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Bien Cuit

120 Smith St, Between Dean and Pacific, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6217
+1 718-852-0200
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (23 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:00 Hours
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
120 Smith St, Between Dean and Pacific, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6217
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love coming here often because of their croissants! It’s so flavorful! Their breads are amazing as well but we really enjoy their croissants and their mini buns. Lovely place to enjoy their baked goods.

Thank Paula J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was delicious! We discovered it on a food tour with Urban Adventures & returned to get their 3 day aged sourdough (Miche) to take home, we enjoyed it all week after that...thank you!

Thank LookingForFamilyFun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing coffee. Too die for croissants. Place is small and quiet, an oasis for beautifully executed bread, pastries and sandwiches. But the croissants are the best outside of Paris. Wonderful. The service, for me, was very friendly in a French like way. ;)

Thank Noblefilm
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is handcrafted bread. Very time consuming and labor intensive. So be prepared to pay for that. And you do get what you pay for. The croissants and pastries are delicate, divine and decadent. The breads are complex, crunchy on the outside, soft on the...More

Thank TJM747
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Went there for coffee & pastries (yummy pain au chocolat) but also for our Christmas chocolate log. It was delicious, not too sweet and tasty!!

Thank Am_et_Mat
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Great pastries, breads, and coffee at Bien Cuit. Service is...pretentious, sometimes downright rude. But everything they have is fantastic.

Thank David P
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Spent almost $50 on a buche du Noel cake for Christmas for 6 people it was the size of a hot dog. I almost passed out. You can find an amazing buche du Noel in Paris for about 8 people no more than 20 euros....More

1  Thank LAFAMILLEG11231
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Went there twice in 2 days while in Brooklyn for a visit. Feels like being in a fabulous shop in France. Tried the baguette - lovely, airy, with a great crust, the croissant - buttery, flaky, rich, decadent, the chocolate almond croissant - fantastic!!! The...More

Thank prontoeli
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Amazing french pastries and bread, not too sweet. Handy for take out small sandwiches. Has a pleasant outside seating area in the back.

Thank happyhiker10
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We really enjoyed the wonderful house-made breads and cookies on this visit. Last time we got some terrific sandwiches. It all looks and tastes amazing.

Thank LizEllicottCity_MD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Smith St, Between Dean and Pacific, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6217
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-852-0200
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Bien Cuit is a new bakery offering fresh, house-baked pastries and breads, breakfast and lunch sandwiches and coffee drinks. Owner Zachary Golper, formerly of Le Bec-Fin, bakes these beautiful breads using the traditional, small-batch approach and many locally sourced ingredients.
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