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Aurora - Williamsburg

70 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211-4111
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Ranked #108 of 4,509 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Price range: $21 - $40
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
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Any
English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Goshen, CT
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77 reviews 77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Saw this restaurant in an article on buzzfeed about great brunches in NYC and glad I went. It was easy to get to and there was plenty of free parking (midday on a Sunday). There is a main dining room and a solarium type room, which is where we ate. It's decorated to look like a rustic tuscan farmhouse, and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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133 reviews 133 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This review would have given an excellent rating but the prices are just a little too high for what you're getting. Now, don't get me wrong, the good is great, the drinks wonderfully produced and the staff conscientious. I just resent being charged so much for a side dish and a huge amount for a fish main course.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We visited from Melbourne and found the food at Aurora outstanding. Recently I wrote a review of an iconic Melbourne Italian restaurant, where the service and ambiance is second to none, but the Italian food was not first class. I have felt I may have been over critical about the food until we dined at Aurora. Aurora's Italian food offering... More 

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Katonah, New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The food and service are great but don't go here if you are entertaining for business. They don't take American Express and this makes for costly bookkeeping re-entries for customers. Just no point in tempting fate. This problem is worse if you are traveling from abroad because, where Amex has its own network and can follow you from country to... More 

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New York City, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Definitely the best Italian in the area and some of the best we've had in NYC. The authentic food is consistently amazing and the impressive wine list leaves many options for perfect pairing. The brunch is particularly good for the very reasonable price. Several egg dishes come with the more subtle black truffle for a dynamite combination. The coffee is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

In August we chose to get married at Aurora in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and we could not have asked for more! We visited from the UK, so we had to arrange it all by email. However, Irene was extremely helpful and accomodating. Excellent customer service!!! We had a buyout of the Garden area and the location was amazing - It was... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My now-husband and I had decided to get married while were on holiday in Brooklyn. We had no real plans as our wedding date was not fixed. A few days before the wedding day itself, I had walked past Aurora whilst exploring Williamsburg and was captivated by the beautiful garden. It was then that we thought it would be the... More 

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Roslyn, New York
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170 reviews 170 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This was our destination for Sunday brunch. My friend and I each had a different salad. I had the peach with goat cheese and she had the fava salad.Service was slow but the food was good.

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Dropped by for a lovely brunch. I had the peach and goat cheese salad and my friend had the fava bean salad. We both enjoyed our meals.

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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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