a homey neighborhood Italian joint. The specials are always a good call.

Bombay Masala is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

21. Bombay Masala

8.6
678 Franklin Ave (btwn Prospect Pl & Saint Marks Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Indian Restaurant · Crown Heights · 38 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: One of the few Indian places around NYC that does seafood well - try the shrimp bhuna, or go all in on the seafood special dinner!

Oceans 8 at Brownstone Billiards is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

22. Oceans 8 at Brownstone Billiards

6.7
308 Flatbush Ave (at Park Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Pool Hall · North Slope · 53 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: Where arcade basketball lives on forever

Brooklyn Crepe & Juice is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

23. Brooklyn Crepe & Juice

8.5
274 Flatbush Ave (at Prospect Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Juice Bar · Prospect Heights · 35 tips and reviews

Jorene R.Jorene René: There's a type of crepe per Brooklyn neighborhood, and a map on the wall in case you're unsure of your whereabouts.

Fleishers Craft Butchery is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

24. Fleishers Craft Butchery

9.2
192 5th Ave (btwn Sackett & Union), Brooklyn, NY
Butcher · North Slope · 20 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: It's a little bit fancy, but it's meat you'll feel good about chowing down.

Ocean Fish Market is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

25. Ocean Fish Market

6.5
413 5th Ave (7th & 8th Street), Brooklyn, NY
Fish Market · South Slope · 6 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: Nice fillets of wild caught fish. Just tried the sea bass and that knocked my socks off.

Hungry Ghost is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

26. Hungry Ghost

8.5
253 Flatbush Ave (at 6th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Coffee Shop · Prospect Heights · 145 tips and reviews

Joshua N.Joshua Nguyen: Staff is super chill and friendly, ESP the guy and gal barista there on the weekdays.

Convivium Osteria is one of Why Prospect Heights is an awesome place to live.

27. Convivium Osteria

8.8
68 5th Ave (St Marks), Brooklyn, NY
Italian Restaurant · North Slope · 57 tips and reviews

Maria P.Maria Pecoraro: If you're a meat lover, the steak (for Two) is fantastic. Also try the artichoke app - yum.