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Brennan & Carr Restaurant Inc

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3432 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11229-5106
(718) 646-9559
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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boulder, co
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am originally from Brooklyn, and have eaten here since I was a kid. Now I return to the neighborhood once per year. This place used to have a rotisserie going with the rib roasts inside. there was always a hot one on the slicer, and more ready behind it. They took the sliced beef, threw on the cheese, picked... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw this on Man vs Food & after a day in Coney Island came for dinner. Most of us (6) had the double dipped roast beef sandwich which was sooo good. One had a chicken sandwich & one had a cheeseburger. All were great. French fries & onion rings great too. Blueberry & Apple pie both were fresh &... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

This place is historic--around since the early 1930s. The main reason to make the trip to Sheepshead Bay is for the roast beef. Perfectly cooked, all in its juices, and served on a roll. Perfection. (The pies for dessert are also excellent).

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

IT still retains all its fantastic taste. The beef was mouth watering. Manhaten chowder superb . The frosty Bud was the king of Beers! A real taste of heaven! Excellent service. All food is first rate.

Thank James P
Saugerties, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

I grew up eating roast beef on a bun dipped in beef broth from Brennan & Carr since 1965. Was there a few weeks ago and it's almost as good. They used to have the beef turning on spits against a wall of coals. That changed over the years. Food is still great, roast beef, burgers, fried chicken, etc. If... More 

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Westford, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Brennan & Carr has changed little, if at all, during the last 50 years. For those who appreciate tradition, this place is for you. The waiters, who are still all male, wear white jackets. The double dip roast beef is served on a kaiser roll which perfectly absorbs the au jus. You really need to use a knife and fork... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Going to New York on November watched man vs food back here in Scotland can I just say American food looks best here food is quiet bland u guys no what your talking about when it comes to food hey cant wait to taste double dip beef roll !!! 😄

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

This is one of the saddest reviews I've every had to write. Never have a felt so let down by a New York icon. B&C may not be "world famous" in the sense that tourists trek out to Nostrand to get a sandwich, but most New Yorkers consider B&C to be a NYC icon. A place that every New Yorker... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

If you need your roast beef sandwich Go here !! It's not to be missed a Brooklyn icon ! Get it double dipped in the gravy yummmmm

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New york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

The iconic Brennan and Carr restaurant in the heart of Brooklyn has been opened since 1938 watching stores and restaurants around them come and go over the 80 years they have been on Avenue "U". Why have they lasted so long? Because they have the best damn roast beef in the universe!! Yes they have other items on their limited... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3432 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11229-5106
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: (718) 646-9559

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