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St. Helen Cafe

150 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211 40.720011 -73.959953
at N. 7th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-302-1197 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Cafes, Coffeehouse
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Nearby Subway Stops

L at Bedford Ave.

Prices

$6-$10

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch - Daily
  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Private Dining/Party Space

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

This venue is closed.

The emblem on the plate-glass window—two birds perched on crossed axes—chirps homey-meets-edgy. Black painted tables and plain curved-back chairs crowd the small dining room. With the sound of alt-music (or the occasional Mamas and the Papas) humming overhead, you'll notice the term "homemade" repeating on the menu, from the banana bread to the ginger ale. Indeed, plenty of options revolve around bread: focaccia slathered with Nutella, toast with pistachio butter, and whole-grain layered with avocado. The cinnamon toast is especially good, its thick-cut slice dripping with a honeyed cinnamon goo. Of the baked-egg options, the tangy goat cheese and smoked salmon dish packs the most flavor. The one downside? The service can be so slow that you'll wonder if St. Helen is the patron saint of patience.

Take-Out Drinks

To get a coffee drink to go, head to the side hallway's order window.

Recommended Dishes

Baked eggs with goat cheese and smoked salmon, $10; cinnamon toast, $2.50; turkey, cheddar, and Granny Smith apple sandwich, $9

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