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) #240 of 4,589 Restaurants in Brooklyn ££ - £££ German, European,
25 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1434
+1 718-222-5800
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“schnitzel” (8 reviews)
“strudel” (4 reviews)
“fondue” (2 reviews)
17:00 - 22:00All hours
German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
25 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1434
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11 - 20 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 18 December 2016

Fun bustling restaurant with a serious bar across from BAM. One complaint is that the cocktails came out after the food even though they were ordered first and of course should come out first and solo. The schnitzel was particularly good as is the smoked...More

Thank GrillMeisterNYC
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Nice cocktail list with view German drinks option.. food not sure what is it but definitely not German.. nice environment and good spot to spend time before show

Thank allous5
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A play on spelling brings you to a restaurant with a new twist of German with a great wine and bier list and an interesting and delicious menu. Being a fan of all things Deutsch, I got the chance to enjoy this relatively new addition...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Poor reception from the owner (?),even more cold from the lady serving us. Took 10 minutes to bring wine, and my potato pancakes arrived on a messy arranged plate and were about a third of the size shown on their www. Kitchen closes at twelve...More

Thank 975merel
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We came here to eat before a performance at BAM, and it was exactly what you'd want: great food and atmosphere. We had the duck confit which was delicious and the kale salad was good as well. Very happy with the experience and will be...More

Thank lauren8181
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I patronize BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) as frequently as I am able and, having been a loyal customer to this divine arts establishment over the years, I am always in search of a superb culinary experience - somewhere to dine in comfort before the...More

1  Thank Mike902
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Ideal location if you go to (or have been) to the BAM. I have had a stronger tastier goulash in Germany but it wasn't bad. Very nice atmosphere and pleasant staff.

Thank travelblom
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This is such a lovely restaurant just opposite the beautiful Brooklyn Academy of Music. There's instant atmosphere as you walk through the door and the staff are friendly and efficient. The food is sensational. The best fish I have ever eaten - and I've eaten...More

Thank Alister C
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Berlyn is extremely convenient for the Brooklyn Academy of Music and is probably the best restaurant right near by. The food is very good and the setting pleasant (if a bit kitschy). The staff was all very pleasant and they work hard to get you...More

Thank AndreLePlume
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Right across the theater of BAM this restaurant serves German cuisine. I had a goulash that was not over the top (missed bell pepper and was a little watery to my taste), my husband was very happy with his dish. Very friendly and quick staff....More

Thank travelblom
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17 January 2017|
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Response from Michael R | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1434
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-222-5800
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