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171 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1019
+1 718-643-7003
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
“tapas” (18 reviews)
“green eggs” (9 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
171 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A cute find in Fort Greene area, where loads of great little spots can be found. I loved the breakfast/brunch dishes, many of which are egg based and come with a little potatoes and salad. Lots of flavor and things to taste on one plate....More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We had brunch after attending Lafayette Presbyterian Chuch. Loved the ambience. Although packed to the rafters, the service was swift and efficient. A very creative menu with mostly organic offerings. The quality of the meal was great, fresh and tasty. Definitely a treat.

Thank Daddstein
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We had a delightful dinner where we shared many dishes. All were great. Cozy atmosphere and great service without being intrusive. All in all, excellent Mediterranean food, comfortable, and very good service.

Thank glt205
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Had a delicious lunch at this cozy restaurant, by a table on the street. Had to wait a bit for a table, but it was worth the wait. I can`t remember what the dish was called, but it was something like an omelette with salad.

Thank Eivind S
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Oleo has a warm, inviting atmosphere with hanging plants and an eclectic blend of music. We arrived in time for the tapas menu featuring soft pitas, marinated olives, and spicy cauliflower pickles. The mixed pea salad of raw broccoli, red onion, and olives with a...More

Thank Chaz C
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Normally I never hand out 5 stars, but the overall value for money, the welcoming staff and atmosphere is simple awesome. We tried the vegan burger (first time and very skeptical) but it really tasted great and a very good alternative to beef ! (Did...More

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Came fro brunch on sunday and it was amazing, really busy and a great atmosphere in this place, the service is very attentive and yet still friendly. Really good spot.

Thank Mrfinnjaradd
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Everyone in our party loved their food. There was praise for the French shrimp, Arctic Char and vegan paella. The entrees were of adequate size and bordering on the slightly small. Two of us shared the paella, which is probably a little small for two....More

Thank Grumo
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

This is an adorable neighborhood restaurant in Clinton Hill. We came before a concert at BAM. We started with a specialty martini, Buda - very tasty! My husband and I shared a Greek salad, which was a little spicy. We shared paella with fish, with...More

Thank DrKatieRN
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant in Clinton Hill! People very friendly, lovely mood and the most delicious food! Recommended!

Thank Bruna M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-643-7003
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