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85 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211-6005
(718) 486-3077
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Ranked #71 of 4,428 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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81% Recommend
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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114 reviews 114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Old and cool diner interior, especially the floor tiles (the wooden bench seats: not so cool). No food menu: they actually write the food offerings of the day on the paper on your table (an affectation: you can't read it after the waitress is gone!), and offerings, which change daily depending on what's available, are extremely fresh, wonderfully and unusually... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

After a really early flight to New York, no breakfast, and a hungry belly, we walked around the corner form our apartment in Williamsburg to Diner. If your looking for something a little more upscale you wouldn't think about this place because from the outside it looks kinda pitiful, but I'm telling you walk in! When you get inside, don't... More

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long island ny
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Went to diner for daughters birthday,not my choice ! The staff was energic and pleasent but the menu was a bit on the so-so side.I dont think we would do a return visit being that we have been too numerous eateries in brooklyn and would choose one of them again

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Cool place, with simple interior. Food (burger, frittata, sandwich) was great, and when we asked for bread we were positively surprised, the bread was fantastic.

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Adirondack, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The inside may look like that classic diner but the menu is new with different takes on fish, pork or chicken (when we were there). Popular and you can expect to wait for a table but you're with a liveky crowd. A bit noisy but that's the ambiance. Friendly waitstaff. This is a place that shows you why Brooklyn has... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

A bit tight when crowded, but nice place. At first glance it looks quite run down; but when you look closer it still is quite run down, although very clean and fresh. The service was great, the beer good and the burger excellent!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

Average, is the score I'm setting. The food is fine, if a little pricey. but arriving on a relatively quiet monday, seating was slow though several tables were empty. Service speed was not impressive, a full hour wait between starters and main course, but food quality is high, well tasting and nicely presented. If You're hungry three courses are needed.

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Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Menu surprises every day, excellent wine accompaniment, wonderfully unpretentious. The emphasis is where it should be, on the exquisite food. Don't leave Brooklyn without it.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

Great little place! Came here for brunch a few weeks ago and had the best pancakes i think I've ever had! Perfectly cooked, nice and soft in the middle - utterly superb. Perfect with a Sunday morning Mimosa!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

On a recent business trip, we were directed by locals to their favorite neighborhood place,Diner. Not very familiar with the location, we followed directions and went to what we thought was the restaurant, but saw only an old metal door. Didn't look too promising on a cold and dark night, but we pushed open the door and found.d our way... More

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