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85 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211-6005
(718) 486-3077
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Ranked #238 of 4,543 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sun 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The dominating theme in the food at this restaurant is salt. The duck soup appetizer could have been delicious - the combination of lentils, cabbage and duck broth sounded great, but the overpowering salty taste ruined it. For a main dish I ordered a hamburger with a salad on the side instead of french fries. The hamburger was so salty... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

As soon as we entered this place, which had come recommended, we realized that it was way more upmarket than we expected from a diner. No problem, a nice brunch is always a good thing right? The menu we were handed was limited, and it turned out this was because more than half the menu wasn't on the menu -... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

long waiting time, overly salty food, overpriced meal!!! We ordered the sirloin and were very disappointed (counting that it was an $80 plate)! There are too many other good restaurants in the area to waste your time going here - it's just trendy and overpriced, nothing else.

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Edina, Minnesota
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171 reviews 171 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Our son lives in the neighborhood and recommended it for a Sunday brunch. Great atmosphere, really good brunch food. Loved the latkes, country breakfast and frittata. Great people-watching as well, particularly for us non-Williamsburg types. I'd make the trip out of Manhattan for this in a heartbeat.

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New York City, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Had a lunch there with a colleague and wasn't so enthusiastic about the food. It's good but not brilliant as what I've heard. Had a good trout and green salad. Pricing was OK. Atmosphere is very casual...

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Delightful. Wouldn't have found this had it not been for the very nice man who runs Pilgrim surf store. He took time to show us on his iMac exactly where it was... You don't find hospitality & service like this every day. Loved Williamsburg and also this lovely hostelry. 5 stars.

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London
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The food in Diner is exceptionally good, with a brilliantly thought out, innovative menu written directly onto your table cloth by the waiter/waitress. They're also lovely, engaging, good fun, well versed in all the menu selections including the wine and beer. Diner itself is a great location under the Willamsburg Bridge in Brooklyn, so in a real old-skool part of... More 

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WEST PALM BEACH
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Greek Salad without Olives??? Overpriced and service is horrible. the waitress didn't even came-by after she brought the food if I need anything else, she rushed to get my order. But they were seating right next to my table chit-chatting! I don't mind paying for a good food and good service.

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mersin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed the food at the diner. Delicious menu. Really nice burgers with home made ketchup and mustard. Friendly waiter. We are recommending to anybody.

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Vancouver, Canada
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369 reviews 369 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We recently had dinner at this unassuming looking diner on a hard to find address in Brooklyn. Wow! I can safely say I ate the best pork chop in my life. Food innovative and fresh, but still familiar dishes. Very casual place where you are made to feel at home. Started with cocktails which were delicious. The 'menu' is described... More 

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Additional Information about Diner

Address: 85 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211-6005
Phone Number: (718) 486-3077
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm  6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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