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Provence en Boite

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263 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231-4740
718-797-0707
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • 17
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 1
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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 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
superb brunch!

There were three of us, plus newborn in a stroller, and the staff could not have been more welcoming. I thoroughly enjoyed my Eggs Benedict Royal, and the others thought their meals equally delicious - French toast with bacon, and quiche - followed by one of the tastiest almond croissants I've ever... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Carol W
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Algarve, Portugal
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Algarve, Portugal
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

There were three of us, plus newborn in a stroller, and the staff could not have been more welcoming. I thoroughly enjoyed my Eggs Benedict Royal, and the others thought their meals equally delicious - French toast with bacon, and quiche - followed by one of the tastiest almond croissants I've ever had, and the little chocolate almond tort was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We went to Provence en Boite for their Bastille Day celebration. The street is closed off and the restaurant has tables outside. It is very festive. There was a great band and people danced in the street. The restaurant gave out hats and t-shirts for free. It is a typical small French café/bakery atmosphere inside with long banquettes. We had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

One of my favorite places in Brooklyn . Cosy , friendly place , where you don't feel rushed or pushed out . Nice decor , outdoor seating. Very nice , simple bistro menu . I've been to many restaurants , but if you love beef - they have the best filet mignon and great beet salad . And croissants ...... More 

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Melville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

loved everything. The bread, the croissants, the coffee. Everything was delicious. You feel like you're sitting in some Parisian cafe.

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The pastries are good but way to exercise for their quality. The service is very bad. Very nice place, the food is great. I'd say it is a poor.

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I had wanted to try this bistro for awhile as I passed it several times. The restaurant is decorated in a warm and inviting ambiance. The tables are close to each other so the restaurant is definitely "cozy". Lucky it wasn't too crowded when we were there. The counter displayed their pastries which looked delicious! We had a platter of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Had quiche and carrots soup for lunch. It was absolutely delicious. Fresh ingredients and wonderful flavor. Cozy atmosphere with very good service. Family friendly with babies and children. Price is also very reasonable.

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New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The is a place one really wants to like. It's serving a typical French bistro menu, but it's not trying to pretend that it's in Paris, which is a welcome break from the pretense that has invaded Smith Street over the past few years. The endive salad was good but not great - the blue cheese very nice, the endive... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We have been going to this restaurant for several years, and it never disappoints! First off, love the atmosphere; you truly feel like you are sitting in a French cafe. Background music, soft and unobtrusive, of course in French. Service has always been attentive. Brunch there is a favorite meal for me; large bowl of cafe au lait which reminds... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The staff is wonderful, the food is interesting and tasty and the place is comfortable. I have eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner and have never been disappointed. Reasonable prices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 263 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231-4740
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718-797-0707

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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