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Vinegar Hill House

72 Hudson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1222
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Ranked #207 of 4,545 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Sun 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Water & Front
Transit: York Street off of the F train
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English first
Miami Beach, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

When I asked an employee at St. Ann's Warehouse for a post theater dinner recommendation, he immediately said that Vinegar Hill House was the best in the neighborhood. Agreed! The variety of cast iron chicken, flat iron steak, pork chop, fish, pasta and seasonal vegetables offered something for everyone. Each dish was well balanced --a perfect example of farm to... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We have always adored this restaurant. We travel all over the world and it is simply the best. It was filled tonight and they asked if we would mind dining in the basement. The basement turns out to be the original building from colonial times bathed in candlelight with a roaring fire going on. We liked it better than upstairs.... More 

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158 reviews 158 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This little, cozy, hidden place is just amazing! I had the most exiting and probably the best breakfast ever. Not the usual kind of breakfast but very very unusual and great! Grits, omelette, been salad with poached eggs, all with the twist! Yes, it might be pricy but I will never forget it! Every bite was to remember! My husband... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Vinegar Hill House has a wonderful inviting visual appeal. Old fashioned and cozy, especially the lower level with the beamed ceiling and fireplace. That's where it ends. Super slow service. Although the food was tasty..for the price, the portions were incredibly small. And they came with nothing...so side, no vegetable...nothing. Everything must be ordered separately, which is not immediately obvious.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Went for a Saturday brunch - definitely out of the way, definitely worth it. The coffee is amazing...just the coffee. The place is charming, great local vibe, super-solid service. But, as it should be, the food is the highlight. We were hard-pressed to choose, but the amazing special of scallion pancakes with green curry sauce and house-made beef sausages was... More 

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Long Island, NY
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

An inwardly inviting restaurant whose staff took me back to the feel of a commune in the seventies. Arriving a little before opening time, we waited at the bar while the staff arrived (the chef toting her adorable baby son). Notably the other, and I can't say why, the other staff members, hostess et al, were rather distant and unfriendly.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

We tried a walk in; VERY bad idea! They told us 1 hour to wait after two hours still nothing! The staff was not friendly and did not care about us. Finally we decided to leave without eating

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Brooklyn, New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We moved to Brooklyn recently and this is one of our most favorite restaurants. Our friends who live in Brooklyn introduced us to it at a welcome back dinner and it has continued to dazzle ever since. We have been there for brunch on a Sunday and a couple of dinners as well and Vinegar Hill House never disappoints. The... More 

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New York City, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a great place in an area where good places to eat are few and far between. The brunch was delicious. The service friendly. The ambiance was rustic and unpretentious. Although we discovered it because we had to be in the neighborhood for something else, I can see going to this restaurant, specifically, in the future. It has a... More 

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New York City, New York, USA
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

What a pleasant surprise! One of the most pleasant eating experiences in a long time. While the menu is not large,there are some very interesting offerings. And all four of us were thrilled with our food and service. The area is also interesting to visit.

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Additional Information about Vinegar Hill House

Address: 72 Hudson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1222
Phone Number: 718-522-1018
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm  10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm  10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20

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