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Diner

#181 of 4,326 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
American, Contemporary
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85 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211-6005
(718) 486-3077
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Today
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sun 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A bit hyped but the so called wait is non existent Great spot. If you're in Brooklyn and fancy a slightly quirky spot then give it a shot.

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Thank jamesrose
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did like the athmosphere. The fact that the menu is written on the table in bullet points may be trendy, but was really unpractical as we could not remember the dish from just the keywords "Duck", "Chicken", etc. So all opted for the burger. I am sad to say it was one of the worst burgers I have had... More 

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Thank Sophie W
New York City, New York
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639 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

I've been making it to Williamsburg more and more these days and places like Diner will make that likely to continue. Three of us put in our names and were called back about 30-45 minutes later. We were in the back room which is a little claustrophobic but generally ok. The waitress sat next to us and wrote out that... More 

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Thank USCKaboom
London
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Very cool place, staff were nice and food was good. As we went for breakfast we had the pancakes but I did see a burger go out and it looked great. Well worth the effort of getting to.

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Thank linebacker_adam
Manchester, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

This place is delicious, GET THE CORN SOUFFLE IF THEY HAVE IT. It was honestly one of the best things I've ever had and I'm a snob. Only had the chance to visit once but I imagine that the rest of the menu is also excellent and by the looks of other dishes that is the case. GO.

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Thank bcarl2016
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Loved this cosy eatery serving excellent food. Me and four friends had dinner here last Friday 4th March and loved it. The service was excellent but there’s no menu - the waitress will write it all on the paper table cloth! Great cocktails and lovely candlelit atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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Thank hobbsy_t
Barcelona, Spain
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

the Diner has some of the best Burgers in NYC hands down. Also the crowd there is hip, young, and super lively. Go there to enjoy a Chimay beer and Bison Burger and you can not not have fun. Cheers

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Thank Thomas R
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

A friend and I stopped in and sat at the counter. We got the French press coffee that was perfect. I had the strata and my friend had the biscuits and gravy. We were both very pleased with our selection. I love the limited menu written on the receipt paper. The staff all look like they enjoy themselves and that... More 

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Thank Jennifer W
Cary, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Met friends for dinner at Diner and enjoyed the outstanding tempura squash and a wonderful mushroom dish. Liked the eclectic menu. Gets a bit over-crowded, but that's not uncommon for the area.

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Thank marseilles2010
Chilliwack, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Had the most amazing brunch - staff writes out the menu on your table. Pancakes eggs Benny, even scrambled eggs were transformed into memorable dishes. Can't wait to go back.

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Thank Sam P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211-6005
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: (718) 486-3077

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