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127 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5546
718-855-7500
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful restaurant: 5 Stars during week, 3- 4 Stars on Friday evening

Favorite dinner spot with warm, friendly staff and delicious food so I was surprised last Friday evening when the rush of guests impacted the usually excellent quality of service. Despite having just gotten served after a long wait, plates were cleared while we were eating and the check was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Bedminster, New Jersey
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Bedminster, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Favorite dinner spot with warm, friendly staff and delicious food so I was surprised last Friday evening when the rush of guests impacted the usually excellent quality of service. Despite having just gotten served after a long wait, plates were cleared while we were eating and the check was offered. Will definitely be going back, just not on a Friday... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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61 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Prior to flying to NY, we'd chosen our New Years Eve destination, Colonie in Brooklyn. We're very pleased we had. 4 course degustation, champagne toast at midnight, DJs in-house. Wonderful. The food here is exceptional and I'd love to be still in NY to go back for brunch/lunch or dinner again. I had the pleasure of being served the crispy... More 

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Hamden Ct
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Hamburgers excellent, deserts very good (doughnuts and cake). Menu very sparse and poorly described as written. Octopus tough, clams not great, panini with ricotta very ordinary, pork chops salty with too much lemon...trout just ok... No chardonnay by the glass, and almost $80/pp overall. Hard to recommend more than a couple of things... Service was good, ambience a bit dark... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

One of my favorite higher end restaurants in Brooklyn. The food is impecable but the vibe is very warm. Its trendy without being at all pretentious. Sharing small plates is great so that you can try many of the dishes and if you like the big plates are very shareable. Everything is very fresh of course and extremly well presented.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A local favorite. Great food based on a small but well chosen menu. Fantastic atmosphere and the staff treats people very well. Excellent cocktails. Overall the place is the kind of neighborhood spot a local can love and draw in people. Fairly priced as well.

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New York, NY
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71 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Very trendy place, open kitchen in the rear. Small menu, small portions, but very tasty. Decent wine selection. They do not accept reservations, so try to come before 6:30, or the place will be packed. The service is very attentive. For desert - try their doughnuts.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I had a delicious dinner with a friend at Colonie recently and was really pleased. The food is delicious and the prices are very reasonable as compared to similar restaurants. A shared appetizer, small plate, glass of wine, coffee and dessert came out to about $55 each. Not bad consider the high quality of the food and service. My only... More 

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Simpson Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
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59 reviews 59 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I only stopped in here for a drink but wish I had stayed for dinner. The food being delivered to the people around me at the bar looked incredible. The burger with beets & a fried egg looked phenomenal. I had their Cucumber cocktail served in a martini glass. It was out of this world and something I could go... More 

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Kempele, Finland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I had an excellent dinner in Colonie. The food was very tasty and the service was very friendly. Highly recommended!

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New York City, New York
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57 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This restaurant was amazing and delicious!! It is well worth a wait, we walked around the beautiful Brooklyn Heights while waiting. We sat at the chef's counter which was such a fun experience! The food was delicious, so we kept ordering more small plates! Very authentic, fresh food. The service was great! The vibe was energizing! If you're in Brooklyn... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 127 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5546
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718-855-7500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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