Sunshine Laundromat

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A hidden beer bar in a laundromat that also happens to host what might just be the city’s best collection of publicly playable pinball machines.

860 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn, NY, 11222

718-475-2055

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The lowdown

Push open the dryer-machine door in the back of this laundromat, and you’re suddenly in a hidden beer bar that also happens to host what might just be the city’s best collection of publicly playable pinball machines. There are over two dozen games, including classics like the Addams Family, modern hits like an AC/DC Limited Edition, and an ultrarare Big Bang Bar; all are pulled from proprietor Peter Rose’s roster of mint machines. Also available: nine rotating beers on draft, a bizarre vending machine (a few bucks gets you a pregnancy test affixed to a pack of pork gravy), and an Area 51 arcade game built into an old dryer. And if you take a trip to the toilet even more fun awaits when you flush. (The handle is a pinball flipper.)

What you need to know

DrinksFull Bar

Noise LevelCivilized