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Al Di La Trattoria

248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1201
+1 718-636-8888
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (29 reviews)
“tripe” (6 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1201
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1 - 10 of 256 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

I dined there a few weeks ago. The host directed me to the bar location as he did not want to give me a 2-top table since I was dining alone on this occasion. He was very surly and unwelcoming. Food was decidedly mediocre. I...More

Thank Alex4170
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had brunch here, and were quite satisfied, but not blown away (given the restaurant's reputation). The banana french toast, with a dollop of whipped ricotta, was very good, as was the grilled fish sandwich. The crispy potatoes weren't all that crispy. And there were...More

Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Very attentive and knowledge. Mussels were delicious. The Fish was tender, moist and flavorful. The atmosphere was pleasant, but difficult for conversation secondary to noise level.

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We heard rave reviews about Al Di La. We had theatre reservations in Manhattan for 8:00 and were told to be in line for Al Di La when it opened at 5:00 to make sure we had a table. We were third or fourth in...More

1  Thank Mammo516
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Small, intimate with old world ambiance. Very good staff and service who met the needs of our 18 month old. The food was a taste treat (try the spaghetti vongole with clams!) It was a bit loud but quieted some as our meal progressed. Definitely...More

Thank tomd1948
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Authentic Italian dishes and a good selection of wine, with attentive service, made our meal very pleasant. The salmon was perfectly cooked.

Thank mareaj2014
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This is one of our daughter's favorite neighborhood restaurants. We made a date for Fathers' Day with the immediate family. Started with a pasta ragu dish that was marvelous. I followed this first dish with the veal chop with polenta special. The chop was good...More

Thank dplevin
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We went early at 5:30 when they open. They don't take reservation and it was a Saturday night and the restaurant filled up fast. The food is Tuscan with a hint of Venice (squid pasta). Excellent and creative salads, appetizers, entrees and desserts; reasonable prices...More

Thank sometime_traveler_9
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I love it here. This restaraunt is why I say food is better in Brooklyn than Manhattan. The atmosphere is charming. The service was friendly and prompt.

Thank nikkalooo
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

A Tagliatelle lunch, Spaghetti Chitarra lunch and a Funghi e Polenta lunch with a beer. Excellent service and food made our day

Thank Mars1964
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Malka D
5 September 2015|
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Response from Anne G | Reviewed this property |
Dear Malka, Happy Birthday! If you enjoy Northern Italian cuisine, you will like this restaurant. The atmosphere is comfortable. My family has celebrated at "Al di La" and had a very good time. You may wish to contact the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1201
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-636-8888
  • E-mail
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