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229 S 4th St, (between Havemeyer St & Roebling St), Brooklyn, NY
347.844.9578
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6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 18
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Extremely good food, impressive kitchen and bar staff

We sat at the bar which was great to observe the kitchen. it is really impressive how, in such a small space, the team produce such excellent food. Its hot sitting there but fun!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
HFT1980
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London
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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We sat at the bar which was great to observe the kitchen. it is really impressive how, in such a small space, the team produce such excellent food. Its hot sitting there but fun!

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Brooklyn, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

One of my favorite places in Brooklyn. It is a small place (make a reservation). The buffalo frog legs were out of this world. Yummy!

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Winter Park, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This place might be small or tiny but the food is huge. My niece took us here on our trip to Brooklyn, She planned ahead and made reservations a month in advance. If you don't there really isn't any squeezing you in anyplace.......Everything we had was great can write anything bad.... ..the service was excellent the prices fair...and did I... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Man that was a good meal. So many great, exciting dishes at just the right size. We ended up order 6 dishes for 2 plus dessert, which proved to be 1 dish too many (should have skipped the foie gras, though it was tasty). Loved the sliders (smoked paprika aioli is a revelation), muenster cheese, tuna tartare...enjoyed the soft shell... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Where do I start, first the place is small so you have to make reservation. I didn’t have reservation but i knew if i was there early I could eat at the bar and that’s exactly what we did, I enjoyed more if I would be in a table, because I could see the chefs preparing the food. I not... More 

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lakewood
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58 reviews 58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Our son lives in Brooklyn and we have been wanting to try Traif for several years. We were a party of nine, so we went with the Chef's Choice for everyone. Small plates, tapas style. OMG!! Each dish was so good. We started out with a pea soup, followed by tuna tartare on tempura eggplant, seared scallops and risotto, confit... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Last Friday we enjoyed this experience so much! First with a party of six it worked perfect. We made check marks on the menu for the eight dishes - which was the perfect amount of food for six smaller appetites. They surprised us with an extra dessert. Our favorite plates were: the soft shell crab, & foie gras! You must... More 

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Traif is a funky, small plates restaurant in hipster Williamsburg, Brooklyn. it's small, noisy but fun. you settle in, order a bunch of dishes, which in turn show up randomly over the next hour or so. you sit, sip a drink, chat up a storm until one of these unique, wonderfully tasty dishes arrive. I think it's perfect for taking... More 

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Loved it. Original dishes with a playful twist. (My favourite was the doughnut with bacon) First visit to NY and was definitely a highlight of the trip.

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

thank christ I'm not a jew or muslim (im an atheist) - this place is so non kosher its squealing in pig and bottom feeding sea food and its A M A Z I N G!!! I loved everything they served up - been 3 times - i would move in - oh and the non piggy non seafood bites... More 

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Additional Information about Traif

Address: 229 S 4th St, (between Havemeyer St & Roebling St), Brooklyn, NY
Phone Number: 347.844.9578
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Eclectic

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 229 S 4th St, (between Havemeyer St & Roebling St), Brooklyn, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 347.844.9578

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Eclectic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am

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