Fifth Avenue is the nexus of the Park Slope restaurant scene. Our critic-approved list includes a longtime fixture that ranks among New York's best Italian restaurants, and Top Chef contender Dale Talde’s eponymous eatery, which reflects the current trend for cutting-edge Asian cuisine. And don't forget the Mediterranean standbys with belly-warming brunch and dinner menus.
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At this tiny favorite on Park Slope’s restaurant row, the music is Portuguese fado, the decor (copper pots, rough-hewn communal tables) is faux farmhouse and the food is fantastic. The wide-ranging menu includes hearty comfort food from Portugal, Spain and Italy.
Middle Eastern cuisine goes far beyond the same old falafel at this innovative bistro. Miriam’s lantern-lit interior is perfect for a date—and the list of creative dishes helps drive dinner conversation. Herbs, spices and fresh combinations dominate an inspired Israeli-fusion menu featuring abundant salads and diverse entrées. But the the brunch is not to be missed, featuring eggs, granola, burgers and Israeli dishes.
With the success of the Soho original, the French-trained brothers Bromberg opened this night owl draw in Brooklyn, offering up a clever mix of down-home cooking and haute cuisine, all available into the wee hours of the morning.