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368 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, NY, 11217
nr. Hoyt St.
By dbest on 4/15/2013
My husband and I held our wedding reception on the gorgeous main floor of Deity. My family came from Turkey and my husbands from the west coast. This was the first time that both sides of the family met and it went really well. The space is very inviting and intimate. The service is impeccable and the food...my family is still talking about it. Love love love the lamb meatballs! My grandmother who is impossible to please loved everything about it. I had a lot of planning to do for my wedding and this was one less thing I had to stress about. The owners are great and really listened to what we wanted for our day. Thank you!!!
Yes to this Event Space!
By BKPartyPlanner on 12/5/2012
My partner and I held our event at Deity. The owners, as well as their staff were professional yet personable and very accommodating. Our event ran seamlessly and everyone left feeling like they experienced a part of Brooklyn that is typically associated with Manhattan's upscale night spots. Breathtaking architecture and dramatic interior aside, this place has positive vibrations for sure. Above all else, this is definitely a spot to introduce non-Brooklynites who want to get a feel of what Brooklyn truly encompasses. It was a pleasure doing business with Deity and I highly recommend their establishment without any reservations.
By LdyK on 3/8/2011
Straight up 'amazingness' to the 'T'. Beautiful ambiance, friendly, down-to earth and professional staff (everyone across the border) AND good music.. Warm but trendy, 23-40 age range, non pretensious crowd; men and women equally. Positive vibes all around. I am excited to go back to this place again, and coming from a homebody like me, it is THAT serious. I hope this place doesn't turn into another one of those wanna be poser-ville spots. Maybe i should just keep all of the goodies about this place to myself.....hmmm
Better than Manhattan
By BKFashionista on 11/4/2010
I have gone to Deity a lot through the years and it and man has it changed! When it first opened over 2 years ago, it seemed a little too fancy, and a little out of place in this neighborhood. Now it seems that the neighborhood has come up to meet it. It's still classy and Manhattanish, but has maintained being unpretentious. I always have a good time with my girls, and never feel like I have to deal with the same BS that you do in the city. The music is good (there is always some big name coming through), the staff is friendly (they have really improved on this one), the drinks are tasty. I also like that it is happening on weekends. Since I have a real job and am a grown-up, this off-nights thing in the city doesn't really work for me. So all in all, Deity is a great place, and I highly recommend it.
A true gem
By neferet on 3/18/2010
Deity is a true, true gem. The atmosphere is fun, outgoing, and friendly. All in all, it was the perfect club/lounge experience. They have the best DJ's! Not only did I get to hear tunes that I hoped but got to step outside my Top 40 Hits comfort zone: P.S. I have sampled half their cocktail menu, and all of the selections (several of which were recommended by the owner) were delicious.
Great space, even better music
By SarahLittle on 3/18/2010
I stumbled upon Deity on a Thursday night. I have been hooked ever since! I've been back a couple of nights since then, on a Friday and Saturday night. Each night had a great DJ line up...from Lindsay Luv to Dj Stretch Armstrong...they usually don't have a cover and have an open bar for an hour or so. I am glad to have a local venue with so much personality! I take my out of town friends, and they love it.
Great Place, Terrible Service
By sweetlili on 9/19/2009
I recently had held a birthday party at Deity Lounge. I had made reservations directly with the manager, having made a $400 deposit for two tables. When I arrived at my party we were shoved into a corner. I expressed my unhappiness with our location the manager basically told me to suck it up or leave. My friends complained all night about the music and the seating. Some of the people I had invited couldnt get in the front door, because securitys attitude about black men even though they were dressed nicely with collared shirts. My party made up half of the people in the lounge and still there was a 30 min. wait at the bar. My party bought 8 bottles and the waitress service was nonexistent. In all Deitys management and staff ruined my 28th birthday. If the owner reads this, take note fire your manager. He has no customer service skills and allowing his ego to distroy this great place. Lounges always pop up in Brooklyn, flourish, and then disappear. I know I wont be back there and neither will the 40 friends that had a horrible time.
Great place but needs new staff
By mg02 on 4/13/2009
Brought my friends here for my birthday. The place itself is great, DJ was fantastic but the staff was terrible. I could live with the 20 min wait at the bar, even though the place was empty. But the guy at the door - no words can describe. He charged a mandatory coat check fee when we entered, but there was no coat check to be found. we asked around, no one knew anything about it. We're a tame bunch. made no sense that this guy was being so mean to my group. I tried to reason with him, mentioning i brought good business that night (besides us, 5 other people were there) & can he please not be so hostile to my husband & friends. Needless to say, that didn't go over so well. As we left, we saw him being really rude to the DJ, who was the one reason we stayed all night. Unbelievable. Owners, hope you're reading - if you want your awesome place to stay busy, you might want to refresh some staff. There were over 30 people who were new to Deity that night who are in no rush to return.
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