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Bruno's of Brooklyn Italian Eatery

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews meatballs rice balls dover sole lemon cake sausage and peppers cannoli fresh pasta house salad chicken sandwich open kitchen chef bruno sit at the counter chef's table red sauce tiny place made from scratch
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little gem is like having a neighborhood restaurant right around the corner. Be sure to make reservations as it is always full of happy diners. My favorite is the eggplant parmigiana, it’s delicious! Cal and Genevieve have created a lovely place to dine!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank antiquedress2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a late lunch at Brunos. The lunch rush was over so service was quite fast. As always, Genevieve was there to greet us. My lunch of Rigatoni Bolognese and my husband's peppers, onions and sausage paired nicely. We shared and still had...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank BarbaraC305
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I heard really great things so we went there for dinner. We ordered the mozzarella appetizer. It arrived and at first glance looked like fried chicken. It was fried bread with mozzarella and tasted like it had been fried in old oil . The entrees...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Tennpitt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on the ranking of this restaurant, we were expecting a top line Italian restaurant. Three of our group of six were of 100 % Italian heritage, familiar with Italian cooking in the US and Italy, and were terribly disappointed in this restaurant. The first...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Claude F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little Italian Eatery feels like you are having dinner in an Italian family's home. Wonderful food made in front of you in the open kitchen. All of our dishes were great. The bread pudding for dessert is a must.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Hank H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I drove past this little place every night for two years before I finally stopped in for dinner. I can’t believe what I had been missing! This little sliver of a restaurant has amazing food. I have been several times and have always sat at...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank RebeccaH4813
Reviewed March 13, 2019

Great Home cooking sauce ( gravy) was outstanding just like real homemade Sauce rice balls were super and the Brooklyn Bridge sub was fanonimal.... and they had Manhattan specials if your from Brooklyn you know what I an talking about...we will be back ......

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Vinny947
Reviewed March 9, 2019

Bruno’s of Brooklyn 2112 Second St. Ft. Meyers, Fl. Bruno’s of Brooklyn is the bomb. I have been disappointed by Italian restaurants in Florida for decades. Because of my Italian heritage my Florida friends are always trying to get me to experience their favorite local...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Realtor44
Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

Was so looking forward to this place after recommendations from others. Bread tough and dipping oil in tiny dish so you couldn't even get the herbs on bread. Salads so so and overpriced! All four of us had different entrees- one with raviolis and meatballs,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank JaneE902
Reviewed February 24, 2019

Make sure you have a reservation at this popular Italian eatery! It's very small and can be noisy, but the flavors are amazing! One of those prized places where you can see the chef from almost every table. The menu is extensive, and there's usually...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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leigh c
October 18, 2017|
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Response from RobArmstrong421 | Reviewed this property |
They have old school faves like sausage and peppers, a selection of hot sandwiches and pastas and salads. The dinner menu is more extensive than lunch.
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