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Lola's Cafe

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454 Graham Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211 40.718709 -73.945028
between Frost and Richardson Sts.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-389-7497 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Southwest, Vegetarian/Vegan
  • Price Range: $

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Official Website

lolascafe.com

Nearby Subway Stops

L at Graham Ave.

Prices

$3-$9

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Not Accepted

Delivery Area

Williamsburg, Greenpoint

Profile

This venue is closed.

Opened in 2003 by Steven Camarillo and Lori Erlitz, co-owner of nearby Pour House, this inexpensive restaurant by the BQE has a hip yet all-embracing feel. Its prefab decor of fake brick and stone-face walls—remnants of its former incarnations as a coffee shop, five-and-dime and, according to local legend, funeral parlor—is embellished with tin ornaments, Lotería cards and a glowing tank of exotic fish. Hearty entrées on the Mexican/Southwestern menu include fish tacos, which hold a flavorful, battered filet of sole with ripe fixings, beans and yellow rice plus tartar sauce by request; and Yoli's enchiladas, topped with a mild green tomatillo sauce, and best enjoyed with tender chicken rather than too-tough steak. Brunch draws an amiable crowd for crunchy French toast and delicious "Cele"citos—crispy corncakes with eggs, jack cheese and skin-on home fries. Service is reliably lackadaisical, but always friendly.

Extra

Brunch: Sat-Sun, 10am-4pm

Recommended Dishes

Fish tacos, $7; "Cele"citos, $7

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