We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.


Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
63 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1455
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 34: English reviews
Somerset, New Jersey
Level Contributor
35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

A group of four of us, having just seen a performance at the BAM, were looking for an early dinner on Sunday evening and, among the many places in the area, chose Scopello. From the moment we walked in to a particularly indifferent (actually, downright icy) reception from the greeter, I had some misgivings. We waited for a while, despite... More 

Thank Aegletes
Ringoes, New Jersey
Level Contributor
27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

This restaurant was close to Theatre for a New Audience so we reserved dinner for 5 after attending a matinee. We were a bit early for our 5:30 reservations but they took us with no problem. The bar had a crowd but the dining area was still wide open. Service was good. The rolls were hot, soft, and delicious! Everyone... More 

Thank Alaska4Ever
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Wonderful dining experience!! We live in Italy and were visiting friends in Brooklyn and decided to try an "Italian restaurant". The food was wonderful and followed the important principals of the Italian cuisine. Appreciated also the originality put in some of the dishes. Strongly suggest polpette della mamma i.e. meatballs and the spaghetti alla puttanesca. Fabulous waiters and a great... More 

1 Thank Monicamarc
Woodside, NY
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

I was looking for somewhere nice near BAM where our family of 9 could eat dinner prior to a performance; and really wanted to love Scopello after reading so many positive reviews. I made the reservation for 5:00 pm about one week in advance. About 30 minutes before we were scheduled to arrive, the restaurant called to confirm, but they... More 

Thank Wind V
Brooklyn, New York
Level Contributor
18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The restaurant overall is nice, small and romantic. A great place to be with your S.O. on a nice night. They serve mostly Sicilian food and you will not get regular Italian food as much which I didn't know there was a difference but I was told there was lol. The food was good, The drinks were good. I had... More 

Thank Ketket27
North East, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

My wife and I stopped by because it is very close to BAM. We were seated right away and at first our service was slow but pick right up once our drinks arrived. It was a Wednesday night and a decent crowd in the bar area. Not a very intimate setting. It looked like they had some water problems in... More 

Thank Jesse K
Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

I'm a regular at Scopello and always enjoy the food, service and drinks. It's a great local Front Greene BK spot to hang with friends. The drinks are great with affordable Happy Hour prices and the grilled calamari salad is my favorite.

1 Thank Shay W
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

One of the best Italian restaurants in NYC definitely! I enjoyed authentic Italian foods and great atmosphere. Everything

1 Thank Ito M
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Not the best service. No butter w bread n for an Italian place I'd expect better bread. Waited forever for apps n meal. Place was empty too.

Thank miloklotzkin
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We were looking for somewhere to eat about 11pm and there was not much choice so it seems wrong to be too harsh on this restaurant but the food was distinctly average. We both has pasta dishes but they were so non de-script I cannot recall what we ordered. Beer was good and the staff were friendly.

Thank dtaorv

Travelers who viewed Scopello also viewed


Been to Scopello? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1455
  • Public Transportation: 2, 3, 4, 5, B, Q at Atlantic Ave.; C at Lafayette Ave.; G at Fulton St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718-852-1100

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Scopello staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?