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Williamsburg birthday dinner

JKFinally Jan 15, 2012 08:06 PM

Want to take my wife back to her early years 'hood for a birthday dinner, but admit to my ignorance and seek guidance for a hip place with quality food that takes reservations.....Tx

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    piegirl74 Jan 17, 2012 12:35 PM

    Miranda!! Cozy, romantic and the food is consistent and wonderful. Staff is warm and makes you feel at home. Reservations on opentable. We eat here every Sunday!

    80 Berry St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

    1. chompchomp Jan 16, 2012 11:18 AM

      Zenkichi is very fun. I've heard good things about 1 or 8 but haven't been myself. Sadly, williamsburg just isn't a good 'hood for reservations.

      77 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

      1 or 8
      66 S 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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      1. re: chompchomp
        chewbie Jan 19, 2012 09:04 AM

        I love 1 or 8 but don't think they take reservations. If the OP can do an early dinner, should be OK to walk in.

        A casual option is Rye, which I've always had great experiences with. El Almacen is my go-to Argentinian steakhouse place. Sometimes a bit crowded and noisy, but a party of 2 can usually get seated within 30 minutes and the wait isn't bad if you enjoy a sangria at the bar.

        El Almacen
        557 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

        247 S 1st St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

      2. bobjbkln Jan 15, 2012 09:06 PM

        Hip, quality, reservations, and birthday special: Dressler. Old school Italian: Frost (not hip but more "early years' hood"). And then there is always Peter Luger.

        149 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211

        Peter Luger Steak House
        178 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211

        193 Frost St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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