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Pilar Cuban Eatery

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393 Classon Ave, between Greene and Clifton, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1307
+1 718-623-2822
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12:00 - 20:30
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 20:30
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Greensboro, NC
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Nice evening at Pilar - good food and attentive service without being overbearing. Marinated pork was tasty, and our children had two different dishes they liked. We will return.

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Thank Patrick E
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Tasty food, very good chicken sandwich. Friendly service and nice Cuban music and atmosphere. Really enjoyed my lunch.

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Thank Vincent V
switzerland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The food was perfect, staff very nice, ambiance ok but a little bit cold. We really enjoy that place, and the churros were incredible. Unfortunatly It was our last night in Brooklyn, because we will have been all nights eating at this place!!

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Thank fabieni
Millsboro, Delaware
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120 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

My daughter and I enjoyed sandwiches here at dinner time, but although the food was good, the service was slow and the acoustics were terrible. The management should consider putting up some baffles or something to tone down the hard walls and ceiling. It would have been quieter to eat outside on the street, but it was raining.

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Thank Lori H
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The place is nice, food is good, the people is kind and the prices are reasonables. the pillar grilled cheese sandwich its outstanding!

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Thank olvk
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Cool and unpretentious joint. Friendly service. Menu based on sandwiches and few salads with a Cuban twist. I enjoyed Cuban interpretation of burger.

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Thank Aleksandar N
Medford, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Stayed in a B&B in Bed-Stuyvesant and walked the half mile here with 8 year old grand daughter. She is reasonably adventurous and LOVED the cuban burger. She insisted on returning the next night and we did a third night when she was otherwise occupied. All the meals were excellently prepared and nicely served.

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Thank SPD4Train
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We arrived early but found the place packed. We sat at the bar where we amused ourselves withe the menu and mojitos for half an hour before being seated. The food was served in a timely manner. The presentation was awesome. For example the maduros were a visual and gastronmic splendor. The chickpea and cauliflower salad was unique and equally... More 

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Thank Judi B
Montpelier, Vermont
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We returned from the Caribbean to NYC on a cold, rainy, classic North Atlantic ugly day. Ugh. But friends recommended Pilar (in a new location on Bedford at the corner of Greene) and that was a perfect bookend for the trip. Terrific Caribbean comfort food - the pollo con arroz was a great antidote for the nasty night. Good Cuban... More 

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Middletown, New York
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324 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

One of the selections recommended by Lisa, our server, was empenadas. We have eaten empenadas in many Hispanic restaurants and these empeneadas are very good. To enhance the flavor the empenadas are served with a green sauce that was outstanding. The sauce was creamy and cool. The empenadas were filled with beef and chicken. Among the entrees we selected were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Monday
12:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:30
Thursday
12:00 - 20:30
Friday
12:00 - 20:30
Saturday
12:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 393 Classon Ave, between Greene and Clifton, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1307
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-623-2822

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?