Where to take/impress in Brooklyn within reason
Where can I take someone special in Brooklyn (bars or restaurants) this weekend? I am open to any and all genres. I would like to keep the price under $30 for main entree. Anything unique, cozy, etc.
I'm gonna hit The Black Pearl for brunch so far
Sugar Cane on Flatbush is an upscale (well dressed) Caribbean bar/restaurant.
Pit Stop on Columbia(I think) is a nice French with Garden (if it is nice out), very kid friendly (Trikes).
Search on Russian, perhaps on the Coney Island Boardwalk.
Brooklyn Museum and Botanical garden has a cafe
I liked this place (Pak-Chinese-Italian(for the Pakistani kids) last I was there):
Paradise East Cuisine
1223 Coney Island Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Henry's End in Brooklyn Heights has very good food in a casual, bustling (and kind of charming setting). Convivium on 5th Avenue in the Slope has very good Mediterranean food, and the atmosphere, particularly if you sit downstairs in the wine cellar is truly unique--all dark wood and candles and very charming.
I love Little D Eatery in South Slope for nice dates. (When my boyfriend took me there, I was impressed)
It has a really chill, cozy vibe and impressive yet unpretentious food. The menu is described as Mezze inspired American food.
I sampled several small plates and my favorite was the Sautéed Baby Octopus tossed with navy beans, Turkish olives and Anaheim peppers. My boyfriend had the Duck Leg Confit with sautéed escarole and bacon, salt cured foie gras and it was every bit as heavenly as it sounds.