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For 2
Date
Sat, 4/21
Time
10:00 PM
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Bijan's Brooklyn

4.3
48 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Perfect For:
  • Great for Brunch
  • Cozy
  • Neighborhood Gem
Bijan's Brooklyn nestled in the heart of Boerum Hill is Brooklyn's "best secret". We have a cozy, intimate neighborhood feel with a warm wood burning fireplace paired with modern-bistro style cuisine offering a delicious culinary combination of American plates fused with Persian style spices & flare. Creative culinary plates such as the Persian spiced chicken wings leave the palette craving for more. Don't forget the mind blowing craft cocktails. For a great atmosphere, fabulous & friendly service, the staff would be happy to make you something to cure what ails ya!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Persian
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Hours of operation


Brunch:

Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm


Lunch:

Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 5:00pm


Dinner:

Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Friday: 5:00pm - 1:00am

Saturday: 4:00pm - 1:00am

Sunday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(718) 855-5574
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Atlantic Ave
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Public transit
A/C to Hoyt/Schermerhorn, train 2 or 3
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Entertainment
Open MIC every Tuesday evening
Additional
Bar Dining, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
What 48 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.2
service
4.5
ambience
4.2
value
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77% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Very hip. I felt like I was in LA.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

I came here on Easter with my mom for brunch.

We drove from NJ, and it was well worth the drive!

The area of Brooklyn is hip; the ambience inside the restaurant is beautiful and very artsy.

The food was spectacular. My mom had the Persian omelette (which has dates, among other typical omelette ingredients; it added a slight bit of sweetness. You can also order it without the dates for a regular omelette.)

I order the hangar steak salad, medium rare, which was seared to perfection.

We didn't have cocktails, thought they do have an interesting cocktail menu and a full bar. Instead, we both had coffee, which was bold and good.

Had a chance to meet the owners, who are Persian and extremely sweet people. They succeeded in creating the perfect Brooklyn Brunch spot — with a slight Persian twist!

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

The food was amazing. Totally worth it! The music was just too loud for brunch.

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Great food, great drinks, cute fireplace! I had the Persian wings (delish), pulled pork sandwich and the pear/goat/arugula flat bread, we loved everything!

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Our waiter Henry was the best. Efficient, attentive, to the point, hospitable. He worked 5 tables and no one felt neglected and guess what he was the bartender too. This man is literally super man. He didn’t miss a beat. And always checked on us to make sure we had enough water napkins condiments. So sufficient. He should be the poster man for “ I CAN DO IT ALL”

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3.0Dined on March 6, 2018

This place is good, and cozy.
The food is relatively expensive though, and it took around 40 minutes to get our food ready.

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3.0Dined on February 2, 2018

This place is super cute, and has a working fireplace. Too bad that there wasn’t any other heat, we were all freezing while trying to eat our mediocre dinner.
The food was ok, but I’ve had better traditional Persian food from the vendor at the union square holiday market.

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2.0Dined on January 14, 2018

We went for brunch before a movie at Alamo and the service was really bad. They may have just been having an off day or have been understaffed I suppose, but it took us forever to order, then FOREVER to get our food. Once the food arrived mine was pretty good, I would give them a second chance but maybe not for brunch when they are so busy.

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4.0Dined on January 14, 2018

They have a great $17 brunch deal (cash only) on weekends.

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

Wonderful evening spent at Bijan's.. looking forward to returning.

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5.0Dined on November 20, 2017

Excellent service and tasty food in a charmingly rustic environment.

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5.0Dined on September 24, 2017

Such a cute place. The food and cocktails were all great! Exceeded expectations!

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4.0Dined on September 13, 2017

Food was amazing in this quaint little gem!

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4.0Dined on September 9, 2017

Delicious food. Creative menu. Loved the decor. Good service. Only thing I would change is the two televisions -- particularly the large screen right above our table. No one seemed to be watching sports so I don't know why they were on. Distracting and diminished the otherwise charming decor.

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5.0Dined on August 12, 2017

Great spot to go before the theater, the staff was friendly and helpful when picking menu.

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3.0Dined on July 22, 2017

Cute place pretty average across the board. It was not pricey and the bar tender was friendly and made a nice cocktail. The food was average nothing to write home about.

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2017

They were very accommodating to our large group. Everyone, including the children, really liked the food and was very child-friendly. When the children from my party made a mess, it was not such a big deal because the kind of furniture in the restaurant were benches and very forgiving with messes. The adults really enjoyed the brunch drinks. Yum!!!

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2017

Great local atmosphere. Small, intimate and filled with locals. It was a great meal

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2017

This was my third trip to Bijan's, and it'll be a while until I return. Ths place is so hit or miss. On this night the place was virtually empty, it was nice and quiet. I got the spicy shrimp flatbread which I previously had (and had arrived to my table cold as hell) and the shrimp were barely seasoned this time - very bland. As I said my prior trip was nice but the cold food was not appreciated especially after the wait for both the food and drinks. Very nice atmosphere though for a datenight.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2017

love this place, and everyone the I take there. just a little slow in the food service.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2017

This is one of our favorite neighborhood restaurants. We live around the corner from Bijan, and eat there several times per month. The owner is usually present and the wait staff is lovely. I could not recommend it more.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2017

I don't like fries typically and I thought the fries were amazing. Music was a little too loud for lunch time.

