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El Almacen

557 Driggs Ave, Corner of N. 7th & Driggs, Brooklyn, NY 11211-2920
+1 718-218-7284
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“empanadas” (7 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
557 Driggs Ave, Corner of N. 7th & Driggs, Brooklyn, NY 11211-2920
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super cool area, great food. Great to take a date. Argentinian food, good meat and wine. Service is also good, and has a garden.

Thank Otto V
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve heard there is often a line to get a table, but we were early, and did not wait at all. Not only were the meats perfectly grilled, but all the tastes were on point.

Thank sigrrrid
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

i’ve eaten a few steaks in my time - but this was the best one i’ve ever had. and i loved the restaurant was very dimly lit. made for a very cosy atmosphere.

Thank PByrne2001
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Small place, great steaks, friendly service. Reasonable prices. Good Argentinian beer. And good Aregentian wine.

Thank Pietro p
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

we've had the rabas for starter; best calamari i've had in a long time!! after that i had the entraña, which was absolutely fantastic as well! service was excellent. can't wait to go again!

Thank liliane_ku
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Small, cozy and busy restaurant. Need to book in advance and be ready to squeeze as tables are small. Great quality meat, wines and lovely starter salad, worth the extra $$. Friendly service, although turnaround is too fast and staff don't have time to give...More

Thank IceCapricorn
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I went for dinner with my housband in July. The location is great in the middle of Williamsburgh. The place is nice and charming, romantic illumination. Food was really good, especially the empanadas, which were amazing. Maybe a bit overcharged. I'd recommend it to meat...More

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Outstanding atmosphere, this place has a real buzz. Hard to get a table so we ate at the bar (probably best to reserve in advance). Great service, tremendous steak perfectly cooked, good wine list Hard to beat

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The food is simple and tasty. The best items on the menu are the steaks and straight forward grilled vegetables. The service is a bit uneven, sometimes it's friendly and helpful, but when things get busy your server will often forget about you. Finally don't...More

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I've been to El Almacen many times, in small groups and in large groups, and just to sit and have a steak at the bar. The food is outstanding; the service is fabulous; and the setting is bustling and festive with a great crowd. You...More

Thank SRMbrooklyn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$60
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 557 Driggs Ave, Corner of N. 7th & Driggs, Brooklyn, NY 11211-2920
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-218-7284
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Steakhouse with a focus on authentic Argentine cuisine, including empanadas, Homemade sausage, Morcilla & Molleja. All of our meat is grass-fed, certified organic,with no hormones or antibiotics. We also have options of seafood, pastas & vegetarian dishes. We accept reservation on resy.com as well as phone calls or emails to the restaurant.
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