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Bien Cuit

120 Smith St, Between Dean and Pacific, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6217
+1 718-852-0200
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“bread” (21 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
French, Cafe
$$ - $$$
120 Smith St, Between Dean and Pacific, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6217
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent almost $50 on a buche du Noel cake for Christmas for 6 people it was the size of a hot dog. I almost passed out. You can find an amazing buche du Noel in Paris for about 8 people no more than 20 euros....More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Went there twice in 2 days while in Brooklyn for a visit. Feels like being in a fabulous shop in France. Tried the baguette - lovely, airy, with a great crust, the croissant - buttery, flaky, rich, decadent, the chocolate almond croissant - fantastic!!! The...More

Thank prontoeli
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Amazing french pastries and bread, not too sweet. Handy for take out small sandwiches. Has a pleasant outside seating area in the back.

Thank happyhiker10
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We really enjoyed the wonderful house-made breads and cookies on this visit. Last time we got some terrific sandwiches. It all looks and tastes amazing.

Thank LizEllicottCity_MD
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Walking into Bien Cuit, you are first greeted by the delicious scent of baking bread and pastries. This cafe smells amazing and we soon found out that it tastes as good as it smells. We tried several pastries over two visits, one visit clearly not...More

Thank Mr_and_Mrs_Cuddles
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Everything is delicious here .really good bread .sandwich is really tasty .i am not fan of sweet pastry but here I have to try their sweets every time I am in the neibourhood.

Thank Guzel16
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a great bakery. Their breads are extremely tasty. I had lunch there and the sandwiches were wonderful. Although they have lots of coffee and tea options, I went for a hot chocolate. They offer pastries, sandwiches and drinks. The staff are very helpful...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Good coffee, delicious pastries (we had a quiche Lorraine and an almond croissant). Expensive - it was a nice occasional indulgence but not someplace I'd visit routinely.

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I am a huge fan of this bakery, especially one of their breads, Campania. You could also get great pastries, sandwiches and coffee.

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I have been baking bread from the Bien Cuit cookbook (bought it about a year ago) and finally had a chance to visit in person. The selection of bread is as lovely as I expected from the cookbook photos. It's not the least expensive bakery...More

Thank Liza W
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Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Smith St, Between Dean and Pacific, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6217
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-852-0200
  • E-mail
Bien Cuit is a new bakery offering fresh, house-baked pastries and breads, breakfast and lunch sandwiches and coffee drinks. Owner Zachary Golper, formerly of Le Bec-Fin, bakes these beautiful breads using the traditional, small-batch approach and many locally sourced ingredients.
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