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82 Good

Perhaps the Brooklyn-iest business in the history of the borough, this farm-to-table bar and grill offers good vibes, top-notch service, and one of the city’s great high-end burgers.

295 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY, 11217


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The lowdown

The space that housed the original Franny’s — the excellent locavore-leaning pizza place that all your Park Slope friends still love — is now Rose’s, a locavore-leaning neighborhood tavern where the motto is “seasonal and healthy, but sleazy.” We’re not so convinced about the “healthy” part, but the rest of that description is spot-on. Chef Buzz Frazier’s menu features a cheesy “hot kale dip,” tater-tot nachos laden with smoked chicken and homemade pickles, beet-red pickled eggs, and a funky, drippy dry-aged burger that ranks among the city’s very best.

Alan Sytsma

What you need to know

Insider Tips A giant outdoor garden in the back is where you want to be when the weather warms up.

Recommended DishesTater tachos; wood-grilled hamburger; hot kale dip.

DrinksFull Bar

Noise LevelBring earplugs!