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Alchemy Restaurant & Tavern

€€ - €€€American, ,
56 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-2021
+1 718-636-4385
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
56 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-2021
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Reviewed 31 August 2014

Excellent cocktails (Brooklyn, Dark & Stormy). Alchemy burger blue, very good. Beet salad was pretty good and a risotto very tasty. Kelso Nut Brown ale excellent. A dark, comfortable bar with interesting clientele. The area (5th Ave, Brooklyn) is very safe and attractive.More

Thank Rigel54
Kevin R, Owner at Alchemy Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2014

Sounds like you had a great meal with us, from the cocktails to the atmosphere. I'm happy you liked your burger so much, and that the Kelso Nut Brown Ale was excellent. Thanks for stopping in and for leaving some feedback for us. We hope...More

Reviewed 16 April 2014

We found this on our hotel website and were glad we did! We arrived just after the pre-game crowd for the Barclay's Center located nearby had cleared out so we didn't have to wait for a table. The menu is awesome and the food is...More

Thank cindizzle
Kevin R, Owner at Alchemy Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2014

I'm happy your hotel sent you our way! It's great that your meal was delicious, and that you want to come back. We hope you'll get a chance to stop in for brunch soon! Best, Kevin

Reviewed 27 March 2014

One of my go to places in Brooklyn for a good meal and glass of wine with friends. The service is always friendly and welcoming.

Thank elizaboo82
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Must be nice to have a neighborhood tavern and have a major arena built next door. A couple blocks from the Barclay Center this little tavern is great for any meal. Went for dinner then the next day for breakfast. Good food with a varied...More

1  Thank Rickwelty
Reviewed 1 September 2013

This is the kind of happy surprise that is becoming easier and easier to find in booming Brooklyn. The ambience is relaxed and the fare is high-end bistro at ordinary bistro prices. Not only are the standards done well (burgers, fresh fish, ect), but even...More

1  Thank t d
Reviewed 29 August 2013

If you are looking for something better than a coffee and a muffin for breakfast, then Alchemy is the place to go to. Some original twists on old favourites, like 'toad in a hole' - sounds disgusting but if you have ever been to the...More

Thank ptk_from_dy
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Went in to escape the heat and grab a cold beer - nice local brews on tap. The happy hour specials were very good as well - $5 plates. Had a mini burger which was perfect and my friend had calamari. Nice local spot to...More

Thank Lucky1178
Reviewed 2 July 2013

We spent a day just hanging out in Brooklyn while visiting with friends. Walking around the neighbourhood on the lookout for a place to have breakfast or brunch, we came across this little gem. There were seats available in the lovely little courtyard (very peaceful)....More

Thank CMoller
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Popped in before going to the Barclays Centre for a concert, sat outside, staff super friendly and very attentive. The Grilled Chicken sandwich (with goats cheese on the side as an extra) was not your run of the mill "boring" sandwiches, the bread had just...More

Thank Louis T
Reviewed 11 April 2013

We took our chances trying to grab a bite before a Saturday night show at the Barclay, back in October (with no reservations). We figured we'd just pick a place that was busy with locals. It was a really nice cool evening and we jumped...More

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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, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
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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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