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497 Fifth Ave., Brooklyn, NY, 11215
at 12th St.

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Without a Doubt a Great Slope Bar

By KikoJones on 1/16/2009

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

Friendly and courteous staff, rockin' jukebox, nice folks...what more could you want? (Not necessarily a hookup joint, but hey, there's plenty of that elsewhere.)

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Best Signboard In The City

By paperbackwriter on 10/15/2008

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Commonwealth has all the affectations of a great bar, from cheap drinks to outdoor seating (provided the weather's nice) to one of the best jukeboxes in the borough, city, or dare I say state. Bartenders serve everyone equally, for the most part, but have a dismissive attitude towards to more annoying and inconsiderate customers that sometimes plague Park Slope bars. If you're amiable and reasonably generous, you'll have no problems except figuring out which songs to spend your jukebox plays on.

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