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Aurora - Williamsburg

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70 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211-4111
718-388-5100
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
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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
Cool restaurant with tasty food

This is the place you want to go to if you want to experience the best neighborhood in NYC. Aurora offers brunches which are reasonably priced and sooooo tasty!!! We had eggs with salmon and fresh mozzarella, accompanied by fresh lemonade, finishing with chocolate mousse. Brilliant. It is the spot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Cupa K
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is the place you want to go to if you want to experience the best neighborhood in NYC. Aurora offers brunches which are reasonably priced and sooooo tasty!!! We had eggs with salmon and fresh mozzarella, accompanied by fresh lemonade, finishing with chocolate mousse. Brilliant. It is the spot to see art people in Williamsburg, actors, movie makers (during... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Wonderful, authentic food, reasonably priced and in a pretty setting. The outdoor patio is really worth waiting for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Super cute rustic restaurant with a romantic ambience. Love the great glass enclosed outdoor area. Perfect for a romantic date! Delicious and creative Italian food. We shared the fritto misto appetizer. I had the veal loin, my date had the scallops. Both cooked to perfection. Had the plum gin cocktail. Very well-balanced, fresh and crisp drink--not too sweet which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

We stayed a week in New York, and this was the best restaurant we visited! The food was fantastic, so was the wine and the service. Got recomendations from some "locals", - Thank you:-)

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is THE BEST ITALIAN that me and my SO have EVER had!!! This is including some places in Italy that we went to. The wines are amazing, solid, super! IT is the coolest place to eat in the coolest place in New York. Yum yum...in my belly! xoxo

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

the home made noodles with variety of mushrooms were faaaaabulous. Nice little greenhouse out the back too.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Very nice location, wooden tavern style, great staff. Food is delicious. Just pick and enjoy. Only the steak is a European cut and quite small. Great wines, chef consults here very professional.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We had a late lunch at Sunday and it was great! Food is amazing - great selection on Italian dishes with a modern twist. Decor and ambiance were really nice and service was also good. Price was fair. Walking around Williamsburg at Sunday and catching up lunch at the Aurora is a great Sunday break!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Aurora is amazing during mid-seasons thanks to their terrace. The Italian-rustic-like style makes you feel somewhere in Italy, that is why you must try this place above all on Saturday or Sunday mornings for your brunch. The salmon is very good as well as their Italian products. Even the wine is good without being too expensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have eaten here twice and both times wonderful. Favorite starter dishes are the Suppli (risotto croquettes); Crudo di Tonno (tuna tartare); and anything with octopus. All the pasta dishes we ordered were interesting, fresh and savory. The restaurant itself is comprised of a glassed in garden room and an affixed area with a brick wall and old wood floors.... More 

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Additional Information about Aurora - Williamsburg

Address: 70 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211-4111
Phone Number: 718-388-5100
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 40
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 70 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211-4111
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718-388-5100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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