The Habitat

The Habitat

(Now Closed)
Bar, Burger Joint, and Wings Joint$$$$
Greenpoint, Brooklyn
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  • Evan
    EvanNovember 20, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Craft beer, empanadas and a spot-on bar burger, and subtitled best-of-the-80s-and-90s films on three televisions over the bar. What more could you want on a Saturday afternoon?
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    Julia VasindaAugust 19, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Best wings in town. Cobb and corn is amazing as well, I can never decide which to order until the last minute
  • Abner A.
    Abner AcevesJune 1, 2015
    Great food. Delicious beer. One of the best spots to go with friends and just hangout in Greenpoint. I love them playing retro movies on the tv screens!
  • Gothamist
    GothamistJune 6, 2012
    Simple, casual, and tasty. The vibe is like a gussied up TGI Fridays (TVs, elevated bar stools, buffalo chicken wraps). Happy hour is 4-7 p.m. and features $4 drafts, $3 wells, and $2 off sangria.
  • Philip H.
    Philip HarperAugust 13, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    All I can say is wow amMzing food and drinks and they play really good movies on the screens over the bar! Try everything seriously it's all good!!
  • Chung-yee N.heart icon on user image
    Chung-yee NgoNovember 6, 2015
    The wings are worth getting for the blue cheese. The Cuban empanadas were the stand out dish for me
  • Maarten P.heart icon on user image
    Maarten PeschierDecember 16, 2016
    Been here 100+ times
    Favorite bar in Greenpoint! Staff is awesome, food is restaurant quality, and drinks are delicious!
  • Amelia T.heart icon on user image
    Amelia TidonaJanuary 12, 2017
    Best wings I ever had - both the BBQ and buffalo wings. Empanadas fried and delicious too.
  • Alex P.heart icon on user image
    Alex PyatetskyAugust 9, 2016
    Major relief that there's a decent wing place around. They are fried *super* hard, so get ready to go through a lot of tooth picks. But they're quite good.
  • Ben 💯 B.
    Ben 💯 BenrubiJanuary 16, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Nicest waiters in Greenpoint! Always amazing movies on the TVs. (Currently watching Raging Bull, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Rocky II, all at once)
  • Jake P.heart icon on user image
    Jake PrzespoSeptember 23, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    I'm from Buffalo and I know my wings. These are the best I've had in NYC. Their blue cheese is pretty good too.
  • Zack D.heart icon on user image
    Zack DavenportDecember 6, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Fun tip: all three movies playing are always related in some way. Figure out how!
  • Christopher D.
    They don't have grilled cheese at the moment. I mention this only because they made #8 on the list of 9 best grilled cheese in Greenpoint.
  • Anna O.
    Anna OhareJuly 9, 2014
    Good place to watch the World Cup games. People are friendly and get super into it!
  • Chelsea V.heart icon on user image
    Chelsea VanceJune 27, 2015
    The mac & cheese is delicious and intense. They play awesome movies on the TVs above the bar.
  • Simone J.heart icon on user image
    Simone JungDecember 14, 2015
    Such a great burger here. I don't know what they do to it, but it's the juiciest flavor bomb ever.
  • Saarim Z.heart icon on user image
    Saarim ZamanFebruary 19, 2017
    Come here at lunch and get yourself an order of wings and the kung pao brussels sprout
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    Daniela AsaroOctober 23, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Wednesday night trivia is the best trivia of all the land but stop going because by the time I get here there's no place to sit and I get really f'n cranky about it.
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    Margot MazurOctober 13, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Actually nothing a vegan can eat. Nada. They have a build your own burger with no veggie option. Awesome. 😩
  • Michelle
    MichelleJune 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great beer selection but rotated out too quickly! My new favorite beers are always gone by my next visit. French fries just as good as McDonald's.
  • Ebee D.heart icon on user image
    Ebee DFebruary 13, 2015
    Mac n' cheese is realllly yummy. Bartender is super friendly. I'd go back again and again
  • Matt D.heart icon on user image
    Matt DonatelliJanuary 14, 2016
    Unpretentious bar food with a nice atmosphere. Good selection of craft beers.
