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Must-See Coney Island
Luna Park is one of Must-See Coney Island.

1. Luna Park

8.5
1000 Surf Ave (at W 10th St), Brooklyn, NY
Parco a tema · Coney Island · 106 consigli e recensioni

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: This amusement venue takes its name and aesthetic from one of the "Nickel Empire" parks of yore—the old Luna Park, which operated from 1903 until it was destroyed by fire in 1944.

The Cyclone is one of Must-See Coney Island.

2. The Cyclone

9.0
834 Surf Ave (Coney Island), Brooklyn, NY
Parchi a Tema Giostra/Attrazioni · Coney Island · 69 consigli e recensioni

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: Riding in the front car affords riders the best view, while sitting in the rear gives the feeling of greater speed.

Deno's Wonder Wheel is one of Must-See Coney Island.

3. Deno's Wonder Wheel

8.5
1025 Boardwalk W, Brooklyn, NY
Parchi a Tema Giostra/Attrazioni · Coney Island · 55 consigli e recensioni

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: There are two lines: one for swinging cars and one for stationary (which is often shorter). Whichever you chose, be sure to snap a pic from the top! Fun fact: The Wonder Wheel weighs 400,000 pounds.

Sideshows By The Seashore is one of Must-See Coney Island.

4. Sideshows By The Seashore

6.7
1200 Surf Avenue (12th Street), Brooklyn, NY
Luogo con spettacoli dal vivo · Coney Island · 8 consigli e recensioni

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: Cast members include Scott "The Twisted Shockmeister" Baker (master escape artist and live-cricket eater), Insectavora (a fire-eating femme fatale) and Serpentina (a snake-charming contortionist).

5. Nathan's Famous

7.9
1310 Surf Ave (at Stillwell Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Locale da Hot Dog · Coney Island · 348 consigli e recensioni

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: It's not all about hot dogs (though that's probably what you're here for)—the french fries and clams are popular choices, too. You can even buy frog's legs at the Surf Avenue location, if you dare.

Gargiulo's Restaurant is one of Must-See Coney Island.

6. Gargiulo's Restaurant

8.3
2911 W 15th St, Brooklyn, NY
Ristorante italiano · Coney Island · 26 consigli e recensioni

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: A Coney Island icon, Gargiulo's has served the neighborhood since 1907.

Paul's Daughter is one of Must-See Coney Island.

7. Paul's Daughter

6.6
Boardwalk (12th street), Brooklyn, NY
Locale da Hot Dog · Coney Island · 26 consigli e recensioni

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: One of the classic Coney Island boardwalk joints, Paul’s Daughter has been serving corndogs, hot dogs, Italian ices, knishes, cotton candy, clams on the half shell, beer and more for 6-plus decades.

Ruby's Bar & Grill is one of Must-See Coney Island.

8. Ruby's Bar & Grill

6.0
1213 Boardwalk W (btwn Stillwell Ave & W 12th St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Coney Island · 42 consigli e recensioni

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: Hipsters, locals and freaks (from the sideshow) gather. Everyone's welcome at this boardwalk bar, where beer is served in plastic cups and consumed on plastic chairs, and every hour is happy hour.

Tom's Restaurant is one of Must-See Coney Island.

9. Tom's Restaurant

5.7
1229 Boardwalk W (Stillwell Ave & The Boardwalk), Brooklyn, NY
Ristorante americano · Coney Island · 20 consigli e recensioni

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: Seem familiar? This is the Coney Island branch of Brooklyn favorite Tom's in Prospect Heights. There are some seafood items on the Coney menu, but the original Tom's classics are all there, too.

Totonno's Pizzeria Napolitano is one of Must-See Coney Island.

10. Totonno's Pizzeria Napolitano

8.3
1524 Neptune Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Pizzeria · Coney Island · 110 consigli e recensioni

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: Whatever you do, DON'T ASK FOR A MENU. There are none, as Totonno's matriarch Louise "Cookie" Ciminieri will be quick to remind you. Just check the menu board in the back of the restaurant.

William's Candy Shop is one of Must-See Coney Island.

11. William's Candy Shop

8.0
1318 Surf Ave (at Stillwell Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Negozio di dolciumi · Coney Island · 17 consigli e recensioni

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: The main attractions here are the chewy, sugary candied Granny Smith apples. When's the last time you had one? C'mon. Go for it!

MCU Park is one of Must-See Coney Island.

12. MCU Park

8.1
1904 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Stadio di baseball · Coney Island · 112 consigli e recensioni

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: Fun fact: The Brooklyn Cyclones are known for their outlandish promotions. In the past, they've offered free tickets for life to anyone who would agree to name their child Brooklyn or Cy.

New York Aquarium is one of Must-See Coney Island.

13. New York Aquarium

6.9
602 Surf Ave (at W 8th St), Brooklyn, NY
Acquario · Coney Island · 126 consigli e recensioni

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: Admission on Fridays from 3pm until closing is pay-what-you-wish. Fun fact: This is America's oldest aquarium, dating to 1896.

Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk is one of Must-See Coney Island.

14. Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk

9.1
Riegelmann Boardwalk, Brooklyn, NY
Spiaggia · Coney Island · 359 consigli e recensioni

City of New YorkCity of New York: Coney Island was explored by Henry Hudson in 1609; he landed on Manhattan the next day.