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Palo Santo

652 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1103
+1 718-636-6311
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“tacos” (5 reviews)
“park slope” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American
$$ - $$$
652 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1103
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this restaurant for 5 couples for New Year's Eve. I can't recall the menu, it was a 7-course meal that included fish, pork, chicken and some other things, including dessert. Everything was very tasty although with so many courses the portions were small....More

Thank shel29Brooklyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed brunch here. We started with the cheese grits, which were very good. We also tried the breakfast tacos, which were also great. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. Worth a stop for brunch if you are in the area.

1  Thank CGin23
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The latin american vibe of the place is nice and the quality of the food was excellent, with a charming staff. It was way too loud for an evening though, but would definitely recommend !

Thank Fooding L
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This experience started pleasant - our table reservation was ready and waiters were patient while we waited for our friends to join us. It quickly went downhill there from here. We placed our orders. Waitress came back and said there were no more potatoes in...More

Thank Janel Q
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Looks like a little hole in the wall from the street, but the food and intimate ambiance were wonderful.

Thank S5394AQpeterm
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal here. The vibe is really intimate and the homemade corn tortillas are delicious. There are many gluten free options as well!

Thank Kisha E
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I chose Palo Santo for our son's rehearsal dinner based on the beauty and occupancy of the private room. Gonzalo is wonderful and he was so helpful as I was planning from NC and had never been to Park Slope. The food was wonderful! Everyone...More

Thank mlouk
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Wandered in at 12:30 when there were several people already waiting outside, and asked how long a wait. Lucky us....a table for two coming right up. So lucky...we had a table at the very back overlooking a 'garden' area. I had a delicious fish and...More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 1 November 2016

-Food: Caribbean and South American recipes, all made with fresh and organic ingredients. -Price: mediocre. -Chef: Extremely knowledgeable and kind. -Staff: very helpful and friendly. -Environment: feels homey and great setup. -My visit: was a family gathering nd reunion with young children. All went very...More

Thank Flan b
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The food was very good and the staff were a lot of fun. The only downside to this place is that it is very expensive. Carafes of sangria and taco happy hour are a winner.

Thank Tansy C
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Questions & Answers
Danielle D
5 October 2016|
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Response from jaqueline a | Property representative |
Yes! We make our beans and most meat dishes with a gluten free beer. Our tortillas are also 100% homemade , made to order , corn tortillas ! Yum!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 652 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1103
    (Between 4th Ave. and 5th Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Union St (D, N, R) Bergen St (2, 3, 4)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-636-6311
  • E-mail
Locally-sourced, seasonally-based pan-Latin cuisine in a cozy atmosphere. Tucked into a Brooklyn brownstone, this intimate restaurant is perfect for hosting anything from private events, to brunch with old friends.
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