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$$ - $$$American, ,
8801 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209-5607
+1 718-492-5095
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“steak skewers” (4 reviews)
“crab cakes” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8801 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209-5607
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 22 January 2018

We have always been a fan of Cebus. The owners and staff go out of their way to make your dining experience memorable. The food is delicious and service unbeatable. They have an impressive wine list and their daily specials are fabulous.

Thank sophiegirl0814
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere, the service is very good and friendly staff The food is also very good Nothing bad at all to say all good

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Our daughter has been here many times, and we've joined her as a family outing a couple of times. I've never been overly impressed with this place. All the servers here are mostly tall men with a certain look. That young hipster bearded type and/or...More

4  Thank DiningWithWolfs
Ted N, Owner at Cebu, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and to dine with us on multiple occasions, we deeply appreciate your patronage. I would like to apologize for our server tending to another table that was so demanding that day. I would also like...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

As a professional chef I tend to be very judgmental when dining out. Cebu is a place that is a little below the radar and just surprises me every time I go there. It's so refreshing that a place like this is so good without...More

2  Thank cohiba320
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Visited Cebu Bar and Bistro for the first time and I am very pleased. For appetizers we had the oysters, fish tacos, risotto balls and the crispy tuna roll which were all amazing. We also had the steak skewers. The chimichurri was amazing, I've had...More

Thank Abena B
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This is one of my fave restaurants! The servers are nice and the food is delicious. I recommend the fried calamari, the white sangria and steak sandwich! Love it!

Thank Dahiana P
Reviewed 2 May 2017

If you don't mind paying for ATOMOSPHERE its worth it Cause food is average but too expensive. Nice for weekend brunch

Thank bridgette m
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Just had dinner at Cebu. Love the atmosphere. Had a drink at the bar before we sat for dinner. Ordered the squash blossoms for appetizer. I ordered the gnocchi and hubby had the steak. Waited a very long time for the appetizer. It was very...More

Thank Lizann M
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Was here for a party. Has a nice roomin back.. staff on point,plenty of appetizers. Calamar and sauce good. Rice balls good,, salad also good. Rigatoni and vodka also good.. issue was main course.. shared all with family.. pork chop over done , shrimp amd...More

Thank brettnyc
Reviewed 25 March 2017

First time there but will definitely be back. Excellent service and delicious food...shared some small plated...they were all very good!

Thank 212emilyjg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8801 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209-5607
    (88th Street and 3rd Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Take the R train to the 86th Street station in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-492-5095
Cebu Bar & Bistro has been serving up new American fare into the late hours since 2001. Cebu is inspired by the classic notion of a bistro, great food, great drinks, and great friends. Chef Carlos-Lima has taken these classic elements and has delivered them in a new and exciting way,a dding bold complex flavors to the dishes you know and love.
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