Kings County Tap

For King and County

A Summery Burgers-and-Floats Kind of Place

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The calendar claims it’s summer.

Calendars are dirty liars.

Because until we see you drinking Campari ice cream floats and eating fried chicken on a new little patio in Lincoln Park, it’s still spring.

So do yourself a favor—get to Kings County Tap and start summering yourself ASAP, because it’s open now. (Here’s what the slideshow and the menu look like.)

The concept: a rambling ode to the industrious and hardworking spirit of old Brooklyn. Lots of brick. Graffiti-inspired murals. That kind of thing.

You can easily post up at the main bar—made of old boxcars, by the way—when you’re looking for a cold beer (they’ve got 16 on tap to start). Get some prosciutto while you’re there. Prosciutto’s good, and they have it.

But keep wandering back. You’ll find an indoor/outdoor setup with lots of breezes and choose-your-own-alcohol-adventure phosphates at the ready. Also at the ready: burgers topped with duck pastrami and that buttermilk fried chicken with rum-basil watermelon.

If you’re on a casual date, take a seat at the kitchen chef’s table. That’s where you’ll get serious about fresh oysters, chimichurri steak and pink-peppercorn jam pie.

You don’t have to meet their mothers or anything.

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