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Academy Restaurant


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Diner, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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matzoh ball soup
pulled chicken, carrots, celery, dill
cauliflower and cheddar bisque
asparagus tips, shaved chorizo, celery leaves
truffle mac ‘n cheese
gruyere, fontina,‏ parmesan, black truffle essence
lobster cocktail
cucumber, mango,‏ passion fruit, avocado, passion fruit vinaigrette
crispy chicken club
mixed greens, aged cheddar, lardoons, avocado, buttermilk dressing
spring kale salad
chopped kale, currants, parmesan, cheese, toasted pine nuts
baby beet salad
goat cheese, asparagus, aged balsamic vinegar, micro greens
maine lobster cobb
poached maine lobster, manchego cheese, mango, cucumber, avocodo, egg, chiffonade greens, vanilla lime vinaigrette
hudson chopped salad
assorted lettuces, tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, smoked bacon, candied pecans, radishes, feta cheese champagne vinaigrette, buttermilk ranch, lemon vinaigrette, blue cheese, extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar
tuna nicoise
seared ahi tuna, haricot verts, red potatoes, cherry tomatoes, nicoise olives, grilled asparagus, chopped egg, champagne vinaigrette
house made mozzarella, tomato sauce, extra virgin olive oil
bbq chicken
smoked gouda, grilled red onion, spinach, pineapple
seasonal mushrooms,‏ garlic confit, cheese fondue, black truffle oil
roasted garlic, herbs, fontina cheese, extra virgin olive oil
chorizo flatbread
chorizo, roasted pepper pesto, asparagus, onions, fontina cheese
choice of hand cut fries or mixed greens
hand cut fries
mixed greens
grilled tuna burger
chopped sushi grade tuna, buttermilk slaw, chervil, chipotle aioli
hand cut fries
mixed greens
grilled chicken sandwich
fontina, roasted shallots, spinach, apple mustard
bacon $+1.5
cheese $+1.50
hand cut fries
mixed greens
the hudson burger
oven dried tomato, flash pickled red onion, arugula, hand cut fries,
hand cut fries
mixed greens
homestyle b.l.t.
applewood smoked bacon, country bread,  fried green tomato, goat cheese
hand cut fries
mixed greens
main lobster roll
slow poached‏ lobster, pickled cucumber, buttered roll, herbed aioli
wild salmon
mustard spaetzle, wilted arugula, lemon jam
meyer steak and frites
ny strip, hand cut fries, béarnaise aioli
cauliflower risotto
roasted cauliflower, smoked gouda, fines herbes, pine nuts
buttermilk fried chicken
whipped potatoes,‏ pan gravy, buttermilk biscuit, clover honey
hand cut french fries
sweet fries
fried green tomatoes
whipped yukon potatoes
spinach and wild mushrooms
grilled asparagus. preserved lemon
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

My family and I were so impressed with the food of this establishment. We thought typical diner but boy there is nothing typical about this place. Food was excellent. Chicken and Waffles, Grilled Reuben with Russian Dressing and Sweet Potato Fries, Academy Burger was a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank fortgreenelady
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Not your trendy breakfast place, it's a real diner!! Great pancakes and waffles !! Good for fsmklys with small kids. Family oriented

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank William M
Reviewed 20 November 2017

but not exceptional or anything like it. I was there for breakfast... Academy Restaurant, with it’s unassuming and rather strange looking exterior and its equally strange interior, could easily be overlooked and I almost passed it, if not for the massive and huge signage out...More

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great service, waitress kind to our pre-schooler. Large, delicious pancake breakfasts with endless coffee. Sit by a window and watch the world go by, and Spike Lee come in for his bagle and coffee to go.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank professorwaithe
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Great pancakes and good service, coffee is very well done, as an italian i really liked it, it's my daily breakfast location

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Redc965
Reviewed 26 December 2016

It's really a diner but so many diners in NYC call themselves "a restaurant". A great casual place to go to with friends. Breakfast is a winner.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Bubbe B
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I visited this restaurant because it was the only breakfast joint in a 2 block radius that wasn't packed. Now, I understand why. I ordered take out and the guy at the register was extremely rude. It seemed like my friends and I were an...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank remily44
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Great Greek omelet and grits. Quick service on a busy Sunday morning. Old style NY corner restaurant/diner. Cheap eats!

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Candice C
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Went her for breakfast. Just what you would expect from a typical American Diner. Endless coffee and a great breakfast. I had eggs over easy, mushrooms, home fries and bacon and my friend had pancakes with bacon. Great value for money and would return again

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank dtaorv
Reviewed 15 April 2015

In the vanishing streetscape of Brooklyn as the Mom and Pop stores and Diners are being consumed by Developers and rapacious landlords, there stands a relic of the good old days when one could perch on a bar stool at the counter and have a...More

Date of visit: April 2015
1  Thank paulieinBrooklyn
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