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Purbird

82 Sixth Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217 40.679841 -73.975187
at St. Marks Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-857-2473 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Traditional, Soup & Sandwich
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Official Website

purbird.com

Hours

Tue-Sat, 11:30am-10pm; Sun, 11:30am-9pm; Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

2, 3 at Bergen St.; B, Q at Seventh Ave.

Prices

$5-$15

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Dining
  • WiFi

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Not Accepted

Delivery Area

Butler St. to Atlantic Ave., Carlton Ave. to Nevins St.

Profile

At first glance, Purbird is a modest chicken hut settled beneath a yoga studio in prime Park Slope territory: no table service and no atmosphere to speak of. No meat other than chicken, either, unless you count turkey bacon. Closer inspection reveals it to be the product of a downright academic search for poultry perfection. Owners source their hens from an Amish farm and brine the meat for extra tenderness. The “burger” features a patty so moist it nearly dissolves mid-bite, and a juicy chicken sandwich has avocado and turkey bacon stuffed inside. Sturdy sides including creamed spinach and jalapeno-mashed potatoes fill out the compact menu that holds mild surprises, like a flaky chicken pie. Other items offer mixed results: The salad list feels like a formality, and a promising-seeming soup filled with veggies and bow-tie pasta feels overwhelmed by its lemon-tinged broth.

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