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171 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1019
+1 718-643-7003
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“tapas” (17 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
171 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1019
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

For our stay in NY , we opted to rent an apt in Brooklyn as it was much better value than the hotels we looked at online in NY. I researched restaurants in Brooklyn for our stay as we felt that at night after a...More

Thank Brenda R
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

This a a tiny place that typically has a wait. We had a 90 minute wait and we arrived at 8:00pm. We started with the Almond-Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates. The bacon was very crispy. This was the perfect blend of salty and sweet. We also...More

Thank DeAnna S
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Two couples met at Olea for an early Sunday night dinner. The restaurant says it's closed from 4-5:00, but when we arrived about 4:40, patrons were still finishing drinks and food. We liked seeing that as it says that the place won't rush you out...More

Thank nyccouple2015
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We ate brunch and enjoyed each of the entrees. The highlight was their homemade yogurt with walnuts and cherries-smooth and delicious. The lamb hash (actually pulled lamb) was a robust portion with excellent seasoning. Not sure that I'd know it was lamb, if I wasn't...More

Thank travel_pkl
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

An enjoyable restaurant that serves tapas type servings as well as menu choices. Kate Horne, general manager, was a very accommodating person for our out door seating. Matthew the waiter was very professional and attentive. The food sections were all very good as well as...More

Thank Mars1964
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

One of the best chicken dishes I have ever had. Great for small plates and tapas as well. Go early and take advantage of happy hour for wine and drink specials. Great location in Fort Greene. One of the most diverse and happy neighborhoods in...More

Thank InnVisibility59
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Yes. I had the green eggs and lamb. Delicious! The rest had different tapas type foods that were really tasty. Try the fried olives, also very good. What a nice little restaurant in Brooklyn.

Thank gfguntli
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Wanna eat in a cozy restaurant in brooklyn? This the place! Situated in a chill place, offers good and delicious food and fantastic service. Recommended!

1  Thank kelly f
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Not only is the restaurant quaint outside, but the layout and decor is inside also. Alex was very attentive and pleasant. We went for lunch and the items on the menu all sounded delicious! The portions are medium to large and still very well prepared....More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed March 29, 2017

This is a sweet corner restaurant that beckons you to come and wile away an hour or two sampling their inventive mediterranean fare over a leisurely glass of wine. The staff is attentive, the food presentation mimics the textures and colors of the room, many...More

1  Thank NYTravMom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-643-7003
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