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190 Dean St, Brooklyn, NY 11217-2212
+1 718-576-3209
08:00 - 00:00
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food, the eggplant sandwich is fantastic. Good beer and really nice setting. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank bsufqi
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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9 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Moved daughter number two up the street--stopped by for two visits--lunch and breakfast. Lunch was good--shared antipasto, asparagus salad, Caesar salad and meatball special--post move-in beer and cocktails cold, and service hospitable. Breakfast next morning--veggie scramble, egg sandwich, country breakfast--was enjoyed by the family ensemble--the waitstaff--a one woman team at the beginning--treated us and known guests with equal warmth and... More 

Thank GUH460
loch lomond
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We'd been to The Barclays Centre to see Barbara Streisand and need to eat after the concert. We walked & googled restaurants near us that were still open. We came across Rucola by accident really but it was meant to be after a fantastic night!! The staff were great and gave us a warm welcome. The place had a great... More 

Thank bustasdits
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Cosy restaurant serving good products well cooked. Interesting wine list including a good selection of Italian wines, we ordered am excellent Cinque Terre white wine.

Thank Philippe E
Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My wife and I found this place for breakfast while staying in Downtown Brooklyn. Highly recommend! It had a great breakfast choice, terrific coffee! Wonderful friendly service too!

Thank Blacker_Mike
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98 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I had some excellent red wine and pasta ( Squash Campanelle). Great ambience and buzz. Highly recommended

Thank Srikant S
Birmingham, Alabama
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75 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

My brother who lives in NY, took me and my husband here on a Friday night in January. It was packed and we didn't have a reservation, but they found us a spot at the community table within an hour. I was newly pregnant at the time, so I was having to dodge certain foods and this restaurant and our... More 

Thank Alabama85
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a good authentic meal. We go that here. We ordered a pasta and roast and split them. The Brussel sprout Salad was absolutely wonderful! A little crowded, but a good atmosphere.

Thank Dominique D
New York City, New York
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We went to the Nets game on Sunday and found this Rucola through Yelp! The stellar ratings are justified. It is a corner location and very cozy inside. Rucola was packed with cool happy people sitting at the bar and all the tables. The six of us had a quartine of wine, shared an antipasto plate (the accompanying bread was... More 

Thank Fan4Cal
Quincy, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The restaurant is small, but the atmosphere, food and drinks are top notch. Our group of six sat in the front corner and it was cozy. the food was amazing as were the drink.s

Thank Jessica M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Dean St, Brooklyn, NY 11217-2212
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-576-3209

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