Fodor's Expert Review Diner

$$ Williamsburg American Fodor's Choice
The word "diner" might evoke a greasy spoon, but this trendsetting restaurant under the Williamsburg Bridge is nothing of the sort. Andrew Tarlow—the godfather of Brooklyn's farm-to-table culinary renaissance—opened it in 1999 and launched an entire movement. The restaurant occupies a 1927 dining car, and foodies cram into the tiny booths to sample the daily changing menu. Your waiter will scrawl the offerings on your paper tablecloth: expect two or three meat options, a fish or two, and veggies (asparagus in spring, delicata squash in fall) from farms in the Greater New York area.
American Lively Lunch Dinner Brunch $$ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

85 Broadway
Brooklyn, New York  11211, USA

718-486–3077

www.dinernyc.com

Known For:
  • Trailblazing restaurateur
  • Farm-to-table fare
  • Intimate space in a vintage dining car

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