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Bar Tabac

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128 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6258
+1 718-923-0918
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (11 reviews)
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French, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
128 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6258
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If my husband and I lived in Carroll Gardens, we would be here every other evening. It is truly a friendly atmosphere...staff are super nice and you can see they enjoy running an upbeat, pleasant place. French words were exchanged amidst staff beyond the backdrop...More

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bar Tabac is a charming eatery, bar, cafe on the North-end of the charming Smith Street in Brooklyn. The street itself is worth a visit and you'll find many interesting stores and places to eat. Even so, Bar Tabac remains one of my favorites. The...More

Thank Sofie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were riding bikes through Brooklyn and started to get hungry when we stumbled upon this quaint French bistro. The outdoor seating was just what we needed to people watch and enjoy a cool beverage. Very friendly staff and $6 happy hour...More

Thank Adri J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I attended #Tasteofbrooklyn #seedsinthemiddle with my friends. We stopped by Bar Tabac and tried the Shrimp Brochette. The Shrimp and veggies were grilled perfectly and delicious creamy side dip. Also, I had fantastic and friendly service. I will definitely come back,

Thank RyanCCC
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Great French Bistro with the authentic ambience of a place you would find in Paris. Would have been five stars but they just started charging over $8 for the mushroom risotta that used to come with the steak frites. Great steak frites though. Friendly staff...More

Thank BrooklynBarMan
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

The Bar Tabac has a good selection of tasty food. The staff are professional and friendly. The atmosphere is fabulous. The prices are reasonable.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Came in on a Sunday night for the live music and great reviews. Fantastic food. Even better service .

Thank eds2015
Reviewed June 22, 2018

During our last visit in Brooklyn we dropped into the Bar Tabac for dinner. The food and service were excellent as were the service and drinks. I would recommend making reservations if you wish to have a place sitting at a table. The lovely think...More

Thank Luc L
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Charming French cafe with wonderful food at reasonable prices!Our party of four enjoyed everything!Both indoor and outdoor seating create a Parisian feeling!Service is friendly ,if a little harried at times!

Thank watchfind
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Found by chance this is a little corner of France in the US. Great food, live music, French service. And those eggs Benedict!

Thank Roger J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6258
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-923-0918
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