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Krescendo

364 Atlantic Ave. , Brooklyn, NY 11217 40.687238 -73.986417
nr. Hoyt St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-330-0888 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Pizza
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Official Website

krescendobklyn.com

Hours

Tue-Sun, 5:30pm-10:30pm; Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

2, 3, 4, 5, B, Q at Atlantic Ave.-Barclays Center; A, C, G at Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts.

Prices

$15-$20

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Notable Chef
  • Open Kitchens / Watch the Chef
  • Romantic
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

Fired in a traditional wood-burning oven, the classic Italian pizzas are undoubtedly the best options at Krescendo. With a chewy crust that isn’t too thick in the middle, the Finnochio Flower Power pie with braised fennel, sausage, and chili powder made chef Elizabeth Falkner a Next Iron Chef contender in 2012. The squid-ink pasta gives the traditional Italian menu a welcome flair, with cherry tomatoes and the catch of the day. The kale salad isn’t quite as tender as one might hope, so try the garlic knots or zesty meatballs as antipasta. For dessert, chocolate-lovers should opt for the tartufo, which boasts a standout gianduja semifreddo, while the cassata is a spritely mix of candied fruits and sorbet. If specialty cocktails are your poison, try the Derringer (bourbon and ginger) or the Faustini (rye, Benedictine, clove).

Recommended Dishes

Finocchio Flower Power, $16

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