Noodle Pudding

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77 Solid

The name’s a bit unappetizing, but this place prepares some of the coziest Italian in Brooklyn.

38 Henry St., Brooklyn, NY, 11201


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The lowdown

The name may be a bit unappetizing, but Noodle Pudding prepares some of the coziest Italian food in the city. Sliced Angus steak is a winner in the entrée category, as are the grilled chicken breast over greens, osso buco that’s fragrant with rosemary, and a sticky mushroom risotto. Be sure to order the white bean and escarole side dish if it doesn’t already come with your main course; it’s drenched in oil but so glorious you won’t care, even if you diligently monitor your fat intake. Noodle Pudding, which has one of the most comfortable, mahogany-accented dining rooms in the area, is also a great value: You’d be hard-pressed to find a cheap bottle of wine this good anywhere in Manhattan.

What you need to know

Insider Tips Cash only

Recommended DishesOsso buco; mushroom risotto; white bean and escarole.

DrinksFull Bar

Noise LevelCivilized