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Sidecar

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American, Bar, Pub
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560 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-5435
+1 718-369-0077
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18:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 02:00
Mon - Wed 18:00 - 02:00
Thu 18:00 - 04:00
Fri 15:00 - 04:00
Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

A bar that plays loud music and scolds you when you're a little loud so you can talk. Not a fan. Decent location but patrons should be treated right no matter what color you are. All money is green.

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Thank Slickman1974
New York City, New York
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Sidecar is a little gem in Park Slope. I guess it's because I go too late in the evening that it's never so crowded...which is great! The food is never disappointing. Every single time, you get what you came for and that late night food craving will be satisfied more than any diner could deliver! I really like their burger,... More 

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Thank PieceofPiee
golconda
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

My wife had the fried chicken and I had gumbo. Both were very good. Her sides root mash and a kale salad, both good. There is a small selection of craft beer which I enjoyed. And the wait staff, Jay and Allen were quite personable. We may very well dine there again.

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Thank rambler022
Boston, Massachusetts
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125 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Food and beer were excellent at this bustling neighborhood bar and grill. Music and noise levels were too loud for our taste, and would make us think twice about returning, but the vibe was good, the atmosphere was cheerful, and the place was doing a brisk business. Service was somewhat haphazard and very slow. Prices were moderate, maybe even a... More 

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Thank Rebecca1921
Brooklyn, New York
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Dad and son dropped in for a dozen oysters, 1.5 each, 2 burgers and some soda. The burgers and shoestring fries were great, the 71 dollar bill with tax and tip not so great.

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Thank Peter B
Brooklyn, New York
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309 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Sidecar is an old-school Brooklyn bar with a good menu. Most of the usual suspects - burgers, fried chicken, a few salads, steak - but all well prepared. We shared a chicken liver spread on crostini, served with a small salad. Very good with beer! Hamburger was not the best ever, but quite good, and the fried chicken is excellent.... More 

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Thank Bookistan5
Geneva, Switzerland
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

Their breakfast food is soo good but do not go in there hungry. You will wait for a really long time. Delicious French Toast. Lovely service

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Thank Gee007
USA
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Went here after seeing this reviewed on food network a while ago, Had the fried oysters and Brussel sprouts appetizers, they were both delicious. Two of us had the fried chicken, which was awesome. Great crunch and juicy chicken, even the breast. Another of our party had the duck special which was pan seared duck breast with a turnip Au... More 

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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151 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2014

We had gambas and ordered a bottle of riesling after having tried to read the menu in a very dark place for a restaurant. The gambas were good but few 5 off xand 3 small toasts. It was OK for our hunger. The botle of riesling turned out to be half a bootle. The waiter presented the check before we... More 

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Longwood, Florida
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149 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Stopped in one late afternoon with my daughter for a drink. We sat in the back patio, which is a great space to relax and talk. The drinks were good, but on the pricey side. My second visit was for dinner on a Thursday evening. I was seated at the back bar, where you can watch the chefs prepare the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
18:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 02:00
Thursday
18:00 - 04:00
Friday
15:00 - 04:00
Saturday
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 560 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-5435
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-369-0077

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