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127 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11201 40.690874 -73.995792
nr. Henry St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-855-7500 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Nouveau
  • Price Range: $$$

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Mon-Thu, 6pm-10:30pm (bar till midnight); Fri, 6pm-11:30pm (bar till 1am); Sat, 11am-11:30pm (bar till 1am); Sun, 11am-10:30pm (bar till midnight)

Nearby Subway Stops

2, 3, 4, 5 at Borough Hall



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Open Kitchens / Watch the Chef
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Reservations Not Required


  • Full Bar


Not Accepted


There's usually a wait at this Brooklyn Heights favorite, but unlike places that invite you to stand around underfoot near the door, here you can sip the likes of a summery Cool Hand Cuke cocktail while perched on a bar stool beneath an herb-garden wall. If there’s any choice for seating, opt for the chef’s-table-style wraparound counter, where toques can be seen meticulously preparing the food in full view. The menu is less a series of courses dictated to you and more something to assemble, in conjunction with your dinner partner, ideally (this aspect, and the spare brick, high ceilings, and candlelight form the setting for an excellent date). Dishes fall into categories: “crostini,” “salads,” “small,” “large,” inviting you to share the whole meal or order a more traditional run of appetizers followed by entrees (less fun). Whatever your approach, the ricotta crostini is not a mistake — thick grilled bread is slathered with the creamy cheese and a sluice of olive oil, honey, and mint. And traditionalists won’t complain about the tender sliced skirt steak accompanied by crisp fries.


Accepted for parties of five or more.

Recommended Dishes

Ricotta crostini, $9