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Bar Bruno

520 Henry St, Carroll gardens, Brooklyn, NY 11231-2817
+1 347-763-0850
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“hearty” (2 reviews)
“michelada” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
520 Henry St, Carroll gardens, Brooklyn, NY 11231-2817
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Having walked quite a bit we stopped here for something to drink and shared a pitcher of sangria....the red wine version. It was delightful. We were glad our server suggested the red wine sangria. We chose to sit at a table out on the sidewalk;...More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Bar Bruno is near my brothers house and he took us there for a couple of drinks on our first night in NY. I'd never heard of a michelada before but one taste and I was hooked. There didn't seem to be too much difference...More

Thank Dave L
Reviewed May 14, 2017

This was my first visit. We heard about the restaurant and from the outside, I did not think it was more than a bar and it's more. We liked the food. Our Server Jonathan's recommendations were helpful especially in the drink area! When I am...More

Thank DHudsonValley
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

We ended up here for a couple of drinks while we were waiting for our table at Lucali (sooooo worth the wait...refer to my review). The place is small and it was packed the evening we were there. The bartender was running non-stop and made...More

Thank Jenn G
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

Better known for its bar fare--Bar Bruno--this place also has an authentic, and creative, kitchen that delivers finely-tuned Mexican staples. The chicken slaw fans a sweet and spicy review, and the Tortilla Soup will warm ur tummy and educate ur palette at the same time....More

Thank fj r
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

Totally love this place. A cute little bar in Brooklyn. We had fantastic margaritas and chips with guacamole. The guacamole was amazing and they served more than enough.

Thank Franziska S
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Really good and hearty bar food, burgers (including a wonderful veggie burger) are delish. Nice local place to meet and relax,and love the happy hours.

Thank 658gerards
Reviewed September 26, 2016

This restaurant should be a Brooklyn destination. The frozen margaritas rimmed in spice will bring you back every time. Then there's the mouth watering shrimp tacos, quinoa burgers, or Mexican omelets. We've come back numerous times with large and small groups, and the service inside...More

Thank Debravt
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Sitting outside for our initial visit we enjoyed very nice house margaritas and grilled shrimp tacos with just the right amount of serrano chile, pickled onion and cabbage. Just delicious. We will definitely return to sample other items. This is perfect just for a cocktail...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed May 22, 2016

A bar restaurant with real personality. Very friendly owner and staff. Off the wall Mexican style food and excellent local ale. Look out for the huge poster of George Best.

Thank Ray C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Henry St, Carroll gardens, Brooklyn, NY 11231-2817
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 347-763-0850
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Description
The idea behind Bar Bruno is very simple; every neighborhood needs a place to meet, hangout and be able to enjoy simple delicious cooking at moderate prices. Modeled after European & Mexican Cafeterias and Bars of the 1960’s, Bar Bruno strives to evoke a time when life was simpler, food was honest and the neighborhood café served as a meeting point where people could drop off keys, read the paper, discuss life and enjoy the laid back atmosphere of Carroll Gardens Brooklyn. The food is Mexican with a touch of NY Bistro classics, a great burger, spicy mussels and fries or a delicious pan-fried chicken. To sit in our sidewalk café and enjoy a fish taco with a cold michelada or a hibiscus margarita is our idea of an enjoyable afternoon. Bar Bruno has delivery service as well as pick up service. Homemade desserts, excellent coffee from La Colombe and quality ingredients. These are the elements of what every ideal neighborhood restaurant should offer its guests. Friendly people, fair prices, great music and good drinks.
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