Crepes, bruschetta and freshly baked cookies round out the menu.Il Colosseo is a homey, family-owned restaurant excelling in traditional dishes like Chicken Marsala and tiramisu.Linked to Coney Island by railroad, Bath Beach grew in population after World War II when the shoreline was extended towards the bay.
Garibaldi Playground stands out for its granite monument to Giuseppe Garibaldi, an Italian freedom fighter known as the George Washington of Italy.
Bensonhurst is in southwest Brooklyn, bordered by Gravesend and Dyker Heights.
Its residential enclave, Bath Beach, sits to the south, with 86th Street marking the boundary with Bensonhurst proper.
Bensonhurst attractions Despite its name, there’s no beach in Bath Beach and Bensonhurst.
Residents can enjoy a number of parks and playgrounds, which are among the area’s greatest charms.