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70 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11249-4111
+1 718-388-5100
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“pasta” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
70 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11249-4111
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Great place and ambiance. Excellent food. I had the Strapazzate : scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and a burrata mozzarella on a little brioche - then an affogato dessert: mascarpone ice cream drones in a hot espresso. I recommend this place... lovely

Thank Isabelle L
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Two of my friends and I have the pleasure of eating at Aurora as a birthday dinner to myself. It has always been a favorite restaurant of mine in Williamsburg Brooklyn, in the top 3 of my favorite 5 spots!! I can't say I have...More

Thank DamaniH
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Its a really nice establishment. Very clean and hip inside. The service was average. The food was good. I had their burger, and it was good. My wife had a pasta dish which was too spicy but it wasnt noted or explained anywhere

Thank nadro2010
Reviewed December 15, 2016

A charming Brooklyn brunch spot in the heart of Williamsberg. Wonderful and friendly service and excellent food. I had the Strapazzate, which was a charming combination of scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, bur rata and toasted brioche, accompanied by a mimosa. My friend had a...More

Thank englishmaninmidtown
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Tried that very American tradition of Brunch - and called into this very non American themed place. With an Italian theme you have a choice of sitting indoors or out under a garden canopy - heated in the winter and very light. The whole atmosphere...More

Thank steven_wilkinson
Reviewed November 10, 2016

We've been to Aurora several times, and we've never had a bad meal here. I prefer to sit out in the very pretty garden area when it's temperate, particularly as the seating inside can be somewhat noisy. The pastas are always good and the wine...More

Thank DAPJr112
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Food is good (the truffle eggs beneditct are super yummy!). Pricey considering how much food you get. Gets super crowded during weekends.

Thank FoodEtcaetera
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Look no further for an intimate farm-to-market restaurant to create a most memorable wedding day and dining experience. Our daughter's ceremony was recently held at the Aurora and the staff was amazing in the speed by which they turned the wedding seating into elegant dining...More

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed August 26, 2016

The atmosphere is pleasent, nice garden setting. It was a rainy night and the ceiling was leaking on our party. The hostess knew this after we moved and seated the next party at the same wet table, only to move them after they complained. Te...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed July 29, 2016

I had heard great things about Aurora, so today I and a friend ventured over from Manhattan to try it. The restaurant itself is charming with lovely additional outdoor seating. There is a 3 course $20 prix fixe menu which offers a glass of wine...More

Thank gojetFrederick_MD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11249-4111
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-388-5100
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