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Roll-n-roaster

2901 Emmons Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11235-2211
(718) 769-6000
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Ranked #588 of 4,462 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Thu 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Brooklyn, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is a great Brooklyn icon that has cheap but good food. Their cheesey fries are delicious and their burgers are classic. They also have Roast Beef and other good menu choices. If you stop by on your birthday you get to spin the wheel. It is a simple restaurant, along the lines of fast food. You can buy a... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Over $30 for 3 sandwiches, 2 fries with cheese, and 2 drinks. They got 1 of the sandwiches wrong. When I asked them to correct it they still got it wrong. The second time I asked them to correct it, they said they are not making medium roast beef sandwiches right now. I then said I would wait and spoke... More

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Howell, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This place is a landmark. I've been eating this sandwich since I had teeth. Everyone should try this place at least once in their life to make up there own mind. The roast beef is always tasty and guaranteed fresh. Can you find better.....probably. but I bet if you go once you'll go back again. A little pricey but what... More

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Brooklyn, NY
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100 reviews 100 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Roll-n-Roaster has been a popular spot on Emmons Avenue across from the Sheepshead Bay waterfront for decades; unfortunately we have found it has gone seriously downhill in recent years. We visited often, and enjoyed many meals there. On a number of recent visits they have run out of menu items. One day, chowder, one of their staples; another day coleslaw,... More

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New York
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118 reviews 118 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I remember hearing about roll n roaster during grade school but my family never ventured to this part of brooklyn as well as many others simply due to racisim at that time. So as an adult I was able to eventually come to this spot on my own and try it out. For the most part its just fast food... More

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Staten Island, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I've been going to RNR since I was a little girl and its never changed. Everyone I know that grew up in Brooklyn loves this place. The food is great (burgers, CHEEEEZ fries, mozzy stix, shakes, etc) and its open really late on weekends for after partying snacks. 2 thumbs up in my book.

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Brooklyn NY
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

It boggles my mind the great reviews of this place, either they have lost their taste buds or their standards have sunk so low that this is their idea of cuisine. I live across the street and wouldn't waste my money, I try it once a year, just to see if it's improved, and it hasn't, when someone else buys... More

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New York, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been going to Roll 'n Roaster for over 40 years and it's consistently delicious. I know people rave about the roast beef sandwiches but I personally don't like roast beef. I get the yummy cheeseburger and cheese fries every time. I say that I will try other things on the menu every time but I always order the... More

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New York
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

For a fast food restaurant they deserve the 5 stars. I could not find one fault with this place. We came to eat here before having a full day at Luna Park in Coney Island. It is only about a 10 minute drive away from Coney Island so not so far a detour. We both enjoyed the roast beef. One... More

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New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I make it a point to stop off here if I am passing within any reasonble distance from this place. The roast beef is delicious, real and freshly made. A roast beef sandwich fits right in with my lunchtime calorie limits

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