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Mayflower Social

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132 Greene Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11238 40.686412 -73.966626
at Waverly Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-576-3584 Send to Phone

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  • Scene: After Work, Bar Food, Restaurant & Bar, Romantic
Photo by Emily Bennett Coles

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Official Website

aitarestaurant.com

Hours

Mon-Thu, 7pm-2:30am; Fri-Sat, 7pm-3:30am; Sun, 6pm-2am

Happy Hour

Daily, 7pm-9pm; $1 off draught beer; $2 off anything with well

Nearby Subway Stops

G at Clinton-Washington Aves.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Profile

The very wee Mayflower is predictably Brooklyn in its selection of unique cocktails and consciously quirky décor, but what it lacks in size and novel design it makes up for in a relaxed atmosphere and decent pricing. Also known as The Mayflower Social, this adorable Fort Greene establishment features seasonal cocktails as well as a small selection of wines and beers on tap, including Six Point Bengali Tiger and Sumpin’ Sumpin’, though the bartenders can make a sazerac or martini upon request. The bar is the sidecar to Aita, an Italian restaurant that uses mainly local, organic ingredients, and Mayflower patrons can order nibbles without losing their spot at the marble bar. (Full dinner menu, however, is only available at the restaurant.) A typical evening at the Mayflower begins with patrons trickling into the candlelit space beginning at 7, when doors open, to take advantage of the happy hour discounts and the music, which is an excellent selection of everything from British blues to obscure grunge. While you wouldn’t want to show up unannounced with a crowd –– the place couldn’t possibly accommodate more than forty slim people –– the space is available to rent for special occasions.

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