Hope Garage
Hope Garage

Hope Garage

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.hopegarage.com/
  • Phone: 7183884626
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Friday: 6:00pm - 4:00am
    Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Union Ave.
  • Public Transit: Metropolitan Av (G) Lorimer St (L) Hewes St (J, M)
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Hope Garage
This Rustic New American restaurant plans to bring an environment inviting enough for everyone - from skateboarders to stockbrokers.

Serving craft beers and creative home-made cocktails, Hope Garage is an intriguing addition to the neighborhood.
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Hope Garage reviews from OpenTable diners
10 reviews since June 4, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (8)great for brunch (7)good for groups (7)late-night find (7)fit for foodies (5)great for lunch (5)hot spot (3)kid-friendly (2)vibrant bar scene (1)romantic (1)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • The Best Mambo Sauce in Town
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Cannot, go wrong with chicken n waffles. I keep coming back for more! Love their vodka infused drinks as well. Great atmosphere, wait staff, jamming music and fantastic menu - try it know you will LUV it!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 👍
    MsFoodie
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Nice deco, music and food. Good portion. Will go back when in the neighborhood.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Brunch Menu
    DGS412
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Stumble upon Hope Garage for brunch on a Saturday. This must be a best kept secret because no one was really there at 1pm, but everything about it is amazing! The Chicken and Waffles were great, and the place is clean and cool looking.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brooklyn Gem
    Dche1VIP
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    Amazing everything!! Food, service, location. I found this place walking around and so happy I did. I am definitely coming back and bringing 20 of my closes friends!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 6 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 4, 2014
    • Overall Rating4
    • Food4
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service3.8
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 17 reviews are from the Hope Garage reviews archive.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    Great food. Good beer selection. Fantastic Happy Hour offerings. Low key but far from low brow. I immediately recommended Hope Garage to my friends who live in the neighborhood. Great find off the main strip in Billy'sburg.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ugh
    spacemanVIP
    Dined on 5/6/2014
    Dull menu. Lackluster service. Way too loud happy hour patrons. Chef looked like a zombie when he came out to get a drink from the bar. Scared to eat after seeing him so we just had a quick appetizer and drinks before beating it to another restaurant for mains. More like No Hope Garage.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Best spot in Williamsburg
    infrared327
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    You get the feeling that all who work at Hope Garage have a vesting interest in it's success, not just monetary but the staff wants to create a place that all can come and have a genuinely enjoyable time. So many places, especially in this neighborhood are all about what's trendy but HG anyone and everyone can have a great time! Young and old. Regular Joe's and Hipsters. You feel welcomed - namely by the stunning Amanda (head server) who is not merely just easy on the eyes but is personable, funny, knowledgeable about the menu and attentive to every customer's needs. The ambiance works perfectly for this little garage from the music, to the seating arrangement to the intentionally run down newspaper wallpaper. HG is the gem of Williamsburg!
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Scrumdilliyumptous food!
    LizG
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    I had chicken and waffles for the first time at the place and my on my what a great place to start! I will definitely be back to try other items on the menu!
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Romantic, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great comfort food
    2bklyn
    Dined on 2/25/2014
    Really nice, casual but not too casual atmosphere and great comfort food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a great time
    Jhutchinson
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    I frequently go to Hope Garage and am always pleased. They have a great happy hour and I have not tried anything on the menu I did not like. Have not gone for brunch but the menu will make you drool. The service is always on point also. All around an awesome experience!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not good service, which was
    ejanszk
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    Not good service, which was sad, considering there were about 4-5 tables there. Besides that, great!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Went for brunch. Food was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    Went for brunch. Food was amazing! Get the chicken and waffles with maple butter. Also service was great and all servers were extremely friendly and warm. Love the ambiance too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice place!
    TLFarino
    Dined on 11/9/2013
    I went here for my birthday dinner which was referred by a friend and everything was great! Food and drinks (great specialty drinks) were amazing. Service was very friendly and accommodating (my whole group was given a free shot on behalf of my birthday). After dinner, place turned into a bar with a DJ. Typical Williamsburg crowd though ;)
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hope Garage - Neighborhood Gem
    Benz
    Dined on 10/27/2013
    Went with friend for BRUNCH and was blown away by food. Mini doughnuts were warm, moist & relish. Chicken & Waffles were excellent and Mambo sauce was so good I asked for one to go! Fritatta was also great! Drinks were creative, fun & super yummy. I had 3 Bloody Mary's w/Jalepeno infused vodka and wanted to keep on going! Prices very reasonable for NYC and loved the ambience. Will definitely go back again….and again…and again. Manager, hostesses were friendly and engaging!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Please don't go here for a
    LAhmed
    Dined on 9/22/2013
    Please don't go here for a meal. Nothing special. They went out and bought pound cake and topped it with strawberries and call it " strawberry shortcake". The bought chocolate flavored jello pudding and placed banana slices as another desert. The apple pie with ice cream was gross. The steak overlooked. The fish bland. The whole meal for a group of 7 was just a disaster.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Went for brunch on a Saturday
    Tiny0216VIP
    Dined on 7/6/2013
    Went for brunch on a Saturday with my husband. Had a reservation, but no need...it wasn't crowded at all. The service was friendly & attentive. The chicken & waffles were very good, crispy, not greasy although perhaps the chicken was a touch overdone. Better slightly over then under though! The banana French toast was very good as well. Light, flavorful & not too eggy. We also had a Bellini (pear) & a jalapeño Bloody Mary. Both were tasty. Found out the kitchen is open till 4am. We would go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Happy Hour
    Jhutchinson
    Dined on 6/15/2013
    Hope Garage has become one of my new fav spots! Their happy hour is a steal and the food is awesome!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New Neighborhood Brunch Spot!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 3/30/2013
    Fantastic brunch! Exceptional food, service, and value for the neighborhood. Considering what a wonderful experience we had here, in addition to the fact that HG takes credit cards AND reservations for weekend brunch (again, alien to this neighborhood!), we will be coming back often! Can't wait to try the dinner menu...
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cool, friendly but just OK brunch.
    Beth
    Dined on 3/3/2013
    We really liked that we could book a reservation at this place in the hood for Sunday brunch, so many places don't take reservations. The space is cool, the music was great and the service friendly. The food honestly though was just OK, everything seemed overcooked. Our highlight of the meal were the yummy cocktails and the bread basket. I wouldn't recommend for brunch unfortunately but I'd give this place another try for dinner.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Went here for dinner with
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 12/23/2012
    Went here for dinner with a couple of my girlfriends. They were very attentive upon arriving. They had music playing and the football game on which was entertaining to watch while eating. We had the mac n cheese and its by far one of the best I had. We had the wings that came with a blue cheese fondue which was very addicting. We shared the Steak and Salmon. Found out they serve brunch till 6pm and def would want to give that a try when I have time.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • So, so.
    Stuka123VIP
    Dined on 10/26/2012
    I don't know how do they open places like this. Drinks are a few liquors mixed with syrups. Just ok. We tried both soups and were ok. The grilled cheese sandwich was ok and the chicken was like a one week ago left over. We returned and the waiter said that they already have problems with the dish. I won't return.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet