Brick-walled charmer with a nabe-appropriate children's menu. Five-drink cocktail list with sparkling white wine and rose syrup in the signature Pompette. Classic bistro menu: charcuterie, cheese b... read more
French-inspired comfort food in a Clinton Hill diner. Burgundy leather booths and a checkerboard tile floor make for a refreshing break from Brooklyn’s reclaimed wood fetish. The moules pouti... read more
Boho-French eatery picks up inspirations from as far afield as Thailand and Morocco. (The chef did time at EMP, and is happy to field questions as she works the wide-open grill). Steak Proven&cce... read more
Blue Bottle Coffee from San Francisco joined by Franco-Hungarian fare. Salami and cheese board, breakfast sandwiches, and quiches all lean hard on organic ingredients. Clean white walls and dark br... read more
French riff on the classic American lunch counter. Gets things wrong in an endearing way, a la Jerry Lewis. Example: bacon-cheeseburger sausage hot dog, combo-sized with warm lentils and frisee. Fa... read more
The café arm of G-Point's Brooklyn Standard and Papacitos. Chef Cody Utzman takes inspiration from the bar tabacs of Burgundy, serves up casual fare with a French accent. Self-service scene,... read more
Eiffel Tower on the marble bar reinforces "Little Paris" aspirations. Neighborhood bistro boasts dual real-deal French chefs, turns out the classics like steak tartate, coq au vin, and onion soup. ... read more
No longer a place for freelancers to work and loiter (see the "no laptop" sign) unless you've come for the food. Formal dining room in the rear, casual café in the front, garden way back. D... read more
Chef-owner Lorenzo Gantonio tried out some of the world's hottest spots (Nice, Morocco, Monte Carlo) before settling in the sleepy village of Williamsburg to start up his French/Mediterranean resta... read more
French brunch in Williamsburg is nothing to write home about, but this little bistro delivers on the quality and not just the scene. Get the apple omelet or the duck confit hash with a flute of kir... read more
Romantic bistro with fresh ingredients enhanced by simple French/Medi preparations. Food is as clean and simple as the bare bulbs hanging from the pressed tin ceiling. Nice mélange of French... read more
Laurent Saillard -- former general manager at Rocco's and veteran of reality TV show The Restaurant -- traded in the spotlight for a low-key French bistro. Interior is soft and sweet, thanks to whi... read more
Not just a bistro. Chef Abdoul Gueye gets Senegali roots on with cayenne-dusted black-eyed-pea fritters, West African chicken salad, and Senegalese fried chicken. French staples like moules and ste... read more
Dumbo's slice of Gay Paree, minus the intense rudeness. Unflappable baker Hervé Poussot kneads yeast three times daily, still manages to smile. Maybe it's the pastry porn. Eye candy tarts wi... read more
If the cheesy name and font don't get your attention, gaudy interior surely will. Stainless steel bar, red walls, and white plastic furniture are the ultimate in faux-fancy glam. French-Chinese fu... read more
Chef Jean-Francois Fraysse brings us a rustic French bistro with an elegant finish. Deep red walls with black and white photos of European villas hark back to the chef's hometown, Quercy, in Southe... read more
Hone your double-cheek kissing technique, lest you slight poor Pierre who can no longer smoke at the bar. Fun bistro space, just the right size. Classic French entrées like hanger steak with frites... read more
Lively corner spot buzzing with trendy Brooklynites. Calls itself "Le Funky French Bistro de Brooklyn," which is sort of scary, but run with it, because the food's pretty good. Shabby-chic bistro f... read more
Once ever-present chain now down to just a couple of locations. Greenpoint's a go-to for primo chillaxing. Rustic nook with green café chairs and ceiling fans. Giant cappuccinos wire you up ... read more
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