  • Jackie V.heart icon on user image
    Jackie VSeptember 26, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    One time they had Raiders of the Lost Ark AND The Mummy playing on the TVs and it was awesome.
  • Aline V.
    Aline VelterAugust 10, 2014
    The special $5 Mac and Cheese every Monday. The best!
  • Sam S.heart icon on user image
    Sam SAugust 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The seasonal Wednesday Quiz Night is intelligently produced and perfect for justifying consumption of pricey, but well curated rotating drafts.
  • Katie B.heart icon on user image
    Katie BurnsAugust 22, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Great local bar with seasonal menu changes & standard fare. Daily happy hour from 4-7pm
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    qwertneyJune 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The Habitat serves the best burgers I've ever had. Try one with goat cheese; they might tell you they can't make it, but they can... And it's so good!
  • Ingrid K.
    Ingrid KenyonJanuary 12, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    ASK FOR THE CAJUN FRIES. Their seasonal tomato soup will will blow your mind.
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    Abby MichelleJuly 3, 2013
    Stuffed portobello burger with avocado on top is so good, I ditched the bun!
  • Billy K.
    Billy KeenlyJune 12, 2010
    The BLT Club for brunch is delectable, especially when coupled with a make-your-own Bloody Mary. Helpful, friendly staff and a cozy atmosphere.
  • Anna O.
    Anna OhareJuly 2, 2014
    Order the large portion of chicken wings to share.. You won't regret it.
  • Chris B.
    Chris BoardmanJanuary 28, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Holyshit. The steak. Holyshit the burger with bacon and goats cheese (ask! It's not on the menu, but it seals the deal.)
  • Amanda C.heart icon on user image
    Amanda CMay 29, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    New fish sandwich is delicious. Chef steppe it up! Plus listening to Midlake was a pleasant surprise.
  • Erika M.heart icon on user image
    Erika MagallanesNovember 7, 2015
    The mac and cheese...amazing! Their fries are addicting!
  • Drew C.heart icon on user image
    Drew ChristienApril 10, 2017
    Nice beer selection and a cool environment.
  • emma t.heart icon on user image
    emma tangorenNovember 18, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    no more 25-cents wing special on tuesdays. the wings are still crazy good though 😉
  • Zack D.heart icon on user image
    Zack DavenportApril 24, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    The Cobb and Cornbread makes the Southerner in me sing.
  • Brian C.
    Brian ClancyAugust 11, 2014
    The chicken wings are good but the burgers are too salty for me. Cobb salad is also enormous and good for those so inclined.
  • Mike B.
    Mike ByhoffApril 3, 2015
    Phenomenal rotation of movies. Wings are decent.
  • Zack D.heart icon on user image
    Zack DavenportJanuary 29, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Amazing burgers, good beer, and always something interesting on on all three tvs.
  • Julia V.heart icon on user image
    Julia VasindaMay 20, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Best wings in NYC
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    qwertneyJune 9, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The wings are perfect. Spicy but not too spicy. Sauce-y but not too much.
  • Flo Flo
    Flo FloOctober 23, 2013
    They no longer have the Tuesday night wings special, but either way it's def a must try! The place itself isn't fancy and the service is nothing special.
  • Rebecca J.
    Rebecca JacksonApril 29, 2012
    Grab the corner table near the back for a cozy spot and a good view of the TV screen.
  • Sean L.
    Sean LudwigApril 19, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Hands down, the best wings in Greenpoint.
  • Christopher W.heart icon on user image
    Christopher WilliamsOctober 8, 2017
    CLOSED. Which is a bummer because it was a great spot.
  • Emily K.
    Emily KMay 16, 2010
    $15 brunch with a choice of mimosa, bloody mary, or sangria. Brunch is awesome! Friendly bartender, relaxed atmosphere...2 thumbs up!
  • Emily K.
    Emily KMay 16, 2010
    Nacho chicken cheese chili is awesome. So is one of the special drinks. Think it was called Fancy Pants...Beef and tomato empanadas = ¡muy bueno!
  • Eitan L.heart icon on user image
    Eitan LidergotSeptember 1, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great beer selection. Not bad burgers and beers.
  • Ryan G.heart icon on user image
    Ryan GilmoreMay 26, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Tasty wings and great beers on tap.
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