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Al Di La Trattoria

248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1201
+1 718-636-8888
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“pasta” (31 reviews)
“pear cake” (4 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
18:00 - 22:30 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1201
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I dream of that Ragu...it was amazing! We had the polenta with ink squid appetizer. Homemade pastas....The ambiance is so pretty, perfect for a date night. It’s a small place, so might have some wait time.

Thank DMGZ
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Went here for dinner last night. 5th Ave in Brooklyn is really hopping. Parking can be a challenge. They don't take reservations and are pretty busy. So we put our names on the list and went for some cocktails nearby. We were told it would...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Very nice brunch with 8 members of family. The food always is very good here. The portions are a bit smallish for a big appetite person like myself. Good efficient service. We will come back.

Thank boneblast
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I used to live above the restaurant and would come here with my Dad at least 4 times a week. This restaurant has a special place in my heart. The food has never let us down, the service is so so so good and friendly,...More

Thank Max W
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Don’t go in expecting a red sauce menu, this is Northern Italian food at its best. The menu is rather small, but starter and entree specials are always featured. The mussels in white wine sauce were spectacular! We shared a pasta and entree of quail,...More

Thank SuzyQu15
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This spot is s true gem. Tucked away on Carrol and 5th ave. Huge curtains covers the entrance as if you're walking into a top secret underground restaurant. I went on a date here once and she was blow away! The cuttlefish w/ polenta starter...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I had the hake sandwich and it came with a huge salad. Everything was delicious! I just stopped in for a quick lunch and will be back for a relaxing dinner and drinks.

Thank redfishkb
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Easily one of the best authentic Italian dinners I've had outside of Italy. The carbonara is perfect. I'll be back - you should go there too.

Thank pete6689
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This was our second trip to a di la Trattoria. We needed to confirm our enjoyment of the first experience. It may be best to leave your conceptions of Italian food at home and be ready to expand your appreciation of Italian cuisine. If you...More

1  Thank BerkyBoyz
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We read reviews of this little corner restaurant on the internet and despite warnings of being crowded, we decided to give it a try. We did have to spend time in the associated wine bar waiting to be seated, but the bar was cozy and...More

1  Thank CTStach
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
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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