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Il Passatore

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Italian, Wine Bar
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14 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
718.963.3100
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Brooklyn Italian!

The last time I ate there was in the dead of winter so I didn't know there was a patio! Ask for the patio when the weather suits outdoor dining! We shared the arugula salad with pears and the orange dressing is soooo good, tagliatelle bolognese was just like Mama makes, and the fish special was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
Kcarma
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Los Angeles, California
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  • Romantic
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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120 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The last time I ate there was in the dead of winter so I didn't know there was a patio! Ask for the patio when the weather suits outdoor dining! We shared the arugula salad with pears and the orange dressing is soooo good, tagliatelle bolognese was just like Mama makes, and the fish special was light and tasty!

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jeeno
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This was an accidental find, and we have never had better. Only regret we didn't have room for dessert!

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

One of our favorite restaurants. The food and prices are excellent. The wait staff is pleasant and accommodating. Try the piadini.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We walked to one of the best Italian restaurants, bar none! Small, dark-lit joint with great ambience. The rucolo (arugula) and watercress salads were perfectly prepared! Before kale, there was arugula, lettuce, etc. Well, they do have a kale salad but that's to please the native hipsters. The best entrée was the tagliatelle al Ragu Bolongnese! The Pappardelle con Angnello... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is a small neighborhood place--but very convenient to the subway. It's a veritable bargain for NYC and good food to boot. My son, who had lived nearby, recommended it--says he always had a good meal there. We were so glad we took him up on his recommendation. The octopus appetizer was especially good. I thought their house wine was... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We were visiting Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn and went on suggestion of our host. Tiny place,we did not have a reservation(which I strongly encourage) but they accommodated us nevertheless on a crowded night. The homemade penne pasta was a rustic meal with a superb basil pesto. Some of best mussels I have had anywhere. Leave your credit cards at home,... More 

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

My son took us to this restaurant recently and it was delicious. It's like your grandmothers house with seating in her back yard. Lots of umbrellas for shade. Service was great and food delicious. The calamari was grilled and tender and tasty. Mussels also a must. All pasta dishes were delectable. Nice inexpensive prices for Brooklyn. Would go there on... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Great Friday evening meal with my wife... Very attentive service but maybe because we were there quite early, but still was very helpful and on the ball. The pasta was great and really outshines whatever was on it really, so stick to something simple and you're in for a great meal at a modest price. Kale salad was a pleasant... More 

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NYC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I have been to Il Passatore many times since they opened. I actually think they get better and better- the food is very good with special unique favors- especially nice on a cold night or in the summer for dinner in their backyard. I would highly recommend any of the pasta and appetizers especially the brussel sprouts, tortellini and ragu.... More 

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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We took family here at friend's recommendation - very glad we went. This is a small restaurant with a cozy family atmosphere. We sat out back on the patio. There were 5 of us and we ordered a lot of different appetizers to share. Everything was fresh and flavorful. The pasta dishes were cooked perfectly and everyone left smiling and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718.963.3100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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