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Traif

229 S 4th St, (between Havemeyer St & Roebling St), Brooklyn, NY
347.844.9578
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Ranked #7 of 4,425 restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Eclectic
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

What a great evening; the food is excellent! We ordered 5 dishes and we enjoyed all of them. Everyone that goes here has to order the figs wrapped in bacon with blue cheese... One of the nicest dishes we have eaten! A definite must visit if you're in New York.

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

best brunch in brooklyn. their bacon donuts with coffee ice cream make this so much better than it already is!

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Jackson Heights, NY
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We had a family dinner at Traif and since we were five, we were able to savor 15 of the small dishes on the menu. They were all well prepared with fresh ingredients. The variety of offerings appealed to the various tastes. Some dishes that night were crayfish, sweetbreads, sliders, Shishito peppers, pork ribs, goat neck (yes and it was... More

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

An unexpected treat. Goodness throughout in an inconspcious location. Microscopic open kitchen. Chaotic environment, caring, skilled and friendly staff. Love it, 100% chance of return.

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switzerland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The airy doughnuts topped with dulce de leche and crispy bacon bits with a scoop of strong coffee ice cream is a must. The cocktails are creative and pair perfectly with the food. Get the head-on prawns and be prepared for a wonderful, delicious, spicy mess. For singles or couples, seats at the bar are recommended to watch the magic... More

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New York, NY
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food here is just awesome. Try the tasting menu - its the best value for money: 11 dishes for $50 out of which 9 are savory and 2 are sweet. I've eaten here twice and loved it both times. The second time I was waaaay to full by the 8th course so I think the order of the dishes... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My brother-in-law recommend Traif for our trip to NY. He made reservations for Friday evening and we were able to get in quickly. We chose to do the chef's selection which was a nice option versus trying to get enough of each plate for everyone. They were happy to accommodate any dietary restrictions (no Tartar due to pregnancy). The bacon... More

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Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Yes it isn't kosher, but wow! We ate outside and loved every single course which they recommended. Some dishes we had to repeat. This is not an inexpensive place, but it is well worth it for a special occasion. We set outside on the covered terrace and it was spectacular in coolness (not too) and privacy. I recommend this highly.

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Annapolis, MD
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113 reviews 113 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

As a prelude to riding the Five Boros bike ride we made a reservation for my wife and family at Traif. Both my sons live in Clinton Hills so it was a short ride to the restaurant. My younger son recommended we try the tasting menu. We asked if the kitchen could stress courses with fish or shellfish and the... More

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Milan, Italy
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46 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

One of the best food ever tried worldwide! The mix and match,salty and sweet in a perfect and totally creative way makes it the perfect place for people who loves every kind of food and love to experiment new tastes! They have small dishes so that you can taste more of them sharing the food with your friends. The more... More

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