The best restaurants in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY are a varied group, situated right near the waterfront. Sheepshead Bay isn't named for the shape of the bay, as some may assume. It's actually named for an edible type of fish that was once found in the area's waters. This seaside region of Brooklyn was once a getaway location for New Yorkers, but over the years has become a charming community of single-family homes, mom and pop businesses and some of the best restaurants in all of Brooklyn.
- Clemente's Maryland Crabhouse. One of the Sheepshead Bay area’s best restaurants, Clemente's Maryland Crabhouse serves a variety of seafood menu items, appetizers, chicken dishes, soups, salads, burgers and much more. The restaurant is open for dinner Monday through Thursday, and Friday, Saturday and Sunday, it's open for lunch and dinner. Opened for business in 2002, Clemente's also features an outdoor lounge, Tiki Bar and views of the local marina. Their dining room is large enough for any private party size, so if you'd like to hold an event here, bring your friends and family and Clemente's will accommodate you in every way possible. Clemente's Maryland Crab House, 3939 Emmons Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11235, 718-646-7373.
- Il Fornetto. In Italian, Il Fornetto means "little oven" and at this best restaurant in Sheepshead Bay, all foods are cooked on the kitchen's wood-fire brick oven. Savor the Mediterranean-Italian cuisine served here, including fresh fish, homemade pizza and pasta dishes, soups and salads, lobster and more. Couples like coming to Il Fornetto, for it provides a cozy, romantic setting dining near the seaside. Il Fornetta also offers catering for your private event, which can be held at their restaurant, or an offsite location. During the warmer months, guests can dine in the outside cafe which also allows smoking. Il Fornetto, 2902 Emmons Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11235, 718-332-8494.
- Chikurin Sushi. A traditional Japanese restaurant in the Brooklyn area, Chikurin Sushi serves signature cuisine such as sushi, salads, sashimi, filet mignon, grilled shrimp and specialty dishes. This best restaurant in Sheepshead Bay features indoor and outdoor dining rooms, private lounges and rooms, catering services, food delivery and a fun bar location. Sushi served is made from a variety of different fish species, and is picked fresh daily from their provider. The restaurant also serves fried ice creams, sake, other types of wines and champagne. Chikurin Sushi, 1661 Sheepshead Bay Road, Brooklyn, NY 11235, 718-368-2000.