Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Home > Restaurants > Cafe Paulette

Cafe Paulette

136 Dekalb Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217 40.689731 -73.975984
at S. Eliot Place  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-694-2044 Send to Phone

    Reserve a Table

  • Cuisine: French
  • Price Range: $$

    Key to Prices and ratings

    Upscale
    • Almost Perfect
    • Exceptional
    • Generally Excellent
    • Very Good
    • Good
    Cheap Eats
    • Best in Category
    • Excellent
    • Delicious
    • Very Good
    • Noteworthy
    • Very Expensive
    • Expensive
    • Moderate
    • Cheap
  • Reader Rating: Write a Review
Photo by Liz Clayman

Share this listing

Official Website

cafepaulette.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 8am-11pm; Sat-Sun, 11am-11pm

Nearby Subway Stops

G at Fulton St.; B, Q, R at DeKalb Ave.; 2, 3, 4, 5 at Nevins St.

Prices

$17-$28

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Lunch
  • Romantic
  • Take-Out
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Profile

Everything’s in the right place at this Fort Greene parkside café, from the cramped, candlelit brick interior to the vintage Anna Karina poster and the bar-back mirror, which is perfectly situated to give the illusion of space. The restaurant and its light bossa nova soundtrack are ideal, though the food itself doesn’t make quite as big of an impression. A generous mixture of green and black olives dressed with herbs and lemon do make for a pleasant opener. A goat-cheese-and-crostini plate is nicely complemented by house-made pesto, a sauce that's so good that you'll wish there were more of it. At brunch, you can find it dotted atop the delicious ratatouille, which is served in individual skillets accompanied by toast. The meat-anchored, kale-lined shepherd’s pie easily stands out as the menu’s most memorably savory dish.

Happy Hour

Daily, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the bar: $1 oysters, $7 glasses of house wine, and $5 draught beers.

Advertising
Advertising