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Belleville - CLOSED

330 5th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215-2892
718-832-9777
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Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: (Corner of 5th St and 5th Ave)
Transit: F,R,M,G to 4th Ave/9th St

34 reviews from our community

70% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
CT
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Stopped by last night planning to dine and Belleville is CLOSED! Door locked tight, lights off (Saturday night). Big surprise. RIP.

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Arlington, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

I can't vouch for their culinary offerings, but Belleville is a charming little bistro where you and your special one can while away an evening over drinks and take in the cozy atmosphere. But leave the beret at home: this is not a "theme" establishment.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Wife and I visiting NYC for the week - stumbled upon this restaurant and went for it. She had the wild Mushroom risotto, I had the mushroom bisque and grilled salmon - very good food. Good music/atmosphere, pleasant unobtrusive service. TUE evening dinner.

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LA PLATA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

A very pleasant experience in 5th Ave. Restaurant Row in Brooklyn. The first time I went for Brunch. My quiche was fine but service was even better. The Bellini was on the house just because I offered the manager to share my table with another guest. (The place was crowded and I was alone). After this I returned twice for... More

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Brooklyn, NY
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101 reviews 101 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Nice local French "comfort food". Nice food in a comfortable & leisurely setting. Had nice salads, mussels & sandwich. Only regret is that on weekends they serve very egg-heavy brunch instead of a full lunch menu. Been there a few times for dinner and I think that's more of what I prefer. But will definitely go back.

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San Francisco, California
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202 reviews 202 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

This is a nice enough French-ish joint in Park Slope. But for the price (close to $100 a head) I would want to have a truly memorable experience, not just an okay one. Service was just a little off (standoffish and poorly timed). Food was okay but not much more.

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Forest Hills, New York
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231 reviews 231 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

Having given my recent review of CAFÉ LAFAYETTE the title “Mini French Brasserie”, I was tempted to use “Maxi French Brasserie” for BELLEVILLE. Like the Café Lafayette in nearby Fort Greene, this place has captured the ambiance of a French Belle Epoque Brasserie, but Belleville is much more spacious and tops the Café Lafayette in just about every category. The... More

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New York
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140 reviews 140 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Wow what a difference a change in management can make!! Belleville has recently been taken over by a handsome, young and energetic French couple with a new chef and it is their goal to make this a super Parisian Bistro. They are well on the way to great success. From the moment you enter, you might be greeted by Dan... More

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New York City, New York
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107 reviews 107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

We were strolling on 5th avenue looking for a dinner spot and decided to check out Belleville's menu. From first glance it did not look very exciting and just as we were ready to move on, the owner who was standing outside came to us and told us he had just moved from Paris and they have brought in new... More

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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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67 reviews 67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

This was a happening spot. The owner may be new, but the staff has years of experience and moved like a well oiled machine.

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