Welcome to West Wharf

West Wharf is accessible by a host of transportation options, from the G and L subway lines, several bus routes, and ferries to Wall Street and Midtown Manhattan. 

Greenpoint Ave Station

Parks & Greenspace 

Around Every Corner

At West Wharf, landscaped gardens, water features, and rolling yards along the East River begin right in your own backyard — a picturesque haven that provides plenty of greenspace to walk and unwind in, tables to picnic and celebrate at, all with a view that never gets old.

West wharf promenade

At the Crossroads of
Williamsburg & Greenpoint

Explore the award-winning restaurants, renowned galleries, and must-visit shops in the walking radius of West Wharf. From open-air markets to experimental art installations, there’s something to satisfy every interest.

01 — West Wharf Promenade
Where Residents Watch the Sunset
This lushly landscaped park on the West Wharf grounds offers views of the Williamsburg Bridge and the Manhattan skyline, with childrens’ play areas, a calming water feature, and picnic seating.
02 — Davey's Ice Cream
The Neighborhood's Favorite Ice Cream Shop
Decadent brownie sundaes. Ice cream sandwiches made with homemade cookies. Davey’s is a beloved neighborhood ice cream shop that puts an emphasis on ingredient quality (and serves some of the city’s best hot chocolate in the winter).
03 — Peter Pan Donuts
A Donut Shop As Classic As They Come
You simply don’t pass by Peter Pan Donuts without stopping in for a warm sour cream cake donut, or a melt-in-your-mouth honey-dipped cruller. It’s an old-school Greenpoint icon that feels like it hasn’t changed an inch in (over) 60 years.
04 — Taqueria Ramirez
Some of the City’s Best Tacos, Hands Down
The simple white facade says it all: Expect simply perfect tacos. The al pastor is shaved from the spit onto warm tortillas, juicy and comforting, earning Taqueria Ramirez a spot on several best-of New York restaurant lists.
05 — 50 Norman
A Little Slice of Tokyo in Greenpoint
50 Norman is a beautiful, airy Japanese retail and dining space with a dashi shop, unique home goods, handmade ceramics, art books, and an omakase counter. It’s exactly where you want to go when you need a gift for that impossible-to-buy-for person.
An Intimate Bar with a Bumping Soundtrack
Usually cast in a golden or magenta glow, eavesdrop is an intimate bar with a music obsession. A world-class sound system plays a bumping soundtrack all night long while patrons linger over cocktails and small plates.
07 — McCarren Park House
Parkside Dining in a Historic, Lively Setting
Stop by with a picnic blanket for music and other events at this newly revitalized public space and food court.
08 — Nura
Fresh Flavors in a Serene Space
A buzzy restaurant in an old auto-body shop, Nura serves New American cuisine with an Indian edge, like tamarind-glazed ribs and a half-chicken with fenugreek roti. The breads and dips are almost mandatory.
09 — Paulie Gee's Slice Shop
Greenpoint’s Pizza Institution
There will probably be a line and it’s always worth the wait, because Paulie Gee’s wood-fired pies never get old. First time? The Hellboy pie, topped with soppressata and hot honey, is non-negotiable.
10 — Sereneco
An All-Day Restaurant on Historic Grounds
Small plates and live jazz go hand-in-hand at this New American restaurant on the ground floor of the Pencil Factory building.
11 — Big Night
A Boutique Dining & Entertaining Shop
This tiny food lovers’ shop packs a lot in: trendy new food products, dinnerware, entertaining essentials, and quirky gifts (think martini olive candle). Make sure to stock up on hard-to-find ingredients, like Rancho Meladuco Dates, when you’re in.
12 — Word Bookstore
An Indie Bookstore with Author Events
Pop into Word when you’re on your way to Paulie Gee’s slice shop to see what new books they’ve curated on display and impulse buy some stationery. The book-loving staff is always at the ready if you need a recommendation.
13 — Greenery Unlimited
A Nursery That Feels Like a Tropical Oasis
Stepping into Greenery Unlimited is like leaving Greenpoint for the jungle. Find all kinds of plants to liven up your home, plus sophisticated watering systems, and guidance (if needed) from the knowledgable staff.
14 — Homecoming
Florist, Café, and Local Artisan Shop
Handmade ceramics, unexpected gifts, and a greenhouse’s worth of houseplants fill the shelves of this cozy and welcoming coffee shop.
15 — Cibone
Japanese Home Goods, Gifts, and More
Inside 50 Norman is Cibone, a Tokyo-based shop that sells sculptural ceramics, cast iron tea kettles, and other impeccably designed housewares as well as small goods like incense and tea.
16 — Marsha P. Johnson State Park
A Waterfront Park with Spectacular Views
This seven-acre waterfront park stretches between Greenpoint and Wiliamsburg is dotted with historic railroad and cobblestone remnants, with plenty of space for picnics in view of the Manhattan skyline.
17 — Bushwick Inlet Park
A Landscaped Park with Soccer Fields and More
Soccer fields, public facilities, and bench-lined paths offer generous seating throughout Bushwick Inlet Park to savor the view of the East River and Manhattan. On the weekends, it feels as if all of Williamsburg and Greenpoint is here.
18 — McCarren Park
A Bustling Park For Sports and Barbecues
An expansive green space surrounded by restaurants and apartments, McCarren Park is where residents of Williamsburg and Greenpoint gather to hang out with friends, play softball and tennis, and take the scenic route from one neighborhood to the next.
19 — Transmitter Park
A Park with a Long Pier and Summer Film Series
A block-long park between Kent St. and Greenpoint Ave., WNYC Transmitter Park is known for its wide pier in the East River that offers stunning views of the skyline, passing ferries, and Fourth of July fireworks.
20 — Pierogi Gallery
An Eclectic Gallery with Must-See Exhibits
Behind an unassuming black door on a residential Williamsburg block is some of the city’s most diverse, up-and-coming arts scene. Stop by Pierogi Gallery to see sharply curated exhibits in a variety of media.
21 — Arts District Brooklyn
A Massive Venue for Arts and Music Events
ArtsDistrict Brooklyn hosts immersive activations, concerts, DJs, dancing, and experimental events in over 20,000 square feet, including an outdoor courtyard.
22 — Calico Gallery
An Intimate Gallery Known for Affordable Art Shows
You’re likely to find thought-provoking works, small ceramics, and affordable art prints at Calico, an exhibition space that celebrates local and emerging artists tucked into the Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse.
23 — Vessel Floats
A Spa Known for Its Sensory Deprivation Tanks
Visitors float in saltwater pools for out-of-body calming experiences at this modern spa space in Greenpoint. Quiet, serene, and luxurious, it provides an escape from the high-speed pace of city living.
24 — Bathouse
A Sleekly Modern Spa and Restaurant
Sweat it out in the sauna and steam rooms, book a massage or body scrub, and hit the cold (or hot) plunge at Bathhouse, a day spa where locals love to unwind—especially on the lesser crowded weekdays.