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Brooklyn this weekend. Decision making time.

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smoot60 Jul 19, 2011 03:19 PM

OK. After much research this is decision making time. For pizza, Motorino or Franny's? On Friday night, Prime Meats, Marlow & Son or Traif. It is my understanding that none of these places take reservations. Any secrets about getting in and not having to wait for hours? We are in our fodies in our 50's, love to travel, especially to the NYC area. Will be staying in Williamsburg. Thanks.

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Marlow & Sons
81 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Franny's
295 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Motorino
319 Graham Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Prime Meats
465 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Traif
229 S 4th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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  1. Silverjay RE: smoot60 Jul 19, 2011 07:35 PM

    I don't think there's any particular long wait at Traif or M&S before 8pm. I've never heard of "hours" for either place during busy times anyway. Maybe an hour max, but I doubt it these days. But besides, there are many decent bars around to sip out the wait. Personally, I wouldn't suggest eating at either for a full meal and would consider grazing at the two if your heart is set on those places in the neighborhood.

    1. chompchomp RE: smoot60 Jul 20, 2011 07:48 AM

      I would go with Franny's over Motorino. The waits there can be painful, so my only advice to get there EARLY. I think the pizzas, and the rest of the menu, are superior to Motorino.

      On Friday night, I would go with Marlow. As SilverJay mentioned, if you get there at 7-7:30, wait should be totally manageable, if non existent.

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      Motorino
      319 Graham Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

      1. Mandymac RE: smoot60 Jul 23, 2011 04:47 AM

        I like both Franny's and Motorino. Franny's is definitely a bit nicer, and likely to make a stronger impression on you but the pizza is great at both places. For Friday dinner, can I suggest Dressler, which is near Marlow? It's a real knock-out and you can make reservations. Have fun!

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        Dressler
        149 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211

        Franny's
        295 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

        Motorino
        319 Graham Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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