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Blue Ribbon Brasserie Brooklyn

280 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1911
+1 718-840-0404
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (6 reviews)
“oysters” (7 reviews)
“bbq ribs” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
International, American, French
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
280 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1911
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We got a very comfortable corner In the back..lovely atmosphere And great service. We all love zeafood...had to go with their paella...marvelous choice and plenty left over for next day treat @ home Good selection of desserts and A very extensive wine list No matter...More

Thank clouseau_7
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Brasserie with a beautiful bar, wood accents, warm atmosphere, friendly/great service... oysters served right - finally! The steak was fantastic - cooked and sliced perfectly... soft like butter... The homemade bread was a nice touch... Good value as well!

Thank trustworthytriptips
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Everything was delicious and service was very attentive, I cannot wait to go back and try the desserts

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 22 December 2016

My wife and friend had the BBQ Ribs appetizer which they said were good. I had the Pork Chop on a bed of kale. Chop was cooked to perfection and the Kale was very tasty. Our waiter was very helpful and knew his wines and...More

Thank Stefan L
Reviewed 22 September 2016

While the wait staff is very helpful, the menu is limited and VERY expensive - $30+ entrees. We stuck with the burgers, which were very tasty, that were in the $18 range. Not sure that they understand their market - the night I was there...More

Thank amlash
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Delightful neighborhood restaurant. A varied menu including raw clams and oysters. They can even serve the picky eater. I chose the fried chicken and not until several bites did I get the spicy heat. I was delicious. Check out the bread pudding for desert!

Thank Bonebaker G
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

What an awesome place. Started at the bar where the bartender expertly made our cocktails. The dinner was superb. Oysters and escargot appetizers perfect. Paella and hake mains were great. Service was impeccable.

Thank G2dds
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I had one evening in Brooklyn and did a quick search for an interesting restaurant. I was so glad I chose this one. I had wanted to try the bone marrow but the marmalade that comes with it was even better. Also recommend the steak...More

Thank klrklr
Reviewed 16 May 2016

First time eating here. Four of us had a terrific meals. I can only speak for the succulent seafood risotto, perfectly cooked and loaded with shrimp, peas, and asparagus.

Thank ukulelemama
Reviewed 6 May 2016

My colleagues and I decided to try a new restaurant to dine after work every week and this week was Blue Ribbon. We had an amazing time and the food was delicious. Our waiter was "on point"! He was very attentive to our table and...More

Thank QueenieD69
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1911
    (Between Garfield & 1st Street)
  • Public Transportation: R Train - Union Street (& 4th Avenue Stop) F & G Train - 9th Street (& 4th Avenue Stop)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-840-0404
Description
A Park Slope institution since 2001, Blue Ribbon Brooklyn is a lively night spot and family-friendly version of the SoHo original Blue Ribbon. Our menu is much the same as at our SoHo flagship, including fresh seafood shucked and shelled to order from a long oyster bar, as well as our special Brooklyn take on many Blue Ribbon classics such as matzo ball soup, hummus, fried chicken and paella. Our atmosphere is casual, comfortable and relaxed. We feature a full bar with select draft and bottle beers, creative cocktails and an extensive wine list.
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