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190 Dean St, Brooklyn, NY 11217-2212
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Ranked #122 of 4,497 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Hopedale, MA
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Cozy, interesting, busy, attentive, delicious. Late night supper walking distance from our inn 3B. Corner table in front was quieter and cozier. Food was delicious. Cheese and meat platter 'chef selection' was shareable for 4. Portions after that less shareable for so many, better for two. Apple dessert was not good that night but they took off bill as we... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This was arguably one of the best chicken meals I ever ate. The way it was baked, simply delicious. I saw that most of the people order salads, it was also very good, but maybe not stellar. Service was also good and quite fast, considering the crowd. Also try the desserts. A bit of complaint: the place is so small... More

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Brooklyn, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We live just a few doors away, so we eat there a lot. It's a VERY popular place, so if you come on any weeknight, expect a wait. On nights when the outdoor tables-for-two are open, it's a bit less of a wait. Food is very "locavore" and the menu includes whatever was good at the market that day. For... More

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Columbia, Maryland
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This was recommended by a neighbor of the rental house we were in. We showed up for Saturday breakfast and found out it only opened at 10AM so we waited around. The service was friendly so no complaints there. The prices were higher than we were paying the rest of the weekend in the neighborhood. I had the hash browns... More

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The avocado and tomato sandwich was good - the food was great but they didn't seat us for ages and then it took much too long for them to bring the cheque. The food came quickly though and the coffee was strong and excellent. A little less impatience and more tender loving cAre would have been appreciated.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A lovely neighbourhood restaurant with very friendly and helpful stuff. Lunch was delicious and price performance ratio was very good. The ambience is designed with love and thought.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Were recommended this 'farm to fork' restaurant by our hotel concierge. Could not have been more impressed with the food, restaurant and staff. Food was delicious - my boyfriend said probably the best chicken he's ever had! Fantastic cocktail menu - just a shame we were so jet lagged else we would have stayed to sample some desserts!

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Palo Alto, California
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115 reviews 115 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My son lives in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. When my husband and I were here for a recent visit, we went to this restaurant for lunch as my son said he and a friend frequent it often. I entered with no expectation. My son and I had pork sandwiches which were absolutely delicious! My husband had the eggplant sandwich that was... More

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Bedford, Ohio
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64 reviews 64 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We went to Rucola for Sunday Brunch. The corner storefront is lovely, and the decor is eclectic and warm. We had to wait for a table, but enjoyed being outside in a shady spot. Each of us really enjoyed our meal, and I had the asparagus with poached egg dish. Our companion said the dinners were even better, and we... More

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Ate here for second time and was really excellent. As soon as we walked in super welcoming, sat us at table for 4 even though our friends were late. In fact, turned out our pals were half hour late and they were totally cool. Ordered everything they recommended and were really happy. Cocktails, apps, and entrees all delicious. Def going... More

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Additional Information about Rucola

Address: 190 Dean St, Brooklyn, NY 11217-2212
Phone Number: 718-576-3209
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Italian

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