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93 Walk Score of Bensonhurst, New York, NY

Bensonhurst is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of New Utrecht Reformed Church in Bensonhurst, New York

New Utrecht Reformed Church

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Lenny's Pizza

Daily errands do not require a car in Bensonhurst New York.

Bensonhurst is the 76th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 93.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, Bowery and Flatiron District.

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74 Corona 93 79 76 109,607
75 Astoria 93 78 75 153,924
76 Bensonhurst 93 75 58 77,932
77 Borough Park 93 76 64 115,327
78 Rego Park 93 91 67 60,946

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 202 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Bensonhurst.

People in Bensonhurst can walk to an average of 7 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Gino's Focacceria in Bensonhurst, New York

Gino's Focacceria

Photo of Lenny's Pizza in Bensonhurst, New York

Lenny's Pizza

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thumbnail for New Utrecht Reformed ChurchThe New Utrecht Church is located in the #BathBeach section of Brooklyn, right off of 18th Ave, and right near the D train. The flagpole that stands in front of the church, better known as the Liberty Pole, is the oldest in the country, erected in 1783 at the end of the Revolutionary War. The pole has changed a few times since then, but the eagle and weathervane on the top remains the same.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on New Utrecht Reformed Church

75 Transit Score of Bensonhurst, New York, NY

Bensonhurst has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Bensonhurst New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Bensonhurst has excellent public transportation and about 5 bus and 2 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Bensonhurst on public transit.

58 Bike Score of Bensonhurst, New York, NY

Bensonhurst is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.


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Photo of Bensonhurst Street Art in Bensonhurst, New York

Bensonhurst Street Art

Photo of St. Cabrini's Acadamy in Bensonhurst, New York

St. Cabrini's Acadamy

Photo of Caffe Italia in Bensonhurst, New York

Caffe Italia

Photo of La Casa della Bomboniera & Il Telaio in Bensonhurst, New York

La Casa della Bomboniera & Il Telaio

thumbnail for Lenny's PizzaLocated in #Bensonhurst, Brooklyn you can find Lenny's Pizzeria, one of New York's most famous pizza joints. This is where John Travolta purchased two pizza slices and ate them “double-decker” style in the movie "Saturday Night Fever".

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Lenny's Pizza

thumbnail for Bensonhurst Street ArtThis mural, right near the Bay Ridge Parkway, is one of many found throughout #Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. NYC street artists use the walls of their city as a way to express themselves, and this piece in particular was made as a tribute to the people who died on September 11th.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Bensonhurst Street Art

thumbnail for Gino's FocacceriaRight on 18th Ave. in #Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, you can find one of the best pizzerias in Brooklyn. People come to Gino's from all over New York for their fantastic Italian food and they are a Bensonhurst classic.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Gino's Focacceria

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