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Party Size
For 2
Sat, 2/24
10:00 PM
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Booked 16 times today


690 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Cozy
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Just a few steps from BAM theater, in the heart of Boerum Hill, Bacchus offers authentic French Bistro fare with a flair.
We specialized in traditional classic French delicacies such as snails, onion soup, beef cheeks Bourguignon, Skate Fish in lemon Butter Sauce "a la Grenobloise"....
A popular neighborhood bistro open daily and serving lunch, brunch and dinner.
Our mussels a GOGO (all you can eat!) every Tuesday for only $18.00;
During the summer months, relax in our beautiful garden with an "aperitif" and enjoy our beautiful backyard lounge.
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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm Brunch 10:30AM-4:30PM
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Phone number
(718) 852-1572
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Sixto Fuentes
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Private party facilities
Your private event can also be held at Bacchus. Our garden is a perfect setting for weddings. We'll close the entire restaurant if you so desire. Bacchus is a great place to celebrate your anniversary, birthday, Bar Mitzvah, Christening, or any number of special occasions.
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Private party contact
Bruno Laclide: (718) 852-1572
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Catering is available.
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Cross street
Between Bond & Nevins Streets
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Public transit
A, C & G trains to Hoyt-Schermerhorn, the B, Q, 2, 3, 4 & 5 trains to Atlantic Avenue, and F to Bergen at Smith.
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Special events & promotions
All you can eat Mussels every Tuesday night for $18.00
Unlimited Champagne drinks with any main course every Saturday & Sunday Brunch for $29.95
Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 690 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.4  based on recent ratings
Noise · Moderate
89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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VilleboisMareuil (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

We made an Open Table reservation for Senday brunch. Friendly service. Great meal: Wonderful Authentic French Onion Soup, Salmon and Goat Cheese Sandwich with Roasted Potatoes, Red Wine Lamb Stew with a generous serving of delicious toasted, crusty bread from a confident chef who knew we would want to soak up every drop of gravy. First visit. We'll definitely return.

vipRejcfj (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Our second time at Bacchus in three days, and we wish we had started coming long ago. A real French bistro with food well above the norm. Very friendly and attentive service, and very fine value. As the name might hint, the wine list is well chosen and represents very good value as well.

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

It's been over a year since we have been back to Brooklyn but wanted to stop in because on our last visit, this restaurant stood out. Wine list is impressive and not overpriced. Food was delicious and compared to Manhattan prices, what a find. Well worth the trip. Working on more reasons to travel to this restaurant. Walking distance to Barclays and easy walk from the A train.

Foodie (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I have eaten here 4 times within a 3 year span. The ambiance is always great (outdoor seating is really nice) & love the wine list (the wines also taste good too). Food during all those 4 times was disappointing. I have eaten food in paris, and it was not even close to it. Service is good.

I mostly just come here for the ambiance and wine.

TosaMom (Milwaukee)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

This Bacchus in Milwaukee is one of the best. Unfortunately open table placed our reservation in Brooklyn NY. Bacchus in Milwaukee was extremely cordial and accepted us with open arms. Open table has to rectify this situation..

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Nice for a date!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Great food and excellent service. Lovely neighborhood restaurant.

SPaV (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Everything was great but noise level. Definitely not a date spot on Saturday night. We were unable to have a conversation because of loud music and people trying to talk over it.

But food, service and decor are very very good.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Amazing from start to finish

vipmkb6279 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 2, 2018

Good food, quick service, reasonable prices—all the basics! Nice casual birthday dinner :-)

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Great experience overall! It was candlelit and quiet. Large selection of French wines. Delicious homemade bread. Hanger Steak with crispy potatoes and sauteed mushrooms was delicious!

Victoria (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Lamb and salmon were great! Food was fresh. Bread could've been warmer, but it was complimentary. Ambiance was nice.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Had a nice Christmas dinner. Duck was good. Fish was good. Filet Migon needed a little work.

MiloinBrooklyn (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

We had a lovely and delicious Christmas dinner at Bacchus. The food was excellent and the service was friendly and perfect.

vipFood4thought (Tampa)
4.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

French restaurant in Brooklyn. We had the fixed price $50 menu on Christmas Day. There was a good choice of food for each of the three courses - and no turkey in sight !! We had the lamb osso buco, filet steak and roast duck as main courses. Everything was excellent. Service was very good -- attentive, but not overbearing. Although the initial appetizer of lobster bisque and first course were served very quickly, there was a good gap between the main and dessert courses. Overall, the meal was very good. Certainly worth a return visit for the a la carte menu.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Loved it all for Xmas day! Food was incerdible and the service spot on!
We had a great Xmas day dinner! Thank you, Bacchus!!!

ChrisF (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Had a lovely prix fixe Christmas Day dinner at Bacchus; very good food at a reasonable price in a nice setting. Would visit again.

vipDTDTDT (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Great food. I had the Mahi Mahi which was tasty, and my boyfriend had amazing steak with peppercorn sauce. The host was very chatty and friendly.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on December 17, 2017

I came here for brunch on a Sunday morning. When I got there, it was still fairly empty. The problem was that they decided to sit us all the way in the back and occasionally remembered us. Service was a bit slow for us, but to be fair, I guess we did order the more labor intensive items from the menu. Their porcini ragu would be good, but the truffle mushroom sauce is too salty. The red wine lamb stew strangely went the other direction and was on the bland side. What's worse is the waitress brought us the dish with burnt toast. Was she just not paying attention or did she think we'd be ok with that? Same goes for the chefs who burned the toast in the first place. French onion soup was pretty good though.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

Food was subpar. Service was inattentive.

When we first came in, it didn’t take too long for the waiter to address us and take our order. Unfortunately, that was the last we saw of him.

There was a bartender/waitress who would sometimes walk around but would try to avoid eye contact. It took A WHiLE to get the check and I’m pretty sure she ignored a few of my “excuse me” because the place was small, half empty and my voice is fairly audible.

We had also told the earlier waiter to put in mussels in the order to go, when we get our bill. Of course this was either dismissed or forgotten.

Disappointing dinner. Wouldn’t recommend and doubt it will be around for much longer.