Brooklyn Flea

Brooklyn Flea - Fort Greene

176 Lafayette Ave. (btw Clermont & Vanderbilt Ave.), Brooklyn, NY 11238, United States
Hours:
Closed until 10:00 AM Saturday (Show more)
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
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The Brooklyn Flea's flagship location is open April-November and features 150+ curated vendors of antiques, vintage, handmade and food items.

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  • Time Out New York

    The best year-round market brings together 150 local vendors carrying all manner of vintage, handmade and antique wares. The Flea will move to its winter location on November 26.

    Time Out New York · October 31, 2011
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  • The Corcoran Group

    Hundreds of vendors selling vintage clothing, antiques, new jewelry and arts & crafts. Definitely go for the expanding selection of food!

    The Corcoran Group · August 17, 2010
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  • Village Voice

    The Village Voice voted this Best Spot for Crafty Cruising in our Best Of New York Poll!

    Village Voice · November 3, 2010
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  • Gilt City

    From soap, earrings and watches to oysters, ice cream and bicycles, the Flea is an ode to the city’s dedicated craftsmen. In a word: it makes you happy.

    Gilt City · March 29, 2011
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  • DailyCandy

    Eat your way through the day. Start with Scratchbread scones and end with Liddabit Sweets pie candy bars. Read more

    DailyCandy · December 9, 2010
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  • Jennifer D.

    Brooklyn Flea is so precious I fear sharing this secret with foursquare. Then, I realized everyone else knew about it before me. Every booth has something different to offer. Love.

    Jennifer Daniel · March 16, 2009
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  • Racked

    This weekend event from the Brownstoner folks is the mother of all hipster flea markets. Go for the antique vendors and the delicious snacks, not to mention the people-watching. [Racked 38 Member]

    Racked · July 30, 2012
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  • Design*Sponge

    It's hard to over-sell this weekly flea. Amazing food, good (albeit often overpriced) vintage wares and a good place to people watch.

    Design*Sponge · March 27, 2011
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  • ChowMama Stacie B.

    most food here is tasty. I'm always torn between anything Mexican or the (portable!) brick oven pizzas. there's also a stand towards entrance that sells prosciutto bruschetta--yum!

    ChowMama Stacie Billis · September 26, 2009
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  • Foodspotting

    Try the Asia Dog

    Foodspotting · December 4, 2010
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  • Ari G.

    Don't eat before coming here so that you can enjoy some of the best food that Brooklyn has to offer.

    Ari Greenberg · June 6, 2010
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  • Laren S.

    Ate a Red Hook Lobster Pound lobster roll -- tasty!

    Laren Spirer · July 18, 2009
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  • Jenna W.

    Make a beeline for the antiques. Scored a steel juicer,wire peacocks, shooting gallery targets, edison lightbulbs. Find the babyfaced jewelry peddler -- he sells fat gold chains.

    Jenna Wortham  · March 10, 2009
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  • Fashism

    A great place to spend a Saturday: Shop for vintage clothes and furniture, feast on Red Hook tacos and hopefully bump into someone you know.

    Fashism · October 29, 2010
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  • Michael F.

    get the pizza. and the papusas! Get the papusas!!

    Michael Fives · September 12, 2009
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  • Lucky Magazine

    Rie Akuto, budding stylist, loves to browse the incredible vintage selection any time she can.

    Lucky Magazine · June 15, 2012
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  • 42 P.

    Lots of cool vendors, home made gourmet foods and artwork and great deals on tons of one of a kind trinkets, you can also get some unique photos of people and items here http://www.brooklynflea.com/

    42 Photo · August 16, 2011
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  • ThePurplePassport.com

    Stalls at this outdoor market are stacked with vintage accents (shabby-chic typewriter, anyone?), antique furniture, and artists’ crafts like tea towels, painted mugs, and prints. Read more

    ThePurplePassport.com · January 3, 2013
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  • Dora

    Don’t leave without chowing on a dee-lish Asia Doghot dogs with Asian-inspired toppings.Powered by ParentsConnect.com

    Dora · July 21, 2010
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  • Zach S.

    Chonco's fish tacos are AH-MAZING!

    Zach Shelton · May 29, 2010
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  • The Bombernaut

    I go here to stalk hipster chicks. It's much harder when they're not drunk and giving Hj's in a dive bar bathroom.

    The Bombernaut · April 29, 2010
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  • Ed K.

    Come for the mid-century modern furniture, stay for the awesome food carts. The red-hook ball field mexican food vendors are my favorite.

    Ed Kim · October 25, 2009
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  • Phoenix 💥💥💥

    Spend a Saturday here

    Phoenix 💥💥💥 · September 10, 2014
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  • Ed C.

    Ask to see the lobster roll before you pay $16 for one. Delicious, but TINY...

    Ed C · May 5, 2012
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  • Christen D.

    Work up an appetite by browsing the cool vintage stuff, then grab a lobster roll and a watermelon fruit drink to eat on the steps.

    Christen Duong · August 27, 2011
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  • jake f.

    Go directly to the red hook papusa stand. Do not pass go. Do not collect $200.

    jake furst · November 20, 2010
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  • David T.

    Eat everything. Seriously. And especially the Mexican food near the gate, the porchetta sandwich, anything from Scratchbread, you won't leave hungry.

    David Taintor · November 19, 2010
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  • Kelsey F.

    Check out the SeamlessWeb Giant pastrami sandwich!

    Kelsey Flittner · October 23, 2010
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  • Precise &.

    The best place to get vintage jewlery and vinyl records in brooklyn!! there's a bit too many "new" vintage vendors but the REAL vintage vintage vendors ROCK!

    Precise & Tramp · June 5, 2010
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  • jennifer w.

    Peach sorbet from the Brooklyn Scoop Ice Cream truck is yummy and refreshing!!!

    jennifer wannarachue · May 1, 2010
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  • Quirine

    Try the stroopwafels @ the good batch!

    Quirine · April 10, 2010
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  • Evan O.

    Dogs not allowed

    Evan Orensten · November 21, 2009
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  • ChowMama Stacie B.

    buy some early bird granola!

    ChowMama Stacie Billis · September 26, 2009
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  • Sara C.

    Bought a bike! Probably paid too much, but enh... I bought a bike!

    Sara Clarke · August 12, 2009
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  • Michael C.

    Found some great records (vinyl) here at decent prices.

    Michael Connery · July 20, 2009
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  • Sharon P.

    There's handmade, vintage, and refurbished everything. Take your time and don't be afraid to barter. And before you leave, stop by the soda stand for the most delicious apple-ginger pop.

    Sharon P. · November 29, 2014
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  • Racked

    Brooklyn Flea is now basically everywhere—there's markets in Fort Greene, Park Slope, and DUMBO. The Williamsburg market is moving to a to-be-determined address in the coming months. Read more

    Racked · October 27, 2014
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  • Steve A.

    Spotted the pink elephant in the room

    Steve A · September 27, 2014
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  • Katie B.

    Don't arrive right when it opens - the vendors won't be completely set up. Don't arrive too late - the mass of people are hard to negotiate. It's a delicate balance.

    Katie Brown · October 13, 2012
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  • Liana Z.

    Top-notch food stalls and cute vintage vendors. Visit the Dough stand -try the lemon and ginger doghnut, it's amazing.

    Liana Z · October 3, 2012
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  • Brett W.

    Get yourself a Red Hook Lobster Roll (Maine style) its bloody delicious!!

    Brett Walsh · July 28, 2012
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  • Andrew Z.

    Sweet chicken Tamales from the papusa vendors are official.

    Andrew Zarick · May 19, 2012
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  • Casey P.

    The papusas are king. Followed by grilled cheese a fish tacos. A strong contender for king is also the pizza!

    Casey Potenzone · January 15, 2011
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  • Ezra G.

    Bring cash because there's a single atm with a long line and not many nearby.

    Ezra Gildesgame · August 14, 2010
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  • Tarah F.

    Dogs allowed now!

    Tarah Feinberg · May 29, 2010
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  • Vinmania

    Scratchbread is fantastic!

    Vinmania · May 8, 2010
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  • Ian B.

    Great - fantastic place

    Ian Broughall · May 7, 2010
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  • Hobo H.

    Don't lose a cell phone-less Ukranian here for one more day.

    Hobo Hookah · April 24, 2010
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  • Amanda S.

    U can also bring a picture of your dog, not the actual one..

    Amanda Silver · January 24
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  • Ru C.

    Lots of vendors from bikes to tables

    Ru Chung · October 25, 2014
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