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Al Di La Trattoria

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248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1201
718-636-8888
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6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 101
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Top notch!

This was a fabulous place to eat, the food was really special. I lived in Venice and I experienced flashbacks to some of my best meals there. The food is fresh and made with care and service friendly and efficient. Park Slope is a charming neighbourhood. Try this place out!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
Katherine J
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Mount Victoria, New South Wales, Australia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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Mount Victoria, New South Wales, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

This was a fabulous place to eat, the food was really special. I lived in Venice and I experienced flashbacks to some of my best meals there. The food is fresh and made with care and service friendly and efficient. Park Slope is a charming neighbourhood. Try this place out!

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Brooklyn, New York
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82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Everything about this restaurant is first rate; the food, service and ambience. In addition to their menu, daily specials are always featured. The mussel appetizer is terrific and the homemade pastas can't be beat! Service is attentive and friendly. They offer a very reasonable half carafe of house wine, excellent. No reservations, so be prepared to either get there early... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Been going to Al di La ever since they opened, 3-4 times a year for special occasions. Really our best restaurant, ever, anywhere. (Well, we've had a couple of crazy amazing meals, but at a really different price point and a whole different kind of experience--like Chez Panisse in Berkeley or David Toutain in Paris.) Al di la is a... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Chef and owner-run indulgence for the taste-buds. Food is always excellent, service is always wonderful. This is not a tomato sauce & spaghetti joint. The cuisine is delicate Northern Italian, and reliably delectable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I live around the corner from this restaurant but never had the time or patience to wait for a seat as they do not take reservations for parties of less than 6. Finally this year my family made a reservation and took me for my birthday. What a phenomenal meal! We ordered 1 of almost everything and shared. I didn't... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Huge negative discussed in the last paragraph - otherwise great. Beautiful ambiance - perfect for a small group or a date. It's a very intimate setting, but the ceilings are tall and you don't feel crowded. It is upscale, but it's not stuffy. Portion sizes are not large in keeping with the vibe of the place. On a Wednesday evening... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Food quite good. Had the fish special. Very fresh piece of white fish. Be prepared to bone it yourself ! Black olive topping had a bitter aftertaste but the fish was superb.

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Akron, Ohio
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We had a larger group and they accommodated us graciously. The food and service was wonderful. Specials were delicious ; service attentive.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The place, the food, the atmosphere... My favourite italian place ever. Brooklyn is better everyday and I love to spend time here wile visiting NYC.

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Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Simply put, this is one of my most favorite restaurants in all of New York. I certainly don't have to travel far, I'm a short 3 block walk away ;-). LUCKY ME!. Al Di La's interior is oozing with rustic charm..Old floral wall paper, tin ceilings, exposed ducts, beautiful curtains, etc.. The ambiance is very warm and inviting. Nice selection... More 

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Additional Information about Al Di La Trattoria

Address: 248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1201
Phone Number: 718-636-8888
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $31 to $40
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1201
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718-636-8888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $31 to $40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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