Rooftop spread high atop Hotel Le Bleu. Generic name signals standard interior, with white tablecloths, beige walls, wine bottles for decoration. Outdoor balconies are where the action is, featurin... read more
Classy, but not too classy, Osteria il Paiolo is the place for that young Brooklynite to impress his main squeeze. Brought to Williamsburg by Alex Palumbo (from Da Silvano), this osteria specialize... read more
Laundromat-cum-restaurant takes well to the transition, with homey digs (dark wood, tin ceilings) up front and a wood-paneled courtyard out back. Boot-centric wine list and Italian-themed cocktails... read more
Marlow & Daughters sources the meat for Ft. Greene spinoff from Diner/Marlow peeps. Menus change daily, keep pace with local, seasonal ingredients. (Cocktails change, too, with dual picks o' th... read more
Arched brick exterior sets the tone for brick-oven Neapolitan cooking. Bucks Williamsburg trends with resolutely old-school, red-sauce approach. Red and white checked tablecloths, Sinatra and Itali... read more
Gold-lettered "Eat At Grandma Rose's" signage big tip-off that new East Williamsburg joint is aiming for low-pretense and the old school. Ex-stockbroker nestles in under the BQE, delivers Italian a... read more
Piadina's Bed-Stuy arm (the owners live nearby.) Similar rustic effects, in ramshackle farmhouse-y spread. Salvaged wood, antique bottles, vintage accents. Wood-burning oven cranks out serious pies... read more
Low-pretense Italian corner spot should have Al di Là watching its back. Some of the best pasta in Brooklyn, do not miss the mint and lemon pappardelle. Daily specials on the chalkboard, doe... read more
Flea market décor adds homey groove to tasty Italian budget-pleaser. Superb roasted chicken, homemade pasta, and grilled pizzas (don't miss the zucchini-laden namesake). Earthy, romantic atm... read more
Cozy Italian built on charm, from the candlelit communal tables to the functional garden. Naples-born chef sourced a menu from local, seasonal ingredients and it shows. The caprese salad oozes with... read more
Tangential GoWo location, between the Maryland Regiment's final resting place and the el of the F. Feels like it could be in Europe, though, with simple, elegant black tables and acres of pressed t... read more
Authentic Italian, right down to the staff. With wooden floor and exposed brick wall, vibe is intimate and inviting. Recession-friendly establishment, many dishes hover around $10. Carbo-load on ho... read more
The sweetest Italian with perfect homemade pasta and a really nice garden. Rustic farmhouse vibe enhanced by exposed brick. The place to take your new vegetarian boyfriend after you get done watchi... read more
The Manhattan expansion didn't quite pan out, so it's back to Boerum Hill, and hopefully the refocus will do everyone good. Chef Adam Shepard lets the market inspire his fresh Ital/Medi small plate... read more
Kisses and hugs, possums! Laidback Italian brings all the Euro charm of a peck on each cheek. Contemporary look, with curvy wooden seats, exposed brick, and mod light fixtures. Big back patio makes... read more
Bridge between casual pizzeria and sit-down restaurant. Stop in for a slice or bring the whole family plus a couple bottles of vino. Walls are done up with kitschy knickknacks. Tables dressed prop... read more
Sweet little pizza shop in Slope’s teens. Great date spot, with low light, brick walls, dropped tin ceiling. Napolese bloodlines mean deft use of brick oven. Excellent thin-crust pies with ho... read more
Small, counter-service café for coffee dates, friendly lunches, after-school snacks. Chalkboard menu lists meat and veggie sandwiches, salads. Pressed panini made with Sullivan Street Bakery... read more
Joins Key Food in providing sustenance to this end of Fifth. Memorable, if slightly doughy, wood-fired pizza topped with bling. Besides edible gold leaves, mussels and calamari will keep you in the... read more
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For women who love that beach chic look, this spot really does have...
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Neighborhood burger and shake spot nabs awesome name, restored Harl...