Exploring the Neighborhood: Gowanus


Abbotsford Road

Roasted right here in Brooklyn, this cozy spot is a perfect getaway for the freshest cup around. And it’s only a block away from the gym, making it the perfect spot to enjoy a moment of freedom after dropping your littles ones at BKB for Kids Academy.

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Mirror Tea and Sake House

With a long list of teas and a menu of Sake Cocktails, this is the perfect post climb reward. During COVID times, you can order on their website for pickup, but in non-COVID times, this space hosts events for those looking for a night out.

Mirror Tea
Photo by Mirror Tea
Hungry? Us too.

Thankfully, Gowanus is host to some of the tastiest eats.


This BKB staff favorite serves Southern Soul food with East Asian flavors. Specializing in fried chicken, they have a slew of other sides that’ll make anyone salivate. They’ve proudly been pickup & delivery only since 2014.

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The V Spot

This Latin Vegan restaurant can satisfy any appetite. It’s a tried and true option for the BKB community. The Spicy Jamaican Empanada will rock your world. Do it.

Photo by V Spot

Threes Brewing

This brewery and pub serves a list of in-house crafted lagers, IPAs, and mixed culture beers in addition to a menu of other carefully selected brands of beers and liquors. They even have pop-up eateries serving food in their backyard?! All our dreams came true.

Photo by Three’s Brewing

The Sackett

If you’re looking for a more intimate setting with a good happy hour, this is your joint. Also, bi-weekly trivia nights on Tuesdays will never be a bad idea.

Photo by The Sackett