Bacchus

4.6
1044 Reviews
$30 and under
French
Just a few steps from BAM theater, in the heart of Boerum Hill, Bacchus offers authentic French Bistro fare with a flair.
A popular neighborhood bistro open daily, serving dinner.
We have a rotating menu every night of the week offering six appetizers and six entrees.
We have been also successful at hosting large group private parties.
Whether you visit Bacchus for a romantic dinner for two, a fun gathering of friends, or for a special celebration such as a wedding, anniversary, or birthday, Bacchus is sure to uphold its excellent reputation for great food, fine wines, and warm ambience.

Support Bacchus during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1044 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 14 hours ago
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Food was cold would never go there again

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vipactorchik
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated our anniversary at Bacchus and not only did we enjoy an amazing meal but the service was impeccable. From the moment we walked in we were greeted and treated as though we were the only ones in the restaurant. Will definitely return.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall3food2service1ambience2

Went for Thanksgiving menu. I was seated in a very tight area in very close proximity to other diners. It was a bit uncomfortable until some diners started to empty out. I waited an hour before someone plopped a tiny bowl of brown liquid down on my table without a word. The menu stated they’d be serving butternut squash soup. When I asked, the server said they changed the menu. However, no one bothered to mention it to me. The soup was cold, even when I asked for a another bowl of hot soup, they served it lukewarm. The appetizer was lukewarm and cold in some parts. The entree was fair. Dessert was good. I didn’t get my entree until about 1 hour and 15 minutes after I was seated. Horrible service and a forgettable meal. I had to ask someone to clean up the dirty dishes around me that other diners had left from an hour prior.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Thanksgiving dinner

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MeaghanM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We went last minute for Thanksgiving and had great service and food. Highly recommend it!

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DougL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Thanksgiving dinner with family Baccuss was terrific! Outstanding and friendly service and the meals were wonderful. A bit pricey but what restaurant nowadays is not pricey? We had an amazing experience at Baccus.

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PaulaH
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Everything was wonderful!!

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vipCitygirl
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a lovely restaurant with wonderful food. Staff is gracious and professional

BN
vipBNORV
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The French onion soup, duck and chicken special were amazing! The wine, food and experience exceeded our expectations!

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vipfoodlover
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We hosted a 45th birthday for 12 people, and the wait staff was welcoming and attentive the entire time. Great neighborhood restaurant with incredible french bistro type foods from the duck to the steak to the tasty and balanced salads and cheeses. Their wine selection is always on point.

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vipMarieSt
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful neighborhood restaurant run by the nicest people. The service was attentive and amazing but not overbearing. The food is amazing and the French Onion soup was a stand out. This would be a perfect date night.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So amazing! Great French onion soup

HB
HeleneB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was fantastic. Service good and staff was very warm and welcoming.

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pattyy
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Wonderful staff and wines. The sommelier will not steer you wrong. And the food is great, as usual. One of my favorite spots.

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AlysonA
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always such a pleasure to spend brunch, lunch or dinner at Bacchus! Especially love the garden, but the inside is lovely as well. Everyone who works there is always so nice and happy to accommodate. Always delicious!

MB
vipMonaB
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Excellent service… but the food not good at all

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None
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Some nights are great some not so .... We have been there before. There is no question that the ambiance is fantastic.
This time, while service was very good, all else didn't quite make it. Forgot our order so we waited very very long - stuff happens. Value is ok.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, Great service

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vipOcsmed
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This is a really nice space with great ambiance. The food was well prepared and the service was spot on. Bacchus is however not designed for parties of more than four people at any seating. We had six people in our party and while we were able to combine tables together, it was awkward. So if you are a couple or a group of three/four this is the right place for you in Brooklyn.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a pleasant space. They don’t rush you away from your table. Amazing place to spend time with people. Great food. Amazing ambience.

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Benny
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Our waiter was very good. He was super busy but took the time to offer us tastes of wine before we selected our bottles . We sat outdoors and it was quite pleasant. Everyone enjoyed their meals. We had been in Manhattan for a few days and we all agreed the food was just as good if not better.

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vipAnnieOpal
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Authentic French bistro. Duck rillette was outstanding. Hanger streak tender & tasty. Nice chocolate dessert. Interesting wines and good value

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Rita
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

10/10 experience, food incredible - bit gutted they didn’t have the lobster ravioli but our lovely waiter offered an spinach alternative that ended up being the star dish of the night. Staff is just so sweet and nice, great wine recommendations too. Will come back for sure

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LizB
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Burrata and creamed spinach were outstanding. Ribeye steak was very good, the sides were excellent (sauteed mushrooms and roasted potatoes). Very friendly staff. Love the courtyard and lighting! Staff accomodated our request for a 4-top even thought there was only 2 of us. A 2-top would have been too small so our experience was made much better by a larger table.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place so much

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Stormy
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good experience. Good food. Excellent service.

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AlfredoM
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fabulous! Perfect portions, ambiance very cozy the only 8/10 was the crembrulee everything else 10/10.
My wife wants to go back before we leave NYC.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

We needed to accommodate a large group so we made reservations. Food was great and the server was doing the best she could and was very upbeat and pleasant. That being said it was a very leisurely dinner because maybe they are short staffed like everyone else. Worked out for us!

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GiselleL
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service, amazing food and a great selection of wines. Our server was very tentative— exceeding our expectations. The ambiance is very welcoming and charming. Staff are extremely knowledgeable and make great recommendations.

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vipYoung
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

The food was good. The service was slow and they messed up my order and didn't apologize or address it.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved everything about this place. We were in Brooklyn for a family event. The service was warm, friendly, and fast. The food was amazing. Delicious and fresh. The salmon was perfectly cooked and the snails were tasty. No complaints.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience5

Great food, terrible service. We had a reservation for 8.15 and they left us standing waiting and hungry for 25 minutes before they let us sit.

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sarahm
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Delicious as always with exception of bread basket and lack of setups. 3 not-so-fresh rolls. Not quantity or price that was disappointing but quality. Hangar Steak to die for!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Urban backyard setting. Adjacent wedding venue with similar urban backyard setting. You were forced to attend the wedding via the band and attending announcements. . Service was decent. Ribeye, French Onion Soup were excellent. Escargot was decent. The burger was disappointing in that it fell apart and the cheese was not melted Basically just an urban cram it all in space with ok food

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LattashaF
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a multi purpose restaurant. Great device and food, wine and cocktail quality.

JP
vipJaneP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Our server was absolutely incredible! We had a beautiful table overlooking the back garden and ate some lovely dishes.

MB
MBFG
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite neighborhood French bistro.

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MHLSong
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food is fresh and tasty. This restaurant is consistently good--we are repeat customers. I have tried various menu items including appetizers and main courses and have not had a complaint with any.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent, consistent Bistro with a fabulous atmosphere. Bruno, Alvaro, Merill and team really are all about quality and service. The new indoor dining area at the back is a special place, try to reserve

FAQs

Bacchus offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (718) 852-1572.

Bacchus is rated 4.6 stars by 1044 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.