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Best Restaurant in Gowanus/Park Slope

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While there is no shortage of dining options in Brooklyn’s Park Slope and ever-expanding Gowanus neighborhoods, Stone Park Cafe continues to impress and comfort diners after more than a decade in business — making it quite possibly one of the most important New American restaurants in the borough. What’s the key to more than ten years of continued success in such a competitive market? It’s simple: consistency. This is the type of restaurant you can walk into on a Tuesday night, Saturday night, or Sunday for brunch and know you’re always going to leave wowed by another of chef Josh Grinker’s signature dishes focusing on refined local fare without all the fussiness that usually accompanies a white-tablecloth restaurant. It’s hard to go wrong with the classic Stone Park burger or any other of the meat- or fish-based main courses, but the real show-stopper is the decadent bone-marrow-and-scallop tacos. 324 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn 11215, 718-369-0082, stoneparkcafe.com