All Reader Reviews of...
180 Franklin St., Brooklyn, NY, 11222
at Java St.
By babblingbabble on 10/17/2012
truly awful service!! the other day i had to wait 20 minutes for a simple breakfast sandwich to go. i waited only 3 feet away from the counter, but when i asked the guy who took my order of the whereabouts of the sandwich, he told me that it was ready long ago but he wasn't able to find me... he was cocky and agressive and he did not offer any sort of apology when i told him i was waiting in plain sight by the register. the restaurant wasn't busy and i wasn't told to wait anywhere in particular, so there's no angle from which i can look at it to give him the benefit of the doubt. i've lived in brooklyn for 6 years and i cant remember receiving such poor of service anywhere...
Higher Prices, but great ambience
By mbmikels on 9/7/2011
The food here is good but not great; the service is friendly but not remarkable. The real reason to come here is for the simple pleasure of feeling hip by association. If you want to chill with a cup of your favorite java with Brooklyn's finest bearded and artfully disheveled set, this is the place for you. Stepping in for a quick meal is hard to do, because once you're in, you kind of want to post up in the place, which is memorable in decor without being cutesy or overly ironic. All in all, a solid place to meet with friends, or to simply lose yourself for a couple hours.
Used to be great!
By GPlove on 6/29/2009
I've lived around the corner from brooklyn label since it first opened its doors, and I used to LOVE this place! I'm telling you, the food was so good. Granted, the menu was a bit more limited than it is now, but all offerings were worth the price. Since, I would say, about mid 2008 its been a steady decline in satisfaction. the food sounds great on paper but it's never what you wanted it to be when it arrives. Last time I was there I found bits of brillo pad in my mac and cheese. Good cup of coffee though!!
Love this place
By BKNY on 1/11/2009
Best brunch in BK. Order anything on the menu because it's delicious. The atmosphere is comfortable and makes you feel like you can stay for hours (though sometimes they're really busy). The only downside is that it is slightly more expensive then other restaurants in the area. Definite must go... only one word can describe how wonderful this place is... AWESOME.
delicious food on quaint franklin street
By mariaoliver on 10/17/2007
I recently took a friend to BL for her birthday breakfast. She was so happy with the meal we had. I love this spot, the decor is beautiful, and the servers are friendly. The food is very good. The chef made a good move opening this spot up. the Eggs benedict and the tofu dish at brunch are great choices. they use organic eggs, fresh spinach and tomato...the tofu is lightly curry spiced...and the hash browns remind me of what I'd find at the best country diners in maine. highly recommended.
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