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Local’s Guide

 

The rich history. The small-town charm and downtown cool. We don’t have to sell you, our neighbors, on what makes the Seaport so special. Instead, we’ll simply share some of the spots that consistently make it onto the neighborhood’s lists of local favorites. In-the-know picks for discerning locals.

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Lawn Club
Lawn Club

Leisure HQ

No yard? No problem. Book a lawn at Lawn Club for you and your crew and enjoy space to kick back—and compete. Play bocce, cornhole, croquet and other lawn games, and refuel with beer, wine, cocktails, mocktails, and shareable summer food faves.

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Hair stylist cutting a man's hair at the Fellow Barber shop
Fellow Barber

Get Groomed

Beard trims. Fresh cuts. In a classy, comfortable place to soak up some me-time and shop for stylish grooming supplies.

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Dorlan's Tavern
Dorlan’s Tavern

A Local’s Local

Refreshing drinks. Delicious food. This homegrown bar welcomes locals, tourists, and the FiDi business community alike for happy hours, friendly meals, and private celebrations. 

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Fresh Salt
Fresh Salt

Good Vibes

The facade—historic. The mood, laidback. This cozy neighborhood bar and café is a popular spot for drinks, sandwiches, snacks, and shared plates.

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Fish Market exterior
Fish Market

Hidden Gem

You know you’re a local if you know Fish Market. This hole-in-the wall dive bar has a delicious twist—an authentic Malaysian home-cooked menu. 

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The Fulton
The Fulton

Somewhere Special

The finest seafood dishes from Chef Jean-Georges. Brooklyn Bridge views that will make you swoon even if you live here. There’s no better place for a special night (or lunch or brunch) out.

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woman browsing books at bowne & co
Bowne & Co.

Print Shop

Custom printing. Unique gifts and paper goods. Bowne & Co. is part of the South Street Seaport Museum, using historic printing presses from the museum’s collection. A great place to shop—and attend occasional print workshops.

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Tin Building Marketplace
Tin Building

Local Market

Ingredients from around the world. Purveyors of the highest caliber. The Seaport’s local market just happens to be the Central Market of Jean-Georges’ gourmet food hall, putting the city’s finest foodstuffs at your fingertips. 

It is also home to some excellent restaurants, including The Frenchman’s Dough, a traditional Italian trattoria with a French twist. 

Locals can also swing by the Bloom Room, Tin’s show-stopping flower stand, to pick up bunches of the same beautiful arrangements seen on display throughout the building.

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obe fitness class on the rooftop at Pier 17
Events

Event Hub

Free fitness classes. Food festivals that support our local schools. Live DJ sessions on the Riverdeck, and holiday parties for all. With year-round programming like Seaport Fit, Seaport Sounds, and more, there is never a dull moment in the neighborhood. 

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The Beekman Hotel
The Beekman

Where to Stay

Drinks beneath a soaring atrium. Meals in jewel-toned and mirrored dining rooms. The Beekman Hotel’s bars and restaurants are prime spots for nights out close to home.

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Foodie Tour

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family eating Mister Dips ice cream

Family-Friendly Edition

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Date Night

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Summer Vacation

Summer Vacation

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