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128 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6258
718-923-0918
Website
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Good for:
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fav local spot

This place is consistently great. The food is always on point and the vibe is right on. Salad Nicoise and the burger are great. Sometimes the service can be slow and actually very rarely get the same server twice. It'd be cool to get the same server twice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Gabrielle C
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Boston, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This place is consistently great. The food is always on point and the vibe is right on. Salad Nicoise and the burger are great. Sometimes the service can be slow and actually very rarely get the same server twice. It'd be cool to get the same server twice.

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Aberdeen
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is a very friendly and informal restaurant which is great for brunch or lunch as well as dinner. At the weekend there is often live music. Booking is not possible but usually a short wait can get one a seat.

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Senior Reviewer
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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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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London
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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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77 reviews 77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

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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Germany
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 128 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6258
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718-923-0918

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?