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270 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213-3401
+1 718-285-8777
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Pizza, Kosher, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
270 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213-3401
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's nice to find a kosher restaurant that's a bit different. Basil had good food, nice informal atmosphere, and very good service. Our waitress was particularly friendly and helpful. The food is different and creative. It's somewhat pricey and the portions are small, but we'd...More

Thank yitz_1
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Went here for brunch with a gang of six. Sun was shining so we sat outside. I had the pancakes which were tasty. My friends had the eggs Benedict which looked gorgeous. French toast was good too. We were happy until it came time to...More

Thank orlaithmannion
Reviewed September 24, 2017

we went for to enjoy and we got what we want. the food is tasty like i never had before. fresh. not with the commercial touch. all food were fresh and interesting. all kind of different pizza.

Thank James G
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

One of the best kosher meals I've had. The Chilean Sea Bass was excellent, cauliflower and cheesecake very good, but the standout was the Basil Salad. This was the best caprese salas I've ever had, the plum tomatoes were just delectable in the sweet and...More

Thank DanSap27
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This is a nice kosher restaurant in the heart of Crown Heights with a nice selection of pizzas, salads and fish. The staff were helpful and friendly, and even made a nice recommendation for a side dish.

Thank DGershuny
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

The best experience of a good lunch, every Pizza is a personal pie made to order delicious and crispy, I had a beautiful experience at Basil the last few times, And we experience extremely good service, Keep it up!

Thank FredPaksher
Reviewed June 5, 2017

The food, ambiance, and service here are very good. It can get noisy and busy though. They have a back room but are reluctant to let people use it for some reason.

Thank AMJ92
Reviewed April 26, 2017

The food is interesting and eclectic. The atmosphere, is a good attempt at being truly chic, doesn't quite make it. The service as well, it is a good attempt and much better than most in the neighborhood. I would prefer they set their standards higher....More

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Basil is a really nice place for good kosher pizzas and italian foods. Like all such places its a bit noisy but that is to be expected. I sat at the bar and happyily watched the expert chefs prepare my food and I certainly was...More

Thank Giralang
Reviewed November 21, 2016

i expected more from this restaurant . we were made to wait at bar for 25 minutes until our 3 rd arrived - I fail to understand that as we were ready to order for all . Ordered the Pickles side - I think $...More

Thank badbaruch57
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213-3401
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-285-8777
AboutBasil Pizza and Wine Bar is a trendy bistro in the heart of crown heights. Come by and join us for a beer while you wait for your wood burning pizza oven made to order... We will be waiting!DescriptionLocated in Crown Heights, Basil is an Italian bistro specializing in unique menus for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night specialties. Basil’s ambiance tantalizes all of your senses with smells tickling your nose, tastes dancing on your tongue, music flowing through the air, and the sight of perfection on your plate.
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