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Surf Bar

#182 of 4,361 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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139 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249-3201
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Went during the bar's happy hour. Really adorable prices and cool drinks. The French fries there are definatly recommended :)

Thank adinomel
Toronto, Canada
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95 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Best. Shrimp. Taco. Ever. Its that simple. Ive had a LOT of shrimp tacos in my day, this one wins hands down. I've had ones after this one and still it reigns supreme. decent margaritas too. but trust me you need to eat this taco before you die.

Thank crocifixia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This bar is so cool! You walk in and immediately feel as though you are at the beach. The back patio is awesome, and the drinks are delicious.

Thank Kara R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Love the concept, really made me feel like I was near the beach. However, they were apparently understaffed. Waited over 10 mins to get greeted. Drinks took even longer (got them as we were eating apps). I wanted mussels as my main course, they were out. Got the calamari was very overcooked (hated sending them back, but overcooked calamari or... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

Sand covered floor, dried grass fringed doors and a warm welcome. Dined here with my daughter. The menu isn't massive, but was more than adequate for our needs. The clam chowder was amongst the best I have tasted and I thoroughly enjoyed a fish burrito. My beer order arrived without a glass - very laid back, but was quickly rectified... More 

Thank MGF03
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Walking the streets looking for some where to drink, found surf bar was really cool and funky. It has an awesome happy hour so we stopped by to have a drink, multiple drinks later we left very happy. Service was great drinks even better.

Thank Coren S
Brisbane, Australia
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

The drinks were what you would expect from a surf/tiki themed bar, can't say it was very exciting. Narrow bar area with few seats and small tables, but nice outdoor area on a good night. Cocktails sweet, some interesting items on the menu. Didn't love the place because you get sand in your shoes...

Thank TravelLadyBug22
Barcelona, Spain
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

We used to go there very often. It is a sweet little bar with a great garden hidden inside. The strawberry mojitos are always great, service is very nice and the atmosphere is very chilled! The food menu is also nice, worth a try. I really recommend this place which is always full of surprises!

Thank Kim A
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

This place has changed in the past year. I think it is the owner or chef. The sand is always nice and atmosphere is great but drinks were better and the food is now just bad. Sad but times have not been good to surf bar. Steak was terrible and expensive. Calamari was good tho. Drinks were weak and the... More 

Thank Robert T
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Love the Surf Bar !! Don't let the decor of this hidden gem fool you --- the food is legit, the drinks are yummy , and the staff is always attentive and friendly. There almost once a week - you can't beat this spot. Taco Tuesday!!!

Thank Andrea D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249-3201
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718-302-4441

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