East Flatbush, New York

East Flatbush: A neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York City. It is known for its large Caribbean population, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the East Flatbush Historical Society and the Flatbush Avenue Crown Heights Historic District.


East Flatbush is a city located in the county of Kings in the U.S. state of New York.

One of Brooklyn’s most diverse neighborhoods, East Flatbush offers Caribbean flair blended with urban conveniences. This vibrant area provides a window into West Indian culture in New York City.

Caribbean Cuisine

East Flatbush’s restaurant scene makes the most of the neighborhood’s Jamaican roots. Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill serves up spicy patties and island-inspired meals. Other spots like The Pepperpot dazzle with curried dishes, oxtail stew, and tropical cocktails.

On Church Avenue, the outdoor Flatbush-Nostrand Junction Farmer’s Market sells tropical produce alongside artisanal breads and cheeses.

Music and Nightlife

Evenings offer plenty to do in East Flatbush. Live reggae bands play sets at Milk River restaurant. DJs spin at colorful nightclubs like Controversy. Or try soca and dancehall clubs along Church Avenue.

The historic Kings Theatre attracts big musical acts and events in its majestic venue.

Brooklyn Conveniences

While feeling a world away, East Flatbush provides easy access to Brooklyn’s best. Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Museum, and Barclays Center are just a short subway ride away.

Diverse shops, a major shopping/dining complex at the Flatbush Junction, and access to major highways make East Flatbush a convenient home base.

With warm island culture plus urban energy, East Flatbush offers a vibrant slice of Brooklyn.

Quick Facts about East Flatbush

Population : 178,464
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Kings County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:28:21 (20th May 2024)
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East Flatbush is located at 40°39'13"N 73°55'50"W (40.6537100, -73.9304200).

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People born in East Flatbush (2)

People born in East Flatbush, including radio personality Angela Yee, rapper, actor, record producer and record executive Busta Rhymes, .


Schools in East Flatbush

College & universities near East Flatbush, NY

Code Name City ZIP
196255 SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University Brooklyn (NY) 11203-2098

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near East Flatbush, NY

Code Name Address Type
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL
NRO New Rochelle station 1 Railroad Plaza RAIL

Post offices near East Flatbush

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rugby Post Office Brooklyn (NY) 11203

Other cities in Kings County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Kings County , NY.

City Name Population Title
Brooklyn 2,577,000 A borough of New York City.
East New York 173,198 Residential neighborhood in the eastern section of the borough of Brooklyn in New York City, United States
Kensington 1,182 Village in New York, United States

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East Flatbush distances to largest New York cities