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Le Paddock

1235 Prospect Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11218 40.652934 -73.975899
at Reeve Pl.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-435-0921 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Bistro, French
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Official Website

lepaddockbrooklyn.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 11:30am-11pm; Sat-Sun, 11am-4pm and 5pm-11pm

Nearby Subway Stops

F, G at Fort Hamilton Pkwy.

Prices

$13-$23

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Reservations Not Required

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

This horsey French/Canadian public house brightens the corner of an otherwise demure Windsor Terrace block between the park and the cemetery. Le Paddock has a come-as-you-are atmosphere and a vino-centric menu of slightly-beyond-the-standards. The spot fills an oblong space framed by dark wood and antique horse trinkets; an antler-frame chandelier warms the room. The owners hail from La Rochelle and Montreal, which explains a menu headed by sturdy appetizers like a hummus and flatbread combo, and a line of deviled eggs, their creamy whipped yolk topped by a chili/radish kick. Classic onion soup and a distinctive charcuterie and cheese selection make way for upscale burgers, steaks, and a pizza list with room for unusual options like Flammenkuech, an Alsatian brick-oven pie topped with leeks, bacon, and Swiss gruyere. A lamb burger on an oversize brioche bun hides delicious pockets of feta cheese. The kitchen’s restraint sometimes tastes a bit timid: Frites aren’t particularly crisp and mussels rest in a thin, wine-heavy broth. The wine list is, on the other hand, impeccable.

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