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Which Brooklyn restaurant's have the longest wait? Which have the hardest to score reservation?

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Sarah Z. Mar 12, 2011 08:01 AM

Your input greatly appreciated!

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    bob96 Mar 16, 2012 02:19 PM

    Have to ask, now that there's feedback you might use: why did you ask these questions? Were you looking for places to go to?. Or to avoid? I'm just curious is all. Thanks.

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      missmodular Mar 15, 2012 04:19 PM

      Buttermilk Channel is always a long wait, even worse than Prime Meats. At least in my experience.

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      Buttermilk Channel
      524 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

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        jinx Mar 10, 2012 04:40 PM

        I would think right now that Talde has the longest wait...going on two hours at times.

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        Talde
        369 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

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          chewbie Mar 13, 2011 10:04 AM

          hardest res is probably brooklyn fare. not b/c it's difficult, but the lead time is typically in months.

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          Brooklyn Fare
          200 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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          1. re: chewbie
            famdoc Mar 14, 2011 10:33 AM

            --Al di La Wine Bar features same menu as Al di La. Frequently, seats available at bar for walk-ins. Few tables in there, as well. Wait far less than for main restaurant. Again, same menu.

            --Brooklyn Fare maintains a waiting list. I don't know how many people cancel each week, but with 20 seated each night, it is reasonable to conclude that 2 or 4 might get in off wait list every couple of nights.

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              abu applesauce Mar 10, 2012 10:20 AM

              How bad are the waits these days? I was thinking of heading there tonight.
              Thanks.

          2. bobjbkln Mar 12, 2011 07:15 PM

            Long wait: Grimaldi's (Totally not worth it); DiFara's (totally worth it); Prime Meats; Al di La; Lucali; Roberta's (note the pizza theme)
            Hard reservation: Luger's; River Café

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            Lucali
            575 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

            River Cafe
            1 Water St., Brooklyn, NY 11201

            Grimaldi's
            1 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

            Di Fara Pizza
            1424 Avenue J, Brooklyn, NY 11230

            Al Di La
            248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

            Peter Luger Steak House
            178 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211

            Roberta's
            261 Moore St, Brooklyn, NY 11206

            Prime Meats
            465 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

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              Sarah Z. Mar 13, 2011 09:39 AM

              thanks for the feedback!

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