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Waterfront Ale House - CLOSED

155 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6724
+1 718-522-3794
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
28 Mar 2015
“Sad but true...”
3 Nov 2014
“Prototypical Brooklyn Pub”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, International, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
155 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6724
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Reviewed 28 March 2015

Sadly, the Waterfront Ale House in Brooklyn changed hands at the end of 2014. It will be missed sorely. As consolation however, the Waterfront Ale House in Manhattan is still alive and kicking!

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 4 November 2014

My wife and I have been going to the Waterfront Ale House, off and on, for maybe 20 years. If you are looking for a great Brooklyn pub, try the WAH. Sam, the owner, first opened the place on a desolate stretch of Atlantic Avenue...More

Thank George L
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Always welcoming, terrific cocktails and good pub grub. Mary is the best bartender ever, go on a Friday night and have her drink special.

Thank MaineIzzy
Reviewed 30 March 2014

My friend and I were traveling from out of town, and this place was recommended by the Marriott (Brooklyn Bridge) where we were staying. They have a very nice selection of local beers on draft and very good food. I had the pulled pork sandwich,...More

Thank kellyMI
Reviewed 3 February 2014

The Waterfront Ale House is an old Brooklyn Pub located on Atlantic Ave. in the downtown area. It has a good selection of beer on tap and bottles. It's not fancy - but friendly and popular with the locals.

Thank riny
Reviewed 1 June 2013

Touted locally as offering 'the best pub food in Brooklyn', this popular pub offers a range of beers and has a fantastic menu including recommended BBQ items such as pulled pork (delicious!). Saw it described as a gastropub, but the Waterfront Alehouse is unpretentious and...More

Thank mbk09
Reviewed 7 March 2013

Thought my wife and I would jump into this place for lunch. We ordered off the Lunch special menu. I ordered a house salad and onion soup, the soup had a good flavor. The salad was average, the lettuce was a little brown around the...More

Thank TravelersWeR02
Reviewed 2 February 2013

On January 24th, 1999, I met a lovely woman here on the latest in a decades-long series of blind dates. When she ordered a Brooklyn Pennant Ale with no prompting from me, I was floored! The food was delicious; the beer list was and is...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 28 May 2012

We had brunch at Waterfront Ale House. We really enjoyed the food, though I originally wanted the pulled pork sandwich and they were out of it (at noon?!) We ended up having the the ribs and the brisket, both were very good and the portions...More

Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 10 August 2011

This place has a great beer selection, great gin selection, and some good food. I really like the burger specials (although this one server always tries to insist on having my burger cooked rare, which I hate and always send back, that is why it...More

Thank TravelSomeMFS
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6724
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-522-3794
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