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2.0Dined on February 14, 2017

Waited an hour for our entrees and then couldn't wait any longer...we paid for our apps and drinks and left. The cheese plate of all things was terrible - processed cheese cut into awkward slices and then blanketed with cranberries....

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2017

My date and I went on Valentine's Day. The service was fantastic and friendly. Not only that, the food was stunningly delicious. We were very pleased to dine there for the first time and will definitely come back again soon!

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1.0Dined on January 22, 2017

Slow service, staff visibly fighting with each other, food and coffee arrived lukewarm, and order was wrong in certain cases.

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2017

Really lovely, friendly neighborhood spot with amazing cocktails

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4.0Dined on January 6, 2017

Went for a birthday dinner with a group. It was cold outside so the fireplace was nice. It's a somewhat small food/drink menu, but everything was good and reasonably priced. They brought out dessert with a candle and helped sing Happy Birthday. I would definitely go back.

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5.0Dined on December 10, 2016

Love this place. The one is laid back and both the food and service was great. Definitely returning soon.

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2.0Dined on October 16, 2016

Had been wanting to try this for a while; it always looks so cute when I pass by. But the problems started right when we walked in the door - the host told me that they were full and that they couldn't keep our reservation; there wasn't even an apology. We ended up getting seats at the bar which seemed like an okay option, except the service was so poor we spent about 2 hours total waiting on food and drinks (we only ordered pancakes and eggs Benedict, nothing special). Food was okay when it came out, not enough syrup for the pancakes (they even ran out of the buckwheat pancakes on the menu so they gave us regular pancakes) and were missing french fries, which they eventually gave us after we reminded them.

We had to ask for coffee several times, as well as milk and sugar and water. We weren't even asked if we wanted additional cocktails until we closed out the check. At no point was it mentioned that the place was cash only; luckily we had enough to cover it, but the table behind us was furious.

Only good news was that they gave us each a free brunch cocktail to try to make up for the service issues. Unfortunately nothing could have made the experience better at that point.

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5.0Dined on September 17, 2016

The staff is always very friendly, the food is inspiring, diverse and delicious. It's always a go to spot for my partner and me.

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1.0Dined on August 28, 2016

We showed up at 12:15pm for our 12:30pm brunch reservations and the restaurant was closed. It was 8 of us so we had to scramble last minute to find somewhere else to eat. No call or email from the restaurant. A couple of us walked by a few hours later and they were opened. Needless to say that we will not be making reservations here again.

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5.0Dined on August 21, 2016

Really great food.

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5.0Dined on June 25, 2016

Had brunch at this restaurant to kick off a bachelorette party because of the great food reviews and fixe prix menu that included a specialty cocktail. As soon as we walked in, everyone was remarking about the cool ambiance: the Moroccan lamps, hanging plants, and beautiful paintings. At 1pm on a Saturday, the restaurant wasn't very crowded; it had another big group and another pair of diners. The wait staff was very friendly. All 7 guests loved their food (lamb burger and persian omelet were big hits) and drinks, some ordering more than one.

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3.0Dined on May 29, 2016

I really like the feel of the place, and in the winter the fireplace is great. But we were there on a night that was fairly empty and while the server was very friendly it felt very hard to get her attention, get more water, order another drink, get the check...The food is good and it is a nice menu of options. We all felt the music was too loud for a pleasant dinner conversation, so I think it might be better for larger groups or for drinks.

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3.0Dined on February 20, 2016

Review for dinner. The food was fine, but not worth the cost. The mezze portions were very small and the flavors were more confusing than innovative. My friend said the chicken wings tasted like Chinese food.

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4.0Dined on February 6, 2016

They have a nice brunch selection. It took quite a long time for the food to come out, but the food was very good, especially the Bijan burger. The atmosphere was very laid back and chillin'. I would definitely go back.

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4.0Dined on January 2, 2016

Chicken dish is delicious

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5.0Dined on January 1, 2016

We have come for both brunch and dinner! Absolutely love this spot!! It truly is a gem in our neighborhood! $15 all inclusive brunch is hard to beat! ... And they have a fireplace for those cold days! The food is always on point!!! Try the chicken for dinner or the Persian omelette for brunch!

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2015

I chose Bijan on a whim and both my husband and I had a great time. The tiramisu was excellent and I would go back just for that. The server worked her booty off with a busy crowd and was pleasant all the same time.

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3.0Dined on December 25, 2015

While my friends ordered burgers and fries, I wanted to order more authentic food, and made the biggest mistake. The soup, rice, and beef kabobs had no flavor, even after I added salt. The waitress asked how it was and I said I wasn't thrilled, but there was no effort to make another suggestion. It was kind of pointless to ask what I thought. Very disappointing experience for a Christmas dinner. I do not go to a restaurant like this for the best option to be a burger and fries. The dessert was fine, at least. We did tip the server extremely well, as it was Christmas.

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