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Aurora

70 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11249-4111
+1 718-388-5100
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“pasta” (18 reviews)
“panna cotta” (4 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
70 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11249-4111
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21 - 30 of 150 reviews

Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I recently went for dinner at Aurora. It was a summer's evening, and we were seated outside. The atmosphere in the restaurant is similar to what you'd find in Italy - there's a real buzz! The wine selection was good, but what...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Natalie O
Reviewed June 7, 2017

We had such a wonderful experience at the Aurora Restaurant recently. The food was exceptional as was the service. My son and his new bride count it as one of their favorite restaurants which is why they chose to have their reception there. The garden...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Shelley L
Reviewed May 26, 2017

The side open courtyard is perfect for an early Summer lunch. The small menu has fresh and tasty Italian dishes and the service is fast and efficient.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank rnarisetti
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Aurora is a gem! The PASTA IS LIKE ITALIAN DREAM OF DELICIOUSNESS. A bit dramatic, but seriously - they have Gnuddi (naked ravioli)!!!! That is such a rare dish to find in general and then place it in BK. Pretty much everything there is yummy....More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Lynn F
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Small menu but very well selected. Calamares and octopus were very good. We shared a lot of plates. Gazpacho was a highlight. Cosy place, unpretentious, good cocktails and lovely staff. Highly recommended

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Mario G
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Fab Italian restaurant. Great wine list. Service is friendly and easy. One of the best burgers I've had in a while. Tried all the desserts and could not pick a favourite.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Rocketman780
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Went here with a large group to celebrate a birthday. Heard a lot of positive things about the restaurant and was impressed with the images posted on their website (as well as images on Yelp as well). Upon our arrival, the host was not very...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Noel T
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

LOVE this little restaurant in Brooklyn! Quaint and warm ... with brick walls .... feels like a mix of San Francisco, New York and Italy (all rolled into one). Wood tables, flickering candlelight in paper bags ... loft-like ceilings. Rough, rustic, exudes charm ... everything...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank VickiRestivo
Reviewed March 11, 2017

We had a reservation for a Saturday night, we arrived a little late and were under a time crunch, but the servers were very understanding, and the service was excellent. Food was delicious and not prepared in a typical Italian restaurant way. Atmosphere was very...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Snappy B
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

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Isabelle L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$21 - $40
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
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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