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The Good Fork

391 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231-1558
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Ranked #72 of 4,417 restaurants in Brooklyn
Cuisines: Eclectic
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Llangollen, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We ate at TGF with my daughter and a friend - the menu is light on vegetarian options, but my wife (who is veggy) found a couple of starters which sounded nice and had one as a main. The rest of us had lamb, beef and fish. All cooked and presented well - as one of the chefs is Korean,... More

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8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The Good Fork is not about finger food, but creative dishes that bring together nature's bounty with the hands of expert cooking. Our favorites are the pork dumplings to start followed by the roasted chicken. You also have to have the Red Hook Winery Cab Franc which is made just a few blocks away from the Good Fork in Red... More

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Milford, Connecticut
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

To celebrate my husbands 50th birthday we did the Brooklyn Spirits Trail . We started at The Good Fork! The food and staff were wonderful! I will be returning very soon!

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Brooklyn, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I was already "hangry" and not really excited about the "nonconforming" menu items, but narrowed it down to the Pork Tenderloin and spaetzle with apple and sauerkraut while my partner went for the "tofu steak and eggs" on the kimchee rice (like a bibimbap).... Most of our dinner conversation was dispersed with "omg, this is so good!" So good, I... More

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Oslo, Norway
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108 reviews 108 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Sundays brunch at the Good Fork is worth the excursion in the Red Hook neighborhood where it is still pretty quiet, with empty street so close the crowd of Brooklyn. Great Bloody Mary. The chef is Korean and it gives an exotic touch to some of the dishes. The dumplings as a starter are definitely a must. The steak &... More

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Union City, New Jersey, United States
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449 reviews 449 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I was absolutely blown away by the food and service at Good Fork in Red Hook. We were a bit nervous that it wouldn't live up to the prices which seemed a bit high, especially for Red Hook, but everything was amazing. We arrived without a reservation and were told we could have the cool little table in the corner... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

I went with an old friend and had a great time. Great ambience and close quarters encourage closer gatherings. The drink menu is very good (she had an orange Bloody Mary and I had the Manhatten). Dinner was also very good. Pork chops were excellent- tender, flavorful, good presentation. The grouper was very good as well, but if I had... More

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Hey, I went to your restaurant on July 5th with my family for a lunch before they got on the Queen Mary and I have to say the food was delicious we are native New Yorkers and have been to many restaurants in the city but you guys take the prize. My wife had the Korean steak and I had... More

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I have been a NYC native most of my life and have with that shared in many succulent dishes around the city, but dropping of my children in red hook July 6th 2013 changed everything , when my family and I walked into the Good Fork in Red Hook Brooklyn. The atmosphere was great, our hostess who was also a... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Fantastic food and great service in an interesting area of Brooklyn - although it was out first visit to Red Hook, the Good Fork has ensured it won't be our last. A great mix of American and Far East flavours, served beautifully and with panache. Loved the meal here and we'll be back soon as we can.

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