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Shelter

80 N. 7th St., Brooklyn, NY 11249 40.719706 -73.960762
nr. Wythe St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-388-8338 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: American Nouveau, Latin American, Mediterranean
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

shelterbk.com

Hours

Mon-Wed, 5pm-2am; Thu, 5pm-3am; Fri, 5pm-4am; Sat, 3pm-4am; Sun, 3pm-2am

Nearby Subway Stops

L at Bedford Ave.

Prices

$5-$20

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Fireplace
  • Good for Groups
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Open Kitchens / Watch the Chef
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Singles Scene
  • Design Standout
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery

Profile

This Argentine empanada and pizza bar from the folks behind Rosarito Fish Shack looks like a cross between a ski lodge and a whiskey bar. Fur-lined stools and rustic leather sofas sit under stuffed goats and moose horns, and the whiskey list is longer than the communal wooden tables. Empanadas are packed with fillings from all different cultures: Slow-roasted pulled pork and cold coleslaw are stuffed inside a puffed, flaky crust for the “BBQ Piggy"; and heirloom tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, and fresh basil are delicately placed inside the same empanada crust to make something resembling a miniature calzone. Brick-oven personal pizzas feature a fluffy, crunchy crust, but under the weight of the many toppings, the pies’ bottoms soften. The small dessert menu takes ingredients from some of the main dishes: Brick-oven baked figs with vanilla ice cream is a near-perfect ending to a whiskey-soaked empanada feast.

Recommended Dishes

Spinach and cheese empanada $5; caprese empanada $5

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