Best Boardwalks in New York

Check out the top Boardwalks in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Coney Island
1. Coney Island
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147 local reviews
Coney Island, Brooklyn
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JoAnne
Coney Island is Brooklyn history at it's most authentic. After you've had enough of quaint, tree-lined street…
Alice
One of New York's most famous destinations, the Coney Island boardwalk, beach and amusement park make for a gr…
Kim
Coney Island claims it's the birthplace of the hotdog. It's a neighborhood on the southernmost point of Brookl…
1. Coney Island
1. Coney Island
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147 local reviews
Coney Island, Brooklyn
JoAnne
JoAnne
Coney Island is Brooklyn history at it's most authentic. After you've had enough of quaint, tree-lined streets & historic architecture of P…
Alice
Alice
One of New York's most famous destinations, the Coney Island boardwalk, beach and amusement park make for a great day. Thrill seekers may ri…
Kim
Kim
Coney Island claims it's the birthplace of the hotdog. It's a neighborhood on the southernmost point of Brooklyn. They have an amusement are…
2. Coney Island
2. Coney Island
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139 local reviews
Coney Island, Brooklyn
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JoAnne
Coney Island is Brooklyn history at it's most authentic. After you've had enough of quaint, tree-lined street…
Gya
It's Coney Island. If you're a summer visitor the amusement park is open, the boardwalk on weekends boasts pe…
Stacey
Coney Island is home to one of America's most famous, historic amusement parks. There is a lot to do in the a…
2. Coney Island
2. Coney Island
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139 local reviews
Coney Island, Brooklyn
JoAnne
JoAnne
Coney Island is Brooklyn history at it's most authentic. After you've had enough of quaint, tree-lined streets & historic architecture of P…
Gya
Gya
It's Coney Island. If you're a summer visitor the amusement park is open, the boardwalk on weekends boasts people walking enjoying the day …
Stacey
Stacey
Coney Island is home to one of America's most famous, historic amusement parks. There is a lot to do in the area: take a ride on a roller c…
3. RIPPERS
3. RIPPERS
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25 local reviews
8601 Shore Front Pkwy, Queens
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
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Eva Maria
Rippers is a great little spot on the Boardwalk in Queens. The Rockaways are a favorite summer beach spot for …
Nancy
Seasonal spot on the boardwalk at 86th. Delicious Cheeseburgers and Crab Fries. While you can't drink on the b…
Rosemary
Boardwalk snack shop for burgers, hot dogs & breakfast, with beer, wine & vintage beach decor. This is a fun p…
3. RIPPERS
3. RIPPERS
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25 local reviews
8601 Shore Front Pkwy, Queens
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
Eva Maria
Eva Maria
Rippers is a great little spot on the Boardwalk in Queens. The Rockaways are a favorite summer beach spot for local New Yorkers, and it's su…
Nancy
Nancy
Seasonal spot on the boardwalk at 86th. Delicious Cheeseburgers and Crab Fries. While you can't drink on the beach, you can throw a few back…
Rosemary
Rosemary
Boardwalk snack shop for burgers, hot dogs & breakfast, with beer, wine & vintage beach decor. This is a fun place for all ages and they hav…
4. Rockaway Beach
4. Rockaway Beach
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62 local reviews
Rockaway Beach, Queens
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Jungwon
Rockaway Beach has perhaps the most eclectic surf/beach scene in the country! Not exactly a "parks and nature"…
Jolie
Less than an hour from NYC's center is Rockaway Beach. Still within the confines of the city and reachable by …
Chris
Rockaway Beach is a popular summertime spot. It is over 5 miles of beach and boardwalk. Surfers flock to Rocka…
4. Rockaway Beach
4. Rockaway Beach
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62 local reviews
Rockaway Beach, Queens
Jungwon
Jungwon
Rockaway Beach has perhaps the most eclectic surf/beach scene in the country! Not exactly a "parks and nature" getaway, but it's still the o…
Jolie
Jolie
Less than an hour from NYC's center is Rockaway Beach. Still within the confines of the city and reachable by The AC Train, Rockaway Beach h…
Chris
Chris
Rockaway Beach is a popular summertime spot. It is over 5 miles of beach and boardwalk. Surfers flock to Rockaway Beach in particular year-r…
5. Long Beach
5. Long Beach
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22 local reviews
Long Beach, Long Beach
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Dalton
My favorite boardwalk. Summer time there's semi pro volley ball tournament, clean, well kept, well lit boardwa…
Cheryl & Chris Hosts W D'most
2 mile boardwalk along the soft, sandy, family friendly beach, with a wide variety of day and night spots for …
Nancy
Head to the Boardwalk and Beach - just a 10 min walk away. You can also borrow one of our bikes to get around…
5. Long Beach
5. Long Beach
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22 local reviews
Long Beach, Long Beach
Dalton
Dalton
My favorite boardwalk. Summer time there's semi pro volley ball tournament, clean, well kept, well lit boardwalk shared by pedestrians, jogg…
Cheryl & Chris Hosts W D'most
Cheryl & Chris Hosts W D'most
2 mile boardwalk along the soft, sandy, family friendly beach, with a wide variety of day and night spots for every level of celebration fro…
Nancy
Nancy
Head to the Boardwalk and Beach - just a 10 min walk away. You can also borrow one of our bikes to get around faster! Free beach admission …
6. Brighton Beach
6. Brighton Beach
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41 local reviews
Brighton Beach, Brooklyn
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Deborah
This is a nice beach in the borough of Brooklyn. There is a boardwalk that takes you all the way to Coney Isla…
Kim
One of my favorite beaches in the city. Located just down the boardwalk from Coney Island, a little more quiet…
RentEz
The largest and most condensed Russian neighborhood in NYC! Walk along the famous Boardwalk! Have shish ke…
6. Brighton Beach
6. Brighton Beach
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41 local reviews
Brighton Beach, Brooklyn
Deborah
Deborah
This is a nice beach in the borough of Brooklyn. There is a boardwalk that takes you all the way to Coney Island.The Q train runs there. Now…
Kim
Kim
One of my favorite beaches in the city. Located just down the boardwalk from Coney Island, a little more quiet and less crowded. Lots of Rus…
RentEz
RentEz
The largest and most condensed Russian neighborhood in NYC! Walk along the famous Boardwalk! Have shish kebob and vodka for lunch! It…
7. New York Aquarium
7. New York Aquarium
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57 local reviews
602 Surf Ave, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
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AquariumPoint of interestEstablishment
Angus
Great displays of seahorses, sharts and jellyfish. Right on coney island boardwalk and close to Brighton Beach
Chris
Along the Boardwalk near Coney Island and Brighten Beach. A great place for kids.
Allen
See the famous 'Osborn the Sea Lion'. Right next to the Coney Island Boardwalk.
7. New York Aquarium
7. New York Aquarium
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57 local reviews
602 Surf Ave, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 718-265-3474
Angus
Angus
Great displays of seahorses, sharts and jellyfish. Right on coney island boardwalk and close to Brighton Beach
Chris
Chris
Along the Boardwalk near Coney Island and Brighten Beach. A great place for kids.
Allen
Allen
See the famous 'Osborn the Sea Lion'. Right next to the Coney Island Boardwalk.
8. Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk
8. Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk
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20 local reviews
Riegelmann Boardwalk, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 718-946-1350
ParkLodgingPoint of interest
Thais & Luiz
If you think that New York does not give beach! Yes you do! Your summer may be even more special with this tip…
Lev
The iconic Coney Island and Brighton Beach boardwalk is a must see in the area. There are rides such as the C…
Clifford
A short subway ride to a beach and boardwalk, with restaurants an aquarium, and a (very dated) amusement park…
8. Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk
8. Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk
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20 local reviews
Riegelmann Boardwalk, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 718-946-1350
Thais & Luiz
Thais & Luiz
If you think that New York does not give beach! Yes you do! Your summer may be even more special with this tip on what to do in Brooklyn. Co…
Lev
Lev
The iconic Coney Island and Brighton Beach boardwalk is a must see in the area. There are rides such as the Cyclone and the Wonder Wheel th…
Clifford
Clifford
A short subway ride to a beach and boardwalk, with restaurants an aquarium, and a (very dated) amusement park. Nothing crazy unique, but …
9. Low Tide Bar
9. Low Tide Bar
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9 local reviews
Boardwalk, New York
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Andris
This unassuming beach bar is the go-to spot for scoping sets while enjoying tap offerings of brew (all michel…
Jordan
Located in the Beach97 concessions on the boardwalk this classic spot has live music FRI-SAT and ocean views. …
Tory
Live music or DJ's on the boardwalk overlooking the beach and surrounded by other great food options.
9. Low Tide Bar
9. Low Tide Bar
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9 local reviews
Boardwalk, New York
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
Andris
Andris
This unassuming beach bar is the go-to spot for scoping sets while enjoying tap offerings of brew (all michelada-able for a buck) and kombu…
Jordan
Jordan
Located in the Beach97 concessions on the boardwalk this classic spot has live music FRI-SAT and ocean views. The bar also shares the buildi…
Tory
Tory
Live music or DJ's on the boardwalk overlooking the beach and surrounded by other great food options.
10. South Beach
10. South Beach
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13 local reviews
South Beach, Staten Island
NeighborhoodPolitical
Ann Marie
Beautiful new boardwalk starts here at South Beach and goes all the way down the Staten Island shore to Midlan…
Katherine
Called "The Rivera of New York City," the recently restored Boardwalk area boasts new playing fields, fun foun…
Lynn
Our local beach with a boardwalk that you can stroll or bike on. You can drive or get there by bus.
10. South Beach
10. South Beach
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13 local reviews
South Beach, Staten Island
Ann Marie
Ann Marie
Beautiful new boardwalk starts here at South Beach and goes all the way down the Staten Island shore to Midland Beach, where you'll find a f…
Katherine
Katherine
Called "The Rivera of New York City," the recently restored Boardwalk area boasts new playing fields, fun fountains, and a clean, lifeguard …
Lynn
Lynn
Our local beach with a boardwalk that you can stroll or bike on. You can drive or get there by bus.
11. Tatiana
11. Tatiana
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11 local reviews
3152 Brighton 6th St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 718-891-5151
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Marj
Right on the boardwalk of Brighton Beach, a quieter/cleaner beach right next to Coney Island. There are THREE …
Vee
After a day on the beach, sit here on the boardwalk and enjoy the best Russian food you will ever eat. Friendl…
Lev
Great live floor show, fabulous food, fun for dancing into the early hours! And it's on the Boardwalk.
11. Tatiana
11. Tatiana
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11 local reviews
3152 Brighton 6th St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 718-891-5151
Marj
Marj
Right on the boardwalk of Brighton Beach, a quieter/cleaner beach right next to Coney Island. There are THREE restaurants named "Tatiana" :)…
Vee
Vee
After a day on the beach, sit here on the boardwalk and enjoy the best Russian food you will ever eat. Friendly staff and super relaxing vib…
Lev
Lev
Great live floor show, fabulous food, fun for dancing into the early hours! And it's on the Boardwalk.
12. Boardwalk
12. Boardwalk
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7 local reviews
Boardwalk, Long Beach
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Jennifer And James
Great place for strolling, running, biking, and watching the sunrise or sunset! No cost to use the boardwalk. …
Tim
"the Iconic Boardwalk rebuilt after super storm Sandy is great place to walk, bike, run or just enjoy the view…
Michael
Two mile long boardwalk great for biking/walking..
12. Boardwalk
12. Boardwalk
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7 local reviews
Boardwalk, Long Beach
Jennifer And James
Jennifer And James
Great place for strolling, running, biking, and watching the sunrise or sunset! No cost to use the boardwalk. Entrance fee required to acces…
Tim
Tim
"the Iconic Boardwalk rebuilt after super storm Sandy is great place to walk, bike, run or just enjoy the view"
Michael
Michael
Two mile long boardwalk great for biking/walking..