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Al Di La Trattoria

248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1201
+1 718-636-8888
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (29 reviews)
“tripe” (6 reviews)
“seppia” (4 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:30All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1201
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1 - 10 of 267 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 15 May 2017

What a great restaurant! We had a diverse range of dishes, from mussels to pork, veal to duck. The special duck ragu with papardelle was the best duck dish I have ever eaten. Subtle flavours, perfectly seasoned and very more-ish. Wines are not too badly...More

Thank Daniel O
Reviewed 9 May 2017

There are so many unique, delicious sounding dishes that it was difficult to decide! After finally deciding on my meal choices, the waitress made several wine pairing recommendations that were welcomed and great matches. The Casunziei was delicious, and the seasonal Rhubarb Panna Cotta was...More

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Our son lives nearby and always wants us to take him to Al Di La when we visit. This was our first Sunday Brunch. I could have eaten just the sausage and been happy. But we also had a great dish of poached eggs and...More

Thank DMcKK
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Very cozy (and busy) but worth any wait. The mussels were amazing: the flavors took me back to Cinque Terre!

Thank GAWS533
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had brunch here today. Delightful room filled with families and friends for Easter brunch. Not a big place, not an expense account place, more like a neighborhood joint. The brunch menu was short, but my frittata was delicious supported by a lovely glass of...More

Thank seanworc
Reviewed 11 April 2017

After a recent visit to the Brooklyn Museum, we turned a few corners and found this wonderful little restaurant. Seats about 50 people, but is worth a tiny wait if there is one. Lots of charm in the interior with wonderful tin ceiling and eclectic...More

Thank sandyshoes1313
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I've been coming to this restaurant since it first opened 15 years ago. I have had dozens of meals here and the service and food is always exceptional. I have had everything on the menu, multiple times over, and there is not a single item...More

Thank cherrystreettraveler
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Malka D
Hi I would Ike to if your restaurant is suitable for a birthday dinner for. I'm coming from overseas and have not been to your restaurant. Thanks, Malka
5 September 2015|
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Response from Nick T | Reviewed this property |
Hello Malka, Yes, I recall a family of 6-8 celebrating a birthday for a you teenage family member. I would suggest contacting the restaurant directly. Birthday greetings, bon appétit et bon voyage
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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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