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Luz

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177 Vanderbilt Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11205 40.692651 -73.96971
nr. Myrtle Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-246-4000 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Latin American
  • Price Range: $$$

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  • Reader Rating:

    9 out of 10

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Official Website

luzrestaurant.com

Hours

Mon-Wed, noon-11pm; Thu-Sat, noon-midnight; Sun, 11am-11pm

Nearby Subway Stops

G at Clinton-Washington Aves.

Prices

$15-$28

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Recommended

Delivery Area

Atlantic Ave. to Gates Ave., Bedford Ave. to Flatbush Ave.

Profile

Luz has a modern look and none of the forcedly festive joie de vivre you might associate with nineties-era Pan-Latinodom. The menu reads like a greatest-hits list of the Latin American larder, and for starch fiends, it’s hard to abstain from the sweet, lush arepas, filled with melted cheese and dabbed with cilantro pesto, or the toothsome empanadas del dia, both accompanied by a refreshing watercress salad. But the heartier dishes are also amply rewarding: Peruvian-style rotisserie chicken is nicely spiced with burnished skin and juicy meat that can almost be willed off the bone.

Brunch

Sun., 11 a.m.3 p.m.

Recommended Dishes

Arepa de queso, $10

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