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Yemen Cafe and Restaurant

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176 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5656
+1 718-834-9533
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“stews” (6 reviews)
“lamb soup” (4 reviews)
“baba ganoush” (3 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
176 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5656
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went for an early family dinner, the service was excellent and the food was a dream, the fresh bread is so good and the lamb and chicken was terific, this is a typical no frills middle eastern resaurant but serving magnificent food at good...More

Thank pherbert1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Prices are good with this place serving stews and dips representative of Yemen. I never had this food before but was spicy and delicious. Will return again. Very low key relaxing place.

Thank Allan S
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

It's a cross between India and Arabic food. You will find the fall of the bone lamb, masala rice and very wheaty type if roti/Naan. I highly recommended.

Thank Reaz S
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

I had a get together of 15. Few kids. The staff held our reservation as we were late and treated us with patience. They never rushed us and we had a great time. The food was good. The meat is cooked perfectly. Don't bother with...More

Thank PrixNobelNy
Reviewed May 18, 2017

As soon as we walked into this very unpretentious restaurant & smelled the amazing aromas emanating around us, we knew we were in for a treat - we were not disappointed. Who could ask for anything better - an amazingly delicious dinner served by friendly...More

Thank Iris L
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

While we have eaten lots of Middle Eastern food before, never food from Yemen. This is a lovely cafe with a friendly staff and terrific food. Reasonably priced, as well. Don't miss the lamb. Soup and bread are both delicious.

Thank KayakDC
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

This place is quite something!! Fresh food, delicious fresh water served ice cold in chilled silver glasses (great on a hot summer day) . . . authentic Middle Eastern cuisine! When you walk in you are met with the smell of delicious spices, freshly baked...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Authentic Yemeni food. Don't be put off by the no-frills décor. Friendly staff, boisterous atmosphere (at least on a Saturday night when we went). And the food! They start you off with marag, a wonderful lamb broth (and I don't even like lamb) and clay...More

Thank 100Cranberry
Reviewed February 14, 2017

On a cold, windy day we were greeted with a complimentary cup of delicious hot soup and warm brick oven bread. This was a great start to a return lunch visit to this family owned restaurant in Brooklyn Heights Arab section. .In addition to Yemeni...More

Thank SoAmertransplant
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Where do I start? First the atmosphere is welcoming and friendly. The staff goes out of its way to explain the different foods. The other diners were mostly Yemeni natives, but they made us feel like part of the family. I am used to grape...More

Thank Enrique N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5656
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-834-9533
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