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Vinegar Hill House

72 Hudson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1222
+1 718-522-1018
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork chop” (15 reviews)
“cornbread” (14 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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72 Hudson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1222
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vinegar Hill House is tucked away in one of the quietest neighborhoods in the borough with almost no traffic at all on the cobblestone street the restaurant is located in (although you will have to walk through some less visually appealing blocks to get there...More

Thank StefR
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Service was fine, place was what one should expect from Dumbo/Vinegar Hill/Wmsburg.. food was OK but nothing great. I was underwhelmed. Good service. Good bar.

Thank William C
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We had to wait 40 minutes to get our order to the table, the toasts were cold, the omelette was runny (literally watery egg batter on the plate), the pancake dough was raw (one side of the pancake was burnt (black) and the dough inside...More

Thank RosaRosa432
Reviewed 13 July 2017

FABULOUS! Wonderful menu - though portion sizes may not be huge. Asparagus salad was fresh, flavorful & well seasoned. Cast Iron Chicken was incredibly juicy with delicious sides. The chicken liver mousse with toast tasted WONDERFUL!! We will be back!

Thank lovethat
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Don't let the outside fool you...this place is great! Excellent food and service. Love the ambiance. Outdoor seating as well. Highly recommend!

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Reservations for 8 of us. Location of restaurant is in an unassuming neighborhood of Vinegar Hill. In fact you will need gps to find front door as there is no large sign. Inside you find an eclectic, classy, cozy environment with attentive wait staff. We...More

Thank Betsy C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

From start to finish Vinegar Hill House is a fantastic experience. The service is smart and friendly. The menu is limited but includes all ... meat , poultry , seafood and pasta . The cocktails are expertly crafted with a nice wine list . The...More

Thank vimatravel
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This place was a great find. My kind of restaurant - a small menu with lots of daily specials, in a great setting. The house seems to be a colonial-era home, set out of the way of the tourist throngs that mob Dumbo, in a...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I found this after walking over the Brooklyn bridge and needed somewhere for a drink and warm up. I sat at the bar as it was busy, 1130 on a Sunday morning, I ended up having the pear sourdough pancakes with bacon. It was great,...More

Thank Megan G
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Located on the northern fringe of DUMBO, Vinegar Hill House is still where DUMBOers go to get away from the tourists and real estate bottom-feeders who have invaded the neighborhood. Named by a 19th century developer as a way to attract Irish immigrants to the...More

Thank Mark M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
10:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Hudson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1222
    (Water & Front)
  • Public Transportation: York Street off of the F train
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-522-1018
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