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Dumbo Manhattan Bridge View

Dumbo Manhattan Bridge View also known as The Manhattan Bridge DUMBO Photo Spot, is located at various points along Washington Street. Most of the pictures are taken at Plymouth and York Street. Visitors to DUMBO flock to Water and Front Streets for a chance to capture the iconic photo. Manhattan Bridge seems to rise up from the cobblestone streets with the Empire State Building in the background.

Dumbo in Brooklyn, New York

Dumbo in Brooklyn, New York is a trendy hotbed of shopping, parks, recreation and dining. The location along Dumbo’s cobblestone streets and independent boutiques converted from warehouse buildings offers great views of Lower Manhattan. Short for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass, DUMBO was once an industrial hub that slowed down post Depression.

Restaurants in Dumbo Brooklyn

The DUMBO neighborhood has some of the best restaurants in Brooklyn. Whether you are in the mood for a quick bite or fine dining, you can find it in this flourishing food scene. Here are just a few great restaurants in Dumbo.

  1. GRAN ELÉCTRICA – From tacos, gorditas, and quesadillas this restaurant offers up tasty Mexican food with no gimmicks.
  2. The Osprey – Offering Farm to Table cuisine with excellent views on the East River.
  3. Grimaldi’s – When it comes to pizza, Grimaldi’s is a New York institution. Often voted the best pizza in Brooklyn. Grimaldi’s former owner came out of retirement to also start a new pizzeria Juliana’s.

Hotels in Dumbo Brooklyn

  1. Hampton Inn Brooklyn/Downtown – Barclays Center,  New York City College of Technology, and Metro Tech Center are all within a mile or so from this hotel.
  2. 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge – Pet-friendly hotel with a rooftop pool, with waterfront views overlooking the Manhattan Skyline.
  3. Hotel Mimosa New York – This charming boutique hotel on the Lower East Side is still less than a mile away from all the action in DUMBO.