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Acqua Santa

#287 of 4,361 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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556 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211-3593
+1 718-384-9695
11:00 am - 10:45 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:45 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tue 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent generous size pizzas made to order (including customisation) with friendly efficient service - and only 10 dollars each at lunchtime. Dining area more like rural Italy than Brooklyn - shaded by real vines.

Thank Don W
New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last Sunday I was wandering around Williamsburg with my friend and by chance we noticed this cute place: the colors, the plants and flowers and the smiles of the two waiters soon convinced us to stop by. The appetizer we had was tasty and the pizza was a real pizza, well cooked; the wine and the atmosphere brought me literally... More 

Thank NY R
Westport, Connecticut
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a Sat. Night reservation @ 7:45. Arrived 7:30 was told to wait 5 minutes. They gave our table to walk ins and we were seated at 8:15. Once seated we were given menu's, no drink order was taken and the confusion began. There were 3 waiters and an owner trying to accommodate a party of 35, 12 regular dinning... More 

Thank Kevin M
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

We had a such a good experience one year ago. This week, it was a very bad service. After burning my daughter with a candle, the food was average and took almost one hour to be serveed. They didn't offer a drink or something for the burning incident and they did a mistake with the bill and run after us... More 

Thank lebaronCrans
Guelph, Canada
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187 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Walked by but back to it as it has a winsome ambience, perfect day in Brooklyn. Welcomed immediately and sat a nice table with white table cloth and napkin. The grapevine ceiling made us feel like we were in a vineyard in Italy. Great menu, started with the tone lo appetizer with rolled beef. The salad beneath was perfect, arugula,... More 

Thank JazCan
New York City, New York
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108 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I walked in with a friend for lunch randomly into this place. We were deciding which place to go into for a quick bite. I had absolutely no idea that the food would be so tasty. We ordered two different pasta dishes and we both loved what we got. I tasted his food and he tasted mine and we couldn't... More 

Thank MercedesMercado1
Seattle, Washington
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

On a hot, humid day walking through Williamsburg area of Brooklyn, I saw this place from across the street and it looked so cool and inviting that I just had to go over and check it out. The open atrium is shaded by live grapevines and surrounded by planted greenery. Delicious Italian fare and a lovely waitstaff. Great find!

Thank mamamichele2015
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101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

Our group of five arrived about 11:45 on a Sunday morning to an almost empty restaurant. The pizza was even better than I had in Naples, Italy! The assorted meat plate and calzone were also excellent. Our two servers were attentive and so enjoyable which really enhanced our experience. By the time we had finished eating the restaurant was completely... More 

Thank HMarieH
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

Spring is creeping in after another long winter for us living in New York, and there isn't a better place to shake off the winter blues than an evening in Acqua Santa's vine covered enclosed patio! Nestled in the heart of Williamsburg we have been visiting AS for many years. From the warm smell of the wood burning authentic brick... More 

Thank Teamfre
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Three of us ate here on a Saturday evening. Bit mixed in terms of food and service. My wife and niece enjoyed their food, although it was nothing exceptional, but it was nice. I had a pizza which was pretty awful. Soggy base and pretty cold. Overall, quite overpriced too. I would not return.

Thank Mr&MrsWilko

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:45 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 556 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211-3593
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-384-9695

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