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255 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231-4740
+1 718-852-8321
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed February 24, 2017

The sign on the door reads 'open at 5pm' yet at 5:05 the hostess opened the door and greeted us with a rude 'yes?'. After explaining we were hoping to just have some drinks at the bar she informed us this was a 'drinks bar…' and stared at us until we left

1 Thank jaclynepbernstein
New York City
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220 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Valentine's Day Tasting Menu was wonderful. Everything was made to perfection. The space is tight, but that makes for interesting food comments with the surrounding tables. Reservations are only taken for the Tasting Menu tables, à la carte is first-come-first-served.

Thank PeterJNewYorkCity
Shelton, Connecticut, United States
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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed February 7, 2017

My attempts at dining at Battersby have been wrought with frustration. I originally attempted to purchase a gift certificate for my daughter for Christmas. I must have left 8-10 messages explaining my request over a course of many weeks. No one ever called me. I was told by someone that they did not take reservations, so in early December, we... More 

1 Thank Vincent D
Brooklyn, New York
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209 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Very close to a fifth star. Ive been here several times before but not in last few years. Sat at the bar - had the citrus salad. Spicy delicious.My wife had warm heirloom carrots with goat cheese - delicious. I had the steak, she had the duck - both delicious. Food was A+ We got an excellent wine too. There... More 

Thank Oskar-Brooklyn
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I sat at the bar and I loved their uni pasta!!!! It is he smallest kitchen making great food!!! They have a backyard but it was too cold to sit outside but it looked nice. Cocktails we perfect as well, friendly bartender and again food was fabulous!!!

Thank Sandra W
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Delicious. Decadent. Delicate. So good. We grabbed a spot on the back patio and enjoyed the five course fixed price menu and delicious bread and two amuse bouche thrown in for good measure. We had an amazing meal that came out of a kitchen hardly big enough for two people. Kudos to the chefs! They also easily accommodated one diner's... More 

Thank CJ1212
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We had the 5 course tasting menu and got completely blown away! Thank you so much for make our anniversary dinner unforgettable. Christopher, Charles and Chef ensure a unbelievable dinning experience...

Thank JoeTour
Charleston, South Carolina
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183 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

A wonderful culinary experience although the setting isn't anything great. The food is generally superb, from the complimentary hot flatbread with whipped ricotta, to the chef's delicate amuse bouche, and including photo worthy entrees like striped bass with a crispy bridge of skin arching over the fillets, with perfect asparagus. The staff is very competent, and dining at the bar... More 

Thank Lindajwink
Brooklyn, New York
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2016

We just had dinner here tonight and it was very good. The service was excellent and the food was great. I highly recommend the heirloom tomato appetizer and the sausage and broccoli pasta. My boyfriend and I also really enjoyed the extra before and after meal refreshers provided by the house. I have yet to come across a mediocre or... More 

Thank Adriane C
New York City, New York
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902 reviews
559 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

I haven't been down to Carroll Gardens in a while, but glad I came to Battersby. Really fun and delicious food. Started off with a tomato peach gazpacho amuse with a tiny kick. The sage bread with ricotta was great. The heirloom tomato salad was divine. The madai was fine, nothing special. The Carolina Dirty Rice with squid ink was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231-4740
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-852-8321

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