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Custom American Wine Bar

644 Driggs Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211 40.7149709 -73.9588874
at Metropolitan Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-387-9463 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Traditional
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Daily, 6pm-3am

Nearby Subway Stops

L at Bedford Ave.



Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Notable Wine List
  • Open Kitchens / Watch the Chef
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Romantic
  • Reservations Not Required


  • Full Bar


Not Accepted


The patriotism at Custom Wine Bar is clear, from the reclaimed upstate and Pennsylvania wood used to make the high tables and long bar to the all-American list of small-vineyard wines: the mostly West Coast reds and whites are accompanied by a half dozen domestic bottled beers and boutique bourbons. Owner Dan Lathroum, (Manhattan’s Bar Veloce wine bars) and Stefan Mailvaganam (Bar Carrera) teamed up to give Williamsburg a relaxed and affordable destination that would showcase what the US-of-A has to offer. In the kitchen, they borrowed Bar Carrera’s chef, Ryan Bartlow, to create a menu of regional sandwiches, from Philly cheese steak sliders and Chicago-style hot dogs down to fried shrimp po’boys and an Elvis-inspired peanut butter, banana, and bacon choice. Smaller bites include a simple grilled cheese, a few salads, and rotating meat-and-cheese plates. The only desserts on the menu are oozingly rich and satisfying brownies and a plate of homemade cookies.


Kitchen closes daily at 2 a.m.

Recommended Dishes

Philly cheese steak sliders, $6