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Alchemy Restaurant & Tavern

€€ - €€€American, ,
56 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-2021
+1 718-636-4385
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“pancakes” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
56 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-2021
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Stopped here after dinner for some drinks. Nice little spot with a good atmosphere and good service. Would recommend.

Thank norphano
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Great place to grab a drink, have a meal or both. The drinks are good and the food is as well. Great staff too!

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Great friendly pub for brunch with friendly service and great shabby chic ambience. The food was deliciousl, the portions were large and the prices were reasonable. The huevos rancheros were extremely tasty, the turkey burger did not taste like turkey but like a real burger....More

Thank Irma G
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We were looking for a casual dinner location close to Barclay's and happened into Alchemy. The atmosphere was fun. The server was friendly. The Rigatoni with Sausage was delightfully spicy. And the wine was half-price for happy hour. We enjoyed our quick stop and would...More

Thank Sam18Wil
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Had fish and chips at the bar. Bartender was more concerned with counting the till then paying attention to me. I was there for about 20 mins and he counted the till 3 times. Had to ask twice for a glass of water. Zero conversation....More

Thank Tony F
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We stopped in for a very pleasant and reasonable happy hour. Wine, beer, and cocktails were reduced, and there was a small bar menu with happy hour prices. We had the burger slider and the spare ribs, and it was just enough. Service was spot...More

Thank Marie G
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The inside dining area was overcrowded, hot, and waaaay too noisy! Luckily we were able to move outside, for a much better experience. Beer & Burger, both were good and got us ready for our show at Barclay's!

Thank daves27
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

My bartender friend comes here after her shift is over. Drinks must be good, right? They are not just good, but amazing. Excellent Bartender Matt is an amazing muddler and shaker hence drinks like spicy strawberry martini are sooo fruity, juicy, flavorful and just orgasmic!...More

Thank agnes9971
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The food was very good and plentiful. Anytime we have been there the service is fantastic. It's very clean and taken care of. It's quaint and homey and you can relax over your meal.

Thank Ralph A
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Alchemy is a great place to have a drink in the evening, but it is also a wonderful place to eat breakfast. The food is delicious, reasonably priced, and the waitstaff is very attentive. I had the Swiss breakfast, and my companion had the egg...More

Thank Barry L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$24
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-2021
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-636-4385
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Alchemy Restaurant & Tavern is a friendly neighborhood pub in Brooklyn serving delicious new American cuisine, local draft beers, and crafted cocktails. Come to us for a low-key dinner and casual hang out with dishes like our Gorgonzola walnut ravioli, the house made veggie burger, or our classic Alchemy fish and chips. We offer a weekend brunch with entrees created using organic eggs from Lancaster County and organic fair trade coffee from Counter Culture Coffee. Try our eggs Benedict, the huevos rancheros, or our famous chorizo eggs with jalapeno grits. Our cozy restaurant has indoor dining with TVs by the bar and a large projector screen for special events. We also have a private back patio for you to enjoy those gorgeous Brooklyn days and nights with a group of friends, family, or your special someone. Your complete satisfaction is our top priority here at Alchemy. The dark wood, refurbished antique bar, exposed brick, & friendly service combine to create a welcome atmosphere where you can enjoy anything from a relaxed pint to a four course meal.
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