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Carroll Gardens Classic Diner

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155 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6337
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Malden, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went twice during our recent stay in Brooklyn over Easter weekend, mostly because of convenience. Nothing bad to say for sure, one night had a pastrami sandwich which was huge and fresh, the next day we had breakfast....classic diner fair, service somewhat better than average (the breakfast service was much quicker than the late night service) but all in all... More 

Thank Janis M
Brooklyn, New York
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231 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carroll Gardens Classic Diner was once our 'Go To' Diner when we were on the Carroll Gardens Boarder. Not too far from Atlantic Avenue, it's not truly "in" Carroll Gardens but close enough; and it' a short walk from the Bergen Street 'F' train. My wife & I went here this past Saturday night out of desperation - - -... More 

Thank MTDigs
Regina, Canada
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Lox - salmon - call it what you wish - it was yummy. The potatoes that accompanied it were fresh made and definitely did not come out of a box or bag. Good food - old neighborhood.

Thank JeanneMartinson
Shelton, Connecticut, United States
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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were visiting our daughter and son-in-law in Brooklyn over the weekend and on Sunday morning I was asked, "Where do you want to go for breakfast?". Brooklyn has many, many choices, but lately we've been going to a diner on Sunday mornings at home. Therefore, my choice was the Carroll Gardens Classic Diner. Let me tell you, everything was... More 

Thank Vincent D
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We were visiting NY for my sons wedding and made our way to this diner for our breakfast on a number of occasions. We had been here before and knew what to expect. Really friendly staff and a bright and airy environment to eat. They have a really comprehensive menu to choose from and had something to please every taste.... More 

Thank PaulNSurrey
Jerusalem, Israel
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64 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I had a Great burger deluxe size with superb French fries and onion rings. It came with a tasty coleslaw salad and pickle . The fish & Chips was great too. It came with a sup. I took the lemon chicken sup which was huge and fantastic.

Thank TomersNet
Mangalore, India
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218 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for lunch with friend has cheese sandwich which was amazing great restaurant good food amazing service

Thank Vindav
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107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

If you're in Brooklyn and want to grab a quick bite to eat then I would recommend the Carroll Gardens. It's a lovely diner with a typical set up. There's plenty of room, so even at the busiest of times you should be able to get a seat. The menu has the typical diner choices but the food seemed to... More 

Thank Brendan S
Portland, Maine
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191 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Carroll Gardens Classic Diner is a bit of the 1950s right in the heart of Brooklyn. Portions are generous, and the service is quick and efficient. Unfortunately, the food is unremarkable.

Thank 0Fernando0
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

We ate in this diner on 3 occasions. Great breakfast menu including cereals,yogurts,pancakes,fried and much more.There was always plenty of room to sit. Bright and airey interior with excellent serving staff. Would reccomend the eggs benedict.

Thank PaulNSurrey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6337
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?