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288 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231-4650
718-596-3335
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Ranked #341 of 4,496 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
San Rafael
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110 reviews 110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Food is imaginative and ideal for sharing. We tried 8 menu items and they were all tasty. The indoor space is fairly small and tables are set close together. The excellent wait staff move around the confined space with surprising aplomb and we enjoyed excellent service from Phoebe. The restaurant allows parties of four like ours two and a half... More

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The Grocery has been highly rated for years. And no wonder. The food is imaginative, innovative, flavorful and locally-sourced. The current approach -- small plates -- allows you to sample a broad range of delights. Definitely worth a visit.

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Seattle, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Had a lovely evening at the grocery with a multi-course tasting menu paired with wines. The owners presented every dish and wine and are clearly passionate about their menu. From appetizers to dessert and port, the meal was relaxed and delicious. Highly recommended.

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Stockholm
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171 reviews 171 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This is a hard one.. Sparsely decorated small cramped dining room, There are maybe 30 seats, and since they keep the curtains closed, no peering in from the outside world. It is quite literally like dining in someone's oddly undecorated apartment. Fine with me .Definitely harder to stand the waitress bus tub close to your table. Porcelain from Fish Eddies,thick... More

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Quebec City, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We had chosen of The Grocery through the Michelin Guide. After our visit we tend to agree with their rating: very nice. Small, warm, and quiet, a good setting for a good meal with good conversation. The chef is in the kitchen and his wife on the floor. Additional staff are extremely attentive and get out of their way to... More

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Auburn, ME
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84 reviews 84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

You have to know that all dishes are appetizers so you need to go with a group. Most choices are veggies with two fish and one lamb. They were ok but not special

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New York City, New York
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173 reviews 173 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

This cozy Brooklyn restaurant has a wonderful selction fo different food types rarely found elsewhere. Service is wonderful. ;ocation is easy to get to via subway. wines are excellent

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We have gone to this restaurant 4 times and the experience has gone slowly downhill. The food is good but the portion are way too small, I know that this is supposed to be tapas size but at an average of $15.00 to $25.00 it is a bit expensive. Their wine list is extensive and expensive and each time I... More

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Albury, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We eat here for the first time last week- we sat inside as the outside, which looked lovely was full to overflowing, which was very quiet but very comfortable and intimate. Greeted by the chef who was fantastic, incredibly welcoming and warm. We got chatting to some regulars who had been coming there since it had opened who were full... More

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New York City
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Friends from out of town wanted to try this restaurant, and although at first we could not get reservations, they generously fit us in on a Friday night. We did the tasting menu, and everything was really superb. The service was great. The chef was very attentive and quite friendly. The duck entree stood out, and the skate was delicious... More

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Additional Information about The Grocery

Address: 288 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231-4650
Phone Number: 718-596-3335
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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