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Fanny

425 Graham Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211 40.717729 -73.944938
nr. Withers St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-389-2060 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: French, Mediterranean
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

fannyfood.com

Hours

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

Nearby Subway Stops

L at Graham Ave.

Prices

$9-$18

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Great Desserts
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

Named after the thirties romantic drama by French author and director Marcel Pagnol, Fanny evokes a romantic mood all its own. Design-wise, first-time restaurant owner Julie Eck is on target: The architectural styles in the long, narrow dining room fuse mid-century California Art Deco (brushed concrete and bricks) with country house (old wooden bar and tables), and it works. Glowing bare bulbs hanging from the pressed-tin ceiling set the mood for a predominately mellow young crowd. The kitchen uses the freshest of ingredients and simplest of styles to match the bucolic mood, blending no-frills Southern French cooking with subtle Italian and Mediterranean influences. Dishes feel light, despite the heavy use of olive oil, bacon fat, and garlic. Entrées are winning, too. Moist grilled pork chop is seasoned with a hint of tarragon, and the codfish is served over pungent ratatouille and topped with fried artichokes. The amour in the air follows through to desserts like lavender blanc manger, an ethereal vanilla custard with a whisper of lavenderójust enough to transport you to Provence, at least for a few glorious minutes.

Note

Reservations are accepted only for groups of six or more.

Recommended Dishes

Ratatouille, $5; grilled pork chop, $16

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