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Bar Tabac

#251 of 4,434 Restaurants in Brooklyn
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128 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6258
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice touch of France

Enjoyable, especially music, food, environment. Highly recommended! A bit noisy at times but a crowd is a good sign.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Glynn C
Good for:
  • Romantic
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
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English first
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyable, especially music, food, environment. Highly recommended! A bit noisy at times but a crowd is a good sign.

Thank Glynn C
London, England, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely French bistro in the heart of Brooklyn. Good, well cooked food. Highly recommend steak frites and cheese plate. Live music on a Monday evening. Ask to sit at the back if you want to chat, otherwise enjoy the music.

Thank StephenWaddington
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything on the menu is excellent, but their burger is one you normally wouldnt expect at a french bistro

Thank Lucas G
Brooklyn, New York
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started frequenting this restaurant because it is easy to get to, both by car and bike. In nice weather, the windows and doors are open. There is a coziness and pleasantness to this place. You feel at home and comfortable. The bartenders are nice and efficient, although they sometimes get distracted by coworkers and regular customers. We've only eaten... More 

Thank AllieFaber
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a nice moules frites marinière the French way. It tasted delicious like my Grandma's We enjoyed the atmosphere even if it was crowded Nice experience !

Thank FRDE
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love the moules frites here! Love the foosball and pétanque during Bastille celebration. Top it off with a Lillet.

Thank opullara
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

It was such a charming place with live music bayou bluegrass over dinner. Lovely Bistro like Cajun French New Orleans style. Very French flavours. Great wine selections and excellent choice. Seafood risotto looked divine. I had the duck, wild mushrooms and asparagus with orange sauce. Try the Pinot. Fantastic

Thank Wendy Y
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78 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

A neighborhood restaurant with great food. Wonderful atmosphere. The only problem was they don't accept other cards but AMEX. Big problem when you don't know that until the end of the meal.

1 Thank Cindy H
Lyon, France
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I was living just in front Bar Tabac, and can't say how many times i had lunch/dinner there ! The place is cosy, and have a small terrasse outside just perfect for summer night. Service and food are great, even if a bit expensive. Will definitively come back there as soon as I come back to NYC !

Thank CKV3
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We stopped here because of the live music and be seated outside, surround by all the people enjoying the Sunday was very nice! The food was well done and the service ok

Thank Lucia M

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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: Romantic


Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?