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Brooklyn Fish Camp

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162 5th Ave, Ste 2, Brooklyn, NY 11217-4414
718-783-3264
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nantucket in Brooklyn

The evening we were there the initial noise level of the music was beyond unacceptable. Asked the server to turn it down, but she said many people complained, but management said no. After several minutes the music seemed a bit lower, but I did not know if it was turned down or I was loosing my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2014
Jerry R
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
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28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The evening we were there the initial noise level of the music was beyond unacceptable. Asked the server to turn it down, but she said many people complained, but management said no. After several minutes the music seemed a bit lower, but I did not know if it was turned down or I was loosing my hearing. However the food,... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Four of us stopped here for lunch and all made the same choice: lobster rolls! If you’re willing to splurge (“market price” is the rule), you won’t be disappointed. The toasted, buttered rolls were stuffed with big chunks of lobster meat, and the accompaniment was a heaping pile of excellent shoestring fries. We also shared a plate of spicy Vidalia... More 

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NYC, ny
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

we enjoyed the restaurant from beginning to end: food was excellent and fresh; service was great and wait staff was friendly and accommodating. we had fantastic oysters which were icy cold and briny, although pricey at $3.50 per oyster, but definitely worth it. all of our party enjoyed their entrees as well. note: the bar serves only wine and beer.... More 

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GreatCthulhu
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

I've been to fish camp a couple of times and always regarded the fare as solid if overpriced, especially considering the tiny "European-style" portions (to be expected in a enclave of dimwitted socialist craft-beer lentil-eating hipsters like Park Slope). I'm inspired to write this review by the jaw-droppingly terrible gumbo I was served on Valentines Day, there with my wife... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

I recently stopped in to the Brooklyn Fish Camp after leaving the nearby Barclay Center. It was around 9PM and not very crowded, so my friend and I sat at the bar and ordered a couple of fried oyster sandwiches call Po Boy.(I believe) We sat and watch some basketball, had a few beers on tap and eagerly awaited the... More 

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Brooklyn NY
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Love this place, unfortunately i've waited for a table, more than i've eaten here. I've simply learned to go on off nights, when people aren't entertaining out of town friends and family. Fish is always fresh, menu options are always consistent and tasty. Prices could be a bit better.

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Wayne, PA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

yummy sardine banh mih sandwich with dandelion green salad, my husband loved his fish tacos, good beer, fast, friendly service, lots of families, atmosphere. go when the weather is a little warmer and sit in the nice courtyard, casual good food

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New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

Very good upscale seafood. Definitely not for you if you are looking for the usual seafood fare of broiled stuffed flounder. Do yourself a favor and get the Old Bay fries, they are amazing!

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Brooklyn, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

I have gone to Brooklyn Fish Camp several times and even though I like the food, I doubt if I will go back any time soon.On a positive note, my brother loved the steamers there and every dish I have had has always been fresh and nicely prepared. I always enjoy the food, but like so many restaurants in the... More 

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Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

Excellent seafood, waitresses knew menu, knew specials, made good recommendations. I made two trips within a week, if I had stayed longer, would've returned again. Nice beer selection also.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 162 5th Ave, Ste 2, Brooklyn, NY 11217-4414
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718-783-3264

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 40
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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