La Bouillabaisse

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La Bouillabaisse
Red Hook
The third iteration of this pioneering seafood eatery, which first opened on Atlantic Avenue in 1993, lacks much of the originals’ appeal. Prefab design gives way to a redundant menu, featuring too many repeated ingredients—shellfish dominated the tepid appetizers, which included a dull crab-and-avocado salad. The bouillabaisse (one of two fish stews) featured funky-smelling shrimp and mussels—hardly a good showing for the namesake dish. The best thing we ate was a juicy skirt steak with crisp fries. Maybe it’s a sign that chef Neil Ganic should try a different concept.
Venue name: La Bouillabaisse
Contact:
Address: 44–46 Beard
Brooklyn

Cross street: St at Dwight St
Opening hours: Daily 5:30–11:30pm
Transport: Subway: Travel: F, G to Smith–9th Sts, then take the B77 bus to Conover St
Price: Average main course: $15. AmEx, MC, V
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