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151 Montague St, Ste 3, Brooklyn, NY 11201-3555 (Henry and Clinton)
R Court St stop restaurant is a quarter block west. 2, 3, 4, 5 to Court St-Borough Hall, exit on Montague and Clinton St, walk west on Montague for about half a block. A, C, F to Jay St-Borough Hall, exit at Fulton Mall and Jay St, walk west on Fulton Mall past Borough Hall, then take a right on Court St, then a left on Montague and walk
718-624-3838
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Post root canal lunch

I know, sounds weird, but I was hungry! The apple/gorgonzola/nut salad is one of my favorites. Can't say much for the pizza. Bread is decent. Cocktail was spot-on. I had just had a root canal, so alcohol was important. Service is pleasant and attentive. I prefer the outdoor seating (weather... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
Em P
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New York City, New York
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18 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I actually think the manager opened the restaurant early (no one was inside and they appeared to be setting up) after he saw me looking at the menu and I asked if they were open. The staff was extremely nice and attentive. I loved the Eggs Benedict. I will definitely go back next time I'm in Brooklyn.

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I know, sounds weird, but I was hungry! The apple/gorgonzola/nut salad is one of my favorites. Can't say much for the pizza. Bread is decent. Cocktail was spot-on. I had just had a root canal, so alcohol was important. Service is pleasant and attentive. I prefer the outdoor seating (weather permitting.) Pasta dishes are consistently good. My partner LOVES the... More 

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cummington,ma
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76 reviews 76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We ordered the same 3 dishes plus linguini alla vongole. I already knew the accompanying containers of overcooked pasta w/the blandest of red sauces would be rejected by my guests. I shoulda told them not to send them. Anyway, there was something wrong last night. Perhaps the garlic wasn't fresh or the oil had a bad flavor, maybe the white... More 

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Portland, OR
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138 reviews 138 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We just wanted to get some gelato or sorbet. The menu had two options: small portion (one scoop) for $3 or 3 scoops for $8. My wife and I each ordered a portion of sorbet. It was really good, no question about it, but I asked the waiter if this was a portion and she responded "yes". So each of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Popped in here while exploring brooklyn and had lovely 2 course lunch. Nice atmosphere with quite lot tables taken by midday on a thursday inside and out. Staff v friendly.

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Brooklyn, NY
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

A local restaurant that disappointed us about a year or so ago. We decided to return and ate there on Christmas Eve. The maître de was welcoming and pleasant, service was great and the food delicious. We will definitely return.

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Germantown, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

July 25 Lunch A man, the Manager?, noticed us looking at a menu on the door and offered us the real menu to peruse. When we decided to stay, they asked us if we preferred inside or out. We walked inside and they took us to a lovely table. What do you know? It was a cool windy late July... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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125 reviews 125 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Sometimes when you wander you stumble across amazing restaurants; this was not one of those occasions. A group of us had lunch here on a whim and it was one of the worst meal out I've had in a long time. The calamari was sad and soggy while the pasta dishes both appeared unappetizing and lived down to their promise.... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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74 reviews 74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

I haven't ever seen an establishment working so hard at earning my good favor. So much so it prompted me to ask if they've been open long and they eluded to some shifting in management recently. He was so happy and eager to make sure we had a wonderful time it really made me eager to write this review and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Over priced and not overly good. I ordered the fish and it was small and over a bed of carrots. The bread was stale and the service was fair at best.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 151 Montague St, Ste 3, Brooklyn, NY 11201-3555
    (Henry and Clinton)
  • Public Transportation: R Court St stop restaurant is a quarter block west. 2, 3, 4, 5 to Court St-Borough Hall, exit on Montague and Clinton St, walk west on Montague for about half a block. A, C, F to Jay St-Borough Hall, exit at Fulton Mall and Jay St, walk west on Fulton Mall past Borough Hall, then take a right on Court St, then a left on Montague and walk
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718-624-3838

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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