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illya Oct 15, 2009 12:10 PM

Going to a show at the Bell House and hoping to eat as close to it and or the subway stop (mostly because of the rain and that i haven't explored this side of carroll gardens much). anything good past 4th place?

  1. scarlet starlet Oct 19, 2009 04:56 AM

    Another vote for Bar Tano.

    As someone else mentioned, the 4th Ave/9th St stop is closer to The Bell House than the Smith/9th Stop, but it's only a 10 minute walk (albeit a not nice and slightly scary one) from the restaurants on lower Court to TBH. Buttermilk Channel and Frankie's 457 are close, as are South Brooklyn Pizza and Vinny's.

    1. EJC Oct 15, 2009 01:27 PM

      Your better off going one stop further to 4th Ave, and having dinner at Bar Tano, @ 3rd Ave and 9th St. Great room, good cocktails, decent small plate Italian food.

      There's nothing nearby if you get off at Smith 9th (unless you count a hotdog vendor at Lowe's).

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      Bar Tano
      457 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

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        idreamoffood Oct 15, 2009 01:35 PM

        I second that. Bar Tano is good and pretty much all that is around there. you can get a bunch of small plates that fill you plenty and its a pretty good price

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          EricMM Oct 15, 2009 02:57 PM

          3rd...ate at Bar Tano when i went to the Bell House in June...not only was the food excellent and cheap, but got to eat right next to the musicians....

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            david sprague Oct 15, 2009 03:23 PM

            fourth...and i think you're actually closer to the bell house there.

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              Claire Oct 18, 2009 12:29 PM

              maybe Bar Tano is good for dinner, but the food and service at brunch today left a lot to be desired. An aloof hostess/waitress who was clueless about the menu, a poorly made cocktail, tepid coffee and so-so egg dishes added up to a pretty mediocre experience. I won't be back.

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          chow_gal Oct 16, 2009 10:25 AM

          Buttermilk Channel is very close to that stop. Frankie's is walkable. There is also an Italian / Brick-oven pizza on Court even closer which I can't recall the name of.

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            missmasala Oct 16, 2009 11:27 AM

            Luna Rossa?

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              chow_gal Oct 16, 2009 12:15 PM

              That's it! I've never been, but I see positive reviews from time to time.

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