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128 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6258
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Ranked #296 of 4,544 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

As a recent transplant to Brooklyn living very near the two restaurant rows on Smith and Court Streets, we are challenged to find a destination restaurant for lunch/brunch/dinner that hits all the critical mandatories: great food, very reasonable prices and an accommodating staff. Bar Tabac hits the sweet spot and crushes the 150 other local competitors. Plus, every weekend features... More 

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This was not only one of the best meals I've ever eaten in my life, it was served with a smile, professionally, friendly, with just the right wine, suggestions from the server, and all at a VERY reasonable price. We've eaten here before and always liked it but this visit topped the charts! The seating can be in the busier... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We took our daughter here for her 25th birthday. The food was enjoyed by all of us - with very different tastes - and the service, especially their recognition of my daughter's birthday, was great.

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I always end up here every few months and still really enjoy it. Great service, the food, whilst it doesn't change much, is great and always have good daily specials, the live music is always awesome and it's got a great atmosphere. I really rate this place!

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This restaurant is just 2 blocks from the Nu Hotel that i was staying at and the food was great. when i went there they also had a live music which was great This is one of the must go restaurants in your in the downtown Brooklyn area

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Moscow, Russia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

If you want to have a Parisian experience in brooklyn please visit Bar Tabac. Its atmosphere , delicious menu and very friendly service will assure you have a satisfying experience. I went there foe breakfast had a delicious egg florentine and a good expresso. I am sure the rest of the menu is as good ..

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Evanston, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

They have two TV to watch World Cup games. And handed out USA masks. Great fun. And the staff members all seem to have french accents. Nice people. Food is very good for this scene. We have been here 5 times...so you know we like it!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We barely made it out of the metro stop when we were drenched by a rainstorm on a recent trip to Brooklyn, so we ran into this authentic-looking Parisian bistro only to find a little neighbourhood gem. What we liked most (we didn't eat anything) was the atmosphere - in particular how the bartender greeted everybody personally as if they... More 

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gold coast australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

On a recent trip to NYC, a friend also travelling, had previously dined here, and enjoyed her evening, so we, a group of four visited. We did not have a reservation but were shown to table straight away. Restaurant was lively with music playing, and we started what was an enjoyable evening, SO FAR. Service was friendly and food was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Good menu,reasonably priced.There was entertainment that night and we were seated closer to the bar so a bit loud.There is a back room I would opt for in the future.

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Additional Information about Bar Tabac

Address: 128 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6258
Phone Number: 718-923-0918
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisine: French

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