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Purity Diner

289 Seventh Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 40.66803 -73.980558
at 7th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-840-0881 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Traditional, Diner, Greek
  • Price Range: $

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Hours

Daily, 6am-midnight

Nearby Subway Stops

F, G, R at Fourth Ave.-9th St.

Prices

$6.95-$21.50

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • 24-Hours
  • Breakfast
  • Delivery
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Lunch

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Not Accepted

Delivery Area

21st St. to Union St., Prospect Park West to Fourth Ave.

Profile

Purity predates Park Slope’s post-eighties resurgence, although it moved from its reliably grungy North Slope location to a more upscale, center-Slope corner, complete with exposed-brick walls and plate-glass windows, at the turn of the millennium. With questions and special requests cheerfully accommodated—and an oversize, laminated, spiral-bound menu chockablock with full dinners, salads, wraps, and sandwiches—Purity remains a trustworthy if less-than-stellar neighborhood fixture. Very good omelettes and breakfast fare, including done-to-a-turn eggs and well-seasoned, thick-cubed home fries, are good choices any time, as are the generous burgers (eleven varieties, including turkey and veg), served with thick-cut fries and crisp romaine and tomato sides. Greek dishes like kebabs and gyros stand out; the salad of mild feta and salty anchovies over clean, fresh greens, with a side-order dollop of the thick-as-sour-cream tzatziki sauce, is both virtuous and tasty. For local tots and late-nights teens jonesing for a sugar fix, the egg creams and ice-cream milk shakes are a standby.

Weekend Brunch

Weekend brunch, with steak and eggs, chocolate-chip pancakes, eggs Florentine, and thick-sliced challah French toast, is more about eating well than about leisure; booths fill up and tables turn with prompt frequency, making lingerers feel less than welcome.

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