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Woodland

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242 Flatbush Ave. , Brooklyn, NY 11217 40.680155 -73.974978
at 6th Ave.   See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-398-7700 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Nouveau, American Traditional
  • Price Range: $$$

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Official Website

woodlandnyc.com

Hours

Mon-Thu, 5pm-11pm; Fri, 5pm-midnight, and late-night menu from midnight-2am; Sat, 11am-4pm and 5pm-midnight; Sun, 11am-4pm, 5pm-11pm

Nearby Subway Stops

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

Prices

$15-$29

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Great Desserts
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

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Profile

Woodland is a collaboration between Brendan Spiro of the late Vandaag and chef Merrill Moore, fresh off a stint as head cook at Tulum, Mexico’s Hartwood. The open façade allows diners to feel like they’re eating on the sidewalk while an intimate outdoor garden area feels like a homey backyard. The menu is carefully planned: Dinner starts strong with a varied cocktail list and mixed breads served with walnut bitter cream butter and black Hawaiian salt. Appetizers like mild, easy-slurping oysters, and a pan of smoked baby eggplant with crispy, blackened skins are tasty but the venison tartare is a standout, topped with raw egg and dollops of sharp horseradish crème. Entrée highlights include a tender Riesling-braised rabbit; for red-meat enthusiasts, a robust butler’s steak is enhanced by a sharp béarnaise sauce, extra-large potato wedges, and a dose of sea salt. Desserts like a seasonal fruit crisp and a perfectly formed panna cotta end things in deliciously casual style.

Recommended Dishes

Butler steak, $25

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