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El Almacen

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557 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211-2920
+1 718-218-7284
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri 17:00 - 12:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Rome, Italy
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in New York for 4 days and we had, by far, the best dinner ever at El Almacen. The tapas melted in my mouth and the rest of the food was so delicious we almost stopped talking. The staff was magnificent andso cheerful. We hadn't made an reservation but the staff quickly arranged a place for us to... More 

Thank Anna Å
Brooklyn, New York
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Best place in all Brooklyn.. beast of a rib eye steak.. ribs are amazing too.. very romantic and cozy place..I been there over 10 times last year..service is great and atmosphere always amazing.. order the skirt steak and you make your stomach very happy

Thank allous5
Gothenburg, Sweden
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99 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Even though I don't eat meat myself, I went here together with my traveling companions in order to please their cravings for good meat. We were all more than pleased and satisfied with the food. The meat was very well prepared and the vegetarian Aji Relleno was also very tasteful. Good wines, excellent service and nice atmosphere makes this a... More 

Thank Ellinor E
Noerresundby, Denmark
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The steaks are Big and tasty. Fair prices and good service. Very good place if you are looking for great steaks.

Thank Buttlerbirgit
Retford, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I rang to book and was told for tables of 2 there would be no problem so we turned up and were seated straight away, the waitress was fantastic with a great sense of humour! A couple of the steak dishes were sold but not a problem still plenty of choice, we have the octopus to start as recommended on... More 

Thank tonikb39
New York City, New York
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Recently I went to a top steak house in NYC and paid a small fortune for the food, which I was very disappointed by the following weekend I came to El Almacen. Although I've been here before it's been quite some time. Service was good, restaurant is small but that's my type of place, but the food wow, I travel... More 

Thank Simon L
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

I really do love this place. My favorite appetizer is the pulpo(octopus) grilled to perfection and served right on top of potato salad. OMG! I wish they had the octopus as an entree its that good. Whenever i go and no matter who I go with, we all have to order our own grilled octopus cause none of us want... More 

Thank ainoSonia
Scotland, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Great food and service in NYC. A really busy resturant so book ahead. Friday nights are really congested,so, book. This is great food in a small area, and I mean inside. Be ready to talk to the next table. Nice wine list. Very attentive staff. Fab!

Thank Turbo1952
Antony, France
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

We came with friends to have some good Argentina meat and we had a great experience of it! The food is really good the wine as well and the truffle french fries are amazing! We strongly recommend this Brooklyn restaurant.

Thank Julien S
Brooklyn, New York
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

El Almacen is cozy and delicious. The restaurant feels like a pub, with moody lighting and wood everywhere. But there's a quirky touch of Brooklyn chic. The staff are knowledgable and accommodating, and you really get service with personality. Everything on the menu is mouthwateringly good, and cooked to perfection. Good portions, too: small plates are great for sharing. Although... More 

Thank Adnan L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Argentinian, Steakhouse, South American
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 557 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211-2920
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-218-7284

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?