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Miriam

79 Fifth Ave. , Brooklyn, NY 11217 40.680139 -73.977873
at Prospect Pl.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-622-2250 Send to Phone
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  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

miriamrestaurant.com

Hours

Sun-Thu, 10am-10pm; Fri-Sat, 10am-11pm

Nearby Subway Stops

D, N, R at Atlantic Ave.-Barclays Center; 2, 3, 4, 5, B, Q at Atlantic Ave.-Barclays Center

Prices

$13-$19

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Daily
  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out
  • Catering
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

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Profile

Miriam is neither a falafel hut nor a pita shack. It’s a full-fledged Israeli restaurant, unfussily but comfortably accoutred with linen napkins, capacious wineglasses, and a jazzy soundtrack. The menu is diverse and refined enough to include not only egg-noodle lokshen and kasha but lobster demi-glace and coriander-orange gastrique. What Miriam purveys is a form of fusion: familiar Middle Eastern ingredients and flavors reinterpreted for the sophisticated Park Slope palate. Despite its ambitious food, Miriam clearly aspires to be an unpretentious neighborhood spot. You’re still welcome to linger—over a silky halvah mousse, with pistachio halvah crumbled on top, or a bottle of Israeli wine, which Miriam pointedly lists under the “South Europe” designation, alongside affordably priced selections from France, Spain, and Italy.

Ideal Meal

Hummus, bass, and halvah mousse

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