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Meat Hook Sandwich Shop

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495 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 40.71169 -73.949228
nr. Powers St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-302-4665 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Soup & Sandwich
  • Price Range: $$

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Nearby Subway Stops

G, L at Metropolitan Ave.-Lorimer St.



Payment Methods

Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Catering


  • Beer and Wine Only


Not Accepted


This venue is closed.

The seven-sandwich counter-service menu seems familiar enough. But no one who visits the Meat Hook butcher shop’s new spin­off is going to mistake it for Subway. The roast-pork hero with tuna sauce, raisins, and fennel must be a riff on a classic Piedmontese veal tonnato, right? Or is it a Sicilian pasta con le sarde? The vegetarian (featuring hash-browned potatoes) ought to come with a defibrillator. And then there’s the lamb sausage on a hot-dog bun with pickled tomato, fried eggplant, fresh mint, onion, tzatziki, and bits of crisp fried garlic scattered about like jimmies on an ice-cream sundae. That thing does an impression of a gyro that will throw you for a loop and ruin you for anything carved off a spit and packed into a pita.

Recommended Dishes

Hot chicken sandwich, $13

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