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Brooklyn Social

335 Smith St., Brooklyn, NY 11231 40.680469 -73.994661
nr. Carroll St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-858-7758 Send to Phone

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    8 out of 10

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  • Scene: Bar Food, Billiards, Outdoor Area, Singles Scene, Theme
Photo by Patrick Siggins

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Official Website

brooklynsocialbar.com

Hours

Sun-Thu, 5pm-2am; Fri-Sat, 5pm-4am

Nearby Subway Stops

F, G at Carroll St.

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Profile

Friendly, low-key bars are a dime a dozen in Brooklyn. What the borough needs is a little less grunge and a little more concept. Brooklyn Social provides it, while still hanging on to the charm that made you move there. Once an Italian social club, the bar gets the throwback formula right, from the front door marked "non-members welcome" to the slowly revolving ceiling fans, red pressed-tin ceiling, and strains of Duke Ellington. Bartenders dress the part, donning ties and expertly mixing cocktails like Matt's Ginger Old-Fashioned (bourbon, ginger, sugar, cherries, orange and bitters) and the Riposto (vodka, tangerine slices, triple sec and fresh rosemary), which named in honor of the original club and only served in the winter. Getting a feel for the old neighborhood was never easier.